Fall Fishing on the Ouachita River

Though fishing in Arkansas is available year-round, fall is a beautiful time to cast a line and enjoy the favorable temperatures and colorful fall foliage of the season. The Ouachita River has long been a lure to anglers due to

2014 Arkansas Fall Color Updates Now Available

Yes, folks.  it’s true.  The leaves are beginning to change colors. That brings us to one of the most eagerly-awaited times of the year in Arkansas: the beginning of fall color reports. You can keep track of the changing of

World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig this Weekend in Mount Ida

The World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig is this weekend in Mount Ida! The championships, which takes place Oct. 10-11, are a popular event for the town, which is known as the Quartz Crystal Capital of the World. This year, participating

NASCAR Star Mark Martin Named Grand Marshal of 2015 World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NASCAR star and Arkansas native Mark Martin will be the celebrity Grand Marshal at next year’s World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade takes place March 17 in downtown Hot Springs.  The parade’s entire route is the 98-foot length

New Book on Baseball Legend Lon Warneke

Emilie Kinney, Executive Director of the Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida, has sent word of a book signing that will take place September 25 at the museum from 11-1.  The book being featured is Lon Warneke: The Arkansas Hummingbird,

Standout Lineup for Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

The lineup for the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, held October 10-19 in Hot Springs, has been set.  This year includes a standout list of not only documentary films, but of celebrity guests including actor George Takei, Academy

Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Weekend!

The Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Labor Day weekend! The festival officially kicks off tonight at the Ohio Club ( care of special guest Guitar Shorty) so if you are in town be sure to swing by for that.

Hot Springs Chosen as 2015 Forrest Wood Cup Site

Over the weekend, it was announced that the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing, will take place in Hot Springs on Lake Ouachita.  The tournament, slated for August 20-23, has been in the city two other

Hot Springs Gallery Walk Celebrates 25 Years

Hot Springs Gallery Walk, held the first Friday of every month in downtown Hot Springs, is celebrating 25 years on August 1. In honor of the occasion, Hot Springs’ fine art galleries will have special events throughout this anniversary weekend.

DeGray Lake Resort State Park Opens New Disc Golf Course

We have gotten word that DeGray Lake Resort State Park’s new disc golf course opens this Friday- July 4. Disc golf, which is also called frisbee golf, is a popular sport nationwide. There will be a brief grand opening ceremony