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The Holiday Market event helps raise funds for the League’s community projects.

Sun, 11/21/2010 - 11:49am

The 10th annual Cotillion had more than 200 in attendance to honor the nine debutantes.

Sun, 11/21/2010 - 11:16am

story by Aric Mitchell

“Come and get me.”

Fri, 11/19/2010 - 7:30am

Editor’s note:  The following story is reposted as part of The City Wire effort to support this important regional project.

Thu, 11/18/2010 - 9:56am

The first of three new faces on the Fort Smith board of directors was sworn in Tuesday (Nov. 16), with George Catsavis casting his first official vote to approve a five-year consolidated plan for a Fort Smith program receiving funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Tue, 11/16/2010 - 7:29pm

story submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Mon, 11/15/2010 - 10:34am

Hundreds came out to watch Shriners, students and others honor the purpose of Veterans Day.

Fri, 11/12/2010 - 7:18am

Students at 10 Fort Smith schools welcomed retired and active military members to celebrations held Wednesday and Thursday.

Thu, 11/11/2010 - 4:57pm

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

Thu, 11/11/2010 - 2:28pm

The board of the Regional Intermodal Transportation Authority formally approved Wednesday (Nov. 10) the request of $25,000 each from Crawford County, Sebastian County, the city of Fort Smith and the city of Van Buren.

The combined $100,000 would help fund RITA through Dec. 31, 2011.

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 4:09pm

The balance between quality service and financially meeting debt covenants and ongoing maintenance and operations with Fort Smith’s water and sewer system dominated the second in a series of three city hearings on the 2011 budget.

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 9:50pm

A regional economic development alliance formed in May is now seeking input from citizens in the region.

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 8:48am

The first 2.5 hours of Fort Smith’s fiscal year 2011 budget hearings were calm and quiet, with most of the comments from city directors and recently elected members of the city board focused on areas to make reasonable budget cuts.

Mon, 11/08/2010 - 10:08pm

The Fort Smith board of directors will review $202,700 in recommended funding for 25 community agencies operating in the areas of recreation, arts and humanities and social/community services.

Mon, 11/08/2010 - 12:11pm

Area Marine Corps members (current and former) celebrate the 235th birthday of the beloved Corps.

Sun, 11/07/2010 - 8:21pm

The Fort Smith Public Library endowment benefits a library system that continues to see increased usage.

Sun, 11/07/2010 - 11:56am

The call is out again for the Fort Smith region to come out and support “Christmas Honors” — an effort that in December 2009 placed a wreath at the roughly 12,000 headstones in the Fort Smith National Cemetery.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 10:50am

Area women touched by cancer work together to build a Habitat for Humanity home in Fort Smith.

Sun, 10/31/2010 - 1:17pm

Steve Pruitt attempted to provide Fort Smith city directors and city staffers a crash course in the new and potential realities of what it will take to effectively lobby Congress during the next few months and into 2011 and 2012.

Tue, 10/26/2010 - 9:17pm

The Altrusa group brings 43 restaurants and vendors together to raise money for literacy programs.

Tue, 10/26/2010 - 7:33pm


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