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2 hrs ago | The City Wire
Tonnage shipped along the Arkansas River is down for the first half of 2014, but it is not necessarily bad news according to a Fort Smith-area river operator.
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Officials with the U.S. Mint have unveiled the three commemorative coins that will be sold next year to raise money for a planned $50 million U.S. Marshals Museum in western Arkansas.
The transition from fire protection provided by what is now known as the 188th Wing to an airport-run fire department has hit some speed bumps, the Fort Smith Airport Commission were told during its monthly meeting Tuesday .
Regional business and civic leaders who responded to an informal survey by The City Wire do not share the pessimism exhibited in a recent Rasmussen Poll in which only 29% said America's best days like ahead.
A school in Fort Smith says an elderly man has been defecating on a pole on the l campus for years.
A Fort Smith high school wants a man to stop defecating on campus, and that school says it's a problem that has been happening for years.
Kyle Flanagan, 22, had multiple active warrants for his arrest before the Fort Smith Police Department arrested him at the Capri Motel at 1833 Midland Blvd. on July 21, according to a preliminary report.
The City of Fort Smith has already begun preparations of the fiscal year 2015 budget and members of the city's Board of Directors had their first public opportunity to weigh in on the process Tuesday at the group's noon study session at the Fort Smith Public Library.
A proposed millage increase to be voted on next month would net the Fort Smith Public Library an additional $2.8 million in revenue, allowing the library to expand offerings and upgrade technologies to meet customer expectations.
A Fort Smith man suspected of knifing his pregnant girlfriend to death said he was drunk and "had done something bad that he didn't remember," according to court documents released Monday.
The jet stream will once again take an unusual plunge to the south sometime early next allowing cooler than normal air to bleed south across the central and Eastern United States.
Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with the Fort Smith Police Department says 21-year-old Douglas True called 911 just before noon on Sunday.
The Fort Smith Children's Emergency Shelter is receiving a portion of all Smith Chevrolet-Cadillac vehicle sales through July 31, 2014.
Editor's note: David Potts is a certified public accountant with more than 33 years experience.
A small boat carrying several people crashed into a buoy where the Poteau River meets the Arkansas River near the Garrison Avenue bridge on Saturday evening.
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Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 01:17 pm
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