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Looking back 75 years ago

In June 1946, Arkansas’ electric co-ops continued the rural electrification of the state after World War II greatly slowed the movement. Later that year, in November, the co-ops also launched the Arkansas REA News, which later became Rural Arkansas and now Arkansas Living, to help keep their members informed about…

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Weather Almanac

March in Arkansas often means severe weather as winter turns to spring. Here are some historic weather events in Arkansas for March from the National Weather Service (NWS). March 1, 1833: The low temperature in Little Rock was 11 degrees, and 4 inches of snow fell on the capital city.…

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Looking back 75 years ago

In March 1946, Arkansas’ electric co-ops were busy restarting the rural electrification of the state after World War II greatly slowed the movement. Beyond our state, the nation and world were undergoing major changes. Here are some facts and highlights from 1946, the year the co-ops began publishing what is…

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February outings for family fun 

The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause cancellations of events across the state, requiring us to temporarily suspend our Around Arkansas calendar. Until life returns to normal, there are things you can do besides binge-watch every TV series ever produced and bake endless loaves of sourdough (though there’s nothing wrong with…