Arkansas

Arkansas Backstories: Watermelons

by Joe David Rice In a typical year, Arkansas farmers grow about 40 million pounds of watermelons. While many of these melons are shipped to other states, there’s no question that we love our watermelons.   Not only are they tasty, watermelons are an amazingly healthy food. In addition to providing Vitamins A, B6, and…

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Heroes of Conservation

by Mark Carter | Photos courtesy of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission For many Arkansans, state wildlife officers are the guys you call when see a wildlife violation or a poacher. Arkansas wildlife officers — whose colleagues in other states are known as game wardens or conservation officers — are state law-enforcement officers with full…

Sounds of the South

by Tracy Courage // Photography Courtesy of Oxford American Music lovers have much to look forward to this month as the Oxford American (OA) Concert Series kicks off its 2019-20 season at South on Main in Little Rock, with a line-up of music spanning folk, blues, jazz and country, all celebrating the American South. Up…