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Past articles by Ty:

Quick holiday road trips to enjoy this Christmas season

In just a short drive, many different experiences can be had this Christmas. → Read More

When do stores open on Black Friday in Fort Smith?

When stores reopen on Black Friday, they will be release sales and deals for a limited time. → Read More

Crawford County approves three of four American Rescue Plan fund proposals

The election commission, county coroner, and county employees have all been approved to receive funds from the American Rescue Plan. → Read More

Van Buren after-school program aims to uplift kids and help the community

George Edelin started the program Everyone Needs a Friend for students to be a part of important things and feel important themselves. → Read More

How Crawford County is helping veterans in need

Veteran's Services in Crawford County provide resources and benefits for local veterans → Read More

What can Fort Smith expect from the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Bill?

Although state leaders did not support the Infrastructure Bill, the money is still seen to be useful for roads in the area. → Read More

Western Arkansas Flying Disc Association keeps disc golf alive in the River Valley

Western Arkansas Flying Disc Association has spent almost two decades creating disc golf courses and tournaments. → Read More

FBI asking for information on person of interest in Morgan Nick case

The FBi is looking for information regarding Billy Jack Lincks. Lincks is a person of interest in the disappearance of Morgan Nick. → Read More

Labor shortages cause Fort Smith Police to rethink hiring strategies

Due to nationwide labor shortages for police officers, Fort Smith Police Department believes that there should a change in recruitment strategy. → Read More

Crawford County Library System looks to raise wages for all employees

The Crawford County Library System is hoping to raise the wages of all its employees. → Read More

Local organizations receive American Rescue funds through Arkansas Humanities Council

The Crawford County Library System and the Fort Smith Heritage Foundation received American Rescue Plan Funds for upkeep and projects. → Read More

Beautification group partners with city to build park in Booneville

Booneville Downtown Beautification has partnered with the city and the local Rotary chapter to build a $135,000 park in the city. → Read More

CAE set to close doors at end of the month before moving to new building

At the end of the month, the Center for ARts and Education in Van Buren will close it's doors and retire it's name. Arts on Main will take its place. → Read More

What's it take to bring water to 600 people in Mountainburg? $12 million

Mountainburg is currently seeking funds to finish their water project. This project will provide water for 600 residents. → Read More

Cedarville Pirate Patch celebrates Farm to School Month

The Cedarville Pirate Patch is celebrating Farm to School month with guest speakers, a mini-fair, and more to teach kids about growing their own food. → Read More

What does the rise in renters mean for Fort Smith?

As the number of renters in Fort Smith surpassed homeowners, and the continuing development of Chaffee Crossing, what does this mean for the city? → Read More

Adult Education Center's alternative sentencing program recognized for innovation

The Crawford County Adult Education Center has been recognized for its alternative sentencing program as one of the top innovative practices. → Read More

Former foreign exchange student makes a home in Van Buren

Gabor Buday was a foreign exchange student from Hungary at Van Buren High School. Now, he was moved back to Van Buren to further his career. → Read More

New townhomes coming to downtown Alma

Alma City Council approved a proposal to purchase city land for the construction of townhouses. → Read More

Fighting cigarette litter problem in Van Buren

A grant provided by Keep America Beautiful is helping Van Buren keep cigarette litter off the streets. → Read More