Youth Tour 2022 Up close, personal and … in person!

Since the 1950s, the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour has brought high school students to Washington, D.C., to get an up-close-and-personal look at our nation’s capital. Until it couldn’t be in person. COVID-19 caused the events to be canceled in 2020 and 2021. Still, the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas kept its commitment to high school juniors,

Circle the wagons! National Chuckwagon Races pack nine days of action

Today, the rough and rugged National Championship Chuckwagon Races draw more than 20,000 people to rural Clinton each Labor Day. But it all began with a newlywed couple hosting a small gathering in the mid 1980s, explains Peggy Eoff, owner of the hosting Bar O F Ranch with her husband, Dan. “My husband and I

Hope’s fruity festival is one in a ‘melon’

One of Arkansas’ most delectable festivals will be bursting with juicy flavor Aug. 11-13 in Hope, which proudly styles itself as the “Watermelon Capital of the World.” There are other claimants to that succulent title. But the Hempstead County seat, which gained wide fame in the 1990s as President Bill Clinton’s birthplace, is seeded first