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Delta National Small Prints Exhibition Begins Third Decade

Delta National Small Prints Exhibition Begins Third Decade

Delta National Small Prints Exhibition begins its third decade with a public reception 5‑6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Bradbury Art Museum on the...

01/18/2017 4:45 PM

'NurtureNature,' Ceramic Sculpture, to Open at Bradbury

'NurtureNature,' Ceramic Sculpture, to Open at Bradbury

An exhibition of sculpture by Bradley Sabin opens at Bradbury Art Museum on Thursday, Jan. 26. The exhibition features Sabin's ceramic floral installations...

01/18/2017 4:30 PM

Renasant to buy bank for $190M, boost assets more than $10B

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Renasant Corp. announced Tuesday that it's buying Metropolitan BancGroup for $190 million in stock. The Tupelo-based bank says acquiring...

01/18/2017 10:59 AM

Judge approves $29.1M payout for cigarette lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Pulaski County Circuit judge approved paying $29.1 million from a lawsuit settlement fund to more than 21,000 Marlboro Lights...

01/18/2017 10:55 AM

Arkansas Senate panel advances $50M tax cut plan

Arkansas Senate panel advances $50M tax cut plan

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas Senate panel has advanced Gov. Asa Hutchinson's $50 million proposal to cut income taxes for more than 600,000 low...

01/18/2017 10:50 AM

2017 A-State Agribusiness Conference set for Feb. 8

2017 A-State Agribusiness Conference set for Feb. 8

Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference, now in its 23nd year, continues to provide timely information and agricultural policy education...

01/18/2017 9:45 AM

Haslam to detail Tennessee transportation proposal

Haslam to detail Tennessee transportation proposal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to present his proposal to boost state road funding Wednesday. Haslam has acknowledged...

01/18/2017 9:03 AM

Jonesboro's Speights named new Dean of NYIT DO School

Jonesboro's Speights named new Dean of NYIT DO School

Old Westbury, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2017 —Jerry Balentine, D.O., vice president for medical affairs and global health at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)...

01/18/2017 9:00 AM

The Latest: GOP lawmakers to get to work on Greitens' agenda

The Latest: GOP lawmakers to get to work on Greitens' agenda

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' State of the State address Tuesday (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Republican legislative...

01/18/2017 8:55 AM

Right to work up for debate in Missouri House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A contentious right-to-work bill to ban mandatory union fees is set to be debated by the Missouri House. On Wednesday, the Republican...

01/18/2017 8:01 AM

Nancy Young Selected to Serve as Dean's Ambassador

Nancy Young Selected to Serve as Dean's Ambassador

Nancy Young was named Dean’s Ambassador for the College of Liberal Arts and Communication at Arkansas State University, Dean Carl Cates announced this ...

01/17/2017 2:00 PM

New A-State Study Abroad Director Named

New A-State Study Abroad Director Named

JONESBORO — Jeanne d’Arc Gomis (pronounced Zan dark Gohmes), a multilingual professional with over 13 years of experience in international education, U...

01/17/2017 12:13 PM

NEA in Motion: 50th Anniversary of ASU's University Status

On January 17, 1969, Arkansas Governor Winthrop Rockerfeller signed a law granting Arkansas State College university status. 2017 is the 50th anniversary...

01/17/2017 10:48 AM

Ameren, Missouri PCS Hold Public Hearing on Rate Increase

Ameren, Missouri PCS Hold Public Hearing on Rate Increase

Ameren Missouri is seeking public comment today (Tuesday) from Southeast Missouri residents on a proposed rate increase. Media outlets in Missouri report...

01/17/2017 10:35 AM

NEA in Motion:  15th Annual Craighead Co. MLK Day Celebration

NEA in Motion: 15th Annual Craighead Co. MLK Day Celebration

Monday, January 16, 2017 was the 15th anniversary of the annual Craighead County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and program. KASU's Johnathan Reaves...

01/17/2017 10:00 AM

Walnut Ridge Proposes Hoxie Merger for 2017

Walnut Ridge Proposes Hoxie Merger for 2017

After recently consolidating with College City, Walnut Ridge officials are seeking to merge with Hoxie for 2017. KAIT reports Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles...

01/17/2017 7:47 AM

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer...

01/17/2017 6:11 AM

Inside A-State - 01/17/2017

Inside A-State - 01/17/2017

01/17/2017 12:00 AM

Bluegrass Monday to Feature Monroe Crossing

Bluegrass Monday to Feature Monroe Crossing

JONESBORO — Monroe Crossing will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in...

01/16/2017 1:15 PM

Department of Media Gains Experience in Production Partnership with Sun Belt

JONESBORO — Students, staff and faculty from Arkansas State University Department of Media and the Sun Belt Conference teamed up for a unique partnership...

01/16/2017 11:30 AM

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announces Symposium Headliners

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announces Symposium Headliners

JONESBORO — A pair of experts who have researched and authored publications about legendary singer Johnny Cash and the New Deal era will be the keynote...

01/13/2017 4:41 PM

Governor Hutchinson Appoints A-State Alumnus Price Gardner to ASU Board of Trustees

Governor Hutchinson Appoints A-State Alumnus Price Gardner to ASU Board of Trustees

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed Price Gardner of Little Rock, a 1984 graduate of Arkansas State University, to a five-year term on the...

01/13/2017 3:53 PM

Ameren Missouri efficiency charge to take effect

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Ameren Missouri electric customers will now have to pay about $3 more on their monthly bill to support energy efficiency efforts by...

01/13/2017 3:46 PM

Arkansas' Crawford named to House Intelligence Committee

Arkansas' Crawford named to House Intelligence Committee

Arkansas' Crawford named to House Intelligence Committee LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas congressman has been named to the House Intelligence Committee...

01/13/2017 3:42 PM

Oil pipeline safety rule scaled back after cost objections

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Barack Obama's administration has scaled back new safety measures for the sprawling network of fuel pipelines that crisscross...

01/13/2017 3:39 PM

A-State Names Study Abroad Programs Director

A-State Names Study Abroad Programs Director

JONESBORO — Jeanne d’Arc Gomis (pronounced Zan dark Gohmes), a multilingual professional with over 13 years of experience in international education, U...

01/13/2017 2:45 PM

50 Years Ago, Drive for University Status Achieved Success

50 Years Ago, Drive for University Status Achieved Success

January 17, 1967, ranks among the most memorable dates in Arkansas State University’s history. With the 50th anniversary of Arkansas State’s name change...

01/13/2017 12:30 PM

Clayborn Temple in Memphis gets $400k grant for preservation

Clayborn Temple in Memphis gets $400k grant for preservation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The National Park Service has awarded Memphis a $400,000 grant for preservation of the historic Clayborn Temple, which served as ...

01/13/2017 7:57 AM

How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings?

How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — How high is too high for a pile of chicken manure? Eight feet, apparently. Chicken waste is an excellent fertilizer, but with ...

01/13/2017 7:52 AM

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announces Symposium Headliners

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announces Symposium Headliners

JONESBORO — A pair of experts who have researched and authored publications about legendary singer Johnny Cash and the New Deal era will be the keynote...

01/13/2017 12:00 AM

ASBTDC to Hold Free January Webinars

ASBTDC to Hold Free January Webinars

JONESBORO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) is offering free “Starting a Business” webinars throughout the month...

01/12/2017 6:15 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration set for Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration set for Monday

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University is partnering with the Northeast Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee to host the 15th annual celebration...

01/12/2017 10:30 AM