An Ode to Highway 71 in Arkansas – Part One

Explore other meanderings, scenic byways and roads less traveled over at Travelin’ Magpie. Follow this trip via Mapquest or see highlights, photos & check-ins for this trip via Foursquare. Part One: Traveling Northbound from Texarkana to Lockesburg We moved around the world when I was growing up due to my Dad’s job with Alcoa, the aluminum…

Downtown Fourth of July Parade tomorrow!

     Downtown Rogers 4th of July Parade! Happy summer, neighbors! It’s time for the Annual Neighborhood Fourth of July Parade! WHEN:            Monday, July 4th     Gather at 9:45 a.m.     Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. WHERE:          The Parade will line up in the Benton County School of the Arts parking lot off 6th street. THE ROUTE:  The…

A Gathering of Old Men

Yes, I’m a fan of the book A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines, but I’m also a fan of old men in general.  Before that comes across as creepy, allow me to clarify. There is a raw honesty and knowledge and realness that seems to be fading as the members of The…