Ravenden Springs

Cave Class

Long before there were benchmark exams, school funding formulas or even the Arkansas Department of Education, there was a cave.   Snug in the canyons that lined the spring-fed Hall’s Creek in what is now western Randolph County is a small cavern that served as a school in the early 1800s — before Arkansas had…

Snow Daze

Snow Daze 2021

It’s hard to shake the weirdness of writing about a historic snowfall for a March issue of the magazine. But, here we are, amid the pendulums of #ArkansasWeather. And what a sight that snow was last month, shattering practically every wintry record known to the state.  For me and my household, our Little Rock home…