Arkansas single parents have an opportunity to get their college degree. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells about the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund, and how this statewide program is having an impact on lives.
Members of Mayor Harold Perrin’s administration will join with members of the Jonesboro Comprehensive Planning Advisory Commission (CPAC) in a series of January meetings to field public comments regarding the Jonesboro Vision 2030 plan.
Illiteracy is a problem in Arkansas, with at least 14 percent of Arkansas adults lacking basic literacy skills. On this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves highlights the Literacy League of Craighead County, which serves clients in Craighead, Greene, and Poinsett Counties.
The American Red Cross Blood Services Program provides blood for patients in over three thousand hospitals across the United States. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines why blood is needed and what the Red Cross is doing to address those needs.
According to the FBI, domestic abuse is the most under reported crime in the United States. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines this issue and how the Women's Crisis Center of Northeast Arkansas is trying to keep women and children safe from abuse.
Year-round, the Helping Neighbors Food Pantry provides food to eligible residence of Craighead County. On this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of the pantry, and learns the need for donations is year-long, not just during the holiday season.
U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talked about the "fiscal cliff" debate, what may happen with the Farm Bill, problems with the school nutrition program, and more in an interview with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.
U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed the "fiscal cliff" debates, concerns about changes proposed for Arkansas' 188th Fighter Wing, and other issues Congress faces in the remainder of this year, and the next. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the full interview.