Downtown Playhouse to Stage “The Woman in Black”

Oct 16, 2017

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Just in time for Halloween, The Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas will stage “The Woman in Black” this fall. The thriller will debut on Oct. 28 and have a special performance on Halloween night, and it will then run through November. As the plot unfolds, a lawyer hires an actor to help

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Sixth Annual Fall Jazz Showcase set for Riceland Hall

Oct 9, 2017

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University jazz studies program will present the sixth annual “Fall Jazz Showcase” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall.  Admission is free.

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National Night Out events in Jonesboro

Oct 3, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – The City of Jonesboro will be participating in the nationwide National Night Out event tonight (October 3, 2017). Four locations in Jonesboro will host National Night Out events. 

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Memphis Wrestling Reunion returning to Jonesboro in 2017

Sep 21, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – The new A-State men’s basketball coach will wrestle along with list of legends from Memphis wrestling, including the “King,” this year in Jonesboro. The Legends of Memphis Wrestling Reunion show will be on October 21, 2017, at the Earl Bell Community Center in Jonesboro. The event is presented by THE BIG 107.9

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5th Annual Howler Run is Saturday, Sept. 23

Sep 19, 2017

JONESBORO – Howl’s Heroes, a student organization at Arkansas State University, is hosting the fifth annual Howler Mud/Obstacle Run on Saturday, Sept. 23. This fundraiser is a run of about seven miles, with 16 or more obstacles of various sizes and difficulty. The Military Science Building is the starting point for the race and the

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Organizations Team Up for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Sep 18, 2017

6th annual Teal Talk set for Wednesday, Sept. 27 JONESBORO, Ark – NEA Baptist and First Security Bank present the 6th annual Teal Talk luncheon, raising awareness of ovarian cancer – which is also represented by the color teal. The complimentary luncheon will take place on Wednesday, September 27, and is part of the annual

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Steak cook-off coming to Downtown BBQ Fest!

Sep 18, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – While the Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest will be, of course, BBQ focused, a cook-off scheduled for the Friday before will raise the stakes for the weekend. The Sam’s Club Steak Cook-Off will be Friday, Sept. 29 in Downtown Jonesboro. Steak cook-off organizer Darren May told NEA Report it is a new contest

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