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May is a month of merriment and excitement in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks! From historical reunions to celebrating Mom to some of the best gospel music around, you’ll find it all in eastern Arkansas this month! The Wings of Honor Museum in Walnut Ridge hosts the 17th annual Air Field Reunion on …
The Arkansas Historic Commission, one of the oldest existing state agencies in The Natural State, turns 110 this month and you’re invited to the party! Dr. Lisa Speer, director of the Arkansas History Commission, invites everyone to join the staff of the AHC for the 110th Anniversary Celebration and Open House on Monday, April 27, …
The Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena debuts a new program entitled “Delta Drop-in” each Saturday in February. The programs  will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. These informal programs will be presented by DCC staff members, and will provide a unique look into the museum. Visitors may get to see a new artifact, …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqRXlG9HBvk     July 4, 2014, marks the 195th anniversary of the creation of the Arkansas Territory. Created from a portion of the Missouri Territory, the area was an organized incorporated territory until June 15, 1836, when what remained of the land was admitted into the Union as the state of Arkansas. Arkansas Post was …
What’s more appropriate for an Independence Day celebration than one featuring the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest?  Also known as the 531st Air Force Band, the group will perform a free concert on the grounds behind the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, July 2.   The 40-member concert band …
Bring the entire family out to celebrate our nation’s birthday and our western heritage during the 70th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks on Wednesday, July 2 through Saturday, July 5 at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. Nearly 500 professional athletes will compete in seven PRCA and WPRA sanction events – Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Barrel …