Live performances canceled

Mitchell and Devon Wagner of Trumann are the parents of twins. Piper Reese and Phoebe Raine arrived Monday, June 14, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center weighing 4 pounds, 7 ounces and 4 pounds, 5 ounces respectively.

BLYTHEVILLE — Arkansas Northeastern College and Community Education will offer summer classes in Blytheville and Osceola during the month of August.

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas has announced the students named as spring 2021 Presidential Scholars or to the spring 2021 dean’s list.

Freed-Hardeman adds to president’s list

From left, Nanette Heard, executive director of United Way of Northeast Arkansas, and Lydia Parkey, president of the board of directors of UWNEA, recently presented Gina Gomez, executive director at El Centro Hispano in Jonesboro, with a check for $35,000. The presentation took place during …

From left, Nanette Heard, executive director of United Way of Northeast Arkansas, and Lydia Parkey, president of the board of directors of UWNEA, recently presented Sherri Cothern, assistant director of the Family Crisis Center of Northeast Arkansas, and Natalie Neal, shelter director, with …

JONESBORO — The Arvest Foundation recently donated $2,250 to the American Red Cross of Arkansas Northeast Chapter for general funds to support the organization’s disaster relief efforts in Mississippi County.

POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College recently announced the students who have been named to the spring 2021 deans’ list.

Doctoral degrees awarded at A-State

PARAGOULD — The removal of corrugated metal pipes and installation of precast concrete box culverts for a ditch crossing Arkansas 69 in Paragould will mean temporary closure of the highway, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials.

JONESBORO — Blake Rogers Insurance Agency in Jonesboro and the Shelter Insurance Foundation have announced three recipients of $2000 scholarships. This is the 15th year for the agency to award scholarships to graduating students in the area.

Dyess City Clerk Candice Bailey (left) on July 8 accepted the donation of U.S. and Arkansas flags to the city. The donation was part of the Arkansas House of Representatives Capital Flag Program. Presenting the donation was state Rep. Johnny Rye (left).

Caroline Kelley, a third-year medical student at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, was awarded the inaugural Chloe Vaught Memorial Scholarship on July 7. Kelley is from Walnut Ridge and an A-State graduate. She was sel…

Future for Felons to host speaker

JONESBORO — The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) will hold its annual symposium from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7, at Arkansas State University in the auditorium on the third floor of the Reng Student Union, 101 N. Caraway Road. The symposium also will be livestreamed via Zoom.

Andrea Walker, (right) deputy director at Legal Aid of Arkansas, was presented a check for $10,000 by Nanette Heard, (left) executive director of United Way of Northeast Arkansas and Lydia Parkey, president of the board of directors for UWNEA. The presentation took place during the UWNEA Pre…

JONESBORO — While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage and donors of all blood types, especially type O…

JONESBORO — Mayor Harold Copenhaver announced Tuesday that city code enforcement officers will begin directed patrol sweeps throughout the city on a monthly basis.

POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College recently announced the students who have been named to the spring 2021 president’s list.

WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist University has released the names of students on the dean’s list for the 2021 spring semester. The Dean’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a grade point average of between 3.5 and 3.99.

JONESBORO — Students representing Arkansas State University’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter won 12 awards at the 2021 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference held virtually in June.

POCAHONTAS — The Northeast Arkansas Intermodal, Randolph County Chamber of Commerce and Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will co-host a free regional job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at in the Randolph County Development Center at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville will debut “Crystal Bridges at 10,” on July 11, an immersive exhibition with 10 distinct art experiences. Timed tickets are available for $12 at tickets.crystalbridges-themomentary.org and admission is free for members, Supplemental Nutri…

JONESBORO — The Delta Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the return of live performances by hosting a season kick-off party, Ragtime to Riches, on Sept. 25, on the grounds of the historic Johnson-Sanderson House, at 1001 Union St.

It’s a girl for Tristian and Abrionne Barnes of West Memphis. The 6-pound, 13-ouncer arrived Monday, June 21 at St. Bernards Medical Center and the couple’s daughter has been named Adalynn.

Vacation Bible school scheduled

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas alumnus John Paul “J.P.” Gairhan has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship in Botswana for the 2021-22 academic year.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fisher of Jonesboro will observe their 69th wedding anniversary Monday. Bill Fisher married the former Norma Jean Ashcraft on July 12, 1952, in Jonesboro. The couple have four children, Sandra (Mike) Dunman and Dr. Debbie (D.C.) Morrison, both of Little Rock, Linda (Danny) …

Outgoing president Norman Dickson (left) transfers the gavel to incoming president John Hiegel during an installation ceremony of the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club. Hiegel formally took office on July 1.

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