Update on Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site

This is the centennial year of the National Park Service, NPS, and there have been celebrations and special events across the U.S. and throughout the year to honor the occasion. August stands out as it marks the month when U.S.

Meet Tarona Armstrong: Superintendent at the Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site in Hope

Tarona Armstrong’s passion for education has been a key asset throughout her 24 year career with the National Park Service, NPS. Since the fall of 2014 she has been the Superintendent of the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National

Summer brings Showdown at Sunset to El Dorado

The popular Showdown at Sunset performances have been scheduled for three dates this summer. The shows are set for June 25 , July 23 and August 27. The productions take place on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, located

Kevin Costner and his band to perform in El Dorado July 22

We just got word from Mark Givens of Main Street El Dorado that Kevin Costner is scheduled to perform in El Dorado on July 22. Costner will be in town with his band Modern West for a live concert at

Backpacking and Hiking Day in Arkansas is July 17!

Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking and backpacking gives one a chance to experience the beauty of The Natural State. Arkansan and avid backpacker Roy Burton has set the wheels in motion

45th annual Smackover Oil Town Festival

The 45th Annual Smackover Oil Town Festival is June 16-18 in downtown Smackover. The festival, which celebrates the city’s oil boom heritage, features free concerts every night and on the agenda is a range of activities like a car show,

Lineup for Natural State Chautauqua annouced

Pam Beasley, superintendent of the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover, has sent details of the upcoming Natural State Chautauqua taking place next month on June 2-4. The theme this go around is “Adventure is Worthwhile” and will feature the

Historic Washington State Park hosts annual history symposium

A news release about an upcoming history symposium at Historic Washington State Park has been sent our way. Below are the details from it in case you might want to attend. “The Arkansas History Commission and State Archives, the Arkansas

World Record Cyclist Shares his Favorite Rides

Kurt Searvogel, who lives and works in Sheridan, recently went after a world record cycling feat that has stood for 75 years. The endeavor, which is known as the high mileage record, included riding the most miles in a single

Bayou Bartholomew Water Trail Dedication Set for April 30

Bayou Bartholomew is considered the longest bayou in the world. Lined with cypress and tupelo swamps, it ranks amongst the top bio-diverse streams in North America. It begins nears Pine Bluff and twists and turns 359 river miles before emptying