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Dairy Bars: Summer’s Sweetest Eateries!

Take the heat of summer, pair it with your favorite outdoor pastimes, and stir in some nostalgia. What do you get? A nice, hearty appetite for an Arkansas homegrown favorite, the dairy bar. Popular all the way back to the 1930s, these restaurants serve ice cream and fast-food delights through an order window, allowing you

State park beaches, pools make a splash with summer swimmers

When Arkansans hear that relatives or friends are heading for the beach, the sandy shores that first come to mind may be the saltwater expanse of the Gulf Coast, stretching from Texas to the Florida Panhandle. But the landlocked Natural State is blessed with much closer beaches, most of them open free of charge. Equipped

SeaPerch: A deep dive in science, engineering and teamwork

Imagine navigating a remotely operated vehicle through an obstacle course of hoops and hurdles while maneuvering it to pick up and relocate plastic rings in a short span of time. Now, imagine doing all of this underwater. The Arkansas 4-H SeaPerch Challenge, an underwater robotics competition sponsored by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, was held