Dog Day of Summer in Siloam Springs

26106
It’s a dog’s life in Siloam Springs on Saturday, Aug. 1 during the 7th annual Dog Day of Summer event at the Farmers Market in City Park, located downtown. Get there early with your dog for the dog contest registration at

Hot Springs Fishing Challenge Update

26095
Four days are left in this year’s $86,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge. This is the fourth year for the challenge and the folks at Visit Hot Springs, who are sponsoring the event, have sent a news release with the information

Triple Threat Lives Up to Their Name

26086
I recently had the opportunity to hear the vocal group from Benton, Triple Threat, perform in person at the Arkansas Press Association convention. The trio has appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent television show and will be on again tonight.

Meet Dr. Ruth Hawkins

26030
August 15 marks the one-year anniversary of the opening of Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess. Dr. Ruth Hawkins was a key player behind the restoration and opening of the site. But this wasn’t her “first rodeo.”

160 Miles of Shopping Bargains

26005
Gear up all you shoppers. Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 16th annual Bargains Galore on 64.

Watermelon Fest Features New Events and Shenandoah

26079
Cave City bills itself as having the “world’s sweetest melons,” which it shares and celebrates each year during its Watermelon Festival. The 36th annual event is set for Aug. 6-8 and will feature new events and Grammy award-winning band Shenandoah.

Paddling the Arkansas Water Trails

26072
Arkansas has an abundance of waterways for paddlers to explore. The Arkansas Water Trails project, created in 2009, is at the forefront of developing a system of mapped water trails throughout the state. A goal of the project, initiated by

Daisy State Park Celebrates 60 years

26064
Arkansas’s eighth state park, Daisy, is located on 7,000-acre Lake Greeson about 50 miles southwest of Hot Springs. The clean, clear lake makes the park a favorite of campers seeking water sports and fishing. Nearby attractions such as the Little

Summer Fun in the Water!

25955
It’s the dog days of August…time to get in the water and cool down! Here are four great events centered around water this month in Eastern Arkansas! Davidsonville Historic State Park in Pocahontas offers a History Canoe Float along the

Let’s Play in the Water!

25947
Okay…it’s hot! And there’s nothing better on a hot day than lounging and playing in cool water! This August, head to one of these great spots for some fun in the sun in the water! In Pine Bluff, check out