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BENTONVILLE — Bentonville leaders have staked their city’s claim as Mountain Biking Capital of the WorldTM. “It’s true that Bentonville has become the new Mountain Biking Capital of the World,” says Mayor Stephanie Orman. “Over the past decade, our community has built a reputation among moun…

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LITTLE ROCK — One of the most requested items from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission rolls off the presses and heads to people’s mailboxes each July. The calendar issue of Arkansas Wildlife magazine, the award-winning magazine of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, is being delivered …

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JONESBORO — Fish bait can be found in many forms at most tackle retailers. Worms, crickets, minnows, wax worms and other creatures fill boxes and bins. Prepared baits are also found in a wide variety of forms, smells and textures. All of these baits have their place and time on a hook, but f…

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking for public comments on possible changes to fishing regulations for 2021. Changes to general fishing rules, rules for commercial anglers and fish farms are all being evaluated before the Fisheries Division formally proposes them to…

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TAYLOR – Biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spent a week in June getting a good look at the size and scope of the flathead and blue catfish swimming the waters of Lake Erling, in the southwest corner of the state. The verdict from the study is yet to be determined until sa…

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WASHINGTON, DC — Wildlife conservation efforts across Arkansas may see a dramatic boost in the near future, thanks to the passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act by the U.S. House of Representatives last week.

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BOXLEY — The Boxley Valley in Newton County is full of entertainment venues for the outdoor enthusiast.

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I am beginning to sound like a broken record or maybe that annoying person that keeps making the same statement or asking the same question over and over again.

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FAYETTEVILLE — In his Baltimore Orioles uniform, now former Arkansas Razorbacks All-American outfielder Heston Kjerstad was reintroduced Wednesday on an Orioles Zoom press conference as an officially signed first-round draft choice selected second in the entire draft.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Some Arkansas Razorbacks sports have thrived on graduate transfers.

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BRUNO — A host of memories and remarkable stories exist within the hearts and minds of those acquainted with Aggie Hall on the old campus of Bruno in Marion County. Few basketball gymnasiums from the early 1900’s are still standing in such remarkable shape while remaining fully functioning a…

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SPRINGDALE — Exhibits are under construction and the landscaping is still underway, but when the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center opens this fall, it will already have 25 years of experience manning the helm. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently announced…

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MORRILTON — A health advisory warning against swimming in and allowing pets and livestock to drink from Lake Overcup has been lifted, according to biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

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LITTLE ROCK — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday the appointment of Rob Finley of Mountain Home to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Finley will fill the seat of Commissioner Ken Reeves of Harrison, who will end his term at the end of June.

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LITTLE ROCK — Boating enforcement officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are working hard to keep our waters safe, and want to remind everyone to practice safe boating habits and social distancing recommendations as we head into the Independence Day holiday. They will be ramping…

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RIDGEWAY — Few people remain to tell the stories about the early days of the Ridgeway Schoolhouse on Old Highway 65 north of Harrison. Even fewer have played on the basketball team and can recall the days there on the hardwood.

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Bob Dylan may have been ahead of his time despite the fact that his song “The Times They Are a-Changin” was written to encompass the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s.

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Travelers can now stop at an Arkansas Welcome Center for trip planning advice, tourism information and the opportunity to stretch their legs while on the road. After temporarily closing March 20 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, The Natural State’s Welcome Centers are once again open to the…

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MAUMEE — Just like twins, there are a pair of waterfalls along the Buffalo National River that are worth seeing.

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FAYETTEVILLE — ESPN has picked up and will air Christopher Hunt’s excellent warts and all documentary on former Arkansas Basketball Coach Eddie Sutton.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Of Arkansas’ three most prominent Major League Baseball Draft eligible juniors, one Razorback figured most to benefit from the NCAA revised spring sports eligibility rules.

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HELENA-WEST HELENA — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, City of Helena-West Helena and Arkansas Bowhunters Association have partnered together to create an innovative solution to address expanding white-tailed deer populations near people’s homes in east Arkansas. This fall, special arch…

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SARATOGA — Thanks to some quick thinking and a little groundwork, several bundles of PVC pipe will now play a helpful role in fishing instead of wasting away in a landfill in southwest Arkansas. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fisheries biologists recently added several large fish habitat …

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HOT SPRINGS — There was no “blast off” of boats or large crowd to watch the weigh-in at this year’s Commissioners’ Cup youth bass tournament, presented by Xpress Boats, but the fishing fever was no less evident in the ranks of high school and junior high anglers fishing across the state Satu…

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RIDGEWAY — Few people remain to tell the stories about the early days of the Ridgeway Schoolhouse on Old Highway 65 north of Harrison. Even fewer have played on the basketball team and can recall the days there on the hardwood.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Back in March, Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman lobbied for some kind of NCAA allowed July pre-practice periods to compensate for the national coronavirus shutdown canceling all college sports games and practices.

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FAYETTEVILLE –University of Arkansas senior golfer Mason Overstreet was voted 2020 Academic All-America® Division I Men’s At-Large third team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The honor recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combine…

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FAYETTEVILLE — For Arkansas’ abbreviated by the coronavirus 2020 baseball season, 17-year freshman December high school graduate Robert Moore neatly filled the Razorbacks second base shoes of his College World Series predecessors.

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special virtual roundtable meeting with professionals in the wildlife management and veterinary fields to discuss management strategies and current science involving Chronic Wasting Disease beginning at 8:30 a.m. June 25. The vi…

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You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following dates and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Dr. in Li…

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FAYETTEVILLE — Starting July 20 coaches in collegiate men’s and women’s basketball can can begin on campus coaching sessions with their players.

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LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas State Parks, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, now has a way for guests to document their experiences at all 52 state parks. Visitors can pick up their free passport at any Arkansas state park visitor center and begin recording their…

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LITTLE ROCK — Even though Free Fishing Weekend has passed, that doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up the fishing rods for the year. An annual fishing license in Arkansas is only $10.50, and anglers can find a brand new resource from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to teach them some basic…

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LITTLE ROCK — A new disease is sweeping through rabbit populations in the United States, and it has officials at both the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture concerned. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a highly contagious virus that is nearl…

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CLARKSVILLE — There’s no indicator of a healthy system as meaningful as finding a multitude of different individuals working together to make things better. Of roughly 2,541 students enrolled in Clarksville last year, more than 650 spoke a language other than English as their first language.…

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More women than ever are taking on the responsibility of firearm ownership. Women Veterans are well-trained in the care and use of firearms, but other members of your home may not be.