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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.