Fall Rail Travel in Arkansas

One of my favorite ways to enjoy the beauty of fall color in Arkansas is by rail, where you can let the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad do the driving while you do the gazing. Ride in style on the meticulously

CC Kruzzers Car Club Show is Sept. 6

CC Kruzzers Car Club is hosting a car, truck and motorcycles, show on Saturday, Sept. 6 in the parking lot of the Church of Christ, 906 E. Harding St., in Morrilton. If you want to show your vehicle, the entry

Ford Econoline Collection Coming to Petit Jean

The Mystery Machine in the iconic Scooby Doo cartoon closely resembles the older Ford Econoline vans. Just a look at that cartoon van makes me smile, as does the idea of a collection of those types of vans and pickups

10 Festivals for September Fun in Northwest Arkansas

September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out

Largest U.S. Towboat can be Viewed Traveling along the Arkansas River

The Motor Vessel Mississippi is the largest towboat ever built in the United States.  The 241-foot-long boat will be traveling down the Arkansas River, Aug 12-14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set up docking stations along the McClellan-Kerr

Fishing the Arkansas River

I try to go out with Bill Dennis of Central Arkansas Fishing Guide Services once a year.  He knows fish, he knows the Arkansas River, and he’s darn pleasant to fish with. A few weeks ago we headed out on

Celebrating Peaches and Grapes

The Arkansas River Valley region is ripe with festivals that focus on food. In July, you can catch both the Johnson County Peach Festival and the Altus Grape Festival. Johnson County Peach Festival The Peach Festival in Clarksville is celebrating

Six Summer Sessions Your Kids Will Love

Arkansas has a ton of fun things for kids to do all year long; but, summer brings on extra activities and opportunities. Here are a few in the Ozarks and River Valley regions of The Natural State: Nerdies – In

Got Grit? Then Get Ready to Ride June 21

Registration is now open for the 3rd annual True Grit Ride 100 and the first True Grit Mountain Bike Ride, both set for Saturday, June 21 in Fort Smith. The True Grit 100 begins at 7 a.m. at Ben Geren

Ideas for Mother’s Day

What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in