Swimming, kayaking and even surfing to beat the heat

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Westside Eagle Observer/RANDY MOLL Jonnie Brown, of Gentry, tests his skill at surfing in the whitewater of Siloam Springs Kayak Park on July 3. He and Dalton Morris, also of Gentry, used paddle boards in the river.

Westside Eagle Observer/RANDY MOLL Jonnie Brown, of Gentry, tests his skill at surfing in the whitewater of Siloam Springs Kayak Park on July 3. He and Dalton Morris, also of Gentry, used paddle boards in the river.

SILOAM SPRINGS -- Many took to the Siloam Springs Kayak Park on the Illinois River last week as a place to escape the heat. Some simply sat in the cool waters and others enjoyed the swift waters and rapids.


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