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  1. UALR's rout close to goal of steady 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Beard's dream game is one in which he believes his team plays 40 consistent minutes. It looked like UALR came close Saturday, when an announced crowd of 3,959 at the Jack Stephens Center watched the Trojans earn their largest victory over a Sun Belt Conference team in five seasons with a 74-43 victory over South Alabama.

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  2. Higher education notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Members of the Jonesboro university's College of Business have restarted the program, which gives students an opportunity to dress professionally in new or slightly used clothes during job hunts, according to a news release. The program will begin Friday at 12:30 p.m. in front of the business building at 2007 Aggie Road.

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  3. Death penalty sought in Bay slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | NWAonline

    Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro will seek the death penalty against a man charged with capital murder in the July slaying of an elderly Craighead County woman. Ellington said Thursday that he amended charges filed against Richard Jordan Tarver, 30, of Bay to include the imposition of a death sentence if a jury convicts Tarver of capital murder.

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  4. Showers to turn to sleet, snow over much of stateRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | NWAonline

    Zach Miller scrapes ice from the windows of his truck Wednesday in downtown Rogers. Freezing drizzle created slick areas on roads and coated vehicles Wednesday morning.

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  5. Mom jailed, woman cut in Bible rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | NWAonline

    A Jonesboro woman upset over her daughter's refusal to participate in family Bible reading was arrested after she was accused of assaulting her with an extension cord and knife, Jonesboro police said. Lasonia L. Tucker, 41, was charged with aggravated assault involving a family member in connection with the incident, which happened Sunday afternoon in the home in the 3300 block of Meador Road that she shared with her 18-year-old daughter, Latterica Tucker, said police Sgt.

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  6. ASU-standoff suspect chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    A man who police said brandished a shotgun and threatened to blow up a propane tank during a standoff at Arkansas State University's campus in Jonesboro last month was charged Thursday with three felonies. Brad Bartelt, 47, of Jonesboro was charged in Craighead County Circuit Court with making a terrorist threat, criminal possession of explosive material or a destructive device, and terroristic threatening.

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  7. Hogs' new volleyball coach no stranger to Natural StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    Watson comes from Arizona State, where he guided the Sun Devils to NCAA Tournament berths the past four seasons. He's been a head coach for 11 seasons at Arizona State and Brigham Young, his alma mater.

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  8. Hot hand delivers UALR rare home lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    UALR's Alexius Dawn and Louisiana-Lafayette's Kia Wilridge chase down a loose ball during the Trojans' 65-58 loss to the Ragin' Cajuns on Thursday at the Jack Stephens Center. It was the Trojans' first home loss to a Sun Belt team since losing to Florida International on Jan. 12, 2013.

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  9. No need for Collins to rush on NFL decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    Alex Collins is taking his time in deciding whether to return to the Arkansas football team for his senior season, and that's OK. Apparently his NFL grade was not great, and coming back as the primary back for a second consecutive season might help his standing.

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  10. Spouse, 3 others arrested in death of grocery's clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | NWAonline

    The estranged husband of a store clerk shot to death in the small Greene County town of Lorado last week is among four people jailed after police concluded that the killing was not the result of a random robbery attempt, the sheriff said Thursday. Authorities reported that they initially believed Stacy Keplinger, 36, of Paragould was trying to rob the Lorado Grocery store about 12 miles north of Jonesboro. 4 comments

  11. News of Bell's departure before New Orleans Bowl took toll on ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | NWAonline

    News first leaked about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, two hours before Arkansas State was set to leave its team hotel for the Superdome. Offensive coordinator Walt Bell coached his fi nal game at Arkansas State on Saturday in New Orleans.

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  12. Sun Belt, ASU say no beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas State football Coach Blake Anderson and Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Karl Benson sat side-by-side Friday during the New Orleans Bowl luncheon at the New Orleans Marriott. Both sides insist there's no friction between ASU and the Sun Belt, after what a vocal portion of the fan base claimed was a slight from the conference Dec. 5. When ASU clinched an outright conference title with a victory over Texas State, nobody from the league office was in attendance to present the trophy.

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  13. Outside influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas State defensive end Ja'Von Rolland-Jones has a team-leading nine sacks this season for the Red Wolves, who w... Arkansas State Coach Blake Anderson , part of a question and answer session with Louisiana Tech Coach Skip Holtz will take on old-time rival Louisiana Tech in the New Orleans Bowl, an opportunity for a fitting sendoff of one of the school's best teams since moving to the FBS in 1992. It's also another chance for the Red Wolves to change the perception of the program.

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  14. Coaches back redux of rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas State and Louisiana Tech will rekindle their long-dormant rivalry at 8 p.m. Saturday at the New Orleans Bowl. Neither school's athletic director was at Thursday's news conference at the Superdome to discuss the possibility, but both coaches said they would back such a series.

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  15. Trojans extend best start, make it 9-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | NWAonline

    The UALR men's basketball team showed its defensive prowess Wednesday night against Central Arkansas and in the process remained undefeated through nine games. UALR's Marcus Johnson Jr. pressures Central Arkansas' Jeff Lowery during Wednesday night's game at the Farris Center i... UALR held UCA without a field goal for the final 6:39 of the first half and routed the Bears 77-54 in front of an announced crowd of 3,055 at the Farris Center.

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  16. Lawman escorting team is hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    A police officer escorting Arkansas State University's football team Tuesday as it left Jonesboro and headed to its bowl game in New Orleans was struck and injured by a motorist, authorities said. Cpl. Jeff Vernon, an officer with the Jonesboro Police Department's traffic division, was hit by a car when he rode his motorcycle through the intersection of Red Wolf Boulevard and Nettleton Avenue, Police Department spokesman Paul Holmes said.

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  17. Police: Death on ASU suspect's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    A man who drove onto the Arkansas State University-Jonesboro campus with a shotgun Thursday told investigators that he went to there to "shoot other people, but he realized murder would be wrong," authorities said Friday. Brad Kenneth Bartelt, 47, of Jonesboro now faces charges of first-degree terroristic threatening, aggravated assault, criminal in possession of an explosive device and carrying a firearm in a publicly owned facility.

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  18. Man arrested after ASU standoff due in court; girlfriend also faces chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    The armed man taken into custody after a standoff on the Arkansas State University campus Thursday is set to appear via video for a hearing Friday afternoon along with his girlfriend, who was arrested on a weapons charge. Also Friday, police released a report indicating the man charged in the standoff - 47-year-old Brad Kenneth Bartelt - said he initially intended to shoot others at the university but later decided to threaten only to take his own life.

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  19. Standoff at ASU ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    A former Arkansas State University-Newport student armed with a 12-gauge shotgun drove onto the ASU-Jonesboro campus Thursday and held police at bay in front of the student union for about an hour before surrendering without injuring anyone, authorities reported. Police identified the man as Brad Kenneth Bartelt, 47, of Jonesboro.

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  20. ASU suspends two for bowl after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas State will be without its most experienced defensive player and a senior wide receiver when it plays Louisiana Tech on Dec. 19 in the New Orleans Bowl. ASU Coach Blake Anderson announced Thursday that senior defensive end Chris Stone and senior wide receiver Tyler Trosin have been suspended and will not travel with the team when it leaves Tuesday for New Orleans.

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