military

Honoring Military Service and Dads

by Jeanne Rollberg With the 75th anniversary of D-Day celebrations in Europe behind us and Father’s Day this month, we’re reminded more than ever about the wonderful men in our families. Their military and other sacrifices throughout Arkansas and American history helped build a better world. How much do we actually know – to share…

bentonville

5 Things You Can’t Miss This Summer in Bentonville

Bentonville Square, with its pretty plot of green flanked by a courthouse, bank, and five-and-dime store, seems to shine brightest in the sunshine. Taking full advantage of the natural beauty of the Ozarks, now is the perfect time to explore Bentonville. Whether for a weekend getaway or a quick day trip, Bentonville has something for…

museum

Museum of Discovery

Arkansas’ premier science center! The Museum of Discovery in Little Rock’s River Market district is a can’t miss attraction. The museum has several captivating exhibits that will enthrall the child in us all. Learn about how the body functions in the Amazing You gallery. Experience what it’s like to live through a tornado as Tornado…

Buffalo River

Arkansas Backstories: Buffalo River

by Joe David Rice Richard M. Nixon…. Orval E. Faubus…. William O. Douglas…. Three prominent players in 20th century American politics. All vilified on one occasion or another (or sometimes regularly), but vilified nevertheless by vastly different groups for vastly different rationales, mind you. One is a disgraced Republican president. Another a defiant Democratic governor…

Delta

Down in the Delta

By Caleb Talley Exploring the lesser-known gems of east Arkansas –  there’s much more than meets the eye Part 1 of 2 – The Upper Delta It’s been said inside the halls of the state capitol and the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies: If we could just lose the Delta, Arkansas would be among the fastest-growing, most…

wildlife

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Go WILD for wildlife! In the Ozark Mountains on 459 acres and home to a variety of exotic and native animals, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR) is one of the nation’s most respected big cat sanctuaries. Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, this nonprofit, ethical animal tourism destination is also a Top 10…

Arkansas summer

Arkansas Summer Getaways

Summer is here, and it’s time to crank up the fun. No doubt Arkansans will enjoy a red, juicy watermelon – probably lake- or poolside, a bevy of summer blockbusters and fireworks galore. Check out wild animals at the Little Rock Zoo or Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs to floating past the thick…

Buffalo River

Buffalo River Outfitters

Floating, fishing, hiking, or just being      In Arkansas, it doesn’t get any better than the beloved Buffalo National River. It is one of the most iconic, most scenic, most special places in the state. For natives of  The Natural State, you are familiar with its magic – towering limestone bluffs, thick forests, cool,…