Stan Snodgras, our City Engineer, is a proven fine engineer and knows our street, bridge and drainage infrastructure better than any person dead or alive. In addition, I believe he truly has the best interest of our city in the forefront of his thoughts.
The word "Vision" appears to be the latest buzz word among some Fort Smith leadership. State Sen Jake Files said Wednesday, Fort Smith is at a "critical crossroads" and challenged folks to have more vision and passion for what Fort Smith can be. However, I must ask, was Sam Walton challenged by
We are all subjected to the Economic Cycle roller coaster whereupon good times and not so good times take us for an exhilarating ride up, then a plunge desperately down towards menacing financial gloom. This up and down cycle is historically like a Law of Economic Physics, if you will.
On June 26th and 27th the Riverfront Blues Festival comes to life again downtown for the 25th time. Through highs and lows the festival has continued to be presented year after year by a dedicated board of directors and numerous volunteers.
The bottom line is this: There is still 19 million left to be collected from the 2012 sales tax approved by voters. The primary emphasis by the Mayor at the time this 2012 tax was being pushed, was for trails.
Every May, the city of Eureka Springs, Arkansas shines a spotlight on the arts with a month-long festival that celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts. May Festival of the Artsshowcases more than 350 working artists that live in the community. Because of the length of the festi