The Friedman-Mincer Building at 1100 Garrison Ave. will live to see another day. The Central Business Improvement District (CBID) voted unanimously on Thursday (July 19) to deny demolition of the 101-year-old building to current owners Jimmy and Joseph Meadows.
The Riverview Hope Campus failed to obtain a $500,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, according to Ken Pyle, vice-president of the Old Fort Homeless Coalition (OFHC), who addressed the group at its monthly meeting on Friday (July 20).
“If you don’t remember, you have a tendency to forget where you come from. We had a pastor that said, ‘Never forget your beginnings,’ and so I’ve taken that to heart, and never forgot my beginnings. My beginnings were awful, but they were pure, and you had no help from the other side.”
The Van Buren City Council took its first step toward enacting a $10 million capital improvement package Monday night (July 16), authorizing Mayor Bob Freeman to proceed with new fire and police stations.
BENTONVILLE — Plans are moving forward for NorthWest Arkansas Community College to construct a Washington County Instructional Center and for the National Child Protection Training Center’s Southern Region
BENTONVILLE—A payroll manager will be hired and changing pay period schedules are the two latest procedural changes designed to prevent future late payments from NorthWest Arkansas Community College to the Internal Revenue service.
The Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) for Area II, which includes Crawford and Sebastian Counties, has launched a campaign to add 10 new family service worker (FSW) positions (3 in Crawford, 7 in Sebastian).
Spencer Rapin will be a 10th grader at Van Buren High School this fall but he’s already working on an effort that will make him stand out when he applies for college —volunteering at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site opera
On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country.
Approximately 275 Airmen with the Fort Smith-based 188th Fighter Wing deployed on Monday (July 2) for Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Airmen will be deployed approximately three months.
BENTONVILLE—An agreement between Northwest Arkansas Community College and the Association of Community College Trustees for the ACCT to provide presidential search consultation services is in the process of being finalized.
BENTONVILLE – Legislators, community leaders and concerned citizens filled Peterson Auditorium at NorthWest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville on Thursday (June 28) for Arkansas’ first Legislative Summit on Human Trafficking.