Earlier this year, StoryCorps took a mobile recording unit to Little Rock to document people's stories . In this edition of StoryCorps, hear the struggles a young mother faced as she gave her newborn child up for adoption.
StoryCorps recently came to Little Rock to document people's lives. In this edition, hear how a woman from Pine Bluff was initially not allowed to date her future husband, because she didn't know his name.
Childhood obesity is a major problem in Arkansas. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of the Centers for Healthy Children in Jonesboro, and how workers and volunteers are working with children and parents to make families a lot healthier.
Arkansas State University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers present a fall concert with the Arkansas Northeastern College Concert Singers. KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks to Dr. Dale Miller, director of choral activities at ASU, and Dr. Keith Hearnsberger, conductor of the ANC Concert Singers in this Spotlight on the Arts feature.
The United Way of Northeast Arkansas is providing several non profit organizations with funding they need to make a difference in their communities. KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of the United Way of Northeast Arkansas.
Friday night, the Johnny Cash Music Festival takes place at Arkansas State University's Convocation Center in Jonesboro. All proceeds will benefit the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Restoration Project in Dyess. KASU's Johnathan Reaves discusses the project and the concert with Dr. Ruth Hawkins, Executive Director of Arkansas Delta Byways.
Arkansas Children's Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are expanding pediatric services in northeast Arkansas; that is good news for parents who are having to take their children to Memphis or Little Rock. KASU's Johnathan Reaves was at yesterday's grand opening and files this report.