Archives for June 2013

Booneville Commercial Historic District Listed in National Register

A Logan County town’s historic commercial core has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain announced today.  The newly listed property is known as the “Booneville Commercial Historic District”, featuring buildings dating to 1906. “Through the years, as […]

Elk Hunting Permit Winners from Sixteenth Annual Buffalo River Elk Festival

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Elk Hunting Permit winners from the 16th Annual Buffalo River Elk Festival at Jasper, Arkansas, today: From earlier in the day… Garrett Day, Springdale — Youth either-sex permit, Zone 3, Oct. 28-Nov. 1 hunt Caleb Reynolds, Camden — Zone 2 youth either-sex permit, Oct. 28-Nov. 1 hunt Michael Davis, Pocahontas […]

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Keeping Pets Cool in Summer

By Kevin McLaughlin It’s the time of year we’ve all been waiting for, when the snow has finally melted and we can open the front door and let our dogs and cats roam free. Being cooped up all winter makes pets antsy and lazy and when the weather turns nice they can’t wait to barrel through […]

Local Native Overcomes Physical Obstacle to Inspire Others

Arkansas River Valley native Lindsay Sims is an “above knee amputee”. As her Facebook page reveals, Lindsay was born with a condition called “Proximal Femoral Focal Disorder” – essentially meaning her left femur was dramatically shorter than her right. Lindsay had a special prosthetic for the majority of her life…and didn’t become an amputee until […]

Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Much of the Valley

An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for much of the Arkansas River Valley region to be in effect until 7:00pm Friday. The National Weather Service says the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Those in the warned area are urged […]

Go Cart stolen from Hackett Arkansas on Monday June 24 2013

This go-cart was reported stolen from the Hackett, Arkansas area on the night of Monday June 24, 2013.  Anyone with information is asked to call 479-831-3525.