The University of Arkansas System bestowed the title of vice chancellor emeritus to Mark Horn of Fort Smith during a University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Board of Visitors meeting held on UAFS campus Feb. 17.
This week Dawson Meadows updates us on a Mars Petcare expansion that could add up to 95 good-paying manufacturing jobs, insuring more than $240 million in Fort Smith city assets, and a Festival of Murals event that is being touted as an “Unexpected Project” set for Sept.
Another round of snow and ice is predicted for most of Arkansas, according to a Tuesday report from AccuWeather. This next push of arctic air is expected to bring air that is just as cold, or even colder than the air that brought subzero l
A more than $230,000 difference between two bids for the city of Fort Smith’s auto and property insurance did not present an easy choice for members of the Fort Smith Board of Directors who on Tuesday (Feb. 10) reviewed the competing insurance plans.
Just a day after a $692.175 million appropriation bill for the University of Arkansas system was filed in the Arkansas General Assembly, UA officials issued a report that the flagship university in Fayetteville had in 2014 a statewide economic impact of $1.2 billion.
Several hundred people stood in long lines at the Blue Lion in downtown Fort Smith to buy U.S. Marshals Service commemorative coins. Up to $5 million of the coin sales could be available to pay for exhibit work at the planned U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.
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AccuWeather.com is predicting more severe storms in and around Arkansas during the upcoming Spring weather cycle. The severe weather season will ramp up compared to the past three years, as more widespread warm air will prompt unstable conditions.
The Fort Smith Juniors Volleyball Club (FSJ) is hosting its annual “Battle at the Fort” volleyball tournament during the next two upcoming weekends – Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, and Feb. 7-8 – which will bring thousands of people to the Fort Smith area.
The staff and supporters of the U.S. Marshals Museum are likely hoping that commemorative coin sales are as successful recent sales by Umarex USA of a limited edition airgun connected to the museum effort.
American Resort Management, the Erie, Pa.-based company set to operate the Parrot Island Waterpark at Ben Geren Regional Park, announced Thursday (Jan. 29) that more than 1,000 votes were received in the contest to name features of the waterpark.
Business leaders in Northwest Arkansas raised the bar for regional growth and economic performance expectations over the next three years, according to data shared at the Northwest Arkansas Council’s annual winter meeting held in Rogers on Tuesday (Jan. 27).
The NorthWest Arkansas Community College culinary arts program has reached capacity yet more students are seeking to join the program. A solution to potentially growing the program was one of several discussions Friday (Jan. 23) during the NWACC College Board of Trustees retreat.
Improving infrastructure and enhancing quality of life for the region’s growing population was the main theme discussed by city, county, regional and national leaders on Friday (Jan. 23) in Bentonville.