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KTHV Little Rock
Father arrested after 2-old dies from 'suspicious injuries'FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Fort Smith police have arrested a man on a domestic bat
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 hours ago
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Fort Smith police have arrested a man on a domestic battery complaint after his 2-year-old son died at a hospital from what authorities called "suspicious injuries". Police took 32-year-old Terrell Powell into custody... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
85% of schools in state tell kids to say no to sexpolicy, although it is not official until approved by the School Board. Strong
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
policy, although it is not official until approved by the School Board. Strong-Huttig, Wynne, El Dorado, Jonesboro and Fort Smith school districts all have policies that address health education, which includes sex education. All of these... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pioneer expelled by state honoredof the War of 1812 honored Caulder with a ceremony at the foot of the monument.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
of the War of 1812 honored Caulder with a ceremony at the foot of the monument. Billy Higgins, a University of Arkansas at Fort Smith professor, spoke briefly about Caulder at the ceremony. Higgins wrote a book, A Stranger and a Sojourner: Peter... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawyer testifies in client's filingFORT SMITH -- The federal government fabricated its criminal case against James
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
FORT SMITH -- The federal government fabricated its criminal case against James Bolt to get even with him for losing its prosecution against him in a 2007 case, Bolt's attorney testified in federal court Thursday. Herbert Southern of Fayetteville... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dad faces charges in death of boy, 2Fort Smith police arrested a man on suspicion of first-degree domestic battery
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
Fort Smith police arrested a man on suspicion of first-degree domestic battery after his 2-year-old son died in an emergency room Saturday. Terrell Powell, 32, said his son "appeared lethargic" and "wasn't breathing normally" early Saturday morning,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rule spawns electronic-log supply sectorspace means we have a solution built for the specifications of the mandate." A
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
space means we have a solution built for the specifications of the mandate." At Maverick Transportation, headquartered in Fort Smith, all of its trucks' in-cab computer systems are from Omnitracs, a technology company focused on the transportation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legislature needs a powder for looming headache(R-Perryville), Charlene Fite (R-Van Buren), Dan Douglas (R-Bentonville), Bruce
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
(R-Perryville), Charlene Fite (R-Van Buren), Dan Douglas (R-Bentonville), Bruce Cozart (R-Hot Springs), Matt Pitsch (R-Fort Smith), Mickey Gates (R-Hot Springs), Laurie Rushing (R-Hot Springs) and Les Warren (R-Hot Springs), along with state... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
5NEWS Weather: Next Front Brings Chilly Weather; Minimal RainSunday at 7am. Lows in NW Arkansas will be in the low 40s, possibly upper 30s i
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
Sunday at 7am. Lows in NW Arkansas will be in the low 40s, possibly upper 30s in the valley locations. Across the greater Fort Smith area, lows are expected to be in the mid 40s. Bottom line: It’s warm now but big changes are just a few days... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Toddler Dies Due To Suspicious Injuries; Father Jailed for Domestic BatteryFORT SMITH (KFSM) — A two-year-old boy, who was taken to the emergency room of
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A two-year-old boy, who was taken to the emergency room of Mercy Hospital, later died at the hospital Saturday (Sept. 23) morning, according to Fort Smith police. The police went to Mercy Hospital regarding a child who was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas man arrested after son, 2, dies at hospitalhis son “appeared lethargic” and “wasn’t breathing normally” the morning of his
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
his son “appeared lethargic” and “wasn’t breathing normally” the morning of his death, according to a statement from the Fort Smith Police Department. The man told officers he did not call an ambulance until his wife returned from working a... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
First Fall Cool-Down Coming SoonHere are the latest rain chances for early next week: Once the Cold Front swee
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
Here are the latest rain chances for early next week: Once the Cold Front sweeps through, highs will drop into the 70s for both NW Arkansas and the River Valley. Both Fayetteville and Fort Smith have not seen highs in the 70s since September... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
George tips seesaw battle for Conwaya 5-8 bruising senior running back, rushed for 351 yards to help the Wampus Cat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
a 5-8 bruising senior running back, rushed for 351 yards to help the Wampus Cats rally for a wild 54-47 victory over Fort Smith Southside in a 7A-Central Conference opener at John McConnell Stadium. George scored on runs of 4, 27, 35 and 9... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cabot's 356 rushing yards plow through Catholicto get to work Monday," Morales said. "We want to get better, get faster and st
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
