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The Kays Foundation Awards Grants to Two Faculty Members

The Kays Foundation is announcing its award of two grants to Arkansas State University faculty members for their proposed projects.

02/20/2018 4:15 PM

A-State is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

A-State is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

Arkansas State University is included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright students, as recently announced...

02/20/2018 2:30 PM

Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall expected in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Several rounds of heavy rain are expected throughout much of Arkansas this week, and forecasters say flash flooding and river ...

02/20/2018 7:55 AM

Special session called to regulate pharmacy benefit system, address open container law

Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Monday (Feb. 19) he will call lawmakers back to the State Capitol shortly after the ongoing fiscal session to pass legislation...

02/20/2018 7:38 AM

STAR House Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

STAR House Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

JONESBORO – The STAR (Simulation Training and Research) House at Arkansas State University officially opened Monday afternoon with a special ribbon cutting...

02/19/2018 5:30 PM

Lawmakers: path for passage of Arkansas Works exists, have concerns with Governor’s tax cut proposal

State Sen. Ron Caldwell, R-Wynne, and Rep. Vivian Flowers, D-Pine Bluff, both contend that a path for passage of Arkansas Works exists in this fiscal session...

02/19/2018 8:17 AM

Arkansas judge dismisses Monsanto lawsuit on dicamba ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' ban on the use of a weed killer blamed by farmers in several states for crop damage will remain in place after a state...

02/19/2018 7:17 AM

Red Wolf Rugby Rebounds With Win At Clemson

Red Wolf Rugby Rebounds With Win At Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. — Arkansas State University scored two tries in the second half to come from behind and defeat Clemson University, 14-10, Saturday afternoon...

02/17/2018 4:30 PM

Traveling Arkansas: Need to run? You’ll ‘LOViT’ along Lake Ouachita

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

02/17/2018 1:35 PM

Entries Now Being Accepted for HPMEC Short Story Contest

Entries Now Being Accepted for HPMEC Short Story Contest

PIGGOTT – Students will soon have an opportunity to compete in the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center’s (HPMEC) fifth annual short story ...

02/16/2018 4:45 PM

Feds: Excuse for computer wipe in kickback case not credible

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The government's own attorneys don't believe the reason given by their chief investigator for why he wiped the memory of a laptop...

02/16/2018 10:40 AM

ASU Theater Creates 'Buzz' On Campus with Victorian Play

Student actors and crew from Arkansas State University are moving into bold new territory with an ambitious staging of "In the Next Room, or the Vibrator...

02/16/2018 9:28 AM

Talk Business on KASU: ADG Columnist John Brummett talks Arkansas Works, Massanelli passing

The fiscal session has begun. That means all eyes are on the state capitol to see if the Arkansas Works program can survive another close vote for passage...

02/16/2018 8:09 AM

Communication Day Gets Closer for Arkansas High School Students

Communication Day Gets Closer for Arkansas High School Students

JONESBORO – The 80th annual Communication Day at Arkansas State University is getting closer as students who plan to compete need to register for the March...

02/16/2018 8:00 AM

Arkansas lawmaker: Deal reached on concealed gun training

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas lawmaker says he won't push for a measure easing a requirement for concealed handgun trainers during this year's session...

02/15/2018 12:52 PM

Missouri House passes bill to allow needle exchanges

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House has passed a bill to make it legal for organizations to provide free needles to drug users. House members...

02/15/2018 12:45 PM

Agency warns of hepatitis exposure at Arkansas restaurant

CORNING, Ark. (AP) - State health officials say people who visited a Taco Bell restaurant in northeast Arkansas may have been exposed to hepatitis A after...

02/15/2018 12:38 PM

Lawmakers questioned about Greitens as part of inquiry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Investigators from the St. Louis prosecutor's office have visited the Missouri Capitol in the investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens...

02/15/2018 12:29 PM

Arkansas public school removes scriptures from choir room

SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - A public school in north-central Arkansas has removed Bible verses from the walls after an anonymous complaint was made to a nonprofit...

02/15/2018 12:26 PM

Live Video Stream -- Trump Addresses Florida Shooting

President Trump is speaking for the first time about the shooting at a high school in South Florida that left at least 17 people dead.

02/15/2018 10:07 AM

Union Partners join Big River Steel in Osceola

This is a press release issued today: Chicago, Illinois-February 15, 2018 - Union Partners announced plans today to build a new steel processing facility...

02/15/2018 9:44 AM

Donna Ulisse to Perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Feb. 26

Donna Ulisse to Perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Feb. 26

JONESBORO – Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West...

02/15/2018 9:00 AM

Proposal would shield Missouri student journalists from censorship

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Student journalists would largely be shielded from censorship by their schools under legislation that has won first-round approval...

02/15/2018 8:20 AM

Talk Business on KASU: Governor Asa Hutchinson addresses rising pharmacy reimbursement rates

Rising pharmacy reimbursement rates are a part of the cost structure between pharmacist, health insurance plans, and a group known as PBMs—Pharmacy Benefits...

02/15/2018 8:15 AM

Democrat to switch from Secretary of State’s race to Lt. Governor

Dr. Anthony Bland, a previously announced candidate for the Democratic nomination for Arkansas Secretary of State, said he will now run for Lt. Governor...

02/15/2018 7:40 AM

Missouri bill would bar domestic abusers from having guns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - People with misdemeanor convictions of domestic violence would be barred from having access to guns under proposed legislation...

02/15/2018 7:24 AM

Delta Byways Awards for Tourism Achievement are Feb. 23

Delta Byways Awards for Tourism Achievement are Feb. 23

The 18th annual Delta Byways Awards recognizing tourism achievement in Eastern Arkansas will be presented during festivities Friday evening, Feb. 23, at...

02/14/2018 3:00 PM

Report: Confederate statues move in Memphis followed open meetings law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee comptroller's report says Memphis officials followed state open meetings law when they sold two parks to a nonprofit...

02/14/2018 12:21 PM