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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

A-State names new Study Abroad director

A-State names new Study Abroad director

A-State Names Study Abroad Programs Director JONESBORO — Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Gomis (pronounced Zan dark Gohmes), a multilingual professional with over 13 ...

01/13/2017 4:05 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 — Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Gomis (pronounced Zan dark Gohmes), a multilingual professional with over 13 years of experience in international education...

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

Jonesboro leaders to use MLK message to focus on youth

Jonesboro leaders to use MLK message to focus on youth

53-years ago, the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr gave the famous “I Have A Dream” speech. In that speech, he called for equality and unity for all people...

01/12/2017 2:15 PM

Hemingway’s Former Secretary to Visit HPMEC Reading Retreat

Hemingway’s Former Secretary to Visit HPMEC Reading Retreat

PIGGOTT, Ark. — A dinner featuring special guest Valerie Hemingway, who was Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway’s personal secretary and confidante...

01/12/2017 11:21 AM

Call for Presentations Issued for Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

Call for Presentations Issued for Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

JONESBORO — A call for presentations for a public symposium in conjunction with the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival has been issued by Arkansas...

01/12/2017 11:15 AM

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

City of Jonesboro Announces MLK Holiday Sanitation Schedule

City of Jonesboro Announces MLK Holiday Sanitation Schedule

The City of Jonesboro will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16. As such, the sanitation schedule has been revised and changes are ...

01/12/2017 10:01 AM

A-State celebrates 50 years as a University

A-State celebrates 50 years as a University

Arkansas State University celebrates its 50th year as a University. Here is a press release: Chancellor Doug Whitlock invites everyone to a reception in...

01/12/2017 9:07 AM

Legislators tell their priorities for the 2017 session

Legislators tell their priorities for the 2017 session

The 91 st General Assembly has convened in session and the next several weeks are expected to be very busy. Lawmakers are being assigned to committees ...

01/12/2017 8:44 AM

Online MBA Program Enjoys National Ranking

JONESBORO — For the second consecutive year, Arkansas State University’s Master of Business Administration online program has received a top 10 ranking...

01/11/2017 1:30 PM

Reception to Note 50th Anniversary of University Status

Reception to Note 50th Anniversary of University Status

Chancellor Doug Whitlock invites everyone to a reception in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the institution's attainment of university status on...

01/11/2017 12:00 PM

Missouri lawmakers seek to convert Medicaid to block grant

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers in Missouri are proposing to overhaul the state's Medicaid system without waiting for President-elect...

01/11/2017 11:49 AM

Lawmakers approve new terms for 3 constitutional officers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A joint convention of the Tennessee General Assembly has approved new terms for three constitutional officers. On Wednesday, lawmakers...

01/11/2017 11:48 AM

Marianna man gets 2 years for children's food program fraud

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Marianna man who says he plotted to defraud a feeding program for children in low-income areas has been sentenced to two years...

01/11/2017 11:43 AM

Arkansas medical marijuana commission to allow 32 vendors

Arkansas medical marijuana commission to allow 32 vendors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says it will allow 32 dispensaries to be evenly distributed among the state's four congressional...

01/11/2017 11:40 AM

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Delivers State of the State Address 2017

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Delivers State of the State Address 2017

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is urging the state Legislature to support his plans including a $50 million dollar tax cut for more than 600,000 low ...

01/11/2017 9:57 AM

The Latest: Governor seeks overhaul of agencies, boards

The Latest: Governor seeks overhaul of agencies, boards

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson addressing the state Legislature on the second day of the 2017 session (all times local):

01/10/2017 11:46 AM

Inside A-State - 01/10/2017

Inside A-State - 01/10/2017

01/10/2017 12:00 AM

Hemingway’s Former Secretary to Visit HPMEC Reading Retreat

Hemingway’s Former Secretary to Visit HPMEC Reading Retreat

PIGGOTT, Ark. — A dinner featuring special guest Valerie Hemingway, who was Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway’s personal secretary and confidante...

01/09/2017 6:45 PM

Call for Presentations Issued for Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

Call for Presentations Issued for Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

JONESBORO — A call for presentations for a public symposium in conjunction with the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival has been issued by Arkansas...

01/09/2017 4:30 PM