to get to work Monday," Morales said. "We want to get better, get faster and stronger, and get ready for Friday [against Fort Smith Southside]." Junior quarterback Tommy Oaks completed all three of his passes, finishing with 38 yards and a... Read more
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Benton Courier
Hornets handle Grizzlies on the roadback Latavion Scott rushed for over 100 yards and scored a touchdown on the way
Benton Courier / Posted yesterday
back Latavion Scott rushed for over 100 yards and scored a touchdown on the way to a Hornets' 31-12 victory over the Fort Smith Northside Grizzlies on the road Friday night. The victory avenges last year's 29-0 loss to the Grizzlies at home... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
The Story Behind The Human Cannonball At A Fair Near YouFORT SMITH (KFSM) -- A record-breaking human cannonball is making the rounds ar
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- A record-breaking human cannonball is making the rounds around the country -- including here at home. David "The Bullet" Smith is stopping in at the Arkansas-Oklahoma Fair for 22 shows. "This is always scary," he said of the... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Grieving grandfather’s act of kindness in a Target store goes viralFORT SMITH, Okla. — A grieving stranger’s act of kindness touched the heart of
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
FORT SMITH, Okla. — A grieving stranger’s act of kindness touched the heart of a young Oklahoma mother, and she turned to social media to share her story with the world. Alyssa Hacker and her son, Owen, were wandering the aisles of an Arkansas... Read more
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Benton Courier
Hornets grapple with Grizzlies in Central openerBryant has to travel to Fort Smith for their first conference tilt of the seaso
Benton Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Bryant has to travel to Fort Smith for their first conference tilt of the season. The Northside Grizzlies are off to a 1-2 start, with losses coming to Greenwood and Pine Bluff. But, they blew out Van Buren in their first home game, 41-28. When the... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Adventure Arkansas: Spiro Mounds Archaeological Centerthe world, including places like Stonehenge. Luckily for us, Spiro is right in
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
the world, including places like Stonehenge. Luckily for us, Spiro is right in our backyard! That's why students from Fort Smith joined me on a tour. And Dennis showed us one of the largest mounds onsite. Now there are plenty of mounds here... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Central High reflects on 60 yearson analyzing education data, ranks Central High the second-most diverse school
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
on analyzing education data, ranks Central High the second-most diverse school in Arkansas -- behind Northside High in Fort Smith -- and number 616 of 22,335 high schools nationally. The rankings are based on U.S. Department of Education data... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rogers' Bolt claims case against him was to 'get even' over 2007 acquittalFORT SMITH -- The federal government fabricated its criminal case against James
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
FORT SMITH -- The federal government fabricated its criminal case against James Bolt to get even with him for losing its prosecution against him in a 2007 case, Bolt's attorney testified in federal court Thursday. Herbert Southern of Fayetteville... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
World Health Organization: The World Is Running Out Of AntibioticsFORT SMITH (KFSM) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report saying when it comes to antibiotics, too few are in development and it's likely people's resistance to antibiotics will surpass the amount of medication being tested. The... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Local soccer players named to all-star teamhouse league is open until Sept. 25. Also, the Arctic Winter Games tryouts are
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
house league is open until Sept. 25. Also, the Arctic Winter Games tryouts are Saturday and Sunday. The Games take place in Hay River and Fort Smith, NWT. in March. Tryout fees are $10 a player and athletes must be residents of northern... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New ride-sharing service launches in Arkansasto the company’s website, the ride-sharing service is available in the followin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
to the company’s website, the ride-sharing service is available in the following cities: Bentonville, Conway, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Rogers. Services will start at noon, according to a news release. A... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pleaded guilty but lied, convict statesFORT SMITH -- A man serving a 100-month federal prison sentence said Wednesday
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
FORT SMITH -- A man serving a 100-month federal prison sentence said Wednesday that he did not commit the crimes to which he pleaded guilty more than three years ago. James Bolt told U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark E. Ford that he was terrified that if... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
High school football Week 4 scheduleat Bentonville Springdale at Rogers Heritage Rogers at Springdale Har-Ber Be
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
at Bentonville Springdale at Rogers Heritage Rogers at Springdale Har-Ber Bentonville West at Van Buren Fort Smith Southside at Conway Bryant at Fort Smith Northside Cabot at LR Catholic (at War Memorial Stadium) North Little... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Bentonville And Fayetteville Build A Rivalry Through Mutual ExcellenceSr, and you can take him at his word. The Arkansas high school football legend
