History of Arkansas

The first European to reach the region was the Spaniard, Hernando de Soto, at the end of the 16th Century. Early Spanish and French explorers gave the state its name which is probably a phonetic spelling for the French or Catalan word for “downriver people” – a reference to the Quapaw Native Americans. Arkansas was […]

Jum Meets A Lady From Arkansas

Jum rode tall in the saddle as he entered the town of Lightning. Some folks thought the community of 300 people was destined to be a center of trade. Already boasted a bank and grocery store and 3 churches, but the train bypassed Lightning by ten miles. Jum thought that would keep Lightning from developing. […]

Arkansas Casinos

The state of Arkansas is a Southern state with a population of nearly 3 million. Arkansas’ capital city is Little Rock, where one of Arkansas’ casinos is located. The state of Arkansas is the only U.S. state with an official pronunciation (ar-kan-SAW), and the only state where diamonds are found naturally. There are not a […]

Lakes of Cherokee Village, Arkansas

This Arkansas lake community, Cherokee Village is blessed with 7 beautiful Ozark mountain lakes within the 13,000 acre development. Each lake is owned and maintained by the Cherokee Village Suburban Improvement District (CVSID), which was set up by the original developer, Cooper Communities, to take care of the property owner amenities. All of our lakes […]

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