Hot Springs Fishing Challenge Update

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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

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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.

160 Miles of Shopping Bargains

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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!

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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

Lake Ouachita State Park Hosts Purple Martin Awareness Weekend

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Bird Island is Arkansas’s largest known Purple Martin roost. For a few weeks during the summer, these migratory birds take roost on the island, which is located in the middle of Lake Ouachita. You can learn all about these birds during

12 Things to Do in Paris

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Paris is probably most known as the gateway to Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas rising 2,753 feet above mean sea level. While it alone is a wonderful place for recreation (like hiking to the high point), there are