Jonesboro

KASU Local
7:57 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Highway 49 Revisited airs on KASU

KASU-FM, the non-profit radio service of Arkansas State University, will present “Highway 49 Revisited,” a five-part radio series examining business growth along Highway 49 from the Hilltop area of Jonesboro through Brookland to Paragould. These half-hour programs will be broadcast on 91.9 FM and streamed live at www.kasu.org<http://www.kasu.org> Monday through Friday, April 9 through April 13, at 8:20 a.m. each day.

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KASU Local
7:43 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 15-A look ahead

The Highway 49 series on KASU comes to a close as Johnathan Reaves takes a look at what the stretch of highway between Jonesboro and Paragould could look like in the future. 

KASU Local
7:44 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 13-Traffic Issues

Highway 49 sees thousands of vehicles daily between Jonesboro and Paragould.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines what the cities are doing to manage the traffic as the Highway 49 series continues. 

KASU Local
7:45 am
Wed March 21, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 8-Residential aspect

KASU continues its Highway 49 series by focusing on the residential aspect of Highway 49.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

KASU Local
7:43 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Highway 49 series Part 7-Business aspect continues

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. 

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
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
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 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
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.

KASU Local
7:56 am
Wed February 1, 2012

2012 ASU Agribusiness Conference February 8

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.  

KASU Local
7:57 am
Fri January 27, 2012

Ground breaking at NEA Baptist's New Cancer Center

NEA Baptist Health System's new Center for Cancer Cure opens next summer in Jonesboro.  Ground was broken at the site of the new facility, which is located on the same campus as the new NEA Hospital and Clinic that is under construction.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves was at the ground breaking and files this report.

KASU Local
6:51 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Crawford brings Exports Roundtable to ASU

US Representative Rick Crawford sponsored a round table discussion on the importance of exports to Arkansas business.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Local
6:22 am
Fri January 13, 2012

"Export University" coming to Jonesboro

Arkansas State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center will join with the Arkansas District Export Council and the Arkansas Export Assistance Center to launch “Export University” this month. “Export University”is directed toward Arkansas companies wanting to engage in international trade or expand into new international markets.

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KASU Local
7:41 am
Tue November 22, 2011

Jonesboro's Community Thanksgiving Meal

Several area churches are providing Thanksgiving meals to the hungry, the homeless, and the lonely.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talked with Richard Carvell about this annual event.

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