Antoinette Grajeda

KUAF host and contributor of "Ozarks at Large"

Antoinette Grajeda is a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large. She began her professional career as a print journalist in 2007 and joined the KUAF staff in 2009. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. Since 2007, Antoinette has participated in the NWA Gridiron Show, which raises money for scholarships. She has also volunteered with the Lemke Journalism Project since 2008. This six-week program teaches high school students about journalism and encourages them to pursue higher education.

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Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reminds us the 120th annual Tontitown Grape Festival begins Aug. 8. One of this year's musical performers is Texas Country Music Hall of Fame member Johnny Lee.

Building Permits Up in Fort Smith Region

Aug 3, 2018

In our weekly conversation, Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics discusses building permit numbers, ArcBest Corporation's earnings report and construction of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

In this Friday news roundup the annual sales tax holiday approaches, new EBT cards are rolled out, and the University of Arkansas has its second-best year in the university’s fundraising history.

Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette says some of your best entertainment bets for the weekend include Keith Sykes in Fayetteville, Trout Fishing in America in Fort Smith, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Rogers.

courtesy: United Way of NWA

United Way of NWA's Fill the Bus volunteers will be accepting supplies from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 3-4 at Walmart Supercenters in Bentonville, Fayetteville, Huntsville, Rogers, Siloam Springs, Springdale, and Pineville, Mo.