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UAFS offers Classes for Life Long Learners

Sep 10, 2014 4:09am

The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith offers more than 40 personal enrichment courses in their schedule from October to December, varying from jewelry making...

<p>Retired 1st Sgt. Bob Walker’s Ambassador for Peace Award on display at Betty Wilkinson Senior Center, before formal award ceremony attended by family, friends, veterans, and representatives from the state of Arkansas on 9/3/14.</p>

Korean War Hero Honored

Sep 10, 2014 4:05am

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<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>Eagle Chief, a Pawnee Indian, wears a winged hat with beadwork and feathers, a bearclaw necklace, peace medal and tomahawk in a photo taken by William S. Prettyman in the 19th century.</p>

Photos of Native American culture are on display at the UAFS

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Thirty photographs depicting Native American culture from more than a century ago are on display at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith as part of the “American Indian Realism” exhibit which...

Avoid fines for weeds and tall grass

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

With the above normal rainfall we had this spring the weeds and grasses are growing quickly all over town. And the City says homeowners, businesses and landlords are responsible for maintaining...

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>“Bun” McConnell is pictured in the back row, right, in his WWI uniform. Also included are his brothers Elzie, Coy and Wayne McConnell, the four oldest sons of W.O and Sally McConnell of the Oak Grove community.</p>

Celebration of Fathers at South Sebastian County Historical Society upcoming meeting

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Many will fondly recall E. M. (Bun) McConnell and his country store in the community of Cornish. Others have warm memories of Jake Stewart and his pharmacy on the Greenwood Square and none can...

<p>Meryl Ware from The Warehouse Gifts and More stands in front of her display at the Chamber of Commerce lobby. PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p>

Chamber Member of the Month - The Warehouse

Jul 16, 2014 4:05am

The WareHouse Gifts and More is honored as the Chamber Member of the Month for July. The shop is locally owned by Media Specialist at Westwood Elementary, Meryl Ware.

“It was always a dream...

<p>PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Claire Taylor with Far Out Face Painting turns Payton Bazar, 2, of Greenwood into a ninja turtle on Friday, July 4, 2014. More than 80 venders participated in Greenwood’s Freedom Festival that started with a 5K run and included live music, pageants, food and fireworks. Payton is the son of Daniel and Anna Bazar.</p>

Scenes from FreedomFest 2014

Jul 09, 2014 5:06am

PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD

Claire Taylor with Far Out Face Painting turns Payton Bazar, 2, of Greenwood into a ninja turtle on Friday, July 4, 2014. More than 80 venders participated in...

<p>PHOTO BY CHAD HUNTER</p><p>Greenwood Councilmen Tim Terry, right, and Lance Terry take a look at paperwork Monday night, July 7, 2014, during a council meeting at City Hall.</p>

Greenwood Annexation Vote Delayed

Jul 09, 2014 5:06am

On request from the city attorney, Greenwood’s City Council tabled the third and final reading of an ordinance calling for a November annexation vote Monday night.

“I would ask that this...

<p>PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Twins Chase and Trace Woodruff of Greenwood and their mother, Melissa Woodruff, make their way back to shore at Wells Lake on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center’s Canoe and Kayak program is held each Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m till noon, with staff members to assist boaters. The boats are also available for check-outs, on your own, Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. till 3 p.m.</p>

Canoe Crew

Jul 09, 2014 5:06am

PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD

Twins Chase and Trace Woodruff of Greenwood and their mother, Melissa Woodruff, make their way back to shore at Wells Lake on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Janet...

<p>Security guard Tom Adams sits on a bench outside of the Old State House in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The Arkansas House is scheduled to meet in the 1836 building for three days Monday, June 30, during a special legislative session while the present state Capitol undergoes renovations. The Senate will meet in the current Capitol building. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)</p>

Arkansas Legislature: Lawmakers To Revisit Issues Of Special Session Next Year

Jul 09, 2014 4:55am

State lawmakers wrapped up the special legislative session in the early morning hours Wednesday, giving final approval to measures addressing three issues that are expected to come up again in...

Students receive SkillsUSA awards

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Twenty-two students represented the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and the Western Arkansas Technical Center at the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas...

Guns’N’Hoses in Hackett

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Hackett fire department and law enforcement staffs are asking all area residents to come to the Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). It will occur Tuesday, July 15, from...

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