Sky of the Month: Stargazing in July 2021

Every month, AY About You outlines the night sky in these easy-to-digest guides. And stargazing in July 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 Third Quarter: July 1 New Moon: July 9…

Top 5 Golf Courses in Arkansas

Top 5 Golf Courses in Arkansas The Natural State has no shortage of outstanding extracurriculars, and golf is no exception. Here are the top golf courses in Arkansas, according to GOLF Magazine.     1. The Blessings Golf Club, 5826 Clear Creek Blvd., Fayetteville, 72704 2. Alotian Golf Club, 101 Alotian Drive, Roland, 72135 3.…

RV in Arkansas

RV in Arkansas   The rest of the country may not have caught onto it yet, but Arkansas is one of the best states in the country for natural adventures. While a big piece of that pie is sure to revolve around hiking, biking, fishing, floating and hunting, there’s another slice that shouldn’t go forgotten:…

Arkansas Backstories: Lake Chicot

Arkansas Backstories: Lake Chicot By Joe David Rice   Arkansas is blessed with many large and attractive lakes — impressive bodies of water, such as Beaver, Bull Shoals, DeGray, Greers Ferry, Norfork, Ouachita and others. But Lake Chicot, in the state’s southeastern corner, is unique among this impressive lot.   Not only is it easily…

Leave No Trace: This is the Way

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. The center delivers education and research to millions of Americans each year. Story and Photos by Casey Crocker   As a photographer, I see the need to keep our woodlands,…

Visiting Some Arkansas Rodeos

It all started a few months back when I saw some videos of rodeos. I became very interested in going to some rodeos in Arkansas. Each event gives a whole new experience that is unique. They all have different histories that add to the element of having fun. Most rodeos have their specialties like comedy…