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Events at Lake Dardanelle State Park in June

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Lake Dardanelle State Park to host a children’s bicycle rally for Resource Rendezvous Event

Lake Dardanelle State Park to host a children’s bicycle rally for Resource Rendezvous Event

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (LDSP) - Lake Dardanelle State Park will be hosting a bicycle rally as part of the annual Resource Rendezvous event. Join us in celebrating the great outdoors. This bicycle rally will be held May 3, 2014 for age 2-13. Helmets are required; we will have a limited number of helmets on hand that can be borrowed. We will have three age divisions: ages 2-6 with training wheels, ages 6-9 without training wheels, and ages 10-13 (without training wheels), this division will also have trivia challenges to complete as part of the race. You must register; either before the event at the visitor center or the morning of at the registration table located at the weigh-in pavilion. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and races will begin at 10 a.m. There is no entry fee. Prizes will be awarded after all races are complete followed by a free lunch which will be provided to all participants.

Events at Lake Dardanelle in May

Events at Lake Dardanelle in May

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?

Hershey Track and Field Meet set for May 3

Hershey Track and Field Meet set for May 3

The Russellville Recreation and Parks Department will hold the local Hershey Track and Field Meet on May 3 at the Russellville High School track. Registration begins at 9:00am and the meet starts at 10:00am. 

This is a free event for boys and girls between the ages of 9 to 14.  Entry forms are available at Hughes Center, local schools or online at www.russellvillearkansas.org 

You may pre-register at the Hughes Center.  

Lake Dardanelle State Park events for April 2014

Lake Dardanelle State Park events for April 2014

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?

No. 3 Harding Women Beat Arkansas Tech on Senior Night

No. 3 Harding Women Beat Arkansas Tech on Senior Night

SEARCY, Ark. (Harding) - The No. 3 ranked Harding women's basketball team defeated Arkansas Tech 61-54 in Great American Conference action at the Rhodes Field House on Thursday. Harding improved to 26-1 overall and 18-1 in the GAC.

The Lady Bisons' 26 wins ties the Harding record for the most wins in a season, set in 1996-97 when the Lady Bisons went 26-4. Harding's 18 conference wins is the most by a team in the three-year history of the GAC.

The Lady Bisons won their 17th straight home game breaking the Harding school record of 16 set in 1995-96.

Harding had five 3-pointers in the game bringing its season total to 217 and breaking the school record for the most in a season. The Lady Bisons had 216 twice, first in 2006-07 and in 2007-08.