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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

NEA in Motion:  15th Annual Craighead Co. MLK Day Celebration

NEA in Motion: 15th Annual Craighead Co. MLK Day Celebration

Monday, January 16, 2017 was the 15th anniversary of the annual Craighead County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and program. KASU's Johnathan Reaves...

01/17/2017 10:00 AM

Walnut Ridge Proposes Hoxie Merger for 2017

Walnut Ridge Proposes Hoxie Merger for 2017

After recently consolidating with College City, Walnut Ridge officials are seeking to merge with Hoxie for 2017. KAIT reports Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles...

01/17/2017 7:47 AM

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer...

01/17/2017 6:11 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

Department of Media Gains Experience in Production Partnership with Sun Belt

JONESBORO — Students, staff and faculty from Arkansas State University Department of Media and the Sun Belt Conference teamed up for a unique partnership...

01/16/2017 11:30 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 4:41 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 — Jeanne d’Arc Gomis (pronounced Zan dark Gohmes), a multilingual professional with over 13 years of experience in international education, U...

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

UPDATE: A-State celebrates 50 years as a University

UPDATE: 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