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River Valley News

Severe weather chances return to forecast today

TULSA – The National Weather Service says there is a good chance that scattered severe thunderstorms will be back in the forecast on Tuesday. “There is...

River Valley Sports

Razorbacks return to Minute Maid Park in 2020

FAYETTEVILLE - For the third time in school history, the Razorback Baseball team will be featured in one of the most prestigious college baseball...

Musselman adds Operations Director to staff

FAYETTEVILLE – Anthony Ruta has been named director of men’s basketball operations, University of Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman announced. Ruta worked the past four years...

Gafford drafted by Chicago Bulls

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas forward Daniel Gafford was selected by Chicago Bulls in the second round (38th pick overall) in the 2019 National Basketball Association Draft...

Business Beat

Chamber to host seminar on workplace harassment issues

FORT SMITH - The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an upcoming seminar dealing with workplace issues such as conduct and harassment,...

Mercy Offering Medicare Seminars at Church

FORT SMITH - Medicare has many confusing choices, so Mercy Fort Smith is offering help to navigate the process. Medicare – Getting Started is a...

Chamber announces “Wine Down Wednesday” details

FORT SMITH - The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce is inviting members and guests to its' quarterly "Wine Down Wednesday" event, to be held...

Fort Smith Schools name new Fairview principal

FORT SMITH: Nicole Shaffer will serve as the next principal of Fairview Elementary School. Mrs. Shaffer's leadership experience includes four years as the assistant principal...

Baptist Health Hospitals Receive State, National Honors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Four hospitals within the Baptist Health system were recently honored by the American Heart Association for their commitment to ensuring...

Chamber Business Over Breakfast set for next week

FORT SMITH - The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce reminds the business community that one of the organization's premiere networking opportunities will take place...

Across the Region

Governor Elected to 2nd Term To Lead Regional Education Board

LITTLE ROCK – For the second time since he became governor of Arkansas in 2015, the Southern Regional Education Board has elected Governor Asa Hutchinson to...

Freds will close more stores in Arkansas

MEMPHIS - The troubled times continue for Fred's Discount Stores, as the one time giant announced today another round of store closings, including several in...

Arkansas woman files paternity suit against son of Joe Biden

BATESVILLE - A former Arkansas State womens' basketball player has filed a paternity lawsuit against Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President and 2020...

Dardanelle Police investigating murder-suicide

DARDANELLE - Yell County authorities are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide at a Dardanelle home. The Courier reported via social media that a...

LISTEN: Governor talks computer science in weekly radio address

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson talked about the changing world of computer science, and how Arkansas high schools are embracing it in his...

Collins family speaks on arrest of murder suspect

POCAHONTAS - The family of former state Senator Linda Collins has spoken out in response to the arrest of suspect in her murder. 48-year-old Rebecca...

River Valley Features

2018 Halloween/Fall Festival Activities

10/25 Woods Elementary School - Trunk or Treat 6:00 p.m. - until the candy is gone. 3201 Massard Rd. - Fort Smith Free - Safe and Fun for...

FEATURE: Your Kids Can Bowl For Free This Summer

FORT SMITH - Area Bowling Alleys are opening their doors for the Kids Bowl Free Program. Children are eligible to register for 2 free...

Premature baby heads home after four month hospital stay

FORT SMITH - It has been nearly five months since Fort Smith resident Candace Culver gave birth to a beautiful baby girl weighing only...

2017 Arklahoma Holiday Guide

  With the Holiday Season quickly approaching Fort Smith and the surrounding area have an extensive list of events to get you and your family...

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Today in Arkansas Blog

WAIT… WHAT? Omaha newspaper cover leaves Hog fans enraged

It didn't so much affect people here in Arkansas because there aren't too many that get the print version of the Omaha World-Herald, but Razorback...

Spelling Is Important…..

  Those who enjoy reading grammatically correct content while surfing the internet may have gotten a kick out of recent signs that were supposedly spotted...

The original “True Grit” is headed back to theaters

If there was ever a movie that defined the history of Fort Smith, it was True Grit, the 1969 classic that earned...

TV reporter takes on angry viewers in social media post

Living in Arkansas or any part of the South, it is a given. In April, tornado warnings are going to be issued,...
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Bad news for a staple of country music

If you had your radio on a country station like KTCS or KMAG in the 1990's, it was hard to miss Hal...

Police Beat

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 24th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Monday June 24th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 23rd

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Sunday June 23rd. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 21st – Jun. 22nd

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Friday June 21st and Saturday June 22nd. All suspects are presumed innocent...

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 20th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Thursday June 20th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 19th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Wednesday June 19th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 18th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Tuesday June 18th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

No charges filed in March 2019 inmate death

FORT SMITH- The Office of Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue announced today that they have completed their review surrounding the death of an inmate at...

ARREST REPORT: Jun. 17th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Monday June 17th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...