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

Spudnuts return to Magnolia

You can get your Spudnut fix in Magnolia again! The Spudnut Shop in Magnolia is one of only two shops where you can get Spudnuts in the state. The other is the Spudnut Shoppe Co in El Dorado at 810

Events Celebrating Anniversaries in 2016 in Southwest Arkansas

Here are a few of the events and festivals celebrating anniversaries this year in Southwest Arkansas! Henderson State University in Arkadelphia is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that highlights the history of the university. The opening reception is

10 top places to kiss in The Natural State

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for a special place to spend idyllic time with your sweetie. You can create a tale of love and adventure in Arkansas at numerous romantic places, but here’s a

New “Radio CALS” is an auditory exploration of Arkansas

A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will

Learn to Forge at Historic Washington State Park

One of Arkansas’s most famous blacksmiths, James Black, is credited with forging one of the original Bowie knives for James “Jim” Bowie in the early 1830s in Washington, Arkansas. One of the many structures visitors can tour in town at

Meet Executive Chef Tyler Hensley

The Postmasters Grill is making a culinary impact in south Arkansas. Housed in Camden’s historic 1896 post office, the picturesque building, built in a Richardson Romanesque design, was once scheduled for demolition in the 1970s. Luckily it was saved from

Intriguing History Found at Dallas County Museum in Fordyce

The Dallas County Museum in Fordyce is home to a new sports annex that highlights the athletic heroes of the town. Located across the street from the museum, the annex is located in the Nutt Trussell building, which is the oldest

Fall is a Busy Season for Arkansas Hunting

Hunting in Arkansas Autumn is one of the busiest seasons for camouflage-clad outdoors men and women hunting in Arkansas. “When fall comes around everyone, obviously, thinks about football whether it’s high school, college, or whatever,” says Steve “Wildman” Wilson, public

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Celebrates 20 Years

What comes after Thanksgiving in Arkansas? The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights! This year will be the 20th anniversary of the program, which highlights more than 60 communities around the state. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is available both