Young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov’s latest release pays homage to his musical idol, Sergei Rachmaninov. On Tuesday’s program, hear Trifonov’s heartfelt performance of the dazzling “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” along with much more!

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, a new rule prohibits issuing permits for big swine factory farms on the Buffalo National River Watershed for the next few years. Also, Becca Martin Brown has your entertainment outlook for the week, today’s installment of Arkansongs focuses on the R&B side of Charlie Rich and more.

Kathy Bryan is a human trafficking survivor. She's also working with two friends on creating a book featuring scenic photography of Arkansas. Proceeds from the books will donated to Rebecca Bender Ministries.

The world's largest retailer rolls out its holiday layaway program two weeks earlier than last year, gas prices are expected to continue falling and more. Roby Brock has the details in his weekly business and political news recap.

Jacqueline Froelich

A valuable mural of early 20th century American prohibitionist, Carrie Nation, painted by noted mid-20th century Ozarks artist Louis Freund was almost lost--buried beneath flocked wallpaper. We travel to Eureka Springs Historical Museum to learn about efforts to restore the mural and about the life of Carrie Nation, who settled in Eureka Springs, just before her death in 1911.

City and local business leaders are forming another organization with different responsibilities than those of Main Street Rogers and the Downtown Rogers Merchants Association. The city of Lowell works on conceptual plans to develop a 100-acre parcel into a park and other amenities.

Jacqueline Froelich

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission has placed a five year ban on large swine factory farms on the Buffalo National River Watershed, after a coalition of conservationists petitioned the agency to do so.


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During this segment of the Extension's Water Connections, Colin Massey speaks with Fayetteville's Parks Superintendent - Byron Humphry - about the multiple uses of Lake Fayetteville.

The Extension's Water Connections for August 31, 2015

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We close out this month's Extension's Water Connections series with Katie, Colin, and Jane reemphasizing the measures that we can all take to ensure quality water for generations to come.