Arkansas

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) talked about his stops around the state during the August recess, a recent trade mission with other lawmakers to Panama and Columbia, and election year issues, in his monthly visit with KASU...

Bids will be awarded next month on the first projects that will make up a major interstate rehabilitation project in Arkansas.  Over 450 miles of interstate highways, including all of Interstate 55 from West Memphis to the Missouri Bootheel, will be rebuilt over the next couple of years.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.

Numerous cities around the state are trying to spur more economic development by revitalization of their downtown.  In this edition of Making A Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves takes a look at Main Street Arkansas and how this program is affecting Paragould and Osceola. 

The number of bed bugs is increasing across the state.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves discusses why the bed bugs are becoming more of a problem and what you can do about it. 

 

Here is a link about bed bugs from the Arkansas Department of Health:

http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/environmentalHealth/generalSanitation/Pages/BedBugs.aspx 

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.

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. 

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.

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

Lights of the Delta is going on in Blytheville.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves interviewed Executive Director George Hubbard about the Lights and the impact they have had on Blytheville.

With two winter events in two weeks, one question being asked is whether this is an indicator of an active winter weather season approaching.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves asked Meteorologist Johnathan Howell that question in this report. 

December 7th marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson from Missouri remembers those who served and talks about the importance of remembering the day.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

There is a lot to do across Arkansas through the rest of November.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with Kimberly Williams with the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and she tells about great events going on across the state.

November 11th is Veterans Day.  Veterans are recognized for their service today.  The first induction ceremonies of the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame will take place in Conway tonight.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves wraps up a five part series today as he tells about other ways that veterans are recognized, and he tells how Arkansas State University has played a big role in helping veterans.

The first induction ceremony of the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame will be held Friday, November 11th in Conway.  In part four of our five part series, KASU's Johnathan Reaves discusses how the new Hall of Fame will be funded and where it will be housed.

The first induction ceremony of the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame will be held Friday night in Conway.  In part three of a five part series, KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells who makes up the first class of veterans inducted. 

The Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame has been established and the first induction ceremony will be held Friday night in Conway.  In part two of a five part series, KASU's Johnathan Reaves focuses on how inductees will be selected.

Arkansas has many Halls of Fame, but until recently a Hall of Fame had not been established for veterans. In the first of a five part series, KASU's Johnathan Reaves focuses on how the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame got its start.