Ozarks At Large

Latest Edition of Ozarks at Large

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, other ways to teach and other ways to learn. We go inside a local school of innovation, and we'll go on stage in Bentonville as Northwest Arkansas Community College prepares their staging of The Giver.





State officials yesterday celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant program, and a water project 20 years in the making is finally complete.
"El Manana" by Gorillaz
This spring a number of Arkansas public schools and districts are applying to the state department of education to become “Schools of Innovation.” As Jacqueline Froelich reports, the new innovation school model is more collaborative compared to the public charter model. (Photo: applicant Leverett Elementary in Fayetteville)




The annual event attracts thousands to Rogers and raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for area agencies.
"Place to Be" by Nick Drake
Becca Martin Brown, from Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, says movies, art and more are geared toward teens this week.
Northwest Arkansas Community College will stage The Giver this weekend and the tech crew has been at work on the production for some time.
Our history doctor, Bill Smith, says the AMC drama can be a great place to begin a discussion about history.
"A Beautiful Mine" by RJD2
The Springdale Municipal Airport recently received a $150,000 grant to help improve access to its terminal.
"LaRue" by Still on the Hill