White River: Encyclopedia of Arkansas entry

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas provides an excellent summary of the history of the river, and the recent disputes over it, with links and citations.  Follow the link below: White River History

Shipping Could Soon Return to the White River

(originally published in the Jonesboro Sun on 29 May 2018) By Todd C. Watson, Special to The Sun Since 2015, there has been zero commercial shipping on the White River.  This marks the first time in more than 200 years that there have been no commercial vessels of any kind carrying goods up and down…