Labor Day in Clinton means chuck wagon races
CLINTON - What began 23 years ago with eight wagons on a Sunday night is now the National Championship Chuckwagon Races, the largest such event in the United States. Founded by Dan and Peggy Eoff and held annually on Labor Day weekend in Clinton, it now attracts about 150 wagons and more than 20,000 spectators.
Learning to row a racing shell is an exercise in teamwork
Early morning and late evening, fishermen are not the only ones scrambling to get their boats in the water. With commands like "hands on" and "overhead" from the coxswain, eight rowers from the Arkansas Boathouse Club are carrying one of their long boats down to the river alongside the bass boats and party barges that are a familiar sight in central Arkansas.