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Signs Show Way to Arkansas Wine Industry

by Marty Cook 10/27/2014 12:00 am

When it comes to state expenditures, $26,000 is not a huge outlay. That was the bargain rate for some highway signage Arkansas bought and erected to direct people to the state’s wineries.

U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith Fights for Funding

by Luke Jones 3/4/2013 12:00 am

After several bumpy years, the U.S. Marshals Museum project in Fort Smith is starting to gain traction. The $50 million project, to be situated on the banks of the Arkansas River near downtown Fort Smith, was first proposed in 2008.

Peasant Dreams: ‘Medieval’ Castle in the Ozarks Presents Grand Illusion

by George Waldon 3/4/2013 12:00 am

The Ozark Medieval Castle in Boone County was supposed to be a 20-year project of ancient construction that would attract thousands of tourists each year. However, it attracted few visitors, was built with modern equipment and was shuttered after four years.