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Recent Stories by Jack Schnedler

Are We There Yet?: Eight places in state to visit for Black History Month

posted: 02/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

February's annual celebration of Black History Month can inspire an Arkansas road trip related to that sometimes contentious topic -- spanning the eras of slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the civil rights movement and into the 21st century.

Are We There Yet?: Arkansans' role in World War I focus of exhibit

posted: 01/19/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

The centennial of an important historical event is prime fodder for museum curators. That accounts for this month's opening at Rogers Historical Museum of "On Fields Far Away: Our Community During the Great War."

Are We There Yet?: Downtown murals portray Pine Bluff's vibrant past

posted: 01/12/2017 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Decrepit as it may appear on a quick drive along Main Street, Pine Bluff's downtown can take pride in the public art that accounts for the self-proclaimed title "City of Murals."

Are We There Yet?: Arkansas parks, museums offer respite from cold

posted: 01/05/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Winter is pretty much off-season for outdoor activity in Arkansas state parks, many of which are designed mainly for recreational pleasures. Chilling temperatures along with the very occasional snow or ice storm are deterrents to January and February fun in the open air.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Parks doing their part to get '17 off on right foot

posted: 12/29/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

If you're resolving to get more exercise in 2017, an Arkansas state park is an inviting place to start on New Year's Day.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Fordyce museum bears testament to city's claims to fame

posted: 12/22/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

A ferocious-looking polar bear, mouth open to brandish killer teeth, greets visitors in the lobby of the Dallas County Museum in downtown Fordyce.

Are We There Yet?: Museum brings galaxy far, far away to Hot Springs

posted: 12/15/2016 1:50 a.m. Discuss

As yet another Star Wars movie swoops into multiplexes this weekend, its arrival figures to bring more visitors to a Hot Springs museum packed with memorabilia from the astronomically popular fantasy series.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Heifer Ranch hosts living market, open house

posted: 12/08/2016 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Live chickens sound like a dubious Christmas present -- even for the relative or friend who already has everything.

ARE WE THERE YET?: 10 glimmering Arkansas Christmas displays offer visitors holiday cheer

posted: 12/01/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

So many holiday lights! So little time until Christmas! That's the incandescent challenge for Arkansans who relish the gleam of public lighting displays in this season of good cheer.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Brochure lists New Deal structures across state

posted: 11/24/2016 1:45 a.m. Discuss

The Great Depression of the 1930s was a profound disaster for many Arkansans and their fellow Americans. But one positive legacy of that deep economic crisis can be appreciated while traveling in almost any part of the Natural State.

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