250: The Blog

250: The Blog

250 is the Suite Number of the Governor’s Office at the Arkansas State Capitol. It also is the name of this blog, which goes beyond Governor Asa Hutchinson's press conferences and bill signings.

Rattlesnake Ridge

Rattlesnake Ridge

Press Shop | 07.12.2018

The governor hiked right past it, and everyone else who was hiking Rattlesnake Ridge with him missed it, too, until the hawk-eyed botanist from Rogers who was bringing up the rear laid eyes on it.  The six-inch wildflower stood four feet, at least, north of the trail, snuggled against the spindly trunk of a four-foot oak under the cover of a sapling sweet gum. When Ellen Turner spotted the flower, you’d have thought she had discovered gold, and in the world of plant lovers, she had. A couple of the hikers rushed to the celebrity flower with...

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