Michele Skalicky

Morning Edition Host

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. Michele enjoys hiking, camping, taking an active role in her two girls’ activities and caring for her family’s two guinea pigs, two cats, two dogs and five fish.

Ways to Connect

Eureka Springs Historical Museum

The Eureka Springs Historical Museum is hosting the ninth annual Voices from Eureka’s Silent City today and tomorrow (10/20-10/21).  The living history tours at the city’s cemetery start at 5:30 p.m.  This year’s performance will focus on the many people, places and things that intrigued Robert Ripley of “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” fame, and many other unique and unbelievable characters.  The cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.  

Monett Main Street

Monett is looking to its residents for ideas on how to make its downtown area a healthier place.  A two-day session this week is focusing on what priorities are most important for the community.

The event, today and tomorrow (10/17-10/18) is part of a Healthy Places for Healthy People grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency.  It focuses on improving access to healthcare, promoting healthier lifestyles, increasing physical activity and attracting more investment to the city’s neighborhoods and downtown area.  Cox Monett Hospital is leading the local project.

Community Partnership of the Ozarks

A one-day event to help the Ozarks’ homeless population is in need of volunteers.

The Community Partnership’s Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness will host the ninth annual Hope Connection and Veterans Stand Down November 15.  The event will give homeless individuals access to essential services and will also feature specific services for veterans.

Each guest seeking services will be paired with a community volunteer to help navigate services and provide one on one support. 

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CoxHealth has more than 200 positions open, and it will showcase them and meet prospective employees during a career fair next week.

The event, from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday (10/24) in Cox South’s West Tower Lobby, will give candidates a chance to meet leaders and learn about job openings.   

Free food and prizes will be available, and hiring leaders will attend to meet with applicants.

Rusty Wheels Old Engine Club

The 2017 Rusty Wheels Old Engine Club Fall Show is today and tomorrow (10/13-10/14) at 5722 Highway 65 South, six miles south of Harrison, Arkansas.  It will feature a tractor pull, a tractor parade, food, miniature train rides for kids, arts and crafts and more.