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Lakeport Plantation Adds Summer Hours Schedule

JONESBORO — In addition to Lakeport Plantation’s regular weekday tours, the Arkansas State University Heritage Site has set a Saturday summer schedule for tours from May 28 until July 30.

05/27/2016 5:30 PM

75 Properties with Flood Damage, Jonesboro Seeks More

The city of Jonesboro is asking residents who have sustained damage from this week’s flooding event to contact them immediately.  City officials Thursday estimated 75 properties that sustained flood damage and are expecting the number to increase.  Reports of damage will be used to help the city receive state and federal assistance to help those affected.  Please read the press release below for  more details on how to contact the city for assistance:

05/27/2016 5:36 AM

Hemingway-Pfeiffer to Hold Military Veteran Writing Retreat

PIGGOTT, Ark. – In 1928, author Ernest Hemingway penned portions of one of the most enduring war novels in American literature, "A Farewell to Arms," at the home of his second wife Pauline Pfeiffer in Piggott, Ark.

05/24/2016 3:30 PM

FMH building $12.5M facility, 110 new jobs coming

Groundbreaking ceremonies took place at the site of the new FMH Conveyor’s facility off of East Highland Drive in Jonesboro.  The 12-point-five-million-dollar project will be completed in November and 110 new jobs will be created as a result of the new facility.  President of FMH Kurt Heulsman tells what the expansion will mean to FMH."This will help us increase our efficiency in our operations and will allow us to better serve our customers.  We are excited about being in Jonesboro and we are excited about the workforce that is here."

05/24/2016 2:40 PM

Inside A-State - 05/24/2016

05/24/2016 12:00 AM

Marketing & Communications Staff Wins 9 CASE Awards

Arkansas State University’s Office of Marketing and Communications won nine awards, including four gold and five silver, in the annual competition conducted by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District IV. The winning projects were produced by staff members within Marketing and Communications.

05/23/2016 2:30 PM