Work on the restoration of Johnny Cash's Boyhood home in Dyess continues. The Second Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival takes place on Friday, October fifth at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Proceeds from the concert goes back into work on the home. KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with Dr. Ruth Hawkins.
Every year, thousands of Arkansans are diagnosed with cancer. Learn the work Hope Circle volunteers are doing as they assist cancer patients. KASU's Johnathan Reaves features Hope Circle in this edition of Making A Difference.
The Fowler Family presented ASU Newport's Jonesboro Campus a one million dollar gift for the new Hospitality Services Education Building. The 2.3 million dollar building should be complete in eight months with classes expected to start next August. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.
In this latest edition of Spotlight On the Arts, KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks with new Executive Director of the Foundation of the Arts in Jonesboro Karl Hollander. Also, FOA Follies takes place on August 3rd. Those will be discussed as the Foundation of the Arts in Jonesboro is featured during this Spotlight On the Arts.
When you think about the American Red Cross, you may think of blood donations or response to major disasters. In this edition of Making A Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves looks at how the Red Cross responds to those who are the victims of residential fires.
U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) says the ongoing drought conditions are catastrophic for many farmers, and Congress will likely pass a one-year extension of the current Farm Bill, with emergency assistance attached. The congresswoman discussed this issue and more in her monthly talk with KASU....
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.
In this edition of Making a Difference, the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project is helping people learn to read. Located inside the Jubilee Family Church in Batesville, the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project serves over 50 people in Fulton, Sharp and Independence Counties. KASU's Johnathan Reaves has more in this report.