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Shoppers venturing out on the evening of Thanksgiving (Nov. 28) and Black Friday (Nov. 29) may want to avoid the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Interstate 540 in Fort Smith.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 11:18am

The Crawford County Quorum Court's budget committee began meeting with department heads on Thursday (Nov. 21) to address a $150,112.76 budget deficit.

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:39pm

Thirty-seven teams of high school business students made their pitches Nov. 21 to “loan committees” at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith to seek funding for the businesses they want to start and operate until spring.
 

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:14pm

The October Baloney Sandwich Index (BSI) predicts a Fort Smith area jobless rate increase when the September and October metro jobless rates are released on Dec. 9.

October’s BSI rose to 166.1 from 140.8 in September.

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:36am

It may not be obvious to the naked eye, but Fort Smith will be a bit more crowded through the upcoming weekend as players, coaches, support staff and fans stream into the city for the Heartland Conference regular-season volleyball tournament taking place this weekend at the University of Arkansas

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 5:10pm

A t-shirt with a design by Danielle Kling of Muldrow, a University of Arkansas at Fort Smith graphic design student, is on sale at more than 100 GAP retail stores across the U.S.

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 6:20am

Conaly Bedell of Fort Smith was presented the Diligence to Victory Award, the highest alumni honor bestowed by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. The award was presented during an alumni reunion dinner Nov. 9.

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 9:42am

Saturday morning (Nov. 9) was a time of remembrance and celebration as the public and dignitaries from across the country gathered near the site of the planned U.S.

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 3:37pm

Popular and acclaimed artist John Bell Jr. died early Friday morning at his Fort Smith home. He was 76.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:10pm

The downtown Fort Smith entertainment venue that began as Second Street Live! is now to be know as The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 4:30pm

Arvest Bank announced Tuesday (Nov. 5) that it is donating $100,000 as a founding donor gift to the U.S. Marshals Museum.

Tue, 11/05/2013 - 4:29pm

Richard Hudson, who has worked under three chancellors during his 20-year career at the University of Arkansas, has announced he plans to retire, effective July 31. Hudson also worked for what was then Westark College in Fort Smith.

Mon, 11/04/2013 - 10:12am

A program that was not in existence earlier this year is now not only up and running, but students in the cardiovascular technology program at Arkansas Tech University's Ozark Campus are now in their second week of clinical rotations.

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 5:40pm

A $1 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation will help the city of Fort Smith better realize its plan for creating a trails and greenways system that will stretch across the city.

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 4:55pm

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith came away with six awards from the Arkansas State Festival of the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival held Oct. 24-27.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:28pm

The Arkansas Alumni Association’s alumni scholarship program will award $1 million to 442 University of Arkansas students for the current academic year. Robin January, scholarship coordinator for the association, received the final two acceptance letters from scholarship awardees.

Mon, 10/28/2013 - 10:36am

Dr. Keith Fudge, faculty athletics representative for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, has received two national distinctions with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) through his role for UAFS.
 

Fri, 10/25/2013 - 4:12pm

The Arkansas State Board of Nursing has granted “full approval” to the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus Registered Nursing (RN) program.
 

Thu, 10/24/2013 - 1:11pm

Poll numbers out Wednesday (Oct. 23) show voters expressing the both pessimism regarding the future of the state, while also showing an continued shift to the political right in a state that has traditionally identified as Democratic since Reconstruction.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 1:28pm

The mere mention of the word cancer is enough to make anyone shudder. It immediately evokes fears of chemo, radiation, and an uncertain future. Patients and their families are too often overwhelmed by a test abnormality or disease diagnosis to even know where to go from there.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 6:52am

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