Historic Cold Cases of Arkansas

If you like mysteries, the place to be this Saturday, Oct. 18, is Historic Washington State Park. From 9-12 at the 1914 Schoolhouse, the park will be the scene of  Murder, Mayhem and Lies: Investigating Some of Arkansas’s Historical Cold

Italian American Country with Paolo Battaglia Tonight in Tontitown

The Tontitown Historical Museum hosts Paolo Battaglia at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 15) at Willie James in Tontitown to discuss his book on the Italian American experience. His book, “Explorers, Emigrants, Citizens,” was co-published by the Library of Congress

October Fun with “Ghosts” and Owls

October brings tons of fun for kids of all ages in eastern Arkansas. McGehee hosts the town’s annual homecoming festival on Oct. 17-18 during Owlfest 2014. Friday evening features homecoming ceremonies at Owl Stadium at the McGehee High School, followed

Scott and Keo: Small Size, Large Entertainment Value

Although the towns of Scott and Keo may be small, when it comes to finding things to do, the results are anything but.  There’s a lot going on during the month of October between the two but the first Saturday

Time to Rock ‘N’ Roll in Pocahontas!

The Rock ‘N’ Roll Highway 67 Music Festival kicks-off Thursday, Oct. 2, in Pocahontas with Bop the Square. The event gives visitors and residents a chance to visit historic downtown Pocahontas and the area merchants, who are open extended hours.

75 Years of Fun Celebrated this Year at the Arkansas State Fair

What has to be considered one of the largest get-togethers in Arkansas – the State Fair – is having a big celebration this year.  It turns 75 years old in October. The fair has long been a favorite of children

Outrageous Fun Awaits in October

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again…October is one of my favorite times in The Natural State! The air is cooler and crisp, the trees are taking on their autumn wardrobe, and great festivals take place throughout the

Hundreds Celebrate Groundbreaking for U.S. Marshals Museum

Shovels turned dirt Wednesday (Sept. 24), marking an exciting step in the plan to build the U.S. Marshals Museum on the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Fort Smith. The museum will serve as a national center to educate

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

No Batteries Required

It’s September and the kids are getting back into the school routine…hopefully! It’s also a great time to get out and enjoy some fun activities geared toward the younger crowd, like these two events being held at Arkansas State Parks