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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.