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
Sr, and you can take him at his word. The Arkansas high school football legend won four state titles each as head coach of Fort Smith Southside and Bentonville, and he's seen the rise of 7A West football firsthand. But in order to rise, you have to... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Craig's Twist: volunteering to read in schoolswhat 21 Arkansas pastors did Wednesday. Volunteer to read. They converged on C
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
what 21 Arkansas pastors did Wednesday. Volunteer to read. They converged on Chicot Elementary, some from as far away as Fort Smith and Camden. Student volunteers led them to classrooms all over the school, and along the way they saw history... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Well Known Fort Smith Orthodontist DiesFORT SMITH (KFSM) — Well known orthodontist Dr. Henry Udouj, Jr. died in Fort S
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Well known orthodontist Dr. Henry Udouj, Jr. died in Fort Smith on Monday (Sept. 18). He was 72. He was co-owner of Udouj Orthodontics with his son. He was a member of the Fort Smith Dental Association, the American Association... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Fort Smith Sewer Project Could Require Eminent Domain As ‘Last Resort’FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The city is working to buy several pieces of property from
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The city is working to buy several pieces of property from landowners to move a major sewer project forward, but it could require the city to resort to eminent domain if the property owners don't comply. “It wasn't affecting any... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Fort Smith Fire Department Employee Disciplined For Having Sex While On DutyFORT SMITH (KFSM) — A Fort Smith Fire Department employee was disciplined for h
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A Fort Smith Fire Department employee was disciplined for having sexual relations with women while on duty at several Fort Smith fire stations, city administrator Carl Geffken said. The alleged misconduct took place from October... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Local Baptist Churches Helping With Foster Care Crisis In The River Valleyour church that are great, healthy families that we think can provide a lot of
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
our church that are great, healthy families that we think can provide a lot of care to these kid,” said Associate Pastor of Fort Smith Baptist Church in Fort Smith, Eric Ramsey. “We’re excited about our church being a part of addressing this issue... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Auburn's troubles piling upin the past two days heading into the SEC opener Saturday night at Missouri. A
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
in the past two days heading into the SEC opener Saturday night at Missouri. A day after Coach Gus Malzahn, a native of Fort Smith, dismissed former starting quarterback Sean White, he announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Byron Cowart also... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Sallisaw Residents Could Soon Be Able To Build Tiny Homesthat maybe everybody could afford,” resident Shirley Tounzen said. There is a
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
that maybe everybody could afford,” resident Shirley Tounzen said. There is a Tiny House Outlet on Zero Street in Fort Smith, and they are quickly becoming a popular housing option. Some developers in Sallisaw are taking note of that. “We... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Fort Smith MovieLounge Closing In OctoberFORT SMITH (KFSM) — After five years of dinner and a movie, MovieLounge will sh
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — After five years of dinner and a movie, MovieLounge will shut its doors for the last time on Oct. 1, according to a news release. “I’ve enjoyed building the concept and it really has been fun. I sincerely thank the community for... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Annual School Elections Underway, Voter ID Required7:30 p.m. at the following locations: Voting in Washington County runs until 7
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
7:30 p.m. at the following locations: Voting in Washington County runs until 7:30 p.m. at the following locations: In Fort Smith, voting is also underway Tuesday for an uncontested school board race and millage vote. Candidates Greg Magness... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tuberville stumps for LR gamesdirector, argued about the future of Razorbacks games at War Memorial. "There'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
director, argued about the future of Razorbacks games at War Memorial. "There's a lot of football players south of Fort Smith that want to play for the Razorbacks," Tuberville said. "I told Coach Broyles one time that college football is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 unions to initiate recall bidFORT SMITH -- Local police and firefighter unions are leading efforts to recall
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
FORT SMITH -- Local police and firefighter unions are leading efforts to recall three city directors for what they say is a failure to support Fort Smith's public safety employees. Fort Smith Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 33 President Darrell... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Local Heads Mission To Restore Century Old ChapelFORT SMITH (KFSM) -- He pointed out the cracks on the stairs built more than 10
