- Arkansas board votes to end Rebel mascot, 'Dixie' song Updated: Jul-27-15 9:52 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A school board in northwestern Arkansas voted Monday to drop a high school's "Johnny Reb" mascot and "Dixie" fight song after the shooting deaths of nine people inside their historic black church in South Carolina reignited a debate nationwide about the use of symbols of the Confederacy.
- Man killed in shooting in Fort Smith, suspect in custody Updated: Jul-23-15 11:40 am
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - Police in Fort Smith say one man is dead and another is in custody following a shooting in the city.
- US Marshals Museum to showcase recently acquired artifacts Updated: Jul-22-15 3:14 am
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - Artifacts from the collection of one of the first black deputy U.S. Marshals to serve west of the Mississippi River will be displayed at the U.S. Marshals Museum's Descendants Day event.
- Vacant factory building purchased to house homeless Updated: Jul-18-15 2:17 pm
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - An advocacy group has bought a vacant factory building south of downtown and plans to convert it to a shelter and resource center for the area's homeless.
- US Marshals Museum gets $25,000 from Wells Fargo Advisors Updated: Jul-10-15 3:02 am
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - The U.S. Marshals Museum has received a $25,000 gift from Wells Fargo Advisors, marking the firm's largest grant in the Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas region for the year.
- Furniture Factory Outlet moving HQ to Arkansas Updated: Jul-07-15 7:06 pm
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - A chain of discount furniture retail stores is moving its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations from Oklahoma to Arkansas.