OAL Episodes

Ozarks at Large for Friday, November 17, 2017

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On today’s show, we remember one of the most-watched Arkansas nights ever. Plus, we learn about the power of radio in Africa, and a NWA-based musician recently had the opportunity to perform at the Grand Ole Opry’s pre-show; we hear music from Caleb Ryan Martin on today’s program.

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, November 16, 2017

Nov 16, 2017

On today’s show, a medical anthropologist working with Marshallese immigrants in Springdale is publishing articles about health care. Plus, northwest Arkansas teachers fly halfway around the world to observe classrooms in a country ranked near the top in education. And, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will sound different Saturday night.

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

On today’s show, Tyson Foods returns to its home street, and we take a tour as the food giant shows off its new office building on Emma Avenue in downtown Springdale where the company began. Plus, Fayetteville is seeking a tenant farmer for a wet prairie park west of town. And Trike Theater brings some pig to the stage, and we hear why their new production of Charlotte’s Web breaks new ground.

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017

On today’s show, we go deep into the Arkansas Poll numbers. Plus, off-year elections provide John Brummett a chance to consider the future. And, the Militant Grammarian returns with not one, but five different kinds of...commas.

Ozarks at Large for Monday, November 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017

On today’s show, wood pellets, traditionally manufactured from Ozarks sawmill waste, are commonly sold at hardware stores to fuel home wood stoves. But what will a burgeoning overseas demand for wood pellets as biofuel mean for Arkansas forests? Plus, we have a conversation about the complicated matter of creating public transit for a region...a region like northwest Arkansas.