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.
Steven Kolb, 59, of Springdale, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for willfully failing to pay withholding taxes to the federal government. Kolb was also sentenced to three years of supervised release, and a $2,500 fine.
Sandra Keiser Edwards, deputy director of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, will receive the Western Illinois University Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at Western's spring 2014 commencement exercises on May 10.
A May 28 application deadline has been announced for the 2015 Leadership Fort Smith class, a selection of local residents who will take part in a year-long program focusing on developing future leaders in the area.
Dr. Robin Bowen was on Tuesday (April 22) unanimously elected the new president of Arkansas Tech University, making her not only the first female to lead ATU, but also the first female to lead a public, four-year university in Arkansas.
Faculty, staff, students and members of the community figuratively broke ground Monday (April 21) on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith's new $15.5 million visual arts building in a ceremony that was moved indoors due to rainy weather.
Twenty-seven Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus students earned awards at either the SkillsUSA Arkansas State Conference in Hot Springs, the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurses Association (ALPNA) Spring Skills Competition in Hope or Arkansas Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference in
Anyone regularly traveling through Bella Vista in the morning or evening into Bentonville knows more access roads are needed to connect the town of nearly 30,000 residents to the rest of Northwest Arkansas. State and local highway officials are working on such connections.