Timothy Dennis

Ozarks at Large Producer

Timothy is a life-long Arkansan; he grew up in the hills outside of Winslow and has lived throughout northwest and western Arkansas.  As a budding musician in his formative years, he became enthralled with recording technology, which carried over into his collegiate studies of print and multimedia journalism at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Upon receiving his degree in journalism in 2011, Timothy immediately began working as a freelance reporter and photographer for the Washington County Observer in West Fork, Winslow and Greenland. It wasn't long before he left the newspaper business for radio and began working full-time as an announcer and news programmer for KURM AM/FM in Rogers.

After working for about a year in radio, Timothy was recruited to join the KUAF staff as a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large, generating spot news and feature-length stories. He reports on the local music scene, interviewing and capturing performances of local and traveling performers and bands. He also works with KUAF operations staff on strategic technical planning for the station.

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Born in December of 1867 in Delta, La., Sarah Breedlove knew adversity. Her parents, formerly enslaved persons, died when she was seven years old. She eventually moved to Denver and began working for Annie Turnbow Malone, selling products for the Turnbow company. When she decided to start her own hair care company called Wonderful Hair Grower, she took the professional name Madam C.J. Walker. Walker created a chain of beauty salons in major U.S. cities, South America and the Carribbean.

On today's show, we hear from Governor Asa Hutchinson as he provides another briefing on the number of cases of COVID-19 in the state and a new waiver for those who are seeking unemployment. Plus, we head to Washington Regional Medical Center, which just opened coronavirus screening clinics in Fayetteville and Eureka Springs. And, we find out about the emergency measures passed by the Fayetteville City Council in a special meeting Monday afternoon in response to the virus.

On today's show, we continue tracking the coronavirus developments in our region and the state, including the mandatory closure of all public schools in Arkansas and the price gouging laws that have gone into effect to protect consumers. Plus, we head to Eureka Springs where the cemetery commission is taking steps to control grave decorations after Confederate flags were placed on dozens of markers. And, we tell you about an independent bookshop that's getting ready to open in downtown Bentonville.

On today's show, we have an update on the coronavirus situation in Arkansas as the governor announces more cases and discusses school closure procedures and the state's testing capacity. Plus, we head to Harrison, which just enacted a medical marijuana public use ordinance. And, we have music from local musician Dominic B. Roy.

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Dominc B. Roy performs throughout Northwest Arkansas. On a given weekend, he may be performing in Siloam Springs, Eureka Springs, or anywhere in between. He recently came to the Harold and Blanche Caulk News Studio at KUAF to talk about his music.

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