Curtis Varnell

Dr. Curtis Varnell

Dr. Curtis Varnell is a lifelong resident of Logan County. He spent 26 years as a teacher for Paris School District, and currently serves as the Science Specialist for the Guy Fenter Educational Cooperative in Western Arkansas. He received his Doctorate degree in Geology from UofA, has published several books and more than 20 journal articles and teacher booklets. Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Friend.

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Teaching In The Outdoors

Area teachers experienced outdoor education at a recent workshop held at the Huckabee River Valley Nature Center. Held in collaboration with the Guy Fenter Education Cooperative, sixteen area teachers received a hands-on experience of the educational opportunities offered to students by the nature center.

11 August, 2022
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Frontier Politics In The River Valley

The year was 1871. Residents of Arkansas had begun to recover from the trauma of the Civil War.

23 December, 2021
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Whole Lot Of Shaking Going On

The shaking began around 2 A.M. on December 16, 1811 and continued through February of 1812.

15 December, 2021
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Murder on Mount Magazine

April 15, 1970 was a pleasant, warm spring afternoon on Magazine Mountain. Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Swilling and a friend were picking poke sallet at the old rock quarry near the top of Magazine Mountain.

27 October, 2021
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