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From The Editor

On Mardi Gras night in February 1977, my mom, 18, and my dad, 21, were getting ready to leave her parents’ home to watch the Mystic Krewe of Comus parade on the streets of Uptown New Orleans. While Mom was finishing her makeup, my grandfather called my dad into the living room and gave him…

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Opioid Onslaught

by Chris Price The numbers are daunting. So much so that they are causing anxious, sleepless nights for the man who leads all planning, budgeting, and implementation of expenditures of state and federal funds allocated for alcohol and drug education, prevention, treatment and law enforcement in the Natural State. Arkansas is in the midst of…

Up On Crooked Creek

by Chris Price AGFC’s Fred Berry Conservation Education Center provides hiking, fishing, paddling, and wildlife viewing opportunities on 421 acres of pristine land Dubbed “The Natural State,” Arkansas is renowned for its amazing ecological and biological wonders. Connecting Arkansans with the state’s varied flora and fauna is a major goal of the Arkansas Game and…

Family Fun

By Chris Price Opportunities for shared quality time abound across Arkansas Put down the electronic devices … Arkansas is known for its many things to do, and when it comes to family fun, The Natural State is no different. From exploring living history at the Clinton Presidential Center and aboard the U.S.S. Razorback to discovering…