Military Veterans Participate in Hemingway-Pfeiffer Writers’ Retreat

Sep 28, 2017

PIGGOTT – Nine talented writers recently came together to hone their skills and form a bond at the annual writing retreat for military veterans. The event took place at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center (HPMEC) at the site where author Ernest Hemingway penned much of his iconic war novel, A Farewell to Arms. This

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President Grants Governor's Request for Disaster Declaration

Jun 15, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – President Trump today granted Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a major disaster declaration for the state of Arkansas as a result of damages due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding during the period of April 26 to May 19, 2017. The declaration will allow residents and governmental bodies in the affected areas

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Several NEA airports get upgrade money

Jun 6, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman on Tuesday (June 6) announced that 15 Arkansas airports will receive $2.7 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades and expansions. Several of those are located in NEA.

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Report: Suspect threatens to kill "everyone" at Social Security office

May 12, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Police are looking for a man who allegedly made a threat Thursday to drive to Jonesboro’s Social Security Administration office and kill everyone there. At 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jonesboro Police Department Officer John Eidson Jr. arrived at the Social Security Administration office in Jonesboro to speak with the operations supervisor, said an incident

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See what your Nov. ballot will look like

Oct 17, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – Many have asked us to post sample ballots for the upcoming election, but with so many issues, elections and districts across Northeast Arkansas – that could become quite a task! Fortunately, we have a far simpler method to check out ballots and voter registration. The Arkansas Secretary of State’s office has a

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