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Can't Say Beans and Greens without Bee Gees - 1/27 Weekend

Can't Say Beans and Greens without Bee Gees - 1/27 Weekend

Travel Writer for Arkansas Parks Kim Williams LOVES January. She loves this month so much that she wanted the weekend of the 27th to start a day earlier...

01/22/2017 12:00 PM

Rugby Wins Spring Season Opener

Rugby Wins Spring Season Opener

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University’s rugby team opened the spring season with a 36-13 victory over the Little Rock Stormers, Saturday afternoon at Curt...

01/21/2017 6:15 PM

Winner of First Bodolf Award to be Named at Pack Pride Day

Winner of First Bodolf Award to be Named at Pack Pride Day

The Student Activities Board (SAB), in partnership with the Department of Athletics, will conduct its annual A-State Pack Pride Day on Monday, Jan. 23....

01/20/2017 5:30 PM

19th Soil and Water Conference to Cover Issues and Trends

19th Soil and Water Conference to Cover Issues and Trends

Milo Hamilton of First Grain in Austin, Texas, will be the luncheon speaker for Arkansas State University’s Soil and Water Education Conference and Arkansas...

01/20/2017 2:45 PM

Jonesboro Unlimited: Goal to bring 5,000 high paying jobs to Jonesboro in 5 years

Jonesboro Unlimited: Goal to bring 5,000 high paying jobs to Jonesboro in 5 years

A campaign to attract more jobs to Jonesboro is underway. Jonesboro Unlimited is starting a 5 year approach to economic development called Momentum Jonesboro...

01/19/2017 6:53 PM

A-State Announces 2016 Fall Chancellor’s, Dean’s Lists

A-State Announces 2016 Fall Chancellor’s, Dean’s Lists

JONESBORO — Members of the Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists for fall 2016 at Arkansas State University have been announced. Combined, the group numbers 2,...

01/19/2017 3:45 PM

'Local Color' Featured in Exhibition at Bradbury Art Museum

'Local Color' Featured in Exhibition at Bradbury Art Museum

The work of four local artists will be featured in an exhibition that opens Thursday, Jan. 26, at Bradbury Art Museum in the Fowler Center at Arkansas ...

01/19/2017 3:15 PM

East Arkansas gets work training site for those with developmental disabilities

East Arkansas gets work training site for those with developmental disabilities

A partnership is formed to bring job opportunities to young adults with disabilities in northeast Arkansas. St. Bernards Medical Center is working with...

01/19/2017 2:25 PM

Arkansas panel OKs restrictions on 2nd trimester abortions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas legislative committee has voted to outlaw an abortion procedure that opponents call "savage" and "barbaric" while ...

01/19/2017 11:47 AM

Workshop on Preserving Red Wolf Species is Saturday

Workshop on Preserving Red Wolf Species is Saturday

Students, faculty and other interested individuals will gather Saturday morning, Jan. 21, for an educational workshop on preserving the red wolf species...

01/19/2017 11:45 AM

Nebraska authorities capture man wanted in Tennessee

BEAVER CITY, Neb. (AP) — A man being held in a south-central Nebraska jail cell is awaiting a Jan. 30 hearing on returning him to face charges in Tennessee...

01/19/2017 11:44 AM

Missouri lawmakers urged to relax Real ID prohibition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Airport, trucking and business officials all are urging Missouri lawmakers to change state driver's license laws to comply with...

01/19/2017 11:42 AM

Missouri Republicans push right to work bill forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces is moving to the Missouri Senate after winning House approval. The 100...

01/19/2017 11:40 AM

LIVE:  NPR News Live Blog for Donald Trump's Inauguration

LIVE: NPR News Live Blog for Donald Trump's Inauguration

Donald Trump is becoming the next President of the United States. NPR is there live covering the event. KASU is proud to air a live broadcast of his inauguration...

01/19/2017 10:49 AM

LIVE:  Pres. Donald Trump Inagural Speech Footnotes

LIVE: Pres. Donald Trump Inagural Speech Footnotes

America has a new President. President Donald Trump prepares to deliver his inaugural speech and NPR News is there. KASU is broadcasting the event live...

01/19/2017 10:48 AM

Graceland Black Lives Matter protest prompts race complaint

Graceland Black Lives Matter protest prompts race complaint

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed on behalf of five people who say they were discriminated against while trying to take...

01/19/2017 10:20 AM

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

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