Gateway Region announces TV partnership

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Ozark Gateway Region is expanding. The tourism organization has announced a partnership between KRBK FOX 5 and KOZL 27 TV in Springfield, Missouri, with an opportunity to reach wider audiences who might not know the beauty and fun that awaits...

TV show seeking unique collections from Arkansans

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz will be returning to Arkansas, bringing "American Pickers" back to The Natural state in November. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the world of antique “picking” on the History channel. The show follows Mike and...

Museum to premiere aviation exhibit Saturday

BATESVILLE -- The Old Independence Regional Museum will officially open its newest exhibit, titled “Taking to the Sky” on Saturday, Sept. 22. A huge hang glider mounted high in the main gallery has been loaned and installed by resident Ross Jones.  Large panels about...

Float winner announced

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced First Community Bank as the winner of the Best Float award from the 75th White River Water Carnival parade.   The parade was scheduled to take place at Riverside Park in Batesville on Sept. 8, however, rain led to...

Ghost of Davidsonville to host fall fest

DAVIDSONVILLE -- Summer turns to autumn, green leaves to rusted reds, and the ghosts of the past stir from their resting places once more to wander their ancestral homes. Davidsonville Historic State Park will hold an evening of fall fun, music and history beginning...

Museum to host fish fry

CALICO ROCK -- The Calico Rock Museum will host a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the museum. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help support the museum's efforts to add new science exhibits about electricity, astronomy, nature and the river. For more...

Newport Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events

Jubilation Jazz will be performing at the  Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday Concert on Tuesday, September 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Front Street park. Free admission, concessions will be provided by the Downtown Newport Farmers Market. In the event of...