Ozarks At Large

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Ozarks at Large for Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018

On today’s show, plans to build a new hospital in Eureka Springs to replace the old facility are being scrapped, and we learn how the new approach involves renovation. Plus, the election season is officially underway in Arkansas as the filing period for candidates opens. And on his latest album, John Henry works through the grief of losing his mom.

A Candidate Returns to Sebastian County Politics

Feb 23, 2018

Michael Tilley, from Talk Business and Politics, says a controversial political figure is back in the news in Sebastian County. He also discusses a new skate park in Fort Smith and the still-hot housing market in northwest Arkansas.

J. Froelich / KUAF

The historic Eureka Springs Hospital is the oldest hospital in Arkansas, and it is among a few remaining rural hospitals still operating in the state. However, the leased critical access facility is in critical condition. The Eureka Springs Hospital Commission, which maintains regulatory oversight of the facility, is stepping forward to coordinate planned renovations after plans to build a new hospital were scrapped.

Mummenschanz has been giving the world a brand of mime and entertainment unlike any other ensemble. The company returns to Walton Arts Center Tuesday at 7 p.m., and we talk with founder Floriana Frassetto for a preview.

Producers to Headless Horseman: Theater This Weekend

Feb 23, 2018

The weekend is full of theater: The Producers is at Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow from Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville and Shh! We Have a Plan will be at Walton Arts Center on Sunday. Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette gives us the schedule.