The 18th Annual ASU Agribusiness Conference will be held in Jonesboro. KASU's Johnathan Reaves interviews Dr. Bert Greenwalt, Professor of Agricultural Economics at ASU's College of Agriculture and Technology.
An event to get free books into the hands of non-readers will take place in April. Those interested in participating in this event have until February first to sign up. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more in this report.
NEA Baptist Health System's new Center for Cancer Cure opens next summer in Jonesboro. Ground was broken at the site of the new facility, which is located on the same campus as the new NEA Hospital and Clinic that is under construction. KASU's Johnathan Reaves was at the ground breaking and files this report.
U.S. Senator John Boozman, a Republican from Arkansas, talked about the upcoming State of the Union address, criticized some of President Obama's recent decisions, and discussed other election year issues, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on "Listen" for the full interview.
U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson, a Republican serving Missouri's 8th Congressional District, discussed a new year and a new session, as well as election year politics and issues, in her monthly talk with KASU. Click on the Audio link to hear the full interview.
Arkansas State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center will join with the Arkansas District Export Council and the Arkansas Export Assistance Center to launch “Export University” this month. “Export University”is directed toward Arkansas companies wanting to engage in international trade or expand into new international markets.
U.S. Senator Mark Pryor discusses the end of war in Iraq, foreign policy issues, issues facing military families in Arkansas, and partisan issues in Washington, in his monthly talk with KASU. Click on the link to hear the full conversation...which starts with praise for new Arkansas State Football Coach Gus Malzahn....
Several Sources are reporting that Arkansas native Gus Malzahn will become the next head football coach at Arkansas State University. University officials have called a news conference for 3:30 this afternoon at the Convocation Center to make the announcement. Malzahn comes to ASU from Auburn, where he has been the offensive coordinator. He also spent two years at Tulsa. He spent 2006 at the University of Arkansas as offensive coordinator. He was also a high school coach in the state, winning three championships. Malzahn was the 2010 Broyles Award Winner as the nation’s top assistant
Lights of the Delta continues in Blytheville. Executive Director of Arkansas Delta Byways Dr. Ruth Hawkins talks with KASU's Johnathan Reaves about what the event means to the state in terms of tourism.
A music legend is coming to the Riceland Hall at ASU Fowler Center. Gary Morris will be live in concert on Sunday, December 11th at seven pm. In this Spotlight On The Arts, KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks with Morris about the upcoming concert.
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With two winter events in two weeks, one question being asked is whether this is an indicator of an active winter weather season approaching. KASU's Johnathan Reaves asked Meteorologist Johnathan Howell that question in this report.
December 7th marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson from Missouri remembers those who served and talks about the importance of remembering the day. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.
After weeks of speculation, KASU Radio confirms that ASU Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze will become the head football coach at the University of Mississippi. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.
Governor Mike Beebe brought a huge check to Arkansas State University for work to continue on the new Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Also, yesterday, the Marion Berry Parkway was dedicated. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells about both events.
The former head of Sesame Workshop, Gary Knell, takes over as President and CEO of NPR on December 1st. And for his first day on the job, Knell plans to speak directly to NPR's listeners. He will be the featured guest for the first hour of NPR's Talk of the Nation, which airs at 1 p.m. on KASU-FM 91.9. According to an e-mail communication to NPR member stations, Knell will join host Neal Conan for a conversation with NPR listeners about NPR's role in media and the organization's future direction.