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Searcy County, Arkansas will host TRACES, a traveling exhibit showing the unknown story of German POWs held in US Army-operated camps all across America during World War II Saturday, October 10 from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm folks can view films and narrative panels that tell how everyday Americans helped to influence postwar German values and improve German-American relations just by treating prisoners decently in these camps. Call the Searcy County Library at 870-448-2420 for more information and directions. Admission is FREE.
My neighbor and walking buddy Diane is becoming a Master Naturalist. Each month she has taken classes soaking up knowledge. She teaches me much on our daily treks down the road about the treasures to be found in our precious Ozarks. She imbues her lessons with the gift of story-telling and respect for the environmental gifts we have inherited while living here. This week she taught me about the dragonflies swarming by the hundreds along the river and country side. They are called Wandering Gliders (Pantala flavescens). They're wide-ranging and considered to be the most widespread dragonfly on the planet. The body is tear-drop shaped and medium sized. It has a mostly yellow tapered abdomen, long broad wings, and a plain gray thorax. Females sport an all yellow face while males add a red tint to the yellow. Over time, males develop an orange spot on the dorsal side of their abdomen and brown wing tips. The adult Wandering Glider often forages in large swarms and one of the most remarkable reports of such a swarm covered 13 miles. Sadly, these creatures live 30-60 days, giving them only time enough to mate and lay eggs before they die. There are approximately ...
Some good things going on in Yellville, AR. There has been a lot of questions about how the old train depot was moved up the Yellville city park (the north park), how the caboose was moved, where the money is coming from. This article in the Harrison Daily Times does a good job of telling us about the work and the involvement of the Baker family. Good stuff: http://harrisondaily.com/articles/