Arkansas Business City of Distinction 2011

With roots in the Old West and an eye looking toward the 21st century, Fort Smith blends its heritage and ambition to recruit economic development to Arkansas' western border.

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Cleanup Underway at Train Derailment Site in NE Louisiana

Cleanup continued early Monday at the site of a train derailment in northeast Louisiana. The engineer and conductor were injured when a freight train hit a truck Sunday at a crossing in Mer Rouge (mer-ROOZH'), derailing two engines and 17 cars of the 87-car train, state police said. read more >

Empire Electric Granted 13.5 Percent Rate Increase for Arkansas Customers

A Missouri-based electric company has announced that the Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved a 13.5 percent rate increase for its Arkansas customers. read more >


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