Boom of Antique Stores Part of Downtown Revitalization in Mena

A recent influx of new antique stores is helping spur a downtown revival in Mena. Downtown Mena lies in an ideal location, situated at the bottom of the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, the winding route that offers picturesque vistas of

Mid-America Science Museum wins prestigious national award

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has landed the Institute for Museum and Library Services National Medal for Community Service. The award stands out as only 10 museums and libraries around the country are awarded it each year. U.S. First

152nd anniversary of the Battle of Poison Springs this weekend

The 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Poison Springs takes place this weekend April 15-16. The event is at Poison Springs Battleground State Park, which is located 10 miles west of Camden on Highway 76. The park marks a Civil

Arkadelphia to host mountain biking national championships

More good news for mountain biking in Arkansas. It has been announced that the 2017 and 2018 USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships will be in Arkadelphia. The championships, which as of now are scheduled to take place in

Famous Jockey Calvin Borel Retires

Racing Hall of Famer Calvin Borel announced his retirement from the sport of horse racing this week. Borel, who is 50 and is based at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, is well known to those in the racing world and

Glen Campbell Honored with Career Achievement Award

Famous Arkansan and singer Glen Campbell is set to be honored with a special Career Achievement Award during the 10th annual ACM ( Academy of Country Music) Honors this fall in Nashville, Tennessee. A native of Delight in Pike County,

Wanted: Junior Rangers to explore, learn, and protect

There is no better time to become a Junior Park Ranger than the centennial year of the National Parks Service. The NPS Junior Ranger program is an activity-based program offered in almost all parks that lets kids join the National

Inaugural Buffalo Days in Hot Springs

A new festival is set to debut in Hot Springs this spring. The two-day event, which is called Buffalo Days, takes place April 22-23 and is named after an interesting occurrence that happened in town when six buffalo got away

Crawfest Time in Arkadelphia!

Looking for a fun festival to head to? If so, the Downtown Arkadelphia Crawfest is April 29-30! According to Tiffany McNeal of the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance, the festival weekend has a lineup that includes a crawfish eating contest, a crawfish

Experience the Camden Daffodil Festival

Spring is a beautiful time of the year in Arkansas, with flowers popping up around the state. One place to enjoy the beauty is at the Camden Daffodil Festival, which takes place March 11-12 in Camden. Flowers are the namesake of the festival