Acclaimed comic creators in Arkansas in April

Local comics scholar and Henderson State University (HSU) professor Randy Duncan has sent news that some acclaimed comics creators will be visiting Arkansas this month. Duncan is well known in the field as the co-founder of the Comics Arts Conference,

Arkadelphia to host mountain biking national championships

More good news for mountain biking in Arkansas. It has been announced that the 2017 and 2018 USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships will be in Arkadelphia. The championships, which as of now are scheduled to take place in

Crawfest Time in Arkadelphia!

Looking for a fun festival to head to? If so, the Downtown Arkadelphia Crawfest is April 29-30! According to Tiffany McNeal of the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance, the festival weekend has a lineup that includes a crawfish eating contest, a crawfish

Willl Eisner Week in Arkadelphia

Will Eisner Week is an annual event celebrating comics and graphic novels. The namesake of the week is in honor of artist Will Eisner. He was one of the most innovative figures in the medium and every year the celebration

DeGray Lake Sunset Trail in Arkadelphia

  The dedication of the DeGray Lake Sunset Trail in Arkadelphia took place yesterday ( April 2). The 1-mile ADA-accessible trail is paved and has views of Lower DeGray Lake. Right next to the trail is the DeGray Lower Lake 

Arkansas Products Make Great Holiday Gifts

It’s the holiday season, and the travel writers for Arkansas Tourism decided we’d offer some suggestions of Arkansas products that make great gifts! Here are just a few from our areas of The Natural State. Zoie Clift Everyone likes something

Warm Up With History: The Clark County Historical Museum

It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up

New DeSoto Bluff Trail in Arkadelphia

  The dedication of the DeSoto Bluff Trail in Arkadelphia took place today! The flat, .25-mile  trail takes visitors through a natural area and ends at the famous overlook.  A view of the Ouachita River can be seen below the

Terre Noire Preserve in Arkadelphia

When the state was settled, there were around 2 million acres of prairie. Today, only about three percent of that still exists.  The Terre Noire Preserve in Arkadelphia is one of those places. Last week was the dedication of the

Arkansas Artist Studio Tours in Mena and Arkadelphia

  The Ouachita Art Trails Studio Tour is coming up this weekend Oct. 7-9 in Mena. During the event you can create your own free self guided art tour to the studios of area artists. Meet them where they work,