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Play Ball! Historic Baseball Trail a hit in Hot Springs

A sign near a pond at Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo in Hot Springs marks the likely landing spot of a fabulously long home run hit on St. Patrick’s Day 1918. It was swatted by a young Boston Red Sox pitcher destined to become the most famous slugger in baseball history. Babe Ruth launched

Powering the future

Arkansas’ electric co-ops prepare for changing energy landscape When Vernon “Buddy” Hasten applied for the position of president and CEO of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) last year, he immediately began intensive research about his potential employer. “Common themes started to emerge from that research,” said Hasten, 52, who joined Little Rock-based AECC, a generation

Degrees of separation-Class of 2020 graduates during coronavirus crisis

Anna Weisenbach recalls sitting in her senior AP biology class at Pocahontas High School in January watching the movie Contagion. She couldn’t have guessed that, months later, she and the rest of the world might be living it. “’Don’t worry; this will never happen,’” Anna remembers her teacher saying about the 2011 thriller, which involves