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KASU Congressional Interviews
8:49 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Boozman discusses primary and more on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) responded to the results of Arkansas' primary election, and he also discussed the tensions in the Middle East, the budget process, the Farm Bill and more in this month's talk with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the whole interview.

KASU News
10:05 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Award winning pictures to be shown at Carnegie Hall

Two Jonesboro High School students will have their pictures featured in New York.  Katie Neilson and Alyssa Blakeney each entered the Mid-South Scholastic Art competition in Memphis and won a gold key.  They went to the National Scholastic competition in New York and won gold medals for their work. They will be awarded in June.  KASU's Marty Scarbrough interviews Neilson and Blakeney in this Spotlight On the Arts feature.  

KASU News
8:03 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Founder's Day Festival

After last year's historic river flooding, Pocahontas brings back the Founders Day Festival Saturday, May 5th.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more in this report. 

KASU News
10:41 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Congressional Interview with Senator John Boozman

The Farm Bill, closures of post offices and new rules from the National Labor Relations Board are all topics KASU's Mark Smith discussed with US Senator John Boozman during this month's congressional interviews.

KASU News
8:10 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Bringing Science to Students

Jonesboro Public School's Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies magnet school has an outdoor vegetable garden where science lessons are "hands on".  KASU's Johnathan Reaves explains in this report. 

KASU News
7:44 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Hemingway-Pfieffer Musuem and Educational Center

The Hemingway-Pfieffer Museum and Educational Center has numerous events year round that bring a lot of people to Northeast Arkansas.  New Assistant Director Adam Long tells KASU's Johnathan Reaves about what is going on and what is coming up at the museum.

KASU News
7:51 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Dr. Jerol Swaim retires from Wiliams Baptist College

After 48 years of service to Williams Baptist College, 17 of those years as President, Dr. Jerol Swaim is retiring.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves features Swaim in this report.

KASU News
6:44 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Paint The Town Green Week in Jonesboro

The Second Annual Paint the Town Green week takes place starting Saturday, April 14th.  The highlight of the event will be on April 18th when Robert F. Kennedy Junior speaks in Jonesboro.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.

KASU Local
7:58 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Open House Monday at Northeast Arkansas Children's Advocacy Center

As part of April's Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Northeast Arkansas Children's Advocacy Center will have an open house at the Jonesboro location. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells what the center does in this report.

KASU Local
7:57 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Highway 49 Revisited airs on KASU

KASU-FM, the non-profit radio service of Arkansas State University, will present “Highway 49 Revisited,” 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 www.kasu.org<http://www.kasu.org> Monday through Friday, April 9 through April 13, at 8:20 a.m. each day.

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KASU Local
7:43 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Bone Marrow Donor Drive at ASU

A bone marrow donor drive takes place on Tuesday, April 10th at Arkansas State University.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more in this report.

KASU Local
7:56 am
Wed April 4, 2012

ASU Regional Farmers Market

The Arkansas State Regional Farmers Market is getting geared up for this year's season.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with Chairman Bob Young and files this report.  

KASU staff to be at Jonesboro Business Expo
9:31 am
Tue April 3, 2012

KASU staff to be at Jonesboro Business Expo

KASU will join hundreds of other participants in Wednesday’s  Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.  We encourage you to visit Arkansas’ largest business expo.  The expo is held in the ASU Convocation Center, and is open by invitation only from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.  The expo will be open to the public from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.  Come by the KASU booth, visit members of our staff, and pick up KASU information and promotional items.  Visit the other retail, corporate and non-profit institutional exhibits.  See what Northeast Arkansas has to offer!

KASU Local
7:44 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Paragould High School Wellness Center

Paragould High School is one of several schools in the state that has placed a wellness center in the school.  The wellness center helps students with physical and emotional problems.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
7:43 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 15-A look ahead

The Highway 49 series on KASU comes to a close as Johnathan Reaves takes a look at what the stretch of highway between Jonesboro and Paragould could look like in the future. 

KASU Local
6:44 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Children's Shelter benefit

A benefit for Children's Shelter in Walnut Ridge takes place March 31st.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves takes a look at how the organization helps children who come out of difficult circumstances.

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:45 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Crawford hosts Farm Bill hearing, announces military academy appointments

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) will host one of only four hearings to be held on the new Farm Bill. He discusses that hearing, and he also acknowledges some First District students who have been accepted to military academies, in this month's visit with KASU. Click "Listen" to hear the entire interview.  

KASU Local
7:51 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 14-Paragould

KASU continues its Highway 49 series by talking about how the busy highway is affecting the city of Paragould.  Johnathan Reaves spoke with Paragould Mayor Mike Gaskill and files this report.

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:44 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Pryor discusses health care law, Farm Bill, more on KASU

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed the health care law in the Supreme Court, gas prices, the Farm Bill and more, in his monthly talk with KASU. Click the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.

KASU Local
7:44 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 13-Traffic Issues

Highway 49 sees thousands of vehicles daily between Jonesboro and Paragould.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines what the cities are doing to manage the traffic as the Highway 49 series continues. 

KASU Local
7:51 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 12-Jobs

KASU continues the Highway 49 series by looking at the number of jobs the NEA Baptist Hospital will bring to Jonesboro.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

KASU Local
7:54 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 11-Craighead County Fairgrounds

KASU's Highway 49 series continues with a look at the new Craighead County Fairgrounds.  Johnathan Reaves speaks with President of the Fair Board Eddie Burris and files this report. 

KASU Local
7:44 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 10-Brookland Schools

KASU continues the Highway 49 series by going to the Brookland School District and seeing how the schools are being impacted by the growth.  Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
9:09 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Highway 49 Series Part 9-Brookland

The city of Brookland is experiencing growth as a result of Highway 49.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report as the Highway 49 series continues. 

KASU Congressional Interviews
9:07 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Boozman backs gun legislation, talks budget and international issues on KASU

In his monthly visit with KASU, U-S Senator John Boozman discussed legislation that would allow conceal-carry permits to be recognized across state lines. He also promoted opening trade with African nations, discussed budget issues and gas prices, and gave his view of the many tense situations in the Middle East. Hear the complete interview here....

 

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