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Three Ways to Use a Wreath — “A Garden Home Christmas”

Whatever your holiday decorations, fresh cut greenery always serves as an elegant canvas. After all, what would the holidays be without the scent of evergreens? Find three festive ideas for embellishing your home in this special holiday post from P. Allen Smith, and explore even more in the premiere of “A Garden Home Christmas” Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. 

Exploring Arkansas Winter Destinations

Winter in The Natural State takes on its own magnificent beauty. The only catch is braving the cold temps! It’s worth it, though, for some of the sites you’ll get to take in. Check out my latest blog post for ideas on where to head out to and, after you check out some of my favorite winter destinations, get more tips on ideas for hiking, biking and caving in “Exploring Arkansas Special Edition: Favorite Arkansas Locations” Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.!

Celebrate Thanksgiving Break with GobbledyBook

Whether your family is getting ready to hit the road for a visit or staying home together, GobbledyBook has a great week of videos and new activities to keep your little readers learning and growing over the Thanksgiving Break! A new episode premieres Wednesday, Nov. 27, and new activities and rereleases kickoff Sunday, Nov. 23.

GobbledyBook Prize Contest

When you sign up for GobbledyBook updates this November, you’ll be in the know about all of our new episodes – starting with a week’s worth of fun resources and a Thanksgiving Break episode! You’ll also be entered to win one of three great prizes: tickets to “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live,” a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad or a PBS KIDS prize pack. Learn how to enter after the jump.

The Impeachment Hearings – Ways to Watch

Coverage on AETN’s main channel from 9am – 1pm Wednesday and Friday.  In addition to broadcast coverage, the hearings will be streaming on and on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube. The online coverage of these events will be gavel to gavel.

Keeping Legends Alive

The Gurdon Light has been covered countless times both locally and nationally by media, and — unlike other Arkansas lore “Once Upon a Time in Arkansas” covered — its story is told by locals without any air of hesitation. Why is the tale of a railroad line crew foreman’s gruesome murder preserved here when other towns hide their grisly pasts? Read on to find out and to see why history’s a living, breathing thing that’s on us to keep going. 

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive 2019

For more than five years, Arkansans have helped libraries across the state to collect thousands of sweaters in the memory of Fred Rogers’ neighborly spirit. Find out how you can help continue this outstanding legacy and care for those in need in your community by participating in the 2019 Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive.

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