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Authors Encouraged to Apply as Summer Hemingway-Pfeiffer Writer-in-Residence

JONESBORO – Each summer, the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott hosts a writer-in-residence position. The residency will take place during the entire month of June and includes lodging at a loft apartment in downtown Piggott. Advertisement Back to the news: Advertisement Back to the news: Advertisement Back to [read more…]

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HPMEC Receives Highest National Recognition

PIGGOTT, Ark. – The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center, an Arkansas State University Heritage Site, has achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to the museum-going public. [read more…]

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Writers Complete HPMEC Summer Retreat

PIGGOTT – Fourteen talented writers recently participated in the summer writers’ retreat at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center (HPMEC). Throughout the week, the writers came together to hone their skills and to form a community in Northeast Arkansas at the site where Ernest Hemingway penned much of his iconic [read more…]


Several NEA airports get upgrade money

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. [read more…]