Ozarks At Large

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This locally produced news magazine has covered news, sports, politics, arts & culture and the quirky and unusual happenings in the Ozarks for more than two decades.

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Ozarks at Large for Monday, August 20, 2018

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On today’s show, we speak with University of Arkansas-Fort Smith chancellor Paul B. Beran as he prepares to leave the post he's held for a dozen years. Plus, the calendar says summer, but school starting means fall is here, so we begin a series of fall book recommendations.

courtesy: University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

After 12 years at UAFS, Chancellor Paul B. Beran is leaving to assume the role of executive director and chief executive officer of the South Dakota Higher Education Board of Regents. Since becoming chancellor in July 2006, UAFS has nearly doubled the amount of baccalaureate degree programs it offers, tripled student housing capacity and expanded the Boreham Library from 30,000 to more than 70,000 square feet.

courtesy: Arkansas Secretery of State

The Arkansas Secretary of State elections website reveals a wealth of data for registered voters to view, but some recent site visitors have had difficulty locating their voting information. A spokesperson offers keystroke advice.

It is still summer, but classes are back in session at school. We mark the unofficial beginning of fall with the start of seasonal book suggestions from Pastor Clint Schnekloth. We begin today with The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss.

Ozarks at Large for Friday, August 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018

On today’s show, we hear about a different kind of cycling experience as the largest pump track in the U.S. takes shape in Springdale. Plus, we hear about the value of literacy for one newcomer to Arkansas.

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