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fish

Some Wild Arkansas Fish Tales

Two Records in One Day The chances of catching a state-record fish are extremely small. Two anglers catching two records the same day, from the same boat seems impossible, but it happened! On April 15, 1984, William Garvey of Indianapolis caught a 5-pound, 2-ounce white bass on the Arkansas...

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cosmic cavern

Weird & Wonderful in Arkansas: Cosmic Cavern Wonders

Have you ever seen things that are out of place, like a hat on a fence post or a cellphone on a sidewalk? How about Santa Claus in a cave? How about bacon? Well, if you tour the amazing Cosmic Cavern in Berryville, Arkansas, and descend 400 feet into its...

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mammoth spring

Weird & Wonderful in Arkansas: Mammoth Spring State Park

Mammoth Spring is part of a large underground river system.  It’s called a first magnitude karst spring and it starts with rain falling in southern Missouri. It is the largest spring in Arkansas and the third-largest spring in the Ozark region behind Big Spring and Greer Spring. Mammoth Spring...

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air and military museum

Arkansas in the Air: The Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville

The Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville With National Aviation Day on August 19, this is a great month to check out the Arkansas Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville. Official Kids Mag did just that and we’d like to give you a little preview… but, seriously, go see...

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animal league of northwest Arkansas

A Special Bond: Animal League of Northwest Arkansas

Carmen Nelson is devoted to the Animal League of Washington County and the role it plays in Northwest Arkansas. “We do a lot of things,” Carmen, director of the not-for-profit organization said, following a busy morning rescuing dogs from a breeder suspected of neglect. “Our mission is to advocate...

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sounds of Africa

The Sounds of Africa… in Arkansas?

You know what a lion’s roar sounds like, but have you ever heard one “carol”? Lions make many more noises other than their traditional roar. A collection of vocalizations and noises that come from their diaphragms is called “caroling” and can often be heard for miles.

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northwest arkansas food bank

Feeding Those in Need: Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

Rebekah Lamb is full of volunteer spirit and is a kid of few words. She is full of loving spirit and works to better the community in which she lives. Rebekah, age 10, attends J.B. Hunt Elementary School in Springdale and regularly volunteers at the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank....

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