Archive by Category Leslie

Searcy County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

RCA President Lavina Grandon was the keynote speaker at the First Annual Searcy County Chamber of Commerce banquet and awards ceremony on February 27.  The theme of the banquet was “175 Years….Looking Back….Moving Forward.”  Grandon shared with the group of[...]

October e-newsletter available

Click on the link below for Rural Community Alliance’s October e-newsletter with reports on rural entrepreneurs including a young fashion designer, a natural soap company, and an upscale candle company.  Also included is an article about Leslie’s Mountain Man Rendezvous.[...]

Leslie to be featured in “Walk Through History”

Leslie is one of the featured towns on Arkansas Historic Preservation’s Walk Through History .  The walking tour will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, and will begin at the Ozark Heritage Arts & Cultural Center.  Plan a trip[...]

Spring Blossom Tour Announces Ozark Byways

Ozark Byways is a collaborative effort of a network of RCA chapters in north central Arkansas. Ozark Byways announces an event on April 13 to showcase the natural beauty of the area, share the history and heritage of each community,[...]

ARCO group tours Leslie

Members of Arkansas Regional Coalition of the Ouachitas from Scott, Montgomery, and Polk counties visited Leslie as part of their north central Arkansas tour.  Leslie Mayor Talitha Hardin led a walking tour and showed the new city hall nearing completion[...]

Leslie hosts Mountain Man Rendezvous

Damp weather and cloudy skies couldn’t keep the hardy mountain men and women away from enjoying the beautiful “back forty” grounds of the Killebrew House in Leslie.  Mountain Man Rendezvous local organizer Darryl Treat anticipates it will become an annual[...]

All ages enjoy annual homecoming at Leslie, Arkansas

Watch this cute kid video from the turtle races http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTAfa4WTmIY&feature=plcp    [...]

Leslie becoming music venue

The Sound of Music…in Leslie  By:  Darryl G. Treat…Leslie, AR                                                       Feb. 1, 2012 It may not be the Alps, but there is a growing music scene in the quaint Ozark hamlet of Leslie.  Located at the crossroads of U.S. 65[...]

Leslie to host annual homecoming event

Homecoming events are going on in Leslie June 13-18. See the schedule below and come join the fun. Tuesday Night Events June 14, 2011 6:00 pm ……………………………………………….. Homecoming Pageant Ozark Heritage Arts Center, Leslie AR[...]