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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The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is an environmental and adventure film festival. The South Yuba River Citizens League started the festival in 2003 and has since expanded it to include a tour, which takes the festival’s films to communities around the country. The festival will be hosted by Pack Rat Outdoor Center Oct. 24 at the Fayetteville Town Center.

courtesy: Arkansas Department of Health

Twenty-three hospitals have joined the Arkansas Heart Attack Registry in an effort to reduce the impact of heart attacks on Arkansans. In 2016, Arkansas ranked number one in the nation for highest heart attack death rate.

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Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now is a new exhibition showcasing the work of contemporary Native American artists. The exhibit is on view at Crystal Bridges Oct. 6 to Jan. 7 and admission is free.

courtesy: The Vine Brothers

After a number of successful tours, the Vine Brothers took off much of this year to reconnect with family and work on other musical projects. In September, the group hit the road again, and their tour has brought them to Northwest Arkansas. Yesterday, the trio came to our studio to perform some of their new songs.

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A $2.2 million upgrade project is complete at the Springdale Municipal Airport. Upgrades include a resurfaced runway and installation of LED lighting. The project was paid for through grants from the Federal Aviation Administration and from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics.