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Central Arkansas spans from the Mississippi River to Oklahoma, and encompasses the State capital of Little Rock. [More...]
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Arkansas is the first state in the U.S. where diamonds were found naturally (near Murfreesboro, Arkansas). The eastern border of most of Arkansas is the Mississippi River, except in Clay and Greene counties where the St. Francis River forms the western boundary of the Missouri Bootheel. Arkansas shares its southern border with Louisiana, its northern border with Missouri, its eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi, and its western border with Texas and Oklahoma. Arkansas is a land of mountains and valleys, thick forests and fertile plains. Northwest Arkansas is part of the Ozark Plateau including the Boston Mountains, to the south are the Ouachita Mountains and these regions are divided by the Arkansas River; the southern and eastern parts of Arkansas are called the Lowlands. The so-called Lowlands are better known as the Delta and the Grand Prairie. The land along the Mississippi River is referred to as the “Delta” of Arkansas. It gets this name from the formation of its rich alluvial soils formed from the flooding of the mighty Mississippi. The Grand Prairie is slightly away from the Mississippi River in the southeast portion of the state and consists of a more undulating landscape. Both are fertile agricultural areas and home to much of the crop agriculture in the state. The Delta region is bisected by an unusual geological formation known as Crowley’s Ridge. A narrow band of rolling hills, Crowley’s Ridge rises from 250 to 500 feet above the surrounding alluvial plain. Buffalo National River, one of many attractions that give the state’s nickname The Natural State. Buffalo National River, one of many attractions that give the state’s nickname The Natural State. Arkansas is home to many caves, such as Blanchard Springs Caverns.
News from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -RSS
Dec 6, 2016 8:23 pm
A police report identifies two officers who responded to a home in southwest Little Rock where a man was shot by authorities Monday night.
Dec 6, 2016 8:13 pm
TEXARKANA ? The mayor of Texarkana says financial realities are making it difficult to fund pay raises for police and firefighters.
Dec 6, 2016 7:58 pm
Authorities are searching for three men who they say robbed a Pizza Hut in Saline County on Sunday night.
Dec 6, 2016 5:59 pm
A dispute within the ranks of Senate Republicans will be settled Wednesday afternoon at the Capitol.
Dec 6, 2016 5:32 pm
A handful of local companies and entrepreneurs will soon have a new home in downtown Little Rock to grow among fellow startups.
Dec 6, 2016 5:14 pm
Hot Springs police apprehended a 16-year-old high school student Tuesday morning and said officers found a semi-automatic pistol with a fully loaded magazine in his backpack.
Dec 6, 2016 3:50 pm
One person was killed and three others hurt when a tractor-trailer went across the centerline of an Arkansas highway and hit four other vehicles, authorities said.
Dec 6, 2016 12:54 pm
An Arkansas man was arrested and charged with the rape of a 12-year-old girl stemming from an incident at North Little Rock residence in late November, according to police.
Dec 6, 2016 11:45 am
A man who told a police dispatcher that he had killed a person was shot by police Monday evening in southwest Little Rock, the city's police chief said.
Dec 6, 2016 11:45 am
WASHINGTON -- Less than a month before the federal waivers of Arkansas' private option are set to expire, state and federal officials are still trying to reach an agreement on how to restructu...
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Preview: #1 Hot Springs Village
121 Cordoba Center Dr. Suite 100
Hot Springs Village AR 71909
The Ouachita Mountains and Hot Springs National Park provide a scenic backdrop for this planned community which is renowned for its great golf courses, abundant lakes, over 20+ miles of biking and hiking trails, more than 200+ clubs and year around activities. ...
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