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Clockwise from top left: Fort Smith Northside's new entrance and competition gym, Fort Smith Southside's freshman center and its competition gym.
Construction / Education

K-12 Construction Makes the Grade

Since December, construction totaling more than $225 million has been completed on some of the largest K-12 projects in Arkansas. read more >
Joey McCutchen
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Fighting For Information (Editorial)

Fort Smith lawyer Joey McCutchen is doing right in his fight for open government. read more >
John Parker, director of the Fort Smith Regional Airport since 2008, is retiring at the end of the month. An interim director will take over as the Fort Smith Airport Commission decides on a permanent successor.
Construction / Government & Politics / Tourism / Transportation

Frugal Fort Smith Airport Looks Ahead

Director John Parker of the Fort Smith Regional Airport is proud of its well-earned reputation for getting the most out of old equipment. read more >
Joey McCutchen

Held Hostage (Editorial)

Businesspeople, entrepreneurs and others generally seek to avoid a “poisonous atmosphere.” Fort Smith can’t expect to attract the kind of economic development enjoyed just a few miles up the road in northwest Arkansas as long as it’s held hostage by people who think the future is in the past. read more >