Rockhounding in Arkansas

Each month, KUAR hosts a radio segment called Science Cafe. This month’s guest was Michael DeAngelis, an assistant professor of Earth Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The professor talked about geology during the 25-minute show and

Meet Waymon Cox

  News of a record diamond find at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro has been making national and international headlines this year. The find, an 8.52-carat white diamond named “Esperanza,” was the fifth largest diamond found by a

Public Invited to Watch Diamond Cutting September 9-12 in North Little Rock

Joan Ellison of Arkansas State Parks has sent word of an interesting opportunity. According to a detailed news release she sent, the public is invited to watch the cutting of a 8.52-carat white diamond found at Crater of Diamonds State

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

Diamond Hunting Tips from Crater of Diamonds State Park

  I get the newsletter the Crater of Diamonds State Park folks put together and it is filled with some pretty neat stuff. Like this week! The below article by Park Interpreter Margi Jenks was featured and covers what rough