The Kiwanis Club is hosting the return of the Running with the Elk 5K Race/Run as part of the annual Elk Festival held in Jasper, AR onJune 23rd and 24th. The run/walk will be in Ponca on Saturday June 24th.  You can register online  or the day of at 7:30am. Start time is 8am.  Meet at the Ponca Elk Education Center.  For more details, check their Facebook page at  Come join the fun.  All proceeds will benefit children in Newton County.  Upper Buffalo River Assocation is a Silver Sponsor.  Check our cabin listings if you need a place to stay.