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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
3:38 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, capturing the Ozarks in cartoons; we'll talk to the creator of Ozarkology. Plus, the Arkansas Poll's new numbers are out, and a visit to a class that teaches Cherokee.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
3:35 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Gubernatorial Candidates Get Last Words In Before Election Day

Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson spearhead their own get-out-the-vote efforts in central Arkansas less than one week before this year's midterm election.

MUSIC: "Not a Stranger" by The Hush Sound

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
3:32 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

New Study Reveals Air Quality Hazards on the Fayetteville Shale

Shale gas pipeline juncture in Conway County.
Credit Jacqueline Froelich

The first-ever peer-reviewed study of hazardous air pollutants drifting from shale oil and gas fields operating across five states has just been published.  As Jacqueline Froelich reports, the Fayetteville Shale has been documented as a formaldehyde “hot spot.” 

MUSIC: "The High Road" Broken Bells

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
3:28 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Casino Hosts Language Lessons

Credit Antoinette Grajeda

For the past several weeks, there have been free Cherokee language lessons in West Siloam Springs.

MUSIC: "Falling Over Evening" by The Six Parts Seven

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
3:24 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

What Arkansans Think

The 2014 edition of the Arkansas Poll was released this morning.

MUSIC: "La valse d'Amelie" Yann Tiersen

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
3:19 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

From Dial-a-Trade to OAL

Our producer Timothy Dennis hosted another local show before he came to ours.

MUSIC: "Arkansas (Part 1)" by Bill Frissell

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
3:15 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

See You in the Funny Papers

Credit Jarrett Woolridge

Jarrett Woolridge is the creator and cartoonist behind Ozarkology, a weekly cartoon published in the Sunday edition of the Joplin Globe. He lives in Pittsburgh, Kan., but earlier this fall, he joined us at the Carver Center for Public Radio.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:59 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Return of the Son of the Halloween To-Do List

Becca gives us a list of family-friendly happenings for All Hallows Eve.

MUSIC: "Buried in Water" by Dead Man's Bones

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
5:52 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks: Arkansas, teenagers, and sex education. Plus, ramifications of the politics of Ebola, some Arkansas ghost stories and more.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
5:46 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Arkansas Forestry Commission Opposes Change to Balance Between Branches

One conservation agency in Arkansas states opposition to Issue One on this year's ballot. Unemployment numbers take a dip for both the northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith metro areas. And Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area announces trail closings in conjunction with deer season.

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