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Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival June 20-21

The Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival is traditionally held the fourth week of June.

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-Magazine Mountain shagreen snail dropped from endangered list

The Magazine Mountain shagreen snail dropped from endangered list. It had been listed since 1989 and was found on talus slopes on the mountain. Arkansas mountain snail dropped from endangered list – ky3.com.

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John Bell Mount Magazine Paintings

Artist John Bell Jr. is exhibiting his work on Mount Magazine.

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Mount Magazine Dinner Theater Manager Dixon Bowles Passes

Dixon Bowles whose colorful life included managing the dinner theater on Mount Magazine before the original lodge was destroyed by fire has passed.

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History of Lodges on Mount Magazine

THV reports on the history of Mount Magazine noting that 25 settlers were on the mountain after the Civil War and that the first lodge was built in 1900 (the Skycrest Inn). In 1940, a lodge built by the Works … Continue reading

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Arkansas Governor Objects to 10% Increase in Mount Magazine Lodge Fee

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe has objected to a 10 percent increase in rates for the Mount Magazine Lodge The Mount Magazine Lodge is looking to increase its prices. Mount Magazine costs $212 for a two-person suite at Mount Magazine State … Continue reading

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Arkansas Closes Park So Bears Can Pick Berries

Arkansas has closed Queen Wilhelmina State Park temporarily due to increased bear activity. The release notes that during berry season the bears get more active and also warns visitors about bears on Mount Magazine.

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Mount Magazine 15K Run June 5 “Only One Hill”

The Mount Magazine 15K Run sponsored by the River Valley Runners will be June 5 starting at the Havana School.

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40 Year Anniversary of 1970 Unsolved Mount Magazine Murder

AY Magazine is reporting on the incident went a headless torso was found on Mount Magazine on April 15, 1970. Somebody looking for poke in the freshly burned fields on the mountain noticed: Sitting upright, on a tree stump, was … Continue reading

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Monument Erected to One of Victims of 1971 Mount Magazine Rampage

A monument has been erected by Lake Swim Beach at Blue Mountain Lake in honor of David Small, who was left for dead in the trunk of a car, following a murder rampage by two Oklahoma State Prison escapees around … Continue reading

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