• ‘Outstanding’ grads recognized

    JONESBORO — The “most outstanding graduates” of the College of Business at Arkansas State University were recognized during an annual Convocation of Scholars honors banquet, according to Dr. Jim Washam, interim dean of the college. The outstanding graduate awards were presented to the senior in …

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  • Howell awarded

    JONESBORO  — Three students in the College of Engineering at Arkansas State University were recently recognized during a Convocation of Scholars honors ceremony as the college’s most outstanding graduates, according to Dr. David Beasley, dean of the college. Among them was recipient of the Chancellor’s …

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  • Commission sets 2013-14 deer hunting seasons

    LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has set the state’s deer hunting seasons, with modern gun deer season opening Nov. 9, archery season opening Sept. 28, and muzzleloader season opening Oct. 19. The deer season dates are part of the 2013-14 general …

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  • Rape suspect jumps to death

    SPRINGDALE (AP) — Police in Springdale say a rape suspect apparently jumped to his death from the third deck of a hospital parking garage. Lt. Derek Hudson said that 38-year-old Justin Mahn was found dead about 6 p.m. Tuesday on the street outside the parking …

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  • Dad accused of killing sons

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Authorities say a man has pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder after prosecutors alleged he killed his infant sons in separate incidents. Travis Fox of West Fork was charged last month in the death of his 7-month-old son, who …

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  • ‘Dik & Mitzi’s Anniversary Show’ to be at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Performing Arts Series at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home will close its 2012-2013 season with a musical romance, “The Dik & Mitzi Anniversary Show,” at 7 p.m. Friday in the Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center at the Vada Sheid Community …

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  • Legal aid board to meet

    LITTLE ROCK — Legal Aid of Arkansas board of directors will hold a regular meeting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, located at 1201 McMath Ave. in Little Rock. The meeting is open …

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  • Salem student to be featured

    JONESBORO — The Bradbury Gallery at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro will open the Spring 2013 Senior Exhibition featuring graduating students from the Arkansas State University Department of Art. Among the work featured will be that by Lindsay Garland of Salem. Admission is free and …

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  • Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit to open Thursday

    JONESBORO — The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition, “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” will premiere Thursday at the Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University. The exhibit will run through June 16. The exhibit examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration …

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  • Diverse landscape makes motorcycling in Arkansas stand out

    The terrain of Arkansas is as varied as the motorcycles that crisscross it. The state’s six geographic regions offer a diverse topography that is a lure for both locals and riders from across the nation. “It seems everywhere I go outside the state when I …

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  • Walmart CEO to speak

    SEARCY — The 2013 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will conclude with president and CEO of Walmart Bill Simon at Harding University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Benson Auditorium. The event is open to the public and no ticket is necessary. For more information …

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  • Student writers wanted

    LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy is seeking submissions from high school students statewide to compete in its Future Pharmacists Essay Contest. Students must be enrolled in grades 9-12 and will compete for a $250 prize in …

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