Jodi Morris’s lifelong ties to the National Park Service

For Jodi Morris, a park ranger at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and its acting chief of interpretation, the connection to the National Park Service stretches back to before she was even born. In this centennial year

Buffalo National River Designated Important Bird Area

Audubon Arkansas has announced the designation of Important Bird Area (IBA) status for the Buffalo National River, a unit of the National Park System administered by the Department of the Interior. “Important Bird Areas are sites that provide essential habitat

Legendary festival returns to Argenta

Rally your native pride and dust off your dancing shoes, because the fourth annual Legends of Arkansas festival will return to the Argenta Arts District on Saturday, September 10, from noon to 10 p.m. This year is shaping up to

Birthday + badges = fun this September

Native Americans called the Arkansas Delta home long before Europeans “discovered” the region. Celebrate the Native American history in the area this September at two of our great Arkansas State Parks. Both special events focus on creating awareness of the significant

Factual fiction: The legend of Petit Jean

It’s a familiar story: Girl meets boy. They fall in love. Boy has to go away for work. Girl follows boy halfway around the world. Girl dies. Locals name a mountain after her. Or something like that. Many of us know

Inaugural Spa-Con in Hot Springs

The inaugural Spa-Con is taking place September 23-25 in Hot Springs at the Hot Springs Convention Center. This colorful entertainment and comics convention is covering the bases and will have everything from comics, gaming, cosplay events, celebrity guests, film and

September events in Southwest Arkansas

September is an active time in Arkansas filled with a variety of events across the state. If you are on the lookout for options, has a calendar where you can find listings of fun activities to check out, including

Hangin’ Judge Isaac C. Parker

“I have ever had the single aim of justice in view… ‘Do equal and exact justice,’ is my motto, and I have often said to the grand jury, ‘Permit no innocent man to be punished, but let no guilty man

Dine on the Line in Texarkana

On October 1, you can dine in two states during a Dine on the Line event in Texarkana. Dinner will be served by Naaman’s Championship BBQ for this 2nd annual fundraiser that benefits the revitalization of the shared downtown. Dine on

Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival

David Hill, Executive Director of Low Key Arts in Hot Springs, has sent details this way about the upcoming Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival. This is the sixth year for the event, which takes place September 30-October 1