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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Former police chief announces Tribal Council bid

Former Sallisaw Police Chief Shaloa Edwards announced this week that he will seek a seat on the Cherokee Nation's tribal council. The longtime area law enforcement official made the announcement via social media on Tuesday.

Victims identified in I-540 crash

The Arkansas State Police has released preliminary findings in the four vehicle accident that shut down traffic on Interstate 540 Monday morning.

Marshals Museum requests temporary tax hike

The Fort Smith Board of Directors is taking up a request from the U.S. Marshal Museum to ask voters for a temporary one cent tax increase to help finish the project.

Law enforcement begins “Drive Sober” initiative

Arkansas State Troopers will be joined by city and county law enforcement officers in the coming days in a unified effort to remove impaired drivers from local streets and roads as well as state and U.S. highways. The special enforcement operation begins Friday, December 14th and continues through New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Hollywood actor finds success at UAFS

FORT SMITH - It’s not every day that a Hollywood actor joins the ranks...

CDC: Say no to raw cookie dough

Raw cake batter is tempting, especially during the holidays when baking is rampant, but the CDC encourages to ‘Say no to raw dough.’

Three dead in I-540 accident

Three people are confirmed dead after an accident involving a truck on Interstate 540 Monday morning.

Fort Smith Christmas Parade rescheduled for Dec. 15th

After fears of winter weather prompted organizers of the Fort Smith Christmas Parade to hold off on going on as planned Saturday, details have been released for the event's new date.

UAFS, National Guard partner on UAS technology

FORT SMITH - The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has reached an agreement with the Arkansas National...

Community invited to Mercy Health tree lighting

Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus himself, as he will be the guest of honor at tonight's tree lighting for Mercy Health in Fort Smith.