Students from the Arkansas State University Department of Art have been working on painting this mural in downtown Jonesboro. On Friday, the students were joined with city officials for a ribbon cutting of the unveiling of their work. Thanks to KASU's Doreen Selden for taking the pictures of the festivities.
06/24/2016 12:28 PM
Trumpeter Wayne Jackson, one half of the musical duo "The Memphis Horns", passed away at the age of 74 on Tuesday. Jackson was a native of West Memphis. KASU's Mike Doyle spoke with two Arkansans who knew Jackson well.
06/24/2016 6:48 AM
JONESBORO – Two upper-level agriculture students at Arkansas State University will continue their studies this fall as the latest recipients of the Jim and Betty Sloan Memorial Scholarship.
06/23/2016 1:45 PM
The City of Jonesboro’s Grants and Community Development Department is conducting an analysis of impediments to fair housing. Two public hearings will be held and your participation is requested.
06/23/2016 12:01 PM
06/22/2016 5:35 PM
Curt Huckaby, the founder of Arkansas State University’s successful and nationally ranked rugby program, died Tuesday, June 21. Huckaby also served as a Craighead County District Court judge and was an attorney. Funeral arrangements will be announced.
06/22/2016 7:42 AM
Various road construction projects are taking place this week in Northeast Arkansas.In Craighead County, the state Highway and Transportation department will replace a drainage culvert underneath a strech of road on highway 351 around the Crowley's Ridge Raceway. A portion of the road will be close Wednesday until 4:30. More details are available here.
06/22/2016 7:30 AM
JONESBORO — Curt Huckaby, the founder of Arkansas State University’s successful and nationally ranked rugby program, died Tuesday, June 21. Huckaby also served as a Craighead County District Court judge and was an attorney. Funeral arrangements will be announced.
06/21/2016 5:45 PM
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will close off a portion of state highway 351 (Old Greensboro Rd.) Wednesday for road work.
06/21/2016 7:41 AM
06/21/2016 12:00 AM
JONESBORO — High Fidelity will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould. The performance is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group. The suggested donation is $5 per person.
06/20/2016 5:15 PM
The Arkansas Department of Human Services could be reorganized soon. Earlier this year, Lt. Governor Tim Griffin was directed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to look at how to make the state agency more efficient.
06/20/2016 3:18 PM
L.M. Duncan's retirement was a brief one.The City of Jonesboro is rehiring its former chief operations officer to his old position – less than a month after he retired.Duncan spoke with Mayor Harold Perrin on Sunday. Duncan said he offered to return to the city, knowing the workload faced by the city in the wake of the May 24 flood.
06/20/2016 10:36 AM
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