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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.