Antoinette Grajeda

KUAF host and contributor of "Ozarks at Large"

Antoinette Grajeda is a news producer 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. in Journalism and in Spanish 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 different aspects of journalism. Antoinette lives in Rogers.

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New Eats Arrive at Silver Dollar City

May 22, 2017

Becca Martin Brown of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette says Branson has some additions this summer including an updated menu at Silver Dollar City and a new Bigfoot attraction.

On this morning's show, how the Environmental Defense Fund is helping the world's largest retailer reduce its carbon footprint, and a replica of the Moving Vietnam War Memorial Wall makes its way to northwest Arkansas.

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has made its way to Fayetteville and will be on display this weekend. Plus, a preview of a screening of an end-of-life documentary in Springdale.

Tourism Ticker Numbers Down Slightly

May 19, 2017

Michael Tilley with Talk Business and Politics explains that although state tourism numbers are down, that's not a bad thing because they're being compared to last year's robust numbers.

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The commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War has been underway since 2012. Yesterday, The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Washington D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrived in Northwest Arkansas. The names of more than 53,000 service members are on the wall, which has been touring the country for more than 30 years.