Ozarks At Large

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More and more breweries keep launching in Northwest Arkansas. With more than a dozen breweries and counting in the region, is the market getting oversaturated? Compared to other communities across the country, owners of Saddlebock Brewery, Apple Blossom Brewing Company and Core Brewing Company say no, there is still plenty of room for growth.

Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics says the recent groundbreaking connected to the 188th Wing in Fort Smith is good news for the city. He says the announced new studios for KFSM in northwest Arkansas (and not Fort Smith) is seen as unfortunate news by some in the city.

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This week Eric Wailes, who is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Arkansas, will offer a public talk about water scarcity in the 21st century. His lecture, at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in Gearhart Hall Auditorium on the U of A campus, is a preview of an Honors College Signature Seminar he'll lead next fall. He gives us a preview.

A Monday roundup includes continued reactions to Governor Hutchinson's tax cut plan, calls for a special session, and developing thoughts regarding Arkansas water quality trading.

Taking Note of George Washington Carver

Feb 19, 2018

Becca Martin Brown, with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, says we can learn more about George Washington Carver this week. First, she suggests we attend a program Wednesday afternoon at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Then, plan to travel north to the national monument devoted to Carver.