After more than four decades in public education and administration, Van Buren Superintendent of Schools Dr. Merle Dickerson hung up his proverbial educator's hat last month and headed off into the world of retirement.
Paul Harvel’s more than 46 years of work with chambers of commerce in three states – from Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith to Amarillo – has garnered him the most prestigious award in U.S. chamber circles.
Allen Wichtendahl of Rogers has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for mail fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering. He was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay his victims more than $1 million in restitution. The sentence was handed down Friday by U.S.
If there is one area of Arkansas' economy that is doing well, it is in jobs that require strong skills in math and science, according to Dr. Suzanne Mitchell. She says STEM is the one of the few areas in academics that can make a direct economic impact.
A building permit valued at $9.764 million was issued last week for the Ben Geren Aquatics Center and Sebastian County Judge David Hudson said it was a sign that the project is on schedule for a Memorial Day 2015 opening.
Whirlpool announced Thursday (July 3) a settlement with south Fort Smith property owners in a class action lawsuit the owners filed after the company had disclosed that potentially cancer-causing trichloroethylene (TCE) had leaked into the groundwater and spread to the affected properties.
Dr. Georgia Hale has been promoted to provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. She succeeds Ray Wallace who recently was hired as chancellor at Indiana University Southeast.
As the argument over whether the city or Fort Smith should hire an outside auditor to review legal billings following claims of invoices submitted for work never completed continues, the city of Fort Smith has confirmed the city's own internal auditor left the position effective May 16.
Noble Impact brought its mission of engaging students to pursue public service as entrepreneurs to the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith this week, culminating with a Friday afternoon (June 27) presentation of pitches from the students on how to solve real world problems currently being faced
The Fort Smith Airport Commission voted Tuesday (June 24) to follow the recommendation of airport staff and form its own fire department to serve the airport in the absence of the 188th Wing's firefighting mission, which will end October 1 now that the Air National Guard's
A failed May 1 vote on whether to unionize workers at an OK Foods facility in Heavener, Okla., could be dismissed by the National Labor Relations Board after it claimed the company interfered with the vote.