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Student Group Receives Human Resource Award

Student Group Receives Human Resource Award

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University’s student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has been awarded a 2015-16 merit award designation for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members. This prestigious award was presented by the world’s largest human resource management association in the world.

06/30/2016 6:00 PM

Emergency rooms could see many firework-related injuries

Emergency rooms could see many firework-related injuries

As plans are being made for Independence Day celebrations, one popular stop that many will make is the local firework stand.  From bottle rockets to sparklers, fireworks are very popular.  They are also very dangerous.  Dr. Amanda Deel is Assistant Dean of Clinical Education at the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University. 

06/30/2016 10:44 AM

Student Veterans Association Receives Grant

Student Veterans Association Receives Grant

JONESBORO — Walking onto a college campus after leaving the military can be a daunting experience for student veterans. That’s why the Home Depot Foundation and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are awarding the SVA chapter at Arkansas State University a grant of $10,000 for its veterans center on campus as part of their Vet Center Initiative.

06/29/2016 4:30 PM

Jonesboro Police out in full force this weekend

Jonesboro Police out in full force this weekend

    The Jonesboro Police Department is conducting sobriety checkpoints Friday night as part of the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.  Officers will be using the Breath Alcohol Testing Mobile, which is based at Black River Technical College’s Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas.  Public Information Specialist with the Jonesboro Police Department Paul Holmes tells what makes the vehicle unique.

06/29/2016 2:26 PM

Arkansas State to replace field turf, fix buildings damaged by flood

Arkansas State to replace field turf, fix buildings damaged by flood

    Arkansas State University has conducted a full assessment of damage that was sustained after record flooding hit Jonesboro and much of Craighead County May 24th.  Between four to six inches of rain fell in a few hours, causing extensive damage to parts of the campus.  Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at Arkansas State is Dr. Bill Smith.  Smith says the turf field at Centennial Bank Stadium will have to be replaced.

06/29/2016 1:37 PM

A-State Standout Named to Rugby Today Dream Team

A-State Standout Named to Rugby Today Dream Team

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University Rugby standout Robert Zinzan Elan-Puttick has been selected as a member of the 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) Dream Team by the online magazine, Rugby Today.

06/28/2016 3:45 PM

US Senator Tom Cotton talks abortion, immigration, Brexit and Donald Trump

US Senator Tom Cotton talks abortion, immigration, Brexit and Donald Trump

    In this interview, KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with Tom Cotton about recent United States Supreme Court decisions concerning abortion and immigration, the vote for Britain to leave the European Union, and discussions about Cotton possibly being a Vice Presidential pick.  Click on the Listen button for more.  

06/28/2016 8:50 AM

Governor Hutchinson to Fill Vacant Craighead Co District Judge Seat

Governor Hutchinson to Fill Vacant Craighead Co District Judge Seat

  Judge Curt Huckaby’s passing last week (Tuesday) has left a vacancy for the Craighead County District Judge seat which leaves the task of filling the seat with Governor Asa Hutchinson. 

06/28/2016 6:38 AM

Inside A-State - 06/28/2016

Inside A-State - 06/28/2016

06/28/2016 12:00 AM

Center for Disaster Preparedness Takes First Step toward Disaster Training Facility

Center for Disaster Preparedness Takes First Step toward Disaster Training Facility

Working with city officials in Walnut Ridge, the Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness at Arkansas State University today completed the first step toward establishing a training center for professional disaster response personnel. Representatives from the university met with the Walnut Ridge Airport Commission to explain the proposed concept for a disaster training facility at Walnut Ridge Regional Airport. Following discussion, the commission voted for its chairman to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

06/27/2016 8:45 PM

A-State Senior Interns in Boozman’s Office

A-State Senior Interns in Boozman’s Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas State University student Julia Williams is participating in U.S. Senator John Boozman’s summer internship program in Little Rock. Williams, of Searcy, is majoring in history education.

06/27/2016 2:30 PM

SLIDESHOW: Students Finish Mural in Downtown Jonesboro

SLIDESHOW: Students Finish Mural in Downtown Jonesboro

Students from the Arkansas State University Department of Art have been working on painting this mural in downtown Jonesboro.  On Friday,  the students were joined with city officials for a ribbon cutting of the unveiling of their work.  Thanks to KASU's Doreen Selden for taking the pictures of the festivities.

06/24/2016 12:28 PM

Arkansans Remember 'Memphis Horns' Trumpeter Wayne Jackson

Arkansans Remember 'Memphis Horns' Trumpeter Wayne Jackson

Trumpeter Wayne Jackson, one half of the musical duo "The Memphis Horns", passed away at the age of 74 on Tuesday.  Jackson was a native of West Memphis.  KASU's Mike Doyle spoke with two Arkansans who knew Jackson well.  

06/24/2016 6:48 AM