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Step back in time with 16th Annual Petit Jean Mountain Rendezvous

Step back in time with 16th Annual Petit Jean Mountain Rendezvous

MORRILTON, Ark. (Petit Jean State Park) - During the Thanksgiving season, visitors to Petit Jean State Park are invited to take a step back in time to the early 1800s, at the park’s 16th Annual Mountain Rendezvous.

Beginning on Friday, November 29th, park visitors will be able to see how people dressed and lived when much of Arkansas was an unsettled wilderness, a place of French exploration and fur trade.  The rendezvous camp will be open to the public on Friday, November 29th, Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st. 

Who's up for a scavenger hunt??

Who's up for a scavenger hunt??

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) – Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will host a scavenger hunt soon!

According to a spokesperson for the department, the scavenger hunt will happen Sat., Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stonewall Park on 100 Berkshire Drive.

All ages are welcome, and food and admission are free.

For more information, visit www.cityofjacksonville.net/parks.

Arkansas Mycological Society to host Mushroom Mania Workshop

Arkansas Mycological Society to host Mushroom Mania Workshop

Join field mycologist Jay Justice and other members of the Arkansas Mycological Society for a day of immersion to macrofungi, the largest members of the fifth kingdom. 

The day events include interpretive hikes to observe mushrooms and fungi, opportunities to consume wild mushroom soup, and lectures on edible and poisonous mushrooms.

This will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

Contact the park for more information.

Meeting place: Visitor Center
Admission: $15 adults; 17and younger free

Lane closures for I-30 Bridge Oct. 27

Lane closures for I-30 Bridge Oct. 27

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD)A routine bridge inspection on Interstate 30 will require lane closures on the Arkansas River Bridge in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The work will require the eastbound and westbound outside lanes to be closed on the bridge.  The closures will be Sunday, October 27th between 6:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting.  Traffic will be controlled using cones and warning signs. 

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at ArkansasHighways.com. You can also follow us on Twitter @AHTD.

(Source: Arkansas Highway and Transportation Deparment)

Live Salsa Music & More During Latino Food & Music Festival

Live Salsa Music & More During Latino Food & Music Festival

Saturday, September 14, 6-10pm, enjoy a night of delicious Latin food, wonderful atmosphere, live salsa music, and even better company!

Featuring food vendors from Brazil, Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras, Bolivia, Columbia & Nicaragua. It all happens at the Argenta Farmers Market Plaza, 520 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown NLR.

Bridge Detour for Cyclists, Walkers

Bridge Detour for Cyclists, Walkers

The Clinton Library Bridge will be beginning Monday, July 22 from 6 am to 6 pm for installation of new lights. This project is planned to be completed by October 1st.

First Presbyterian Argenta Collecting Back to School Basics

First Presbyterian Argenta Collecting Back to School Basics

First Presbyterian Church in Argenta is partnering with the Dark Hollow Community Center to help the kids in our neighborhood get ready for school. Please bring supplies to the church over the next two Sundays (July 28, August 4) at the corner of 4th & Maple Streets, Argenta Arts District, downtown NLR.

Here's a list of the basics being collected to help kids in our community start school right. Click School Supplies to see a list of back to school basics needed. Please contact Natasha Deal at natashadeal@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to help.