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Gone Today, Back Tomorrow: The Shocking Twist in the Tale of Fort Smith's Car DealershipCameron EittreimNewsBreak Contributor
Chick-fil-a Confirmed For Van Buren! Buckle UpCameron EittreimNewsBreak Contributor
A Delightful Lunch at the Redesigned River City Bistro in Fort SmithCameron EittreimNewsBreak Contributor
Gone Today, Back Tomorrow: The Shocking Twist in the Tale of Fort Smith's Car Dealership
The Clay Maxey car dealership in Fort Smith wasn't just a place to buy a car; it was a community landmark where families found their first cars, where friendships were formed, and where trust was built between the dealership and its clientele. So, when it shuttered its doors overnight a few months ago, it felt like a sudden loss in the family. The absence of any forewarning or explanation left a void, stirring a blend of confusion, concern, and a sense of betrayal among the locals.
A Delightful Lunch at the Redesigned River City Bistro in Fort Smith
Nestled in the heart of Fort Smith, the recently revamped River City Bistro presents a fresh face to a familiar favorite, offering an exceptional dining experience that locals and visitors alike can't stop talking about. My recent visit to this charming eatery was a journey of culinary delight, marked by standout dishes and an ambiance that effortlessly blends comfort with sophistication.
Police report 27-year-old woman missing in Van Buren
VAN BUREN, Ark. — According to the Van Buren Police Department (VBPD), authorities are searching for Nikki Maray Wright, 27, who has reportedly not been seen since Feb. 3 when she left her house to board a Tulsa plane bound for El Paso, Texas. If residents have any information...
How personal income has changed in Sebastian County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Sebastian County, Arkansas and how it compares to state and national levels.
ARDOT progresses with Garrison Avenue Bridge repairs, aims for full reopening by April
FORT SMITH, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation is making progress in repairing the Garrison Avenue Bridge in Fort Smith, a project that began in late July last year. "The bridge is actually in good shape. The substructure, what is supporting the bridge, is actually in good shape,"...
Crawford County mom wants relocated books put back, no trial
The woman suing Crawford County for its decision to relocate LGBTQ+ books out of the library's children section are asking for a summary judgment but it's up to the judge.
Chick-fil-a Confirmed For Van Buren! Buckle Up
In a town buzzing with anticipation and the savory promise of chicken sandwiches, Van Buren, Arkansas, is set to welcome a new Chick-fil-A, a revelation that has the local populace clucking with excitement. Recent city building permits have unveiled plans for the beloved fast-food chain to roost along the bustling stretch of Fayetteville Road, a development that's been met with a mix of jubilation and jittery nerves.
Police seeking information related to Fort Smith robbery
FORT SMITH, Ark. — Police are investigating a tobacco store robbery in Fort Smith. According to a press release, Fort Smith Police responded to King Tobacco on Greenwood Avenue Sunday night. Officers said at 11:16 p.m., three people wearing masks entered the store. According to the release, one of those people displayed a gun.
Arrest Reports 02/11
Cavin Dale Allison of Greenwood was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on February 14 at 12:19 a.m. and released on cash bond February 14 at 7:02 a.m. Allison was charged with petition to revoke – felony. Zachary Andrew Dobbins of Fort Smith was booked into the Sebastian...
New developments in Crawford County Library System legal battle
Watch the video to learn about new developments the in Crawford County Library System legal battle.
Superintendent’s and other resignations accepted
The Muldrow Board of Education accepted several resignations during their regular monthly board meeting on Feb. 12, including the resignation of school superintendent Clifta Fugett. According to meeting minutes, resignations were also accepted from Brenda Colina, Debbie Crabtree, Marty Fugett, Janice Gibson, Diane Larcade, Paul Larcade, Lorri Matlock, Janelle Tyler...
Fort Smith Marshals announce 2024 Opening Day, season schedule
The Fort Smith Marshals released the schedule for their inaugural season on Wednesday, according to a news release.
Prescribed burns being held in the River Valley | Here's how long they'll last
SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. — Many people in the River Valley are wondering why they are seeing smoke in the area. According to officials, the reason for this is the prescribed burns being held across the River Valley on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service announced...
Winner of the Week: Erianna Gooden
FORT SMITH, Ark. — The 40/29Winner of the Week is Fort Smith Northside's Erianna Gooden, who has become a standout for the Lady Bears basketball team. The point guard currently averages 19 points per game to lead her team in scoring. Back in December, she took home MVP honors...
Indulge in Authentic Italian Fare: Sallisaw's Top 3 Italian Dining Spots
This article presents three exceptional Italian restaurants located in Sallisaw. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Marshals Museum exec discusses visitor numbers, outreach efforts
Attendance at the U.S. Marshals Museum is averaging a little over 5,000 per month for its first seven months of operation, and museum officials are expanding the outreach, which includes an event in Little Rock. The museum opened on July 1 after 16 years of fundraising, construction and speculation. In...
Fort Smith (AR) FD Opens New Fire Apparatus Maintenance and Training Facility
The Fort Smith Fire Department held a ribbon cutting Tuesday, Feb. 13 opening its new fire apparatus maintenance and training facility, arkansasonline.com reported. City directors amended the 2023 budget in October to purchase and renovate the $1.6 million property, located at 5601 and 5715 Wheeler Avenue, to become the new fire maintenance and training facility, the report said.
Walmart AMP to host Dan + Shay concert in August
ROGERS, Ark. — Country pop duo Dan + Shay will return to the Walmart AMP, the venue announced Tuesday. Shay Mooney, one half of the group Dan + Shay, grew up on his family farm in Natural Dam, Arkansas, in Crawford County. Watch the video above to hear Shay Mooney talk about what it was like to grow up in Arkansas.
Judge denies request for retrial in Van Buren murder case
The request for a retrial in the case of a Van Buren man sentenced to life in prison for his wife's murder has been denied by an Arkansas judge.
Friends reflect on journey of Fort Smith native and new Miss America Madison Marsh
Close friends of Madison Marsh talk about how the Fort Smith native overcame the odds to become the first active-duty military Miss America. They also discuss her efforts to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer. Watch the video above to learn more.