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.
A group of students on the campus of Arkansas State University are helping over 20 organizations with different volunteer projects. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of Volunteer ASU.
The second phase of the Batesville Greenway opens to the public on Wednesday. The Greenway consists of recreational trails throughout the city that allows people an alternate, and more healthy way, to get around Batesville. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.
Museum in Jonesboro is working on a new exhibit that will open in 2016 which focuses on the history and heritage of Rockabilly, which fueled Rock and Roll. A concert called "Rockabilly Boogiefest" takes place at ASU's Military Science Building on March 2nd and will feature artists, such as STan Perkins, Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers, The Stunning Cunning Band, and Narvel Felts. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.
Jonesboro's Foundation of the Arts is hosting the play "Miracle on 34th Street" December 14th through December 16th. KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks to Community Development Director of the Foundation of the Arts, Kristi Pulliam (whom also serves as the director of this play) in this Spotlight on the Arts feature.
During the Holiday season, the Salvation Army kettle drive takes place. During this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the drive and tells how the Salvation Army uses the money that is raised.