Johnny Cash Heritage Festival This Weekend

JONESBORO — Two of America’s most renowned singer-songwriters will headline the first Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to be held Oct. More »


Burn Ban In Effect

Continued dry weather across the state means several Arkansas counties have issued burn bans. Among them, Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Independence, More »


Commission Sets 2018 Fishing Regulations

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for More »

August 29, 2012. Utah State University, Logan, Utah. 18-year-old Amanda Guzman is all smiles knowing that her donation makes a difference. Photo by Jody Lane/American Red Cross

Red Cross Blood Drives Give The Gift Of Life

The American Red Cross had a critical need for O Negative Blood Donors. O negative blood is used when there More »

Sexual Misconduct Allegations


Michael Sawyer a student at University of Central Arkansas alleges he was sexually harassed by former Harding University Professor, Dr. Ken Stamatis.

Sawyer claims he was wronged during his internship with Stamatis through Harding’s Literacy Lab program and was inflicted with verbal abuse, sexual harassment, and egregious misconduct.

Bond Reduced, Court Date Changed

Michael Phillips

Two Faulkner County Brothers have had their Bonds lowered and trial date moved.

Faulkner County Circuit Court Judge Charles Clawson reduced the bond for 26-year old Michael J. Phillips and 30-year old Tommy J. Phillips, both of Vilonia, from one million dollars to one-hundred thousand dollars.

Faulkner County, Officials Sued

Shelia Bellott

Two employees of Faulkner County’s Office of Emergency Management filed a sexual harassment lawsuit yesterday after County Judge Jim Baker refused to fire the office’s director despite advice from two attorneys who separately investigated the allegations for the county.

Little Rock Passes On Amazon


More than a month after starting a supposed courtship to land Amazon Corp.’s $5 billion H2Q headquarters, Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola and chamber officials told the Seattle-based ecommerce giant “no” during the unveiling of a glitzy, new economic development marketing campaign.

Johnny Cash Heritage Festival


DYESS, Ark. — Visitors from as far away as New York, Minnesota and Iowa joined area fans to listen to presentations about arts and artistry from the New Deal and Beyond during the first day of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Thursday at the Dyess Colony Visitors Center.

WBC President Leaving

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Dr. Tom Jones, president of Williams Baptist University since 2012, has announced that he will leave Williams later this year for a position in California.  Jones has accepted a post on the executive management staff of the California Baptist Foundation.

“It has been my humble honor and privilege to have served as president and I am gratefully indebted for the wonderful opportunity the Board of Trustees has given me these past 5 ½ years,” Jones said.  “During that time, I have been blessed to serve with incredible board members, faculty, staff and denominational leaders who have unfailingly expressed their support for the university.”

ASU Convocation Center’s New Name

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In recognition of a $5 million contribution by First National Bank to the Red Wolves Foundation, the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees voted Thursday to rename A-State’s multi-purpose facility currently known as the Convocation Center to “First National Bank Arena.”

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