Arts & Events

Around 700 women and men gathered Friday (Oct. 2) at the 17th annual Susan G. Komen Pink Ribbon Luncheon to kick off October as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The event raised money for cancer support services in Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith area.

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 12:43pm

Walmart associates, Walmart suppliers, and businesses from all over Northwest Arkansas partnered together to raise almost $160,000 for The Jones Center at The Golf Event, held at the Springdale Country Club on Monday (Sept. 28).

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 8:56am

Mary Beth Brooks, president and CEO of The Bank of Fayetteville, has deep roots in Northwest Arkansas as well as Fort Smith. Born and raised in Fort Smith, Brooks and her three sisters were encouraged to pursue any profession they wanted, and taught they could do whatever any man could do.

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 7:30pm

It was a dog’s life at the 9th Annual “Weiner Takes All” Dachshund Races held during Bella Vista’s Hay Days on Saturday (Sept. 19). More than 40 dachshunds, grouped by age, ran in qualifying races, with the winners competing in the final race.

Sun, 09/20/2015 - 6:40pm

A warm summer breeze and the soft glow of lights around the Bentonville square greeted attendees of Savor the Flavor on Thursday night (Sept. 17) as they strolled in and out of 12 different establishments on a walking tasting tour of the best restaurants in downtown Bentonville.

Sat, 09/19/2015 - 12:14pm

When we woke up on the morning of Sept. 4, 2015, few of us could fathom how much our hometown would be changed a week later. We didn’t realize the depth of what we had been lacking. Like a child born blind, but after a miracle surgery, we can see.

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 7:36pm

Living history met handmade crafts and square dancing as thousands of people flocked to the 64th annual Clothesline Fair at Prairie Grove Battlefield Park over the Labor Day weekend (Sept. 5-7).

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 12:42pm

Leah Elliott, a 40-something-year-old survivor of ovarian cancer from central Arkansas, said she sought out the help of at least three doctors between late 2005 and April 2006 before she heard the dreaded words, “you have cancer.” 

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 7:10pm

The horror of Dachau and the death and dedication involved with D-Day will be addressed in a “thoughtful” way as part of a unique opening of the 92nd season of the Fort Smith Symphony.

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 5:50pm

At least 400 gathered Thursday (Sept.

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:13pm

Maryl Koeth’s office is located inside the 100-year-old plus historic train station in downtown Van Buren. Koeth is a strikingly attractive, fashionably dressed, professional woman, and at first one might think she is totally out of place in such an old fashioned setting.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 7:20pm

Just a heads up, but there will be a bank robbery on the Bentonville Square on Sept. 4. And some local officials may be accomplices.

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 1:04pm

Barefoot children frolicked among picnic blankets and lawn chairs at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (BGO) Tuesday (Aug. 25) as more than 400 people gathered on an usually cool summer evening to listen to the music of Still on the Hill, at the second of three free summer concerts.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 7:22pm

Donna Wilson has spent many hours behind bars in the Sebastian County Jail.

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 5:36pm

More than 130 shiny, pristine Corvettes in a rainbow of colors, and from different car generations, lined the parking area between the shops of Pinnacle Hills Promenade Mall on Saturday (August 22) at the 19th annual Summer’s End Corvette Car Show, put on by the

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 5:13pm

The Unexpected Project on Thursday (Aug. 13) announced eight popular international urban and street artists for the line up of the inaugural Festival of Murals set for Sept. 3-12 in downtown Fort Smith. The artists range in geography includes from Ireland to Belgium to Brazil.

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:18pm

Sitting at the end of a large conference table where Georgia Hale does most of her work a view of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus bell tower and the rapidly expanding campus appears.

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:11pm

Rhonda Fincher lost her son to heat stroke 20 years ago and has worked since then to educate coaches, parents and athletes on the importance of proper hydration.

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:59am

If great live music is religion, then more than 3,500 people gathered for some church at the inaugural Peacemaker Music & Arts Festival with rising music superstar Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit closing out the service with a rousing and

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:13am

Laleh Amirmoez, architect, owner and president of Fayetteville-based AFHJ Architects, wife and mother is always eager to talk about her childhood in Iran, her move to the U.S., her path to an exciting career, her family and her involvement in her community.

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 7:15pm


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