Water park surprises, $20 million in jail money, Mike Huckabee’s thoughts about the female libido, and the financial impact of a “Battle at the Fort” are part of the Jan. 24 Friday Wire for the Fort Smith region.
The desires of Benton County home buyers, Mike Huckabee’s thoughts about the female libido and the financial dance between Wal-Mart and its suppliers are part of the Northwest Arkansas Friday Wire for Jan. 24.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, reported strong fourth quarter fundraising numbers in his bid for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, the second quarter in a row he has outraised incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark.
Kirkley Thomas has been named as the vice president of governmental affairs for Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI). He replaces Carmie Henry, who will retire effective Jan. 31 after more than 17 years with the cooperatives.
E-mails tell the tale of an attempt to keep information about cost estimates for the Ben Geren Aquatics Center from city and county officials voting on budgets and amenities tied to the contentious aquatics facility being planned and jointly funded by the city of Fort Smith and Sebastian County.
A legal turn for same-sex marriage, Coon Supper politics, shuffling money for a sports complex and the push for a third high school in Fort Smith are part of the Jan. 17 Friday Wire for the Fort Smith region.