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Armistice Day Celebration at A-State

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Richard Carvell

On Sunday, November 11th, the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War One will be recognized.  A centennial celebration will take place at Arkansas State University.  Arkansas State University’s Beck PRIDE Center, the Department of History, and the Dean B. Ellis Library is joining the Rotary Club of Jonesboro, and the Arkansas Community Foundation in putting the event together.  Lynda Nash is the Director of the Beck PRIDE Center at Arkansas State University and Richard Carvell is a Distinguished Alumni from Arkansas State and is a veteran. Phillip Jackson also talked about the Rotary Club of Jonesboro's involvement in the celebration.   They talked about the event.  Nash starts the interview by telling about Armistice Day.  The event starts at 10 a.m. at the A-State Amphitheatre and will endc at 11 am with ringing of the bells.   Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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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.