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Oklahoma Casinos' Effect on Fort Smith Largely a Mystery

by Eric Francis 9/9/2013 12:00 am

If you want to know how much gambling is being done in Fort Smith’s backyard, you might be out of luck. The Indian tribes that own and operate the casinos are virtually unregulated, and the city of Fort Smith certainly isn’t trying to track the dollars.

Fort Smith: New Developments Revive Downtown (Main Street Preservation (Over 20K) | Honorable Mention)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

In recent years, several new development projects have infused new life into downtown. The transformation of the area into one in which residents are attracted to live, work and play has earned Fort Smith honorable-mention recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Main Street preservation.