JONESBORO — Six Arkansas State University students have been selected as Distinguished Service Award winners. One will be the 2021 R.E. Lee Wilson Award winner, the university’s highest honor, to be announced April 29.

Pat and Whitney Malone, owners of NEA Tennis, recently hosted a tennis tournament to benefit the HUB and the new supportive housing facility for the city of Jonesboro. The event raised $1,000. This was the first fundraiser to directly go to the building and renovation of a new facility as pl…

JONESBORO — New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is now accepting applications for its Project H.E.A.R.T. (Health Education Advocacy Reflection and Training) summer program to be held July 19-23.

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University’s Department of Theatre will continue its 2020-21 season with “Revue: A Musical Retrospective,” a collection of musical theater favorites spanning the 20th century. “Revue” is a live, socially distanced show.

PARAGOULD — A James Taylor tribute artist, Bill Griese from Nashville, will perform his acoustic “Walking Man” show at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St.

Macee Claire Fivecoat and Hunter Joe Ingram were married at 5 p.m. March 27, 2021, at the First Baptist Church of Walnut Ridge with Pastor Jake Guenrich officiating a double-ring ceremony.

Solar Energy Committee to meet Monday

JONESBORO — The Downtown Jonesboro Alliance needs volunteers for an Earth Day cleanup, from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday.

JONESBORO — The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas recently received a grant totaling $1,000 to be used to benefit their Backpack Program in the Forrest City School District.

JONESBORO — A commodity distribution for Craighead County is scheduled Wednesday at Parker Community Center, 1522 N. Church St. in Jonesboro and the Caraway Housing Authority, 325 Missouri St.

JONESBORO — The Craighead County Clerk’s office, as mandated by federal and state law, has conducted the 2021 odd-numbered year address confirmation program under the National Voter Registration Act and Help America Vote Act.

POCAHONTAS — The office of admissions, with cooperation of financial aid staff, is offering mobile admissions and registration services to area high schools to help.

JONESBORO — Construction work improving Interstate 555 in Jonesboro needs new traffic patterns, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

JONESBORO — The Rutherford Cemetery Association will hold its annual cleanup and decoration day Saturday beginning at 8 a.m.

WALNUT RIDGE — The Williams Baptist University theater department will close the 2020-21 season with "These Shining Lives," a play written by Melanie Marnich, based on the true story of four women who worked for the Radium Dial Company, a watch factory based in Ottawa, Ill.

JONESBORO— Arkansas State University Theater will continue its 2020-21 season with "Everybody" by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a modernization of the 15th-century morality play, “Everyman.”

A-State Theater to present ‘Everybody’

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University recently released the list of students graduating for the fall 2020 semester. Students from Clay, Cross, Jackson, Lawrence, Randolph and Sharp counties who earned bachelor’s degrees are listed by degree.

NEAVAL displays art at library

It’s a girl for Robert and Taylor Kaloghirou of Jonesboro. The 7-pound, 4-ouncer arrived Friday, March 12, at St. Bernards Medical Center and the couple’s daughter has been named Stella Lee.

Buffalo Island Central EAST students recently participated in the 2021 EAST Conference, winning several awards. The junior high EAST program received a Judge’s Choice award. The high school had three different competition winners. Chase Bupp, Ayden Qualls, Braden Littlefield, Caleb Suiter an…

The 2021 Senior Art Exhibition at Arkansas State University will open with a public reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Bradbury Art Museum in the Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. Admission is free. Work by five graduating seniors in the Department of Art and Design, Kier…

Mallory Jordan became the bride of Jase Black on March 6, 2021, at The Glass Factory in downtown Jonesboro.

BROOKLAND — Construction work to improve U.S. 49 and 49B in Brookland mean there will be temporary lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials.

JONESBORO — The Herald, the newspaper produced by students in the School of Media and Journalism at Arkansas State University, and several of its staff members earned four Southeast Journalism Conference Best of the South 2020 awards during a virtual ceremony last month.

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas has announced the names of students earning bachelor’s degrees for the fall 2020 semester.

JONESBORO — Dr. Philip Tew, associate professor of finance and director of economic education and financial literacy at Arkansas State University, has received a grant in the amount of $97,537 from AccessLex Institute’s Center for Education and Financial Capability.

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University recently released the list of students graduating for the fall 2020 semester. Greene County students who earned bachelor’s degrees are listed by degree.

WALNUT RIDGE — David Ellis of Gainesville will present his senior piano recital at 7 p.m. Thursday in the choral room of the Maddox Center at Williams Baptist University.

POCAHONTAS — The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University will hold a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at WestRidge Church of Christ, 3954 U.S. 64, Pocahontas.

BLYTHEVILLE — A mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to be conducted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Thursday has been canceled.

JONESBORO — The Craighead County Highway Department will close Craighead 780 from Arkansas 351 to Craighead 757 (Rock Hill Road) today.

Brookland High School drama students will present “Acting Can Be Murder,” a spoof of both Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock, at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium, 100 W. School St. Tickets are $5 at the door. Pictured (from left) front row: Drew Walker, Austn…

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University recently announced the names of students earning master’s degrees for the fall 2020 semester.

AMHC accepting scholarship applications

JONESBORO — The Chancellor’s Medal for Research and Creative Activities has become the highest honor for Arkansas State University faculty members who are engaged in original work designed to discover new knowledge, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced in a press release.

JONESBORO — The 43rd annual Convocation of Scholars at Arkansas State University is underway this month with events recognizing outstanding students and faculty.

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