What to do in March!

We are all so ready for spring, aren’t we? And what’s one of the cues that spring is right around the corner? Daffodils, of course! Next weekend, March 6-7, the city of Camden will be hosting their annual Camden Daffodil Festival. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill flower show – no, there are lots of different activities…

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Happy New Year!

Hello, readers! It’s barely into the new year, and I’m already knee deep into my plans for Arkansas Native for 2015.  For being a little over a year old, we now have 540+ fans on Facebook and growing – wow! For no more than I’ve been doing, I think that’s fantastic 🙂 First, I want to…

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Queen Wilhelmina State Park

I still fondly remember a spontaneous family trip one weekend, an “adventure” as my father called it, to Mena AR to see Queen Wilhelmina State Park.  I couldn’t tell you what time of year it was, but I suspect it was fall because I can remember the winding roads going up Rich Mountain (the second…

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The Legend of Petit Jean

Petit Jean State Park in Arkansas is probably one of my favorites in the entire state, not just because of its breathtakingly beautiful views, but also because of the lovely ‘love’ story that is the Legend of Petit Jean. In the early days of explorers in Arkansas, somewhere back in the 1700’s, a French nobleman named Chavet…

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Mount Holly Cemetery… after dark…

This is the nineteenth year that Parkview High School’s theater class has put on Tales from the Crypt at Mount Holly Cemetery, but this was our first year to attend. Just because this event is scheduled for the second Tuesday in October – in a cemetery, no less – doesn’t mean that it is supposed…

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