The Arkansas online archives, while not as deep as some other states, still has some terrific family history content online, especially for records dating to the Civil War. For anyone with roots in the area, it's well worth a look.
Arkansas libraries have many great genealogy research tools. Newbury and Johnson County Libraries are a good place to start when looking for genealogy information. This tool helps you locate other libraries in Arkansas and provides other information like phone number, website, and address. The library information is integrated with Google maps so you can easily find directions to the libraries.
Selected records from 1797-1950 are available from all Arkansas counties, including marriages, deeds, Circuit and Chancery court records, tax records (both personal property and real estate), probate records (wills, guardianships, executors and letters of administration) and some naturalization records.
Includes Arkansas Civil War service and Confederate pension files; information about Arkansas soldiers in the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, and the First World War; and various indexes to service in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, Indian wars, and the U.S. regular army.
List of annual conference archive contacts for the state. For local Methodist church records, your best resource is the annual conference archives. The boundaries of the annual conference do not necessarily coincide with state boundaries, and some states may have several conferences within their borders.