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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.

KASU Local
7:45 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Highway 49 series starts

An extensive series on the changes on Highway 49 between Jonesboro and Paragould starts on KASU.  Johnathan Reaves takes a look at some of the topics that will be covered during this series. 

KASU News
7:50 am
Fri March 9, 2012

KASU previews Highway 49 series

KASU's Johnathan Reaves has been working on an extensive series of stories about the major construction and development going on along Highway 49 on Jonesboro's north side. The series starts Monday, with a new story each day at 7:30 a.m., during Morning Edition. Marty Scarbrough talked with Johnathan about this series. Here is their conversation....

KASU Local
7:43 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Middle East Studies Night

Free samples of Middle East Cuisine highlights the Middle East Studies night in Jonesboro.  KASU's Johnthan Reaves talks to Dr. Bill Roe, Associate Dean of the College of Business. during this report.

KASU Local
9:07 am
Wed February 29, 2012

Boozman talks about Middle East tensions and domestic budget concerns on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) attended a National Guard breakfast on Wednesday, then called in for his monthly visit with KASU. He discussed the many concerns in the Middle East, and some of our federal budget issues on KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

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.

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