A Wing and a Prayer: Conservation groups, co-ops work toward a quail comeback

While turkeys and ducks are the focus for many Arkansans this time of year, another bird is deserving of attention: quail. After decades in decline, Arkansas’ quail population is staging a comeback, thanks to several conservation agencies and the participation of public and private landowners — including the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas — seeking to

Veteran’s spotlight: It’s jeep heaven in Ozark

For servicemen from World War II through Vietnam and beyond, the rugged, dependable jeep was a lifesaver, transporting GIs and equipment through mud and snow, as well as jungles and deserts. The simply designed four-wheel-drive vehicles were loved and lauded by privates and generals alike, including Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, who called the jeep one

In a class of their own: Greenland, Caddo Hills educators named Teachers of the Year

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas have sponsored the Arkansas Rural Education Association’s Teachers of the Year awards since 2004. (That’s 18 years – thank you, math teachers!) Nominations are vetted by the state’s 15 educational cooperatives, which submit finalists to the association for consideration; a panel selects two winners. This year, the association awarded Garth