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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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....