Haunts to Hunt

by Kenneth Heard There are several well-known haunted places in the state for people to visit. With its tales of failed medical practices when once an experimental cancer treatment hospital, the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs is known to be the most haunted spot in Arkansas. Both Gurdon and Crossett are spooked by lights along…

Sky of the Month: Stargazing in October 2020

Every month, AY About You outlines the night sky in these easily digestible guides. And stargazing in October is another one for the books. This month features local astrophotography from Arkansan Tony Milligan. You can find more of his spectacular photos on his website, Captured in Time.     Moon Phases   Full Moon: Oct. 1* Third…

River Valley

The Heart of the River Valley

By Joe David Rice   After years of traveling from one corner of Arkansas to the next and giving this matter considerable thought, I’ve concluded that Russellville is arguably the best-situated city in the state. “Russellville?” You ask. Here’s why.   It’s conveniently located in west-central Arkansas on Interstate 40, almost exactly halfway between Little Rock…

UFOs

Arkansas Backstories: UFOs

By Joe David Rice   I’ve  never seen a UFO (Unidentified Flying Object) in Arkansas, or anywhere else for that matter. Part of me says surely other intelligent beings exist across the vast, incomprehensible reaches of the universe, and a visit to Earth from an outside civilization could be remotely conceivable — especially with news…