Paris

Paris is Always a Good Idea

By Heather Baker Well, we certainly got ourselves back in the swing of post-quarantine activities in the best way I could have imagined. Last month, the Baker clan loaded up the Jeep, turned the radio up (singing, “Bye, Corona” to the tune of My Sharona) and put coronavirus in the rearview mirror, at least for…

Arkansas Gears Up for Free Fishing Weekend

As Arkansas crosses its fingers for a sunny blue weekend in The Natural State, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is reminding citizens that June 12-14 is Free Fishing Weekend.   While the annual Kids’ Fishing Day, which typically takes place on Saturday, is cancelled, the Free Fishing Days still will begin at noon on…

Crystal Clear

By Joe David Rice // Photos By Casey Crocker   Richard J. Wegner never had any intention of settling in Arkansas when he stayed in Hot Springs Village and later camped out at Lake Ouachita State Park with a friend back in 1978. They’d left their homes in upstate Illinois, heading south for a few…