Tuesday May 7
The City Wire
UAFS students present use ideas for former Girls Inc. building
Seven University of Arkansas at Fort Smith students in a Community Leadership class gave some timely advice to city leaders May 6 in an end-of-the-semester presentation.
Arkansas panel OKs bill de-funding Planned Parenthood
By ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas lawmakers have advanced legislation aimed at cutting off public funding to Planned Parenthood, a move that the organization says could also cut off money to doctors, rape crisis centers and domestic violence shelters.
The Baxter Bulletin
Josh Dooley: A history lesson for a senator
Sen. Gary Stubblefiled, R-Branch, is a graduate of County Line High School in the city of Branch, according to his legislative biography, which says Stubblefield also attended the University of Arkansas.
The Night The Lights Went Out In Franklin County
About 2,000 Franklin County residents were without power Thursday night, as the power company worked to correct the problem.
The City Wire
I-540 in Fort Smith, Van Buren set for $78 million rehab
The major highway artery into Fort Smith that carries more than 50,000 cars a day will soon undergo a more than $78 million upgrade that will result in traffic congestion on the main Interstate corridor through the city.