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

Cotter Trout Festival is first weekend in May

Get ready for gypsy-jazz, an old-fashioned White River shore lunch, parade, car show, fly casting demonstrations and more on the first weekend of May during the annual Cotter Trout Festival. The fun kicks off from 4:30 p.m. until dark on

Check out the Southeast Arkansas Outdoor Expo this Saturday

The Delta Resort & Spa, located six miles northeast of McGehee, sponsors the first Southeast Arkansas Outdoor Expo on April 23. The event, which benefits the Boys and Girls Club of McGehee, features a variety of demonstrations, sporting competitions, activities

Balloon Dayz in Russellville May 13-15

Blues skies will be filled with vivid color on May 13-15 during Balloon Dayz in Russellville. Fun in the sky comes in the form of balloon flights, balloon glow, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, and powered parachutes. Other activities include

Stars Come Out for Bentonville Film Festival on May 3-8

The stars will be shining bright in Bentonville the first week of May. By stars, I do mean the celebrities that will be in town for the Bentonville Film Festival. It’s set to take place May 3-8 with plenty of

Hiking Indian Rockhouse Trail near the Buffalo National River

One of my favorite things about Arkansas is that it offers the best of all four seasons. The beauty of spring is upon us, meaning NOW is the time to get out in the woods and enjoy hiking the beautiful

Four fun festivals for May!

Spring is here and festival season is in full swing! Here is a peek at a few of the fun options taking place across Southwest Arkansas in May! 1. Railfest Railfest in Texarkana takes place May 6-7 and is a

Walmart NW Arkansas Championship celebrates 10th anniversary event on June 20-26 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers

Celebrating its 10th anniversary event, the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G will return June 20 – 26 to Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Along with the women’s professional golf tournament, there is a week-long lineup of additional activities,

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

The Buffalo National River

Kevin Cheri began his career with the National Park Service as a park ranger intake trainee at the Buffalo National River in 1978. In 2007, almost 30 years later, he happily returned as superintendent of the Buffalo, America’s first national