Archives for August 2012

International Space Station Makes Another Appearance in the Arkansas River Valley

Chris Daniel in Mena reports that the International Space Station will be visible in the area the next two nights, weather permitting, as it orbits over the valley region. Tuesday night for two minutes starting around 9:27 PM, look to the west for it as it travels from the west to the south southwest at […]

Lake Dardanelle State Park to Host Outdoor Skills Workshop

Do you think you could survive in the wild?  Come test your outdoor skills and learn some new ones! We want to encourage people to get out and enjoy all that this great state has to offer. By giving them the knowledge to have a safe enjoyable experience, we hope that more people will get […]

First Death from West Nile Virus Reported

(Little Rock)  – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is reporting the first death this year in Arkansas from West Nile virus (WNV). So far this year, there have been 15 cases of WNV in the state. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) there have been 1118 reported human cases nationwide, […]

Bargains Galore on 64 is this week!

The 13th Annual Bargains Galore on 64 starts this Thursday and will continue through Saturday in West Arkansas! This is the 13th year of the popular event featuring antiques, collectibles, and who knows what else.  Yard sales will again saturate Highway 64 for 160 miles from Fort Smith to Conway to Beebe.  Bargains Galore offers […]