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Arkansas is a land of mountains and valleys, thick forests and fertile plains.
Arkansas shares it's southern border with Louisiana, it's northern border with Missouri, it's eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi, and it's western border with Texas and Oklahoma. Northwest Arkansas is part of the Ozark Plateau including the Boston Mountains, and Southern Arkansas hosts the Ouachita Mountains. The southern and eastern parts of Arkansas are called the Lowlands, sharing most of it's eastern border with the Mississippi River. Arkansas is also home to 52 state park and seven national parks.
Between it's generally mild climate, inexpensive cost of living and natural attractions, Arkansas is a beautiful place to retire.
News from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oct 1, 2016 7:12 pm
State authorities are responding to ?an incident? at the Arkansas Department of Corrections? Delta Regional Unit in Dermott, a spokesman said.
Oct 1, 2016 10:31 am
Two people died and two others were injured in separate shootings Friday night in Little Rock, police said.
Oct 1, 2016 10:29 am
DNA taken from a washcloth inside a cloth bag at Lavinda Counce's home in Bay matched that from the man accused of killing her, a forensic examiner with the state Crime Laboratory testified F...
Oct 1, 2016 10:27 am
The free Rock Region Metro streetcar shuttle over the Main Street Bridge, billed as an alternative to crossing the Arkansas River while the Broadway Bridge is replaced, will no longer operate because ...
Oct 1, 2016 10:22 am
Police were investigating after a man said he was shot outside a Little Rock tobacco shop late Wednesday, according to a police report.
Oct 1, 2016 10:18 am
Lower temperatures are a special relief for the operator of a downtown Little Rock restaurant involved in a legal dispute over a malfunctioning air-conditioning system.
Oct 1, 2016 10:13 am
A 33-year-old Alexander woman was sentenced to 10 years on probation for stealing money from her job while she was on federal probation for taking more than $316,000 from a previous employer.
Oct 1, 2016 10:09 am
Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District leaders are planning a change in the selected site for a new elementary school to avoid the possibility of an expensive midcourse correction.
Oct 1, 2016 9:57 am
A Bryant man was bitten by a police dog early Friday after he led authorities on a car chase and then fled into the woods on foot, according to a Pulaski County sheriff's office report.
Oct 1, 2016 9:10 am
About 10,000 Arkansans who receive group-therapy services through Medicaid will be limited to 25 one-hour sessions a year under a rule change that will take effect next week.
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