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KASU Local
6:29 am
Fri February 24, 2012

Cry for Justice-A book about Daniel Rudd

A book about the life of Daniel Rudd has been released.  Rudd was born as a slave in 1854 and his life as a civil rights activist is featured in Cry for Justice.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with the book's author Dr. Gary Agee in this report.

KASU local
5:14 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Clark Hall Interview

Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District House seat, Clark Hall, is running in the May primary.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks to Hall about the national debt, jobs and gas prices in this interview.

KASU Local
4:50 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Spotlight on the Arts features the Bankesters

Bluegrass Monday comes to the Collins Theatre in Paragould.  The bluegrasss band, The Bankesters, will perform on February 27th.  KASU's Marty Scarbrough features the band in this edition of Spotlight on the Arts. 

KASU Local
7:52 am
Wed February 22, 2012

Gary Latanich Interview

Gary Latanich, Democratic Candidate for the First Congressional District US House Seat,  talks about the debt, jobs, gas prices and education in an interview with KASU's Johnathan Reaves.

KASU Local
8:52 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Emerson discusses a busy House session and other issues on KASU

Representative Jo Ann Emerson, a Republican who represents Southeast Missouri's 8th District, discussed current and recently-passed legislation in the House, the contraception controversy, and more in her monthly talk with KASU. Click on the link to hear the full interview.....

KASU Local
7:46 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Johnny Cash Tribute in Dyess February 26

A birthday tribute of music legend Johnny Cash takes place at the Dyess Community Center.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
7:53 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Special Election March 13th in Blytheville over IRS debt

Blytheville owes over three million dollars in unpaid payroll taxes and penalties.  A special election is set for March 13th, but there are concerns about this issue.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
7:43 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Spotlight On The Arts

In the February Spotlight on the Arts feature, KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks with the Foundation of the Arts  about art classes and the upcoming performance of "Wind and the Willows".

KASU Local
9:47 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Pryor discusses SuperPACs and more on KASU

Senator Mark Pryor covered a number of topics in this month's interview with KASU, starting with the impact of SuperPACs in this year's elections, and the President's decision to support the use of SuperPAC funds for his reelection campaign, despite his prior denouncement of such funding....

KASU Local
7:40 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Farm Bill and Crop Insurance topics of Agri Business Conference

Challenges surrounding a new farm bill and crop insurance were two topics that were discussed during Arkansas State University's Agri Business Conference.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
6:37 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Nettleton Schools millage election in March

Nettleton Schools will ask for a millage increase March 13th in a special election.  17 million dollars worth of projects at the district could be completed with the extra money.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
6:14 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Beebe on Health Care Exchanges

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe says the state will have limited control on health care exchanges when the new federal health care law takes full effect.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
7:45 am
Mon February 6, 2012

C-SPAN Bus coming to Jonesboro

C-SPAN's Campaign 2012 Bus will visit Jonesboro February 8th.  The bus will stop at Jonesboro High School and Arkansas State University.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
7:42 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Great Central US Shakeout February 7

A major earthquake drill covering nine states takes place Tuesday, February 7th.  It's called the Great Central US Shakeout.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more about it in this report. 

KASU Local
7:56 am
Wed February 1, 2012

2012 ASU Agribusiness Conference February 8

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.  

KASU Local
5:26 am
Mon January 30, 2012

World Book Night signups going on now

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.

KASU Local
7:57 am
Fri January 27, 2012

Ground breaking at NEA Baptist's New Cancer Center

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.

KASU Local
7:42 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Flood Warnings for several rivers

Rains have caused rivers to swell, and flood warnings are in effect. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
9:07 am
Tue January 24, 2012

Boozman discusses election year issues on KASU

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.

KASU Local
9:02 am
Tue January 24, 2012

Pryor talks election year issues on KASU

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor, a Democrat from Arkansas, talked about election year issues and more in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on "Listen" to hear the full interview.

KASU Local
8:56 am
Tue January 24, 2012

Emerson talks election year issues with KASU

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.

KASU Local
6:46 am
Mon January 16, 2012

New Traffic Patterns at Arkansas State University

As students and faculty go back to class January 17th, a familiar way to get on campus will no longer be available.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
6:51 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Crawford brings Exports Roundtable to ASU

US Representative Rick Crawford sponsored a round table discussion on the importance of exports to Arkansas business.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
6:22 am
Fri January 13, 2012

"Export University" coming to Jonesboro

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.

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KASU Local
6:58 am
Tue January 3, 2012

Beebe looks at 2012

After a tough 2011, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe looks at what 2012 will bring. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

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