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Nestled between the majestic Ozark Mountains to the north and beautiful Ouachita mountains to the south is a progressive little town of about 4,000 friendly people.
Booneville Community Hospital |
Booneville is located in Logan County
southeast of Fort Smith
between Chismville and Lone along Highway 23 near the Oklahoma boarder and the Blue Mountain Lake.
Colonel Walter Cauthron, generally credited as being the founder of Booneville, left Little Rock January 1, 1821 and joined Lt. B. L. E. DeBonneville, who was en route to Fort Smith, at the place where Perryville, Arkansas now stands. He was so impressed by the beauty and fertility of the Petit Jean River Valley that he returned six years later and became the first permanent settler.
Some popular attractions in the area include: Mount Magazine, Dry Creek Wilderness & Sugar Creek Equestrian Trail (located in the Ouachita National Forest) and the Hole In The Ground Mountain Trail.
Hunting and fishing of all kinds are also available throughout the surrounding area of Booneville.
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12/12 Coming to The area
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.