Tagged: stuttgart

The 2016 Edition of Greenhead: The Arkansas Duck Hunting magazine is on Newsstands Now

by Brent Birch 8/25/2015 8:08 am

No other state is as steeped in such rich duck hunting tradition and history as Arkansas. Out sixth annual edition is available online and at various locations across the state.

Stuttgart Hosts Duck Calling Competitions Saturday, June 6th

by Brent Birch 6/1/2015 9:33 am

Stuttgart hosts four events with opportunities to compete in the World Duck Calling Championship this Fall.

Arkansas Duck Season is Underway

by Brent Birch 11/26/2014 12:43 pm

The 2014-2015 Arkansas duck season starts with warm temperatures and not quite enough water but a good numbers of ducks.

Photos: 78th Annual World's Championship Duck Calling Contest 2013

by Lauren James 12/3/2013 8:00 am

From Saturday, Nov. 23 to Saturday, Nov. 30, the 78th Annual World's Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival 2013 took over Stuttgart. Photographer Jim Simpson captured some of the competition at the duck calling contest, as well as the arts and crafts fair and more.

Jane W. Jackson of the City of Stuttgart (CFO of the Year Finalist, Public Sector)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 12:00 am

In 1977, Jane Jackson was in her second year interning as a bookkeeper for the city of Stuttgart when an unexpected death left the finance position open, resulting in her promotion. Whoever takes over for her will be just the third person to serve as Stuttgart’s finance officer in 62 years, and Jackson will leave behind an office in good shape.

Judsonia's Brad Allen Wins the 2012 World Championship Duck Calling Contest

by Todd Traub 11/27/2012 11:28 am

Allen, of Judsonia, won his second World’s Championship Duck Calling contest in Stuttgart over the weekend. Allen, a 12-time competitor, won his first contest in 2010 and outperformed 62 contestants to win his second.

Dry Conditions, Moderate Duck Numbers for the Start of the 2012-2013 Arkansas Duck Season

by Brent Birch 11/16/2012 7:49 am

The Arkansas duck season is set to get underway with limited opportunities for public land hunters due to lack of water but duck numbers in the state are decent for those with water.

First Security Kickoff Classic Coming to War Memorial Stadium Monday-Tuesday

by Karen Martin 8/24/2012 6:39 am

The fourth annual Arkansas High School First Security Kickoff Classic will be held at 5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday (Aug. 27-28) at War Memorial Stadium. Admission is $7 each night.

Discover Arkansas: Find Yourself at Home in The Natural State

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a 176-year-old state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city — Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Yell County Native Co-Stars in Jeff Nichols' Film Mud

by Karen Martin 11/21/2011 2:55 pm

Arkansas film fans have been wondering about the long-unidentified young Arkansan chosen to play the co-starring role of Neckbone in Jeff Nichols' film Mud, which finished filming last week. Now we know: It's Jacob Lofland, 15, of Yell County.

Duck Diva: Angela Chapman A Bird of Paradise at Dry Lake Hunting Service

by Amanda Hoelzeman 9/30/2011 12:00 am

Stop by Dry Lake Hunting Service’s lodge almost any time during duck season and you’ll find Angela Chapman in the kitchen cooking big, hearty meals for the duck hunters that flock to Stuttgart each season.

Everything We Know About Reese Witherspoon's Film 'Mud,' Filming in Arkansas

by Karen Martin 9/28/2011 8:56 am

Reese Witherspoon sightings abound, and there are daily updates on what's happening with Arkansan Jeff Nichols' film "Mud," filming in Stuttgart and thereabouts. Here's what we know.

Jim's Notebook: Razorback Fans Have Many Questions They Want Answered

by Jim Harris 8/25/2011 2:59 pm

We spoke to a gathering of folks in Stuttgart on Wednesday night about the prospects for Arkansas Razorback football. We told them up front, the prospects aren't good. In fact, the season's over. Star running back Knile Davis is injured and lost for the year. We asked them, "Why are you even here?"

Jim's Notebook: Now Those Houston Nutt Phone Records Matter to National Writers; Quarterbacks In Trouble

by Jim Harris 8/23/2011 2:41 pm

Funny, but in 2006-2007, Arkansas fans were the crazies, obtaining phone records and emails from then Razorback Coach Houston Nutt via the Freedom of Information Act. Yet today, national columnists are jumping on a few phone numbers on that massive release of information, and whom Houston Nutt was calling now matters to those writers.

Discover Arkansas: The Delta

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

This geographic region runs along the entire east side of the state, most of which borders the Mississippi River. Agriculture, along with agribusiness, is the predominant industry in the Delta, with hundreds of thousands of acres of cotton, rice, soybeans, corn and wheat grown each year.

‘Duck Capital’ Stuttgart Reigns Supreme

by Jim Harris 9/10/2010 12:00 am

An in-state debate still rages on where to go to find Arkansas best duck hunting spots. Stuttgart stakes its claim.

Discover Arkansas: Six Great Regions To Explore and Play

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city – Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Callers Face Off in World's Championship Duck Calling Contest in Stuttgart

by Lance Turner 12/9/2009 2:29 pm

Scenes from the World's Championship Duck Calling Contest, which puts scores of the world's best duck callers on stage downtown to see who's the best, part of the Wings Over the Prairie festival.

Great Duck Race 10k Among Events at Wings Over The Prairie Festival in Stuttgart

by Lance Turner 12/9/2009 2:10 pm

The Great Duck Race 10K is among several events in the Wings Over the Prairie festival, held each November in Stuttgart, the self-proclaimed "rice and duck capital of the world."