Archives for May 2014

Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville Event Schedule for June 2014

Ongoing Events Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat. Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise. There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited. You must register for the tour. Call […]

Severe Weather Outlook for Thursday, May 29, 2014

An upper level low pressure system near the Arkansas/Louisiana border will affect the Arkansas weather through the weekend. However, after Friday, the low will begin to weaken and move away from Arkansas. Thus, after tomorrow, the coverage of showers and thunderstorms will be diminishing. From today through the weekend, the thunderstorms that occur will produce […]

Severe Weather Outlook for Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

There will be showers and thunderstorms in Arkansas from time to time from today into the weekend. Some of these storms will produce gusty winds. However, any severe weather would be very isolated. We will occasionally have large clusters of strong thunderstorms passing by to the south of Arkansas. This will cut off some of […]

‘Silent Killer’ Infects an Estimated 38,000 Adult Arkansans

The Arkansas Health Department is urging Arkansans born between 1945 and 1965 to be tested for Hepatitis C.  An estimated 38,000 adult Arkansans may be living with the blood borne virus that harms the liver and contributed to at least 1,538 deaths in Arkansas between 1999 and 2012. To put this number into perspective, “Hep […]

Severe Weather Possibility to Remain in Texas for the Next Few Days

Any severe weather possibility for the next few days is expected to remain in the Texas area, although an occasional thunderstorm will be possible for the Arkansas River Valley at least through Tuesday and, very possibly, through the next week. A slow moving storm system across the southern Plains will bring a few days of […]

Severe Weather Outlook for Friday, May 23, 2014

Beginning later tonight and continuing through Sunday, there will be some thunderstorms in Arkansas from time to time, especially over the northern half of the state. Coverage will be scattered, so this will be a “threat of rain once in awhile” situation. There could be a small number of severe storms, with damaging winds probably […]

Beatlemania Takes Over Paris Benefiting the Boys and Girls Club

“The 4 Fabs”, a Beatles Tribute Band will be performing at the Paris Middle School Auditorium at 6:30pm, June 7th, concluding a full day of events planned to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Paris. Tickets are $10 each, and all seating is “general admission” and LIMITED, so be sure to get your tickets […]