Northeast Arkansas

Arkansas State University

The 22nd Delta Symposium takes place April 13th through the 16th at Arkansas State University, with the Saturday afternoon events taking place at CWL Park in Jonesboro.  The theme for this year's symposium is "Representing Cultural Heritage".  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with the symposium's chairman Dr. Gregory Hansen about this event.  Listen to the full interview by clicking the button. 

You can view the entire Delta Symposium schedule here

Every vote will be an important one in November’s election.  That was the message that was delivered to members of the Political Animals Club in Jonesboro.  This is especially true in Northeast Arkansas, which appears to be changing its political stance.  For many years, northeast Arkansas joined the state in voting majority Democratic.  Over the past several years, that is changing as the state has voted for more Republican candidates.  Republican Strategist Clint Reed, Talk Business Editor Roby Brock, and Hendrix College Professor Jay Barth spoke about the important role northeast Arkansa

The next Making A Difference story features CASA of the Second Judicial District.  CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells how CASA volunteers represent abused and neglected children in the court system and tells why this program is important.