When the sales tax increase requested by Ozark Regional Transit failed in May 2012, many who voted “no” said it was because they didn’t think that the organization was operating efficiently enough with the money it already had.
To help kick off National FFA Week, Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus hosted a Future Farmers of American (FFA) regional event Friday, Feb. 15, featuring 80 high school students from 12 high schools.
Single, white, middle-aged men account for the majority of homeless people in Northwest Arkansas, according to a recent census, but women with children are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population.
Four students from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith were among a group of 90 from 14 higher education institutions across the state making presentations Feb. 6 at the STEM Posters at the Capitol event in Little Rock.
A survey of Northwest Arkansas’s homeless that began Thursday (Jan. 31) will take a few days to process, but the results can have far-reaching effects, from the amount of federal housing dollars available to the quality of local care offered by charities and non-profit organizations.
Students from Fort Smith's Southside High School will be representing the state of Arkansas in April when they compete in the National Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, in Washington, D.C.