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A somewhat “sexier” Dawson Meadow talks about Bass Reeves, Arkansas’ healthy tourism sector, what really makes a pig happy and an erroneous report that Fort Smith Directors will clean up behind the horses following the Memorial Day parade on Garrison Avenue.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:06pm

The pop song was almost right. Based on recent news, the next few months and years could be all about that Bass Reeves. Fox News and the Discovery Channel plan separate documentaries this summer about the legendary U.S. Deputy Marshal.

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:07pm

Members of a newly formed non-profit group are confident they will reach their goal to revitalize the downtown and historic area of Van Buren with the help of community support, funding and awareness.

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 3:12pm

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith graduation ceremony held Saturday (May 16) marked a major milestone for the university – the largest graduating class in its history.

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:20pm

Dr. Ron Darbeau has been named dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Dr.

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:21am

Wearing his safety helmet, The Video Wire Anchor Dawson Meadows rants about a low voter turnout, a sewer savior and people who rant.

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:04am

A Whirlpool vice president said Tuesday (May 12) that a successful redevelopment plan for the company’s shuttered manufacturing plant and associated 95 acres will likely require “strategic demolition” and a plan to “repurpose” the property into smaller parcels.

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 5:32pm

Officials with the Arkansas National Guard announced Friday (May 8) implementation of additional random force protection measures at all of its facilities and installations in Arkansas as a result of a U.S.

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 4:53pm

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith student Casey Millspaugh’s life was changed by a business card.

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:46am

Voting, voting on mustaches and the odds on Huckabee losing an arm-wrestling contest to Hillary are part of this week’s The Video Wire.

The Video Wire is a collaboration between The City Wire and Things To Do In Fort Smith.

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 1:18pm

A skilled workforce shortage is a major issue facing many employers in the region, state and nation.

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 6:45pm

Gary and Jan Oftedahl have owned a photography studio in downtown Rogers for more than 30 years. A dozen years ago, they moved to an apartment above their business.

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 2:52pm

A new medical clinic to serve low income or uninsured families will open in August on West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to serve residents in the southwestern Fayetteville and Washington County.

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:46pm

A teen center, Veteran’s job fair, connecting area youth with senior citizens and building a baseball field for children with disabilities were the four presentations made Monday (May 4) by University of Arkansas at Fort Smith students in the community leadership program.

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 8:04pm

Residents of Northwest Arkansas celebrated Saturday alongside federal, state and local officials as the ribbon was cut shortly after noon to mark the official opening of the Razorback Greenway, a 36-mile paved multi-use trail extending from Bella Vista to the south side of Fayetteville.

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 9:55pm

In a response filed Monday (April 27), the city of Fort Smith countered allegations that Fort Smith police attempted to infect the computer of a Little Rock attorney.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:36pm

The Chaffee Crossing Historic Preservation Organization (CCHPO) announced Thursday (April 30) the expansion of the Camp Chaffee Historic District at Chaffee Crossing near Fort Smith.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:07pm

John Brown University’s endowment has exceeded $100 million for the first time in its 96-year history. At the end of JBU’s fiscal third quarter, the endowment was valued at $101 million.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:05pm

Conner Eldridge, U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, is one of six U.S. attorneys named to the 21-member Attorney General’s Advisory Committee. The announcement was made by the office of newly appointed U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:03pm

The U.S. Marshals Museum said Thursday (April 30) it will acquire a historic photo collection from Betty Wilfong with the help of museum supporters Pat and David Hightower of Fort Smith.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:43pm


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