Highway 49 http://kasu.org en Highway 49 Revisited airs on KASU http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-revisited-airs-kasu <p>KASU-FM, the non-profit radio service of Arkansas State University, will present &ldquo;Highway 49 Revisited,&rdquo; a five-part radio series examining business growth along Highway 49 from the Hilltop area of Jonesboro through Brookland to Paragould. These half-hour programs will be broadcast on 91.9 FM and streamed live at <a href="http://kasu.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/UrlBlockedError.aspx" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">www.kasu.org</font></u></a><u><font color="#0066cc">&lt;http://www.kasu.org</font></u>&gt; Monday through Friday, April 9 through April 13, at 8:20 a.m. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:57:48 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9900 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 15-A look ahead http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-15-look-ahead <p>The Highway 49&nbsp;series on KASU comes to a close as Johnathan Reaves takes&nbsp;a look at what the stretch of highway between Jonesboro and Paragould&nbsp;could look&nbsp;like in the future.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:43:05 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9610 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 14-Paragould http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-14-paragould <p>KASU continues its Highway&nbsp;49 series by talking about how the&nbsp;busy highway is&nbsp;affecting the city of Paragould.&nbsp; Johnathan Reaves spoke with Paragould&nbsp;Mayor Mike&nbsp;Gaskill and files this report.</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:51:16 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9543 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 13-Traffic Issues http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-13-traffic-issues <p>Highway&nbsp;49 sees thousands of vehicles daily between&nbsp;Jonesboro and Paragould.&nbsp;&nbsp;KASU&#39;s Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;examines what the cities are doing to manage the traffic as the Highway&nbsp;49 series continues.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:44:17 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9467 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 12-Jobs http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-12-jobs <p>KASU continues the&nbsp;Highway 49 series by looking at the&nbsp;number of&nbsp;jobs the NEA Baptist Hospital will bring to Jonesboro.&nbsp; Johnathan Reaves files&nbsp;this report.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:51:54 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9397 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 11-Craighead County Fairgrounds http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-11-craighead-county-fairgrounds <p>KASU&#39;s Highway 49&nbsp;series continues with a look at the new Craighead County Fairgrounds.&nbsp; Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;speaks with President of the Fair&nbsp;Board&nbsp;Eddie Burris and files&nbsp;this report.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:54:20 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9336 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 10-Brookland Schools http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-10-brookland-schools <p>KASU continues&nbsp;the Highway 49 series&nbsp;by going to the Brookland School District and seeing how&nbsp;the schools are being impacted by the growth.&nbsp; Johnathan Reaves files this report.</p> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:44:31 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9204 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 Series Part 9-Brookland http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-9-brookland <p>The city of&nbsp;Brookland&nbsp;is experiencing growth as a result&nbsp;of&nbsp;Highway 49.&nbsp;&nbsp;KASU&#39;s Johnathan&nbsp;Reaves&nbsp;files this report as the Highway 49 series continues.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:09:39 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9143 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 8-Residential aspect http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-8-residential-aspect <p>KASU continues its Highway 49 series&nbsp;by focusing on the residential aspect of Highway 49.&nbsp;&nbsp;Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;files this report.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:45:16 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9082 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 7-Business aspect continues http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-7-business-aspect-continues <p>More businesses are expected to line Highway&nbsp;49 as the&nbsp;Craighead County Fairgrounds and the NEA Baptist Hopsital&nbsp;near completion.&nbsp;&nbsp;KASU&#39;s Johnathan Reaves talks with&nbsp;owners of two businesses on Hilltop as part of the&nbsp;Highway&nbsp;49 series.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:43:31 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 9028 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 6-Business aspect of 49 http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-6-business-aspect-49 <p>KASU&#39;s Highway&nbsp;49 series continues by examining the business aspect of the highway and what kind of&nbsp;economic growth&nbsp;could&nbsp;come to the area in the future.&nbsp; Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;files this report.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 12:44:50 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 8962 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series part 5-Harold Perrin Interview http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-5-harold-perrin-interview <p>Jonesboro will see&nbsp;exponential&nbsp;growth and economic development on Highway 49 North.&nbsp;&nbsp;KASU&#39;s Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;speaks with Jonesboro&nbsp;Mayor Harold Perrin in this report.</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:44:48 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 8852 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 4-NEA Baptist Construction site http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-4-nea-baptist-construction-site <p>KASU continues its&nbsp;series on Highway 49 with a tour&nbsp;of the new&nbsp;NEA Baptist construction site.&nbsp;&nbsp;Johnathan Reaves goes through the&nbsp;site and files this report.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:45:45 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 8788 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 Series Part 3-NEA Cancer Center http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-3-nea-cancer-center <p>KASU&#39;s&nbsp;Highway&nbsp;49&nbsp;series&nbsp;continues with a look at&nbsp;NEA Baptist&#39;s&nbsp;New Center for Cancer Care and what this new center will mean for those&nbsp;diagnosed with&nbsp;cancer.&nbsp; Johnathan&nbsp;Reaves&nbsp;files this report.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:47:33 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 8720 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series Part 2-NEA Baptist http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-part-2-nea-baptist <p>In our second part of&nbsp;our Highway 49&nbsp;series,&nbsp;KASU&#39;s Johnathan Reaves talks about the&nbsp;plans for the new NEA Baptist Hospital that is being built on the highway.&nbsp;&nbsp;Reaves talks with Administrator Paul Betz in this report.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:44:42 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 8658 at http://kasu.org Highway 49 series starts http://kasu.org/post/highway-49-series-starts <p>An extensive series on&nbsp;the changes&nbsp;on Highway 49&nbsp;between Jonesboro and&nbsp;Paragould&nbsp;starts on&nbsp;KASU.&nbsp; Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;takes a look at some of the topics that will be covered during this&nbsp;series.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:45:04 +0000 Johnathan Reaves 8592 at http://kasu.org KASU previews Highway 49 series http://kasu.org/post/kasu-previews-highway-49-series <p>KASU&#39;s Johnathan Reaves&nbsp;has been working on an extensive series of stories&nbsp;about the major construction and development going on&nbsp;along Highway 49 on Jonesboro&#39;s&nbsp;north side. The series starts&nbsp;Monday, with a new story each day&nbsp;at 7:30 a.m., during Morning Edition.&nbsp;Marty Scarbrough talked with Johnathan about this series. Here is their&nbsp;conversation....</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 13:50:53 +0000 MSMITH 8478 at http://kasu.org