The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism provided on Tuesday (Dec. 16) its list of Henry Award finalists, with Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith area connected to several of the potential winners.
A report presented Monday night (Dec. 15) to the Fort Smith Board of Education appears to throw a wet blanket on previous talk among school officials to soon build a third, $65 million high school on land donated by Chaffee Crossing.
Col. Mark Anderson, the officer who oversaw the historic transition of the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith to a unit without a manned flying mission, will soon step down as the commanding officer of the 188th Wing. His replacement will be Col.
The U.S. Marshals Museum, a planned $53 million museum to be located along the shores of the Arkansas River near downtown Fort Smith, will host its first ever U.S. Marshals Stampede: Kickin' Up the Dust fundraiser next year.
Of the 82 people expected to be hired in coming years to implement various aspects of the programs required under the proposed consent decree between the city of Fort Smith and the United States Department of Justice, some will be in management roles and at least one may handle public relations e
The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith will graduate nearly 350 bachelor degreed students next weekend, but Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development at UAFS Dr. Ken Warden said the economic pendulum appears to be swinging back to workforce education.
The Fort Smith Board of Directors Tuesday (Nov. 18) voted unanimously to approve a resolution regarding the issuance of $55 million in bonds for Dixie Consumer Products that will add 15 jobs to the Fort Smith economy.
Plans for the new River West Trail near downtown Fort Smith have been scaled back after bids for the project, jointly funded through a grant from the Walton Family Foundation and the city of Fort Smith, came in more than $500,000 over budget.
The Fort Smith Regional Airport will face a $450,000 deficit in its operating fund for fiscal year 2015 and the blame can rest with the new mission of the 188th Wing, according to airport Executive Director John Parker.
Freezing weather and the potential for winter precipitation did not deter hundreds of people from waiting in line for almost two hours to get a glimpse of former President George W. Bush at his book signing in Bentonville on Saturday, (Nov. 15).