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  1. Gift changes gallery at ASU to museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NWAonline

    Curt and Chucki Bradbury announce a $500,000 gift to Arkansas State University at Jonesboro on Tuesday night during an event at the Arkansas State University System's office in Little Rock. An art gallery on the campus of Arkansas State University-Jonesboro has been given a new name and redesign that will allow more artwork to be featured, thanks to a gift from a Little Rock couple.


  2. Group wants 'In God We Trust' taken off police carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NWAonline

    A Wisconsin group has asked two Arkansas law enforcement agencies to remove decals saying "In God We Trust" from their police cars, saying the motto can offend non-Christians and subjects them to unwarranted prejudice. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Madison, Wis., sent letters to the Cave City Police Department and the Hempstead County sheriff's office after both departments placed the motto on the back windows of their patrol vehicles.


  3. TRANSITIONSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NWAonline

    You will recall we reported a month ago that Juanita's Mexican Cafe and Bar, 614 President Clinton Ave., in Little Rock's River Market District, was up for sale. As Cyd King reported in our Wednesday Business section, it now has a new owner: Derek Montgomery, who lives in Greenbrier and bought it -- lock, stock and entertainment operation, which was supposed to have stayed in the hands of Juanita's Live Music LLC, managed by Reed Lewallen -- for an undisclosed price.


  4. Arkansas AchieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | NWAonline

    Nicholas Rogers of Little Rock, a third-year student of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, received the Horace N. Marvin Award. Connor May of Jonesboro, an agriculture business major at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, received the Kelsey Hall/Brown Lacy Excellence in Agriculture Memorial Scholarship.


  5. Tackle plants new roots at ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | NWAonline

    For one, he's wearing a black jersey instead of a green one. It also has the number 47 on the front instead of 43. When he heads to practice it's at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, not Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala.


  6. Jonesboro street closed near fire-gutted edificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | NWAonline

    City officials will determine if a building that burned late Thursday evening will have to be torn down before reopening a busy street through the heart of Jonesboro's downtown. City engineers, Fire Department administrators and inspectors met Monday at 411 S. Union St. to inspect the damage caused by the fire that gutted the more than 80-year-old building.


  7. Jonesboro plans traffic circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | NWAonline

    At least twice a day, traffic backs up at the four-way intersection of Aggie and Airport roads in northeast Jonesboro when parents either drop their children off or pick them up at nearby schools. Add morning commuters scurrying to work and the occasional cars stopped up at a railroad crossing within a mile of the intersection, and it becomes a traffic nightmare. 11 comments

  8. Jonesboro fire ruins downtown buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | NWAonline

    Fire destroyed a downtown Jonesboro building that housed a spa and four apartments, and heavy smoke forced the closure of the Craighead County Courthouse and nearby businesses Friday. There were no injuries, but city officials feared the damaged building at 411 S. Union St. could collapse.


  9. Jazz concert at Wildwood to fund college scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    Saturday's performance by jazz saxophonist Gerald Albright headlines Art Porter Music Education Inc.'s week-long "A Work of Art" fundraiser. Jazz saxophonist Gerald Albright will headline a concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock.


  10. Delta Exhibition covers map as mixed-media spectacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    One can usually count on the Arkansas Arts Center's annual Delta Exhibition to display works that will challenge perceptions and stimulate thought -- or inspire head-scratching -- and sometimes, all of these. John Salvest's Cage A is a sculpture made from used crutches and hardware.


  11. Fair still on, says nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | NWAonline

    Despite filing for bankruptcy after owing more than $9 million, Craighead County Fair Association members assured the public that the Northeast Arkansas District Fair will go on as scheduled this September. The association filed for Chapter 11 protection in October, citing financial overruns and debts to several contractors, including $6.2 million to Focus Bank. 4 comments

  12. Plan requiring liquidation of Craighead County fairgrounds OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    A judge has approved a plan that requires the Craighead County Fair Association to liquidate remaining properties at old and new fairgrounds. The fair association filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year after construction of the new fairgrounds left it in debt.


  13. Missing Bay woman feared abductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | NWAonline

    Police are considering the weekend disappearance of a 90-year-old Bay woman as an abduction after seeing video of a man leaving her car at a Jonesboro hospital, Bay Police Chief Paul Keith said Tuesday. But on Saturday, Craighead County deputies found her 2003 Buick Century parked on the lot of NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.


  14. ASHOF to induct 1970 ASU teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | NWAonline

    ASU announced Friday that its 1970 football team that finished 11-0 and was ranked No. 1 by two different polls will be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame.


  15. $55M in projects for roads pulledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson is shown speaking to reporters following his speech on Tuesday, June, 23, 2015 at Little Rock Rotary Club 99's weekly meeting at the Clinton Presidential Center. Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently said that while the state needs to take care of its own highway funding shortfall, it cannot do it without the federal government transportation funding.


  16. Startup hopes to buck trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    Workers with J&B Movers Haden Hawkins, Lukas Burrow and Michael Post move a client's belongings Thursday at a storage facility in Maumelle. The startup, started by a college student, employs mostly students.


  17. 2 escape unhurt in Jonesboro plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    A small aircraft crashed into a Jonesboro shopping center parking lot and caught on fire Wednesday morning after its engine stalled, police said. Jonesboro police officer Logan Butler said the Caubbles took off from Jonesboro Municipal Airport about 5:30 a.m Wednesday and were headed to Oklahoma, where Harrison Caubble was to visit a college.


  18. Jonesboro officer not chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Jonesboro police officer who fatally shot a machete-wielding man in April will not be charged with a crime, a Craighead County grand jury determined Friday. The grand jury convened for two days and heard testimony from Arkansas State Police agents who investigated the April 14 shooting that killed Christopher Grant Finley, 31, before returning with a no true bill verdict.


  19. Former coach, pupil know stakes for their seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    Chris Curry and Tommy Raffo will meet at home plate just before 6:30 tonight in Jonesboro, the first time the two will meet as head coaches in the Sun Belt Conference. Curry's first UALR team and Raffo's seventh at Arkansas State have reached the final weekend of the conference season in similar spots, with both trying to qualify for the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.


  20. Everyone pitches in for UCARead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | NWAonline

    Allen Gum knew he couldn't rely on one pitcher to get the University of Central Arkansas through Tuesday's nonconference game at UALR. The Bears open a Southland Conference series against McNeese State on Thursday with seeding in the conference tournament on the line.


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