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  1. Entertainment NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | NWAonline

    Another Tsunami , curly redwood sculpture by Robyn Horn, is part of "Spatial Differences," on display Friday-Feb. 21 at Arkansas State University's Bradbury Art Museum. Three exhibitions open with a reception at 5 p.m. today and will remain on display through Feb. 21 at Arkansas State University's Bradbury Art Museum, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro: a The 2018 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, 60 prints, maximum size 24 by 32 inches, chosen by juror Mary Weaver Chapin, curator of prints and drawings at the Portland Art Museum.


  2. Campuses prepare for gun-totingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NWAonline

    Students in campus housing at the state's public colleges and universities will soon be living with the prospect of sharing a residence with armed classmates. The state's expanded concealed-carry law raises new questions for school leaders and campus communities when it comes to housing. 4 comments

  3. System chiefs vow UA, ASU tuition freezesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | NWAonline

    The four-year universities in the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University systems are committed to abiding by Gov. Asa Hutchinson's request to freeze in-state tuition at existing levels in the next school year, the presidents of the two systems told lawmakers Thursday. UA System President Donald Bobbitt and ASU System President Chuck Welch made these comments before the Legislature's Joint Budget Committee.


  4. Arkansan's book tells of Bosnian war daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | NWAonline

    James Pardew, a Jonesboro native and graduate of Arkansas State University, served three years at NATO as a deputy assistant secretary-general for operations. As a young intelligence officer, Jonesboro native James W. Pardew helped the United States wage war with Vietnam and battle communism in the shadow of the Iron Curtain.


  5. Police make arrest in Jonesboro deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | NWAonline

    Officers responded about 12:45 p.m. to a call that someone had been injured with a knife at a residence on Arrowhead Farm Road, according to a news release from the Jonesboro Police Department.


  6. College donors lose sports-seats tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | NWAonline

    Universities in the state competing at the highest level of athletics rely on donors as a major source of revenue. Those providing the gifts -- sometimes die-hard fans, other times businesses -- often receive priority access to the best seats at football and basketball games.


  7. Artistic intentions: Central Arkansas family lives to create artRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | NWAonline

    Connie, Dennis and Jason McCann are a family of artists who live in Maumelle. Dennis and Jason used to share a studio until Jason got one in his house.


  8. ASU sees loss as way forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | NWAonline

    Nearly two weeks removed from the loss that kept Arkansas State University from its third consecutive Sun Belt Conference championship, redshirt junior quarterback Justice Hansen laid out his view of the Red Wolves' Camellia Bowl matchup with Middle Tennessee State. "It's pretty simple," said Hansen, dragging the microphone closer at Friday's news conference just outside the Cramton Bowl.


  9. Naming rights for football field, end zone facility net $10M for Red WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas State University board of trustees Monday unanimously approved the naming rights to the school's football field and its future north end zone facility for a combined $10 million contribution to the Red Wolves Foundation from the Johnny Allison family and Centennial Bank. The field permanently will be called "Allison Field" after the $5 million donation from Allison, who is the chairman of Home BancShares, which owns Centennial Bank.


  10. 3-week project set for Jonesboro roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | NWAonline

    Construction on Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro will require lane closings beginning Tuesday and lasting three weeks, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews performing milling and asphalt work will alternately close a single lane on Johnson Avenue, also called U.S. 49, between Red Wolf Boulevard and Paragould Drive.


  11. Wrong-way wreck injures man, womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    A man and a woman from Trumann suffered serious injuries when the car they were in crossed the centerline and hit an oncoming truck Tuesday in Jonesboro, authorities said, noting police recovered a suspected burnt marijuana cigarette and a can of air duster at the scene. The wreck happened about 12:50 p.m. on Nestle Road near CW Post Road on Jonesboro's east side.


  12. Coaches earn looks, still eyeing showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | NWAonline

    The coaching carousel sings its familiar tune, and athletic programs across the nation will watch their successful football coaches get swept away. At one point this season, there were 10 head coaching vacancies in the Power 5 conferences, and as of Tuesday night, seven of those vacancies remain.


  13. Sun Belt showdowns nothing newRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | NWAonline

    Arkansas State University will host Troy in the regular-season finale Saturday at 6:30 p.m., and the winner will receive at least a share of the conference championship. Appalachian State , which didn't play ASU or Troy this season, can earn a share of the title if it wins its home game against Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.


  14. Centers tap into telemedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | NWAonline

    In December 2008, the Jonesboro trees were bowed and cracking with ice; a winter storm had swept through the city and left roads slick, but Tina Light decided to drive to her friend's house anyway. Light's car hit another vehicle head-on, and Light landed in the hospital.


  15. Spat in Arkansas restaurant leads to gunfire, arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | NWAonline

    Officers responded to the alley behind Skinny J's, a restaurant at 205 N. Main St. in Jonesboro, shortly before 10 a.m., according to a report from the city's Police Department. Witnesses said 20-year-old Matthew Eugene Taylor, a former employee of the eatery, had been arguing with a kitchen worker, Nakia Miller, when Miller pulled out a pistol and fired around 9:45 a.m. Authorities said the 42-year-old continued to fire, emptying the gun as Taylor fled.


  16. Jonesboro panel OKs tax break for hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | NWAonline

    The Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission approved a proposal on Friday that would provide a maximum of $2.5 million in incentives to O'Reilly Hospitality Management of Springfield, Mo., to build a seven-story, 203-room Embassy Suites hotel and 40,000-square-foot convention center on property owned by Arkansas State University. But O'Reilly won't receive any of that money until the hotel is generating revenue, said Jerry Morgan, chairman of the commission. 1 comment

  17. Cox's highlights growing at UCARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | NWAonline

    Cox's came last year on a late September evening at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro. There were just under seven minutes left in the Bears' game against Arkansas State of the FBS.


  18. Arkansas man who sexually assaulted girl sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | NWAonline

    A Jonesboro man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a girl has been sentenced to 1A1 2 years in prison, according to court documents. Police arrested Donald Christiansen, 36, in January on one count of sexual assault and one count of rape.


  19. Police-car escapee nabbed in trash canRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NWAonline

    Police in northeast Arkansas have become wary of Jonathan Ware. They say he's a habitual offender and a flight risk who has been found hiding in a clothes dryer and a trash can. 7 comments

  20. Balado pressed to win over teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NWAonline

    It was spring break for Kern, a redshirt sophomore guard at Arkansas State University, and he was spending it in his hometown of Pickerington, Ohio. The cake already had been cut for his birthday buddy, and Kern stepped outside for what he thought might be a few minutes.


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