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These are stories related to the 2022 election.

State Representative Monte Hodges (D) to Run for First Congressional District Seat

State of Arkansas House of Representatives
State Representative Monte Hodges

State Representative Monte Hodges (D) from Blytheville is the lone Democrat running for the First Congressional District seat that is currently held by U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R) from Jonesboro. KASU's Johnathan Reaves conducts this interview with Hodges. Click on the Listen button for more.

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.