Fort Smith, ARArkansas Online

OPINION | MIKE MASTERSON: For transparency

Lock away the computers and hide your pets, city fathers. Fort Smith's bulldog barrister Joey McCutchen is back in search of transparency. This time he's filed not one suit, mind you, but two against his city: one for failing to turn over public records in accordance with the state's FOIA, and the other seeking a declaratory judgment that Fort Smith violated state law by removing the historical flag display and bronze markers from its Riverfront Park.
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6 Best Rooftop Bars in Arkansas

Arkansas is also known as the Natural State. The reason behind that is, Arkansas has some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and nature spots. It is also the only US state that produces diamonds. It is also home to some of the prettiest tourist attraction spots.
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Fayetteville, ARKHBS

Man sent to the hospital after Fayetteville apartment fire

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — An apartment fire in Fayetteville sent one man to the hospital Tuesday morning. Three roommates and one of their girlfriends were sleeping inside the apartment on Blackstone Crossing when the fire started. One man went to the hospital with minor injuries. A dog and a cat did...
Tahlequah, OKTahlequah Daily Press

GUEST EDITORIAL: What's up with city oversight committee?

Why are our mayor and city administrator trying to mislead us?. Recently, an article printed in the Tahlequah Daily Press on the 2013 Capital Improvement Bond projects progress. In that article, it was stated that the previous Muskogee Avenue plans were only 60% complete and that they now have a new engineering firm preparing new plans.
Arkansas StateArkansas Online

Alma man killed in accident on I-40

A 21-year-old Alma man died in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday on Interstate 40 in Alma, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Hunter Morris was driving east about 5:30 a.m. when his 2005 Chevrolet ran off the road and struck a road sign and the tree line, the report said.

OBITUARY:Glen Allen Harrison

Glen Allen Harrison, 68, of Waldron, Arkansas passed away on June 11, 2021 in Fort Smith. He was born February 5, 1953 in Waldron, Arkansas to Roy Glen (deceased) and Dorie Ann (Smith) Harrison. Glen was a loving family man, he loved his kids, his wife and his dogs. He loved to fish and hunt and was a man of faith.
Crawford County, ARPress Argus-Courier

'When it's done, we're father and son': Alma High's Colby Perkins is chasing legendary dad

Colby Perkins is born to race. He's born to local racing legend Chris Perkins, who has won seven championships at area dirt tracks and over 500 races and events. "When I'm out there, I'm racing against all his old times," Perkins said. "Some nights, we might be competitors, and when he's on the track, he's just another driver, but when it's done, we're father and son."
Van Buren, ARPress Argus-Courier

Van Buren begins city-wide tornado damage clean-up

Clean-up operations are currently underway in Van Buren following the tornado on May 3. The city is spending over $110,000 on the clean-up. In order to gather help for the clearing of downed trees and limbs gathered on resident's properties, Van Buren contracted local businesses to work alongside the street department.
Siloam Springs,

2021 Siloam Springs Rodeo returns this week

With the world seemingly on a path to a return to normalcy from the covid-19 pandemic, so is the case for the Siloam Springs Rodeo. The 63rd annual Siloam Springs Rodeo returns to town this week at the Siloam Springs Rodeo Grounds and, while everything isn't totally back to normal with the event, the Siloam Springs Riding and Rodeo Club feel like progress is being made in that direction.

New mural up at future TJ’s Sandwich Shop site

A new mural by a prolific local artist is on display in central Fayetteville. The new work, located on the building that will soon be home to a TJ’s Sandwich Shop, was painted by local artist Jason Jones. Jones is the artist behind several well-known works in town, including the...

Arkansas Finds Their Man To Lead Tight Ends

Former Razorback Dowell Loggains will return to Fayetteville to coach the tight ends for Head Coach Sam Pittman. On Monday, the Arkansas Football Program announced Loggains as the replacement for Cody Kennedy, who shifted to coach the offensive line after the departure of Brad Davis for LSU. A few weeks ago, Davis took the offensive line position at LSU in his hometown of Baton Rouge.

Musselman, staff contact nation's elite 2023 prospects

Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman reacts, Saturday, January 9, 2021 during the second half of a basketball game at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Arkansas coach Eric Musselman and his staff didn’t waste time in reaching out to about 25 prospects in the 2023 class once the clock struck midnight in four different time zones.
Fort Smith, ARPress Argus-Courier

Center for Arkansas Legal Services offers to seal criminal records for free

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is offering to seal criminal records for free on July 9. Kendall Lewellen, managing attorney at the Center for Arkansas Legal Services, said the event will "guide people through the process to seal old criminal records that might be holding them back from getting access to better jobs or housing opportunities."

Cedar Grove LB earns 3rd offer at Arkansas camp

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas became linebacker Everett Roussaw’s third scholarship offer after he impressed Razorbacks defensive coordinator Barry Odom and linebackers coach Michael Scherer during Monday’s camp. Roussaw, 6-2, 205 pounds, of Ellenwood (Ga.) Cedar Grove, previously held offers from Mississippi State and Central Florida. “I love Arkansas,” he said. “I...