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- He pointed out the cracks on the stairs built more than 100 years ago. 100 years later, Vincent Scott is trying to repair those cracks. The cracks on a building sitting in the middle of the National Historic Register. "There's... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Many Wait Until Deadline Day To Turn In Medical Marijuana Cultivation, Dispensary Applicationsturned in their application on Thursday (Sept. 14). They’re hoping to transform
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
turned in their application on Thursday (Sept. 14). They’re hoping to transform a vacant warehouse on E. Street in downtown Fort Smith into one of the first cultivation centers in Arkansas. “A lot of work went into it,” Nolan said. Not only are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mother shares touching story between her son and elderly manbuy the three dinosaurs toys Alyssa Hacker shared a touching moment her son ha
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
buy the three dinosaurs toys Alyssa Hacker shared a touching moment her son had with the elderly man in a Target store in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The post has now been shared 274k times. Alyssa Hacker shared a touching moment her son had with... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Grieving grandfather handed a toddler $20 in target for the most heartbreaking reasonstory about a kind gesture that happened in an aisle at Target. Alyssa Hacker,
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
story about a kind gesture that happened in an aisle at Target. Alyssa Hacker, of Coweta, Oklahoma, was at the Fort Smith Target when her young son grabbed three dinosaur toys off the shelf. “Owen grabbed all three and we were trying... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Grieving grandfather handed a toddler $20 in target for the most heartbreaking reasonstory about a kind gesture that happened in an aisle at Target. Alyssa Hacker,
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
story about a kind gesture that happened in an aisle at Target. Alyssa Hacker, of Coweta, Oklahoma, was at the Fort Smith Target when her young son grabbed three dinosaur toys off the shelf. “Owen grabbed all three and we were trying... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Former Marine Runs To Help Those Who Can’tFORT SMITH (KFSM) — Marine Corps Captain, Maggie Seymour is running from San Di
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Marine Corps Captain, Maggie Seymour is running from San Diego to Washington D.C. to raise money for kids and veterans with disabilities. Seymour crossed the Oklahoma/Arkansas state line, joined by special needs kids and a pack... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bret Bielema, coordinators talk bye, Texas A&Mto WR now. Both of them have the ability to change the game. Both are being con
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to WR now. Both of them have the ability to change the game. Both are being considered in the return game. — Kid from Fort Smith came up with the design and they sent it to Nike. — "You're defined in your life more by adversity than your... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PAPER TRAILS: Man has been in 39 weddings; actress dines at Little Rock restaurant; local family on 'Feud'rendition of "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" -- as Alyse Eady, Miss Arkans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
rendition of "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" -- as Alyse Eady, Miss Arkansas 2010. So unique was the act of Fort Smith native Eady -- the 2011 Miss America first runner-up who became a morning anchor at Little Rock's KTHV-TV -- that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Assignment: New use for 1857 barnnomination. The barn was 125 feet south of the Fitzgerald Station on the old M
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
nomination. The barn was 125 feet south of the Fitzgerald Station on the old Military Road from Springfield, Mo., to Fort Smith. The original inn was replaced in the 1870s by the existing building. The Butterfield Overland Express was a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR public housing sets renovations at 3 towersnew program, which was formed in 2012. Statewide, Arkansas has 27,000 people l
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
new program, which was formed in 2012. Statewide, Arkansas has 27,000 people living in 14,000 public housing units. The Fort Smith Housing Authority was the first public housing agency in Arkansas to enroll in the Rental Assistance Demonstration... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
BANKRUPTCY WATCH374 County Road 448, Sept. 8, 2017, Chapter 7. Shammel Carmelitta Brown, 112 T
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
374 County Road 448, Sept. 8, 2017, Chapter 7. Shammel Carmelitta Brown, 112 Tennessee St., Sept. 12, 2017, Chapter 7. FORT SMITH Susan Lori Feldman (aka Susan Turner, Susan Lori Turner, Susan Lori Burston), 1504 Fianna Place Court, Sept. 11,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Kinney to take command of 188th Wing in Fort SmithSept. 16--The naming of Col. Robert Inscoe Kinney as commander of the Arkansas
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 days ago
Sept. 16--The naming of Col. Robert Inscoe Kinney as commander of the Arkansas Air National Guard's 188th Wing in Fort Smith reflects an ever-evolving side of the U.S. Air Force's multi-functional, remotely piloted aircraft arsenal. Kinney, a career... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
What had happened wasor in the great cities, where the people are? Houston, New York, L.A., Chicago,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
or in the great cities, where the people are? Houston, New York, L.A., Chicago, we need hotel rooms. But Little Rock, Fort Smith—or Jackson, Tulsa and Shreveport? Why campaign there? In the Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton recommended... Read more
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