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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

Club Softball Team Drops Two to End Championship Quest

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The quest for a national championship by Arkansas State University’s club softball team came to an end Saturday when the Red Wolves lost two games in the national Softball Championship Association (NSCA) World Series.

05/21/2016 10:00 PM

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to Begin in 2017

JONESBORO — After the immensely successful music events honoring international music icon Johnny Cash and benefitting restoration of his boyhood home, a new chapter begins in 2017 with the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival.

05/21/2016 1:30 PM

Softball Club Team Sweeps Three in First Day of World Series

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Arkansas State University’s softball club team breezed through the first day of play with three victories at the 2016 National Club Softball Association (NCSA) World Series on Friday at the South Commons Softball Complex.

05/20/2016 7:00 PM

Hytrol celebrates expansion, says future growth coming

Hytrol officials showed off their newly expanded space in Jonesboro, as they added 62-thousand square feet to their facility.  The ribbon cutting and open house showcased the new air conditioned production facility, as well as their new paint system.  Hytrol President David Peacock tells how the expansion will help their 1,000 employees:  Peacock tells about how the expansion will help the company:

05/20/2016 1:30 PM

Jonesboro A&P Rejects O'Reilly Project Funding, Tables for 2017

O’Reilly Hospitality Management has been rejected again for getting A&P funding for the Arkansas State University Hotel and Convention Center Project. 

05/20/2016 10:52 AM

VIDEO: US Senate Passes 'Future I-57' Provision in 2017 Appropriations Bill

  The U. S. Senate has passed the 2017 Transportation Appropriations Bill in which includes a provision to designate a portion of U.S. 67 as “Future I-57”.  Senator John Boozman (R-AR) authored the provision to the bill earlier this month.  Boozman told fellow lawmakers on the Senate floor Wednesday about the support the measure has received from communities along US 67.

05/20/2016 10:25 AM

Arkansas World Trade Center visits Jonesboro

Representatives from the Arkansas World Trade Center toured several businesses in Jonesboro  and gave information about how to trade with companies around the world.  President and CEO of the Arkansas World Trade Center Dan Hendrix says one foreign market that a lot of attention is focused on is the Cuban market.  He says besides agriculture, Arkansas provides many other products:Hendrix also says Arkansas is located in an ideal place that is perfect for trade opportunities. 

05/20/2016 8:43 AM

Tower Lighted to "Back the Blue," Thursday, Friday and Saturday

To honor police officers in conjunction with National Police Week, the lights on Arkansas State University’s Dean B. Ellis Library tower will “Back the Blue” for three nights.

05/19/2016 5:15 PM

What's the Most Popular Baby Name in the Mid-South?

What are the most popular baby names in the Mid-South? According to data released by the Social Security Administration, “Emma” was not only the most popular girls’ name in the nation in 2015. It is also the most popular girls’ name in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Missouri.  Also in the top three girls names for all three states were “Olivia” and “Ava.” 

05/18/2016 7:50 AM

A-State Convention Center Developers Asks Jonesboro A&P to Reconsider

  O’Reilly Hospitality Management is asking the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission to reconsider supporting the Arkansas State University convention center project. In March, the A&P Commission voted to fund the Keller Hyatt Place Hotel and Convention Center project to be located near I-555 along Browns Lane.  The 159-bed hotel and convention center is expected to cost about $27 million.

05/18/2016 6:52 AM