A graduation ceremony was held recently for the 18 graduates of the 2014 class of Leadership Franklin County (LFC). The ceremony took place at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus, where LFC is housed.
John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc., pledged $2 million to the Jones Center Endowment on Tuesday (May 20), bringing the non-profit’s management within $3.5 million of its $30 million goal toward financial sustainability. The gift was made by the Tyson Family Foundation.
The 188th Fighter Wing flew its last training mission with its A-10 aircraft Friday (May 16) before the planes leave Fort Smith for the final time as the fighter wing transitions to a new remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), targeting, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) mission.
A proposal that would give the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education an option to purchase land presently committed to Fort Smith Public Schools ran into a blip Thursday (May 15) during a meeting of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority's real estate committee.
The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum will participate this summer in Blue Star Museums and offer half price RAM Family memberships to all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 through Labor Day, Sept. 1, 2014.
A crisis is afoot in the four counties that reside along the Oklahoma border in Northwest Arkansas and the problem will only get worst, according to information from the River Valley Regional Food Bank in Fort Smith.
An organization that raised $10,000 at a fundraiser in February is not recognized as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization by the Internal Revenue Service or as a charitable organization by the state of Arkansas.
It was just earlier this year that the Fort Smith Board of Directors and the city were wrangling over risks and costs with the two men heading up the River Valley Sports Complex, with the project appearing to be up in the air at one point.
Many residents in Northwest Arkansas have no idea where their water is sourced, but for the past half century Beaver Lake, which was completed in the mid 1960s, has been the water source for the growing region.
The Fort Smith School Board took a step forward in plans for a new district performing arts center and basketball arena, with the board voting 7-0 Monday (April 28) to authorize Superintendent Dr. Benny Gooden to pursue a long-term lease of property owned by the Fort Smith Airport Commission.