A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
*Well, this was probably inevitable in the wake of the massive success of "True Blood": CBS has greenlit an adaptation of Magnolia author Charlaine Harris' "Harper Connelly" book series. Ridley and Tony Scott will be executive producers.
The TV show is to be called "Grave Sight" after the title of the first book in the series, which is set in the Ozark town of Sarne, Ark., and centers around Connelly's search for a missing teen's body.
Could this be the first TV show set in Arkansas since "Evening Shade"?
*Angelina Pivarnick (or "Angel-eenah" if you've got the blowout to back it), the "Kim Kardashian of Staten Island" and heel extraordinaire from "Jersey Shore," is hosting a Jersey party at North Little Rock's Fox and Hound bar on Thursday, Oct. 21.
No un-classiness allowed. Doors open at 8 p.m.