Tagged: arkansas river

Forecasters: River's Crest Soon, Lower for Spots in 3 States

by Associated Press 1/5/2016 7:13 am

Forecasters said Monday that the Mississippi River's crest will come sooner and lower for many locations in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. If that prediction holds, it means the unusual winter flood won't rival the inundation of 2011.

River Levels Falling, But Still Flood Warnings in Arkansas

by Associated Press 1/4/2016 7:55 am

The National Weather Service says the levels of flooded rivers in Arkansas are falling, but flood warnings remain in effect until further notice on many rivers across the state.

Riverfest: Everything You Need to Know About the State's Biggest Music and Arts Fest

by Lauren James 5/22/2014 8:00 am

It's almost time! Riverfest, the state’s largest festival, is happening this weekend (May 23-25) along the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock. Here's a rundown of everything you need to know about the super-fun music fest!

Fort Smith, Fayetteville Mayors See Need for Deeper Arkansas River

by Marty Cook 2/10/2014 12:00 am

Many mayors of Arkansas cities would like to see the Arkansas River’s shipping channel deepened from 9 feet to 12 feet to facilitate more efficient barge traffic. Deeper water means heavier barges, and that means lower shipping costs, which means cheaper products for the rest of us.