U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed the tension on the Korean peninsula, the gun control and immigration bills in the Senate, and the recent oil spill in Central Arkansas in his monthly visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the whole interview.
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed new tensions on the Korean peninsula, the U.N. Arms Treaty, gun control, and the Arkansas oil spill, in his monthly interview on KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.
The Jonesboro Civitan Club held an Easter Egg Hunt last week for the residents at the Jonesboro Human Development Center. Learn more about the Civitan Club during this edition of Making a Difference. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.
More than half of Arkansans do not have Internet in their home, due to affordability and inaccessibility. On this edition of Making a Difference, learn how Connect Arkansas is connecting more people to the Internet. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the budget proposals before Congress, his view of the need for spending cuts and changes to health care, and more in his monthly visit with Mark Smith on KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.
Special Olympics Arkansas has its annual games at Arkansas State University coming up April 19th. In this edition of Making a Difference, learn about the Special Olympics, and how the organization makes a positive impact in the lives of the athletes who participate. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.
Almost 19 percent of Arkansas families live below the poverty line and can't afford enough food to eat. On this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves explores the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and tells about how they are working with food banks and food pantries to make a positive impact in the region.
U.S. Representative Rick Crawford, who represents Arkansas' First Congressional District, discussed the opposing budget bills, the impact of sequestration, and progress on the Farm Bill, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview...
One out of every 110 children has autism. In this edition of Making a Difference, learn how the Autism Association of Northeast Arkansas is providing support to families, as well as education and awareness to schools, professionals, and communities.
A Jonesboro group is working to create year-round art projects for the community. In this edition of Making a Difference, learn about Kaleidoscope Creations' upcoming Art Show and how art is making an impact in the lives of young people.
Patients of diabetes, cancer, and cardiopulmonary conditions can improve their quality of life. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells about Wellness Works, a 12 week program that combines exercise and education to help patients take control of their lives.
U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) grilled the Postmaster General about cutting Saturday delivery in a hearing this week. He talks about that and other issues facing the new Congress in monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview, which begins with the Senators thoughts on the President's State of the Union address...
Every year, the Arkansas Rice Depot delivers over nine million pounds of food to pantries, schools, and soup kitchens across Arkansas, all at no charge. In this Making a Difference feature, KASU's Johnathan Reaves explains the organization delivers much more than just rice to the hungry in Arkansas.
Members of the ASU Concert Choir are offering singing valentines as a way to raise money for their travels. Members of the choir visited KASU to sing examples of the valentines. Valentines may be ordered by calling Dr. Dale Miller at 870-972-3841.
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the upcoming State of the Union address and some of the issues facing the new Congress in his monthly visit with KASU. Click of the "Listen" link for the entire interview.
Arkansas State University presents Tori Murden McClure at the Honors Lecture of the Year. McClure is president of Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. She is author of "A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean". McClure is best known as the first woman and first American to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
The Fowler Center will present the Allan Harris Band in concert this Friday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m. Harris is a jazz vocalist, guitarist and songwriter who Tony Bennett called "my favorite singer." KASU's Marty Scarbrough spoke with Harris about his music in this Spotlight On The Arts feature.
Arkansas State University continues discussions with Mexican officials about placing a branch campus of ASU in Mexico. KASU's Johnathan Reaves interviews Edmundo Ortiz, who is leading the project to bring ASU to Mexico.
The Arkansas Community Foundation works to make local communities stronger by funding worthy projects and organizations on state and local levels. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more in this Making a Difference feature.