The city of Fort Smith will be without a parks and recreation director effective Nov. 21 following the Monday (Nov. 10) resignation of Mike Alsup. The move is not expected to impact work on the Ben Geren Aquatics Center, according to city and county officials.
Cynthia Smiley, the wife and codebtor of former Arvest Bank President Dennis Smiley, used her husband’s position to borrow more than $1.7 million for Design for the Home LLC, the interior design business she closed in April of this year, according to
Ways to cut the budget and raise revenues were presented to the Fort Smith Board of Directors just hours before the Board heard about recommended outside agency funding from city coffers that support area non-profit organizations.
Officials with the city of Fort Smith and the office of Arkansas Attorney General are expected on Thursday (Nov. 6) to renew talks with federal officials in Dallas about the city’s efforts to respond to alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
The Fort Smith Board of Directors on Tuesday (Nov. 4) was presented with a balanced budget during its regular study session, but it does not yet include the recommended changes proposed by the Board of Directors at a series of meetings last month.
The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith received approval Oct. 31 from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer its first master’s degree, clearing a hurdle in the university’s efforts to begin the degree program.
Dozens of Benton County residents turned out to a public meeting Thursday (Oct. 23) in Bentonville to hear more about the interim modified connector – aka, a roundabout – deemed the best solution for traffic flow at the southern entrance of the Bella Vista Bypass.
Ebola has yet to arrive in Arkansas, but that is not stopping local healthcare providers and government from working together on preparedness and response should the deadly virus ever be diagnosed within Arkansas' borders.
They have only hosted one meeting, but a new student organization at Van Buren High School is already making waves after more than 60 students attended the first meeting of the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) – the only such alliance among
The committee tasked with assessing the student demand and community interest for a proposed sanctioned sports program at NorthWest Arkansas Community College hit some opposition from the college administration and faculty at its monthly meeting Oct. 16 in Bentonville.
After 27 years of affiliation with the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and the university’s earlier iterations, the Leadership Fort Smith Program will operate as a program of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce beginning June 30, 2015.