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story info submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith announced five gifts toward the Boreham Library expansion during a pre-groundbreaking luncheon June 28.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 5:05pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Amendment 89 could provide the Fort Smith Board of Directors more options in addressing sewer system improvements, expansion of the city’s fire department and other city projects.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 12:12pm

story and photos by Ruby Dean

Mon, 06/20/2011 - 2:59pm

story by Aric Mitchell

Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) board members had a full plate on their hands at Thursday’s (June 16) regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

Thu, 06/16/2011 - 7:29pm

Relatively rapid expansion and the accompanying opportunities and problems were the focus of the June 14 meeting of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Board of Visitors.

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 5:12pm

story by Luke Hobbs

In Tuesday’s (June 14) study session, one Fort Smith city director proposed that the city study the costs of updating its fire station facilities.

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 4:25pm

The Trail of Tears, one of the saddest episodes in U.S. history, may be marked with a unique monument or memorial co-located with the planned U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 2:55pm

A change in police pay policy and improvements to the city’s fire protection — two items to result in significant budget increases if approved — are on tap for discussion during Tuesday’s (June 14) study session of the Fort Smith Board of Directors.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 12:12pm

A capital campaign will soon deliver several campus to the Arkansas Tech University—Ozark Campus, to include a $100,000 walking trail around the campus scheduled for completion in October.

Fri, 06/10/2011 - 1:54pm

Mary Jan Blount was honored with the 2011 Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year Award in front of a crowd of at least 400 attending the 56th Annual Meeting and Banquet of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce.

Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:05pm

A group of teachers from Bonneville Elementary School in Fort Smith deliver two big meals a month to families staying at the Ronald McDonald Family Room at St. Edward’s Mercy Medical Center.

Thu, 06/09/2011 - 8:23am

story and photo submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Wed, 06/08/2011 - 9:45am

About 120 attend Leadership Fort Smith graduation and community awards banquet.

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 3:40pm

A $1 million pledge to the U.S. Marshals Museum puts the documented pledges around the $8.3 million mark.

The $1 million pledge is from a source in the Fort Smith area, Museum Executive Director Jim Dunn said Friday (June 3).

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 12:09pm

story submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 9:57am

Editor's note: The City Wire seeks to recognize accomplishments of those living and working in the Fort Smith region. Special recognitions, accomplishments, philanthropic support and input from The City Wire readers are considered when selecting a person to profile.

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 1:37pm

story and photo by Theresa Burtchett

The Greenwood Square was filled Monday evening (May 30) with people eager for their first look at the redesigned Memorial Square and its new feature, the Greenwood Veteran’s Memorial.

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 12:25pm

Jim Dunn believes it reasonable that 165,000 people will visit the U.S. Marshals Museum during its first full year of operation.

Wed, 05/25/2011 - 9:27am


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