City will contribute to convention center project
Will Bowden | The Sun
Charles Keller Jr. (from left) and Chuck Keller visit with Mayor Harold Perrin following a meeting about a 152-room Hyatt Place hotel and convention center that is planned to be built at the site of the old Arkansas Services Center on McClellan Drive.
BY WILL BOWDEN, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
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JONESBORO — The developers of a long-planned hotel and convention center near U.S. 63 are excited to finally get the project off the ground.
"It's been quite a while, but we are happy to
Money only part of ASU’s scheduling strategy
Amy Smotherman Burgess | Knoxville News Sentinel, AP
Arkansas State wide receiver Tres Houston (15) drags Tennessee defensive back Michael Williams into the end zone on a touchdown reception during the Red Wolves’ 34-19 loss to the Volunteers last season in Knoxville, Tenn. ASU opens the 2015 season with another “power five” conference opponent Saturday, traveling to eighth-ranked Southern California.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State will bank its biggest game guarantee ever from Saturday's visit to eighth-ranked Southern California.
While the amount of money is important to the athletic department's budget,. . . more »