Posts by Author: Kim Williams

The World War II Japanese American Internement Museum in McGehee tells the story of what could be considered one of the lesser known aspects of history in the Arkansas Delta. Jeff Owyoung, now mayor of McGehee, was involved with the project long before he became the executive officer of the town. Owyoung’s commitment to McGehee …
Arkansas Delta native Marion Deaton will perform at this year’s Arts in the Park, scheduled for May 21 in Marianna’s historic downtown. The event, being held in the community’s downtown square, is free and open to the public. The concert begins at 6 p.m. Deaton, born in Monroe County, discovered his true passion – music …
May brings fun, family-friendly events to the Arkansas Delta. Create great memories for all ages! In Jonesboro, the Forum Theatre brings a family favorite to the stage…with a twist. It’s Alice in Wonderland: The Ballet on May 5-9. Everyone’s favorites from the classic tale take the stage…Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter and the …
The merry month of May is even merrier this year in the Arkansas Delta, because it’s filled with musical events for the entire family! Warfield Concerts in Helena-West Helena offers the annual Outdoor Concert and Picnic on May 1. Held on the campus of Phillips Community College/University of Arkansas, this year’s event features the Memphis …
Head to beautiful downtown Wilson on April 30 for the town’s 2nd annual Crawfish Festival! In addition to the yummy crustaceans, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy throughout the day. There will be a kids zone for the youngsters. Food trucks will be on-hand to keep everyone’s tummies full. And live music galore! …
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 for all ages, exhibitors and vendors. The event offers something for every age group, not …
Get ready! The lineup for the 31st annual King Biscuit Blues Festival in historic Helena has just been announced! The dates for this year’s festival are Oct. 5-8. The Main Stage headliner for Thursday, Oct. 6, is Sonny Landreth with special guest Roy Rogers. Sonny Landreth is known as “the King of Slydeco” because of …