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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....

 

KASU Local
7:45 am
Wed March 21, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 8-Residential aspect

KASU continues its Highway 49 series by focusing on the residential aspect of Highway 49.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

KASU Local
7:43 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 7-Business aspect continues

More businesses are expected to line Highway 49 as the Craighead County Fairgrounds and the NEA Baptist Hopsital near completion.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with owners of two businesses on Hilltop as part of the Highway 49 series. 

KASU Local
7:44 am
Mon March 19, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 6-Business aspect of 49

KASU's Highway 49 series continues by examining the business aspect of the highway and what kind of economic growth could come to the area in the future.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

KASU Local
7:44 am
Fri March 16, 2012

Highway 49 series part 5-Harold Perrin Interview

Jonesboro will see exponential growth and economic development on Highway 49 North.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves speaks with Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin in this report.

KASU Local
6:48 am
Fri March 16, 2012

Jacob Holloway Interview

Another candidate in the First Congressional District Race was interview on KASU.  Jacob Holloway plans to run as a Green Party Candidate for the race.  Johnathan Reaves talks with Holloway about the nation's debt, jobs and gas prices.  

KASU Local
7:45 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 4-NEA Baptist Construction site

KASU continues its series on Highway 49 with a tour of the new NEA Baptist construction site.  Johnathan Reaves goes through the site and files this report.  

KASU Local
6:45 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Scott Ellington Interview

Another candidate for the First Congressional District US House seat joined KASU's Johnathan Reaves for an interview.  Scott Ellington is running for the seat in the upcoming May primary.  Ellington tells about himself, talks about the economy and jobs in this interview.

KASU Local
8:54 am
Wed March 14, 2012

Emerson backs Santorum, talks farm issues

In her monthly talk with KASU, U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson discussed what a new Farm Bill might bring, whether the levees are ready for Spring, and whether Rick Santorum can keep making the vote swing. Hear the whole interview here....

KASU Local
7:47 am
Wed March 14, 2012

Highway 49 Series Part 3-NEA Cancer Center

KASU's Highway 49 series continues with a look at NEA Baptist's New Center for Cancer Care and what this new center will mean for those diagnosed with cancer.  Johnathan Reaves files this report.  

KASU Local
7:44 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 2-NEA Baptist

In our second part of our Highway 49 series, KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks about the plans for the new NEA Baptist Hospital that is being built on the highway.  Reaves talks with Administrator Paul Betz in this report.

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