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Although sometimes referred to as the Ozark Mountains, the region is a high and deeply dissected plateau. Geologically, the area is a broad dome around the Saint Francois Mountains. The Ozark Highlands area, the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma, and the Black Hills of South Dakota are the only major highland regions in the U.S. between the Appalachians and the Rocky Mountains. The Ozarks and Ouachitas are sometimes referred to collectively. For example, the ecoregion called Ozark Mountain Forests includes the Ouachita Mountains, although the Arkansas River valley and the Ouachitas, both south of the Boston Mountains, are not usually considered part of the Ozarks.
News from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Apr 22, 2014 8:55 pm
The Arkansas Agriculture Department is accepting applications for grants to fund specialty crops in the state.
Apr 22, 2014 7:29 pm
Arkansas Tech University in Russellville has selected its 12th president.
Apr 22, 2014 6:27 pm
Police in Little Rock say one man was shot to death and the suspected gunman is being sought.
Apr 22, 2014 6:05 pm
Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton is defending his vote against the farm bill, saying he didn't believe the legislation did enough to cut food stamps or to help Arkansas&#...
Apr 22, 2014 5:33 pm
Republican gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Curtis Coleman vied for the support of farmers Tuesday at a forum arranged by the Arkansas Farm Bureau.
Apr 22, 2014 5:07 pm
Multiple agencies will be involved in an emergency exercise Tuesday afternoon on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences campus in Little Rock.
Apr 22, 2014 3:40 pm
U.S. Sen. John Boozman is recovering after undergoing an unscheduled heart surgery Tuesday morning at a hospital in Rogers, according to a statement from his office.
Apr 22, 2014 2:42 pm
A North Little Rock man is accused of punching his teenage son in a disturbance that started over some beans, authorities said.
Apr 22, 2014 2:32 pm
MAUMELLE The Arkansas Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to two busy roads in central Arkansas.
Apr 22, 2014 12:37 pm
LITTLE ROCK Gov. Mike Beebe and sculptor Anita Huffington will be presented honorary degrees from the University of Arkansas during the university's May 10 commencement ceremony.