Posts by Author: Kim Williams

Norwood Creech isn’t an Arkansan by birth…she is an Arkansan by choice! Born in Kansas City, MO, Norwood made her way to Arkansas after living on both coasts, and a few places in between. Her last stop before Arkansas was Memphis. While living in Memphis, Norwood crossed the Mighty Mississippi for a visit to Arkansas …
Elvis. Johnny. Jerry Lee. Carl. Four names that would shape the face of music around the world. On Dec. 4, 1956, four young musicians got together at Sun Studios in Memphis and had an impromptu jam session. Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins (who was the only one actually at Sun …
Everyone seems to love a train, young and old alike. And there’s no place better in The Natural State to enjoy “all things train” than the Arkansas Railroad Museum in Pine Bluff. If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Railroad Museum, you’re missing a treat. Located inside one of the former Cotton Belt Railroad shops, …
Start your New Year by spending some time at one of the great Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta region. On New Year’s Day, 34 Arkansas State Parks throughout The Natural State will be hosting a total of 53 First Day Hikes. In the Arkansas Delta region, this includes Cane Creek State Park in …
“Oh, the weather outside is frightful!” It may not actually be frightful, but January in The Natural State can be cold and damp. But that just means we move the fun inside! This January is a great time to visit the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Nature Centers in the Arkansas Delta. Check out the …
Thanksgiving may be all about the turkey…but the day AFTER Thanksgiving, in the Arkansas Delta, it’s all about the duck! Stuttgart welcomes thousands to the annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival, which turns 80 this year. The fun begins on Friday, Nov. 27, in downtown Stuttgart!   The festival …
The holiday season is a wonderful time to make family memories in The Natural State. This December, experience the sights and sounds of the holidays with the entire family at these fun and festive events! Hoxie hosts the 8th annual Dickens in the Park/Winter Wonderland on Dec. 3. The Hoxie Service Center is decorated with …