Fort Smith residents expecting more information on the future of the City Administrator position left the Fort Smith Public Schools Service Center disappointed Tuesday night (July 21) as the city’s Board of Directors withdrew a resolution to confirm appointment of Jeff Dingman as the Acting City
The Fort Smith School District became the first in the state of Arkansas to acquire a new upgraded, high-speed, fiber-optic broadband network 40 times faster than what other schools throughout the state are capable of achieving.
The River Valley Regional Food Bank has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation State Giving Program. The funds will be used to purchase a replacement Retail Recovery Refrigerated Truck to recover grocery store products no longer considered retail salable.
Those who spoke Tuesday morning (July 14) at the opening ceremony for a six-mile piece of Interstate 49 through Chaffee Crossing east of Fort Smith had a common theme: It’s a great start worth celebrating, but more money and concrete is needed to link the short stretch into a major national highw
City employees packed the room at Tuesday’s (July 14) study session of the Fort Smith Board of Directors in which reinstatement of a business license fee, a reduction in non-uniformed employee retirement contributions and cuts to the city’s animal control services were options on the table to hel
The much anticipated Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville opened its doors on Monday (July 13) allowing members a sneak peek into the expansive $24 million children’s wonderland that spans roughly 40,000 square feet.
After a more than two hour executive session, the Fort Smith Board of Directors on Friday (July 10) voted 7-0 to named Jeff Dingman the acting city administrator following the surprise resignation Friday morning of City Administrator Ray Gosack.
The U.S. Marshals Museum has received a $25,000 gift from Wells Fargo Advisors. It is the firm’s largest grant in the Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas region for 2015. A portion of the grant will be used to sponsor the museum’s Descendants Day, which is scheduled for July 25 in Fort Smith.
Dawson Meadows reports that some suppliers to Wal-Mart Stores are now sitting on golden thrones on their personal yachts. He also gets a comment from Moses on efforts to keep 10 Commandments monuments on Arkansas and Oklahoma Capitol grounds.