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A-State Announces 2017 Fall Graduation List

A-State Announces 2017 Fall Graduation List

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University has released the list of students who were awarded diplomas on the undergraduate and graduate levels during the 2017...

01/22/2018 4:45 PM

Audit: TennCare paid $2.7m over 7 years for dead patients

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal audit estimates Tennessee's Medicaid program overpaid managed care organizations by $2.7 million over seven years for...

01/22/2018 11:19 AM

Day announces for Craighead County Judge seat

This is a press release from Marvin Day: Jonesboro – Marvin Day of Jonesboro has announced that he is running for Craighead County Judge in the upcoming...

01/22/2018 9:49 AM

Traveling Arkansas: Big Bucks, Eagles, etc.

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of January...

01/20/2018 12:30 PM

Gipson Appointed Cabinet-Level Chief Diversity Officer

Gipson Appointed Cabinet-Level Chief Diversity Officer

JONESBORO – Maurice Gipson becomes the first cabinet-level chief diversity officer for Arkansas State University, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced...

01/19/2018 2:45 PM

Arkansas lawmakers OK ban on disputed herbicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas lawmakers have approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused...

01/19/2018 10:02 AM

Craighead County Judge Hill not running for reelection

Craighead County Judge Ed Hill says he will not run for reelection. Hill made the statement on his Facebook page Thursday.

01/19/2018 9:14 AM

Fowler Center to Present 'Riders' and 'Barrage' next month

Fowler Center to Present 'Riders' and 'Barrage' next month

Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, will present two performances in February: "Riders in the Sky" on Thursday, Feb. 8, and ...

01/18/2018 6:15 PM

Online MBA Program Ranks in U.S. News & World Report

Online MBA Program Ranks in U.S. News & World Report

JONESBORO – For the sixth consecutive year since the rankings began, U.S. News & World Report rates Arkansas State University’s online Master of Business...

01/18/2018 6:00 PM

US Agriculture Secretary to visit Arkansas, tour farm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is visiting Arkansas to hold a roundtable discussion with the state's governor and ...

01/18/2018 1:19 PM

NEA in Motion: Mayor Harold Perrin delivers State of the City

“There is a Northeast Arkansas” became the rallying cry of Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin during his State of the City address. Perrin delivered the address...

01/18/2018 12:05 PM

Mayor: Memphis gave its 'best shot' at luring Amazon

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, says the city gave its "best shot" in trying to lure the second headquarters for Amazon. The online...

01/18/2018 11:30 AM

Bishop says Arkansas AG wrong for participating in rally

updated 11:44 am - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop who has led prayers at Arkansas anti-abortion rallies says he will not take part this...

01/18/2018 10:42 AM

Cedar Hill to Perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Jan. 22

JONESBORO – The band Cedar Hill will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street...

01/18/2018 10:34 AM

Gender Gap Widens as Arkansas Reduces Prison Populations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Prison populations are dropping in most states, but a new study finds the number of incarcerated women isn't falling as fast as it ...

01/18/2018 7:00 AM

Cedar Hill to Perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Jan. 22

Cedar Hill to Perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Jan. 22

JONESBORO – The band Cedar Hill will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street...

01/17/2018 2:30 PM

Missouri lawmaker wants civics test requirement for colleges

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri lawmaker is pushing a bill that would require college students to pass a civics test before they're issued a diploma...

01/17/2018 11:22 AM

Judge barred from execution cases says lawsuit should stand

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge disqualified from handling execution cases after participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration says his...

01/17/2018 10:48 AM

City looks to repair old Fulbright home in Arkansas

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - A city in northwest Arkansas is looking to potentially repair the former home of Sen. J. William Fulbright. The Northwest Arkansas...

01/17/2018 10:16 AM

Arkansas legislative panel backs proposal to ban herbicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers recommended regulators move forward Tuesday with efforts to ban an herbicide that farmers in several states...

01/17/2018 7:47 AM