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Posted By: Patricia Brown

Emotion was rushing through my soul.  There I stood in the middle of the dairy section about to cry. 

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:56pm
Posted By: Josh Smith

Does Fort Smith really need a Kelley Highway extension from Midland to the Riverfront?  Why not refurbish Midland for curb appeal more inviting to visitors.

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:18pm
Posted By: Eureka Springs

The 10th Annual Eureka Gras Mardi Gras Extravaganza kicked off on January 10th with the Kings Day Kick-Off Gala to officially announce the Royal Court and Monarchs of the Krewe of Krazo.   To great applause the Dukes and Duchesses of 2015 King Krazo X Leroy Gorrell and Queen Eureka X Cne Breaux.

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:28am
Posted By: Jack Swink

Take Back The Fort is a grassroots effort to change our current form of city government.  Presently, we have a City Administrator form and seek the Mayor/Manager form of government.  Our current form of city government allows for less Accountability and Transparency in governing.  Presently, our

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:24pm
Posted By: rivercity

:   The members of the Board were elected to make decisions based on what is best for the city of Fort Smith -not what is best for special interest groups.

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 5:20pm
Posted By: Josh Smith

What's it gonna cost and who's gonna pay to fix the sewer system to comply with the DOJ/EPA Decree Settlement which is now in effect? .

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 12:26am
Posted By: TMetheny

Sts. George and Alexandra Orthodox Church of the Orthodox Church in America will celebrate the annual blessing of the Arkansas River at the pavilion of Springhill Park, Sunday, January 11th at 12 noon. (Springhill Park is located just off Hwy 59 at 1700 Lock and Dam.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:38am
Posted By: Patricia Brown

Insurance is necessary.  Seek wise counsel when looking for advice on insurance.  You may not need it now but sooner or later you will.  Take it from me. 

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 12:19pm
Posted By: Jack Swink

Can you imagine driving by and seeing the sign, "Welcome to Coral Bay!"  No, you're not in Parrot Island or Flamingo Falls, but Fort Smith.

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:39pm
Posted By: Patricia Brown

It is that season when everyone is talking turkey as in Thanksgiving turkey dinner and all the trimmings.  It's all about the food until we take pause and think about the good people in our lives.  That is when the true meaning of thanksgiving should creep into the middle of our heads and hearts

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:13pm
Posted By: NEWFortSmith

NEW is collecting canned goods and dry box goods for the Girls Shelter of Fort Smith, Inc. so that we can stock their food pantry and free up valuable monies that can be spent on meat and other fresh food items.

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:44pm
Posted By: Eureka Springs

Families looking for an old-fashioned, slow paced holiday experience can find what they're looking for in the historic Victorian Village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.   Residents share the warmth of a small-town Christmas with visitors through the many holiday events and activities.

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 1:48pm

In conjunction with the River Valley Regional Food Bank and the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank in Bethel Heights, AR, 40/29TV and The Arkansas CW is once again conducting the Feeding Hope Turkey Drive

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:41am
Posted By: Jack Swink

Why force the hardworking taxpayer to pay additional taxation?  How much have the taxpayers been forced to donate to a supposedly private funded Marshal's Museum?  Didn't the taxpayers of Fort Smith endure 3 water and sewer rate increases within a 4 year period, only to have the city turn around

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:49am
Posted By: Hairsto

Youth Bridge to host another Starry Night

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:05pm
Posted By: Patricia Brown

We are all terminal. That is the dead truth.

My family is full of pranksters. You never know if someone is teasing or telling the truth. We frequently ask each other, "Is that the dead truth?" Non-sugar coated facts = the death truth. 

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:58pm
Posted By: Jack Swink

As the article states, "the city may have seen a victory last week with the dismissal of a AFOIA lawsuit."  However, I still feel the citizens of Fort Smith have been denied, "access to information", and "transparency in government."  Why should there even be a question of clarity when the public

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:10am
Posted By: Eureka Springs

Zombie makeup and fake blood is all the rage on the evening of Saturday, November 1, 2014, when Eureka Springs experiences its 3rd Annual Zombie Crawl & Day of the Dead Parade.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:38pm
Posted By: jfrederiksen

It’s a big week for UAFS athletics as the volleyball regular season begins to wind down and the start of preseason basketball practice arrives.

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:44am
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