From Mena to Waldron

posted by rexnelson on January 16th, 2019

We leave Mena and head north on U.S. Highway 71. Soon we’re in Scott County and the Ouachita National Forest.

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From Mena to the mountain

posted by rexnelson on January 11th, 2019

We continued our trip to Mena and then took a detour so we could go to the top of Rich Mountain. We were in for a surprise up there. It was a winter wonderland.

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From De Queen to Mena

posted by rexnelson on January 4th, 2019

We continue our trip north on U.S. Highway 71. We have lunch at Stilwell’s in downtown De Queen and then make our way to Mena.

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From Ashdown to De Queen

posted by rexnelson on December 28th, 2018

We continue our trip north on U.S. Highway 71, making it from Ashdown to De Queen with some interesting stops along the way.

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From Texarkana to Ashdown

posted by rexnelson on December 26th, 2018

After breakfast at Johnny B’s in downtown Texarkana, we head north toward Ashdown and Millwood Lake on the second day of our adventure.

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Heading up U.S. Highway 71

posted by rexnelson on December 21st, 2018

It’s time for another road trip. This time we will explore west Arkansas as we make our way north on U.S. Highway 71 from Texarkana to Fort Smith. We start the journey in Texarkana.

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Good times in West Memphis

posted by rexnelson on December 18th, 2018

Our trip east on U.S. Highway 70 ends with a visit to West Memphis.

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From Forrest City to West Memphis

posted by rexnelson on December 14th, 2018

We continue our trip east on U.S. Highway 70, making the short journey from Forrest City to West Memphis.

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College football: Week 13

posted by rexnelson on November 21st, 2018

An embarrassing season for the Arkansas Razorbacks ends Friday. At least we have Arkansas State eligible for a bowl game for an eighth consecutive season. And at least we have undefeated Ouachita. Here are the picks for this week’s games.

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Rex’s Rankings: Nearing the end

posted by rexnelson on November 19th, 2018

We’re two weeks into the high school playoffs, and there are some big changes in this week’s updated rankings.

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