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Rededication of R. E. Lee Wilson Hall is Thursday, June 2

With renovation complete, R.E. Lee Wilson Hall at Arkansas State University will be rededicated Thursday, June 2. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the front entrance, followed by self-guided tours of the building. The public is invited. Wilson Hall has been remodeled for use as the new second instructional site of the New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM).

05/31/2016 4:45 PM

JETS Summer Youth Fare runs through September 2

The JET Summer Youth Fare program begins again Tuesday, May 31, and runs through Sept. 2.Riders ages 12-18 will be able to ride JET for a discounted cost of 25 cents per ride or $10 for a pass with unlimited rides. Children under 12 also qualify for discounted rates but must be accompanied by an adult.To receive this discount, riders must present a school-issued picture ID to enter the bus. Unlimited-ride passes may only be purchased at the City Collector's window at the Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St.

05/31/2016 11:59 AM

Hutchinson hires new head of ADEM

05/31/2016 11:53 AM

ASU Board of Trustees to meet June 1

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the White River Room, 3rd floor, Reng Student Union on the ASU-Jonesboro Campus. A complete agenda and more information can be found at www-dot-asu system-dot-edu.  This meeting is open to the public. 

05/31/2016 11:13 AM

Hutchinson's Weekly Radio Address: Honoring the Fallen

The following is a transcript of Governor Asa Hutchinson's weekly address:

05/31/2016 11:10 AM

Crawford talks Trump, transgender bathrooms, NYIT DO medical school and more with KASU

    In this interview, Congressman Rick Crawford talks about his support for Donald Trump as the Republican presumptive nominee, his thoughts on the Obama Administration's directive concerning transgender bathrooms, the new DO medical school that will be dedicated in Jonesboro Thursday, and other issues.  Click on the Listen button to hear the interview.  

05/31/2016 8:56 AM

NEA State Official Wins Nat'l Award for Work in Career Education

A Blytheville native has won a national award for her work in advancing the state’s Career Technical Education programs. 

05/31/2016 7:36 AM

Inside A-State - 05/31/2016

05/31/2016 12:00 AM

Handwork Appointed to Lead Facilities Management

Facilities Management at Arkansas State University has familiar leader with a new title. David Handwork, who has been serving as interim since last September, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for facilities.

05/27/2016 5:45 PM

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