Pocahontas, Arkansas

Pocahontas is the county seat of Randolph County with a population of 7,371. Pocahontas offers more than 2,000 acres of industrial sites and a 140 acre Industrial Park. The community offers a combination of resources, available trained labor, and plant sites, all of which combine to make this an ideal place for business and industry to locate.

Pocahontas Sports Complex is home to all baseball, softball, t-ball, soccer, and flag football games. To learn more about joining any adult or youth league call Pocahontas City Hall at 870-892-3924. The City of Pocahontas also oversees three parks: Thomas O’Marr Park, Riverfront Park, and Overlook Park.

Pocahontas Aquatic Center is a state-of-the-art aquatic center that opened its doors in 2015. The Aquatic Center houses an Olympic size indoor pool and indoor therapy pool, both open year-round. The Center’s outdoor facility includes a splash pad, two water slides, and a diving pool that is open during the summer months. The Aquatic Center offers water aerobics, swimming lessons and is the home of the Pocahontas Aquatic Dolphins.

The Pocahontas Community Center offers a youth basketball league, men’s basketball league, women’s basketball leagues, P.A.C.E. exercise class, quilting group, and exercise room. Both the gym and four meeting rooms are available for rental by calling Pocahontas City Hall at 870-892-3924.

Maynard, Arkansas

Maynard Arkansas is in the northeast corner of Arkansas, in Randolph County near the Missouri line in the beautiful foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Maynard is home to the beautiful Maynard Pioneer Park and Museum.

Maynard Pioneer Museum and Park was created in 1980, featuring historic items centered around a log cabin dated to the nineteenth century. Pioneer Days has been celebrated in Maynard every September since 1981, drawing from 5,000 to 8,000 people into the community.

A jail built in 1936 has a door made of wagon wheel rims. The last time it was used was in 1988, when it temporarily housed a man charged with public intoxication. [citation needed] The jail is beside Maynard Community Center.

Reyno, Arkansas

Reyno is a farming community with approximately 485 citizens. Though once cotton was the commodity of choice, now soybeans, corn and rice are grown.

Reyno is located between the Current River and the Black River. The area provides some of the best waterfowl hunting in the state of Arkansas. With the Dave Donaldson Wildlife Refuge located nearby, the Reyno area offers excellent deer and turkey hunting as well. The Johnson Eddy Access to Current River ensures lots of water recreation fun for all ages. Whether floating, fishing, boating, water skiing, or jet skiing, the Current River in the Reyno area is a popular summertime rest, relaxation, and recreational get away.

O’Kean, Arkansas

The small town atmosphere provides a sense of community and provides plenty of opportunities to get to know your neighbors. The local schools are excellent, offering high-quality education for students of all ages. There are plenty of recreational activities to do, such as hiking trails, local parks and swimming pools. The town also offers a variety of restaurants and stores, so there is always something to do or explore. The cost of living is low compared to many other towns in the area which makes it a great place for families to call home.

Ravenden Springs, Arkansas

The town of Ravenden Springs is located in the easternmost extension of the Ozark Mountains in western Randolph County, an area that is among the oldest settled areas of Arkansas. Ravenden Springs is located in the western part of Randolph County about 18 miles from Pocahontas and 6 miles from Ravenden in Lawrence County on Hwy 90 West. Ravenden Springs has many historical values like the canyon and the natural springs. Water from these springs was known to have healing powers. Come to Ravenden Springs and enjoy the fresh spring water. To this day, people drive many miles to capture this water.

One of the most historical features of Arkansas is the cave in the canyon where the first school was located and taught by Mr. Caleb Lindsey. The canyon gives a lot of opportunities for sportsmen and sightseers. The canyon is used for rock climbing, (it has about 150 feet cliffs), scenery walks, bird watching, and a special hidden treasure that you can find. (For more information on this hidden treasure, go to www.geocaching.com) The canyon has features commonly known as the “Lone Rock”, a tall free standing column of rock, the “Needles Eye”, “Ravens Den” and the “Devil’s Bathtub”, supposedly the water with no bottom.