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Project Update:  3/1/2013

Project Update: 3/1/2013

Arkansas State University has raised $1.9 million toward its goal of $3.2 million for the Johnny Cash Boyhood Hometown Project.

Project Update – 5/22/2012

Project Update – 5/22/2012

To date, approximately $1.4 million has been raised, including $1 million in grants from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council, $300,000 in proceeds from the first Johnny Cash Music Festival, $50,000 in state funds, and $50,000 in private funds.

Project Update – 10/07/2011

Project Update – 10/07/2011

Since acquiring the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in April 2011, all materials added by occupants after the Cash family have been removed. Fortunately, most of the original building materials remain and have been protected under later layers of wall paneling, flooring and dropped ceilings. Stabilization efforts also have been completed, including placing a protective covering [...]