Black River Technical College’s Career and Technical Center students at the Paragould location received hands-on heavy equipment training at the Greene County Road Department on Nov. 19 and Dec 3. Students learned how to operate a skid steer, excavator, grader and a front-end loader. Road de…
CONWAY — Arkansas PBS is now accepting entries for the statewide 2022 Arkansas PBS KIDS Writers Contest, open to youth in kindergarten through third grades, through April 11.
JONESBORO — The Craighead County Veterans Monument Foundation will hold an 80th-year Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday behind the World War I Doughboy statue at the Craighead County Courthouse.
Joe Beck, a teacher at Nettleton STEAM, allows sixth-grader Cole King to shave his head as a reward for the students raising funds for Together We Foster. The students were able to raise more than $600 to be presented Thursday to Lindsay Roberts, founder of the organization.
NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, part of Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation, has received a $5,000 donation from The Arvest Foundation to be used to help continue funding financial assistance, grief counseling, medical assistance and other support programs for patients. Pictured (from…
BancorpSouth recently contributed $1,000 to the Black River Technical College Foundation to help students who need extra assistance purchasing required textbooks, classroom materials and other items. Pictured are (from left) Melissa Davis, BRTC Foundation chairwomen; Rhonda Sade, bookstore a…
On Wednesday, Poinsett County officials presented seven Poinsett County food pantries with grants of $5,000 each to provide food and personal care items to residents in need. Representatives from Bread of Life Food Pantry, First Baptist Church Marked Tree Food Pantry, Main Street Food Pantry…
JONESBORO — On Monday morning the Craighead County IT Department will be installing equipment at the Lake City Courthouse/Eastern Annex, 113 Cobean Blvd. in Lake City and at the Road Department, 2800 Moore Road in Jonesboro, with work beginning at 6:30 a.m.
JONESBORO — Love Your Library, a three-day event to kick off the month of December, will be held at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, 315 W. Oak Ave., this Thursday through Saturday.
LITTLE ROCK — The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas recently announced that grants totaling $3,360,327 will be awarded to 41 initiatives in Arkansas.
MOUNTAIN HOME — The 2021-22 Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Performing Arts Series will begin Thursday with a holiday performance by Debby Boone, a multiple cross-over artist who has enjoyed Top 10 successes on the pop, country, adult contemporary, and contemporary Christian charts.
Fay Smalling Guinn of Jonesboro recently won awards at the Poet’s Roundtable of Arkansas National Poetry Day Celebration and the Poetry Society of Tennessee 65th Annual Poetry Festival. At the Arkansas event she won third place and $250 in the Sybil Nash Abrams Award. She also won a second a…
JONESBORO — As many prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and look ahead at a busy holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors across the country to give blood in the coming weeks.
JONESBORO — The Thanksgiving holiday is Thursday and city, county, state and federal offices will be closed in celebration. Most will also be closed Friday.
Black River Technical College Firefighter Essentials student Shaina Whitkanack (left) helps Walnut Ridge High School student Lily Luster gear up during a Firefighter and EMT-Paramedic Showcase hosted Oct. 29 by BRTC on both its Paragould and Pocahontas campuses. High school students from Gre…
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Foundation and Pepsi hosted the 26th annual Foundation Golf Tournament on Oct. 21 at the Paragould Country Club. More than $60,000 was raised to benefit programs and services provided by the AMMC Foundation. Winning teams by flight were first flight-morning,…
Joshua Nathan Thomas (right) of Brookland achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and received his certificate and badge from his Scoutmaster, Scotty Grimes, of Brookland Boy Scout Troop 890, during a Court of Honor ceremony held Nov. 1 at the Brookland Fire Protection District Station 2. While ear…
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently announced the appointment of Dr. John Nowlin of Jonesboro to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board replacing Amy Whitehead. His appointment expires Aug. 1, 2025.
JONESBORO — As part of the celebration of 100 years of The Herald of Arkansas State University, there will be a special reception at 6 p.m. Thursday in Centennial Hall in the Reng Student Union, 101 N. Caraway Road, on campus.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State University has released the names of those students receiving associate’s and specialist’s degrees and certifications for the summer of 2021.
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently announced that it has raised more than $15 million towards NCI Designation, the halfway point toward its $30 million goal.
JONESBORO — NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes NEA Baptist’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.
Emma Weeks of Blytheville and Quadarious Jackson of Jonesboro were crowned the 2021 Williams Baptist University Homecoming queen and king in a coronation ceremony Nov. 3 at Manley Chapel. Weeks is a senior elementary education major and is the daughter of Glenn and Kathy Lawrence. Jackson, a…
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