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Craighead County Candidate Filings 2018

Here is a list of the candidates filing for local offices in Craighead County. The following list was provided by the office of the Craighead County Clerk...

02/23/2018 11:47 AM

Former AR Governor Beebe marvels at capitol office replica in Historic Kays House

A former Arkansas Governor returned to his alma mater in Jonesboro on Thursday for a stroll down memory lane. His trip was just as historic as the building...

02/23/2018 9:53 AM

Video: Trump Addresses CPAC

President Trump is speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. His comments come amid a debate about gun laws after a shooting a high...

02/23/2018 9:30 AM

KASU Bluegrass Monday: Donna Ulisee & the Poor Mountain Boys

Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, February 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West...

02/23/2018 9:24 AM

Pedestrian, Bike Plan to Connect Jonesboro

The City of Jonesboro is taking citizens’ comments and putting together a pedestrian and bike plan to be developed in several stages in the future.

02/23/2018 8:07 AM

Beebe Joins Crowd to Preview Newly Restored Kays House

Beebe Joins Crowd to Preview Newly Restored Kays House

JONESBORO – Former Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe and former Arkansas first lady Ginger Beebe joined a crowd of donors and guests for a preview reception...

02/22/2018 6:45 PM

New trail dedicated at Craighead Forest Park

Officials with the City of Jonesboro joined state and federal dignitaries to cut the ribbon on a new park trail at Craighead Forest Park.

02/22/2018 1:47 PM

Hutchinson to consider Arkansas lawmaker's pharmacy proposal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas lawmaker says she'll drop her push to take up the issue of pharmacy reimbursement during the ongoing fiscal session...

02/22/2018 12:24 PM

Former SEMO coach sues LA College for not hiring him, citing 'Jewish blood'

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana refused to approve a football coach's hiring because of what he called ...

02/22/2018 12:19 PM

Visiting Artist Josh Azzarella to Discuss his Work

Visiting Artist Josh Azzarella to Discuss his Work

Visiting artist Josh Azzarella will give a talk in the Fine Arts Center Gallery Thursday, March 1, at 3 p.m. An exhibition of his work has been on display...

02/22/2018 10:45 AM

Storm brings heavy rain to Arkansas, flooding in southeast

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A storm system brought heavy rain across Arkansas with as much as eight inches reported in isolated areas of central and western...

02/22/2018 8:55 AM

Talk Business on KASU: Caldwell, Flowers discuss Gov. Hutchinson’s tax cut proposal

The fiscal session is underway in Little Rock, and the big issue for consideration is a tax cut proposal for the top earners in the state. Governor Hutchinson...

02/22/2018 8:43 AM

Filing period kicks off at Capitol for Arkansas candidates

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - This year's campaigns for state and federal offices in Arkansas is officially kicking off as hundreds of candidates will be filing...

02/22/2018 8:12 AM

Murder, battery charges dropped in Northeast Arkansas shooting

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Prosecutors have decided to drop murder and battery charges against a suspect in last year's shooting in northeast Arkansas after...

02/22/2018 8:06 AM

Lecture-Concert Series to present Persian Music Ensemble

Lecture-Concert Series to present Persian Music Ensemble

The Lecture-Concert Series at Arkansas State University will present the Persian Traditional Music Ensemble on Monday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 in Fowler Center’s...

02/21/2018 4:30 PM

Arkansas political leaders pay tribue to Billy Graham

Two former Arkansas governors who were involved in national politics are expressing their condolences after the passing of Rev. Billy Graham on Wednesday...

02/21/2018 11:46 AM

Illinois megadonor jumps into Missouri right-to-work fight

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - An Illinois megadonor is contributing $500,000 to the effort to make Missouri a right-to-work state. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch...

02/21/2018 11:26 AM

Arkansas panel endorses change to college savings plans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas lawmakers have advanced a proposal to allow taxpayers with tax-deductible 529 college savings plans to withdraw funds...

02/21/2018 11:24 AM

Judge: Almost $1M in surplus cash must go back to state

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge has ruled that almost $1 million in state economic development funding must be returned to public reserves.

02/21/2018 11:20 AM

2 newborns found dead inside suitcase along Arkansas road

WYNNE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in northeastern Arkansas are trying to determine the cause of death for two newborns whose bodies were discovered inside...

02/21/2018 11:17 AM

Storms bring strong winds, heavy rain throughout Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Strong winds toppled power lines and damaged buildings as a line of storms began its slow move through Arkansas.

02/21/2018 11:14 AM

Jonesboro city council approves residential zoning laws

The City of Jonesboro has new zoning laws for future development of residential property.

02/21/2018 8:30 AM

Flood watch in effect in Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Officials are asking residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding as a weather system carrying heavy rain passes through ...

02/21/2018 8:21 AM

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

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

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