Kenda Drive-In and Daisy Queen in Marshall turn 50

Two of Marshall’s most iconic businesses are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year – Kenda Drive-In and the Daisy Queen.   That’s no typo. It’s Daisy Queen not Dairy Queen and it’s known for hand-pattied all Angus beef burgers and

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

The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend

For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at

Old Fort Days Rodeo is May 30 through June 4

For 82 years, the annual Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith has been entertaining rodeo enthusiasts with talented cowboys, high prize money, and quality rodeo livestock. The fast paced action includes calf roping, barrel racing, wild horse racing, bareback

Fort Smith True Grit Ride

Got grit? Prove it Saturday, June 18 during the 5th annual True Grit Ride 100 or on Sunday, June 19 at the True Grit Mountain Bike Ride in Fort Smith. Presented by Phat Tire, the road rides include 10-, 28-,

Ready, set…GET OUTSIDE!

It’s almost summer! It’s time to grab the kids and head outside for some fun in the sun. And these great events at our Arkansas State Parks are the perfect opportunity to do just that.  Moro Bay State Park in

Arkansas angler inducted into National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Arkansas angler and fishing expert Billy Murray recently tackled one of the highest achievements in the sport, an induction into the National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. His fellow inductees this year include former President George H.W. Bush and Gary

A June full of festivals

Welcome to June! In the Arkansas Delta region of The Natural State, that means it’s time for some great festival fun! It’s Farm Fest 2016 in Wynne on June 9-11. The festival features barbecue cooking contests with youth and adult

Tickets on sale for legendary rock group Styx at Walmart AMP

Tickets go on sale today, May 20, at 10 a.m. for a performance by rock-and-roll group Styx at the Walmart AMP in Rogers. The concert will take place on Thursday, Sept. 1, and ticket prices range from $31 to $55.50.

“Listen local” to Legends in Argenta

The word “concert” doesn’t quite convey what Susie Cowan, executive director of Legends of Arkansas, and her team have planned for this coming Saturday, May 14. Think of Legends in Argenta—an offshoot of the Legends of Arkansas festival coming up on