U.S. Marshals Museum to Place Cornerstone for Hall of Honor on Nov. 9

We are so lucky in Arkansas to have another world-class, national museum in the works. The future U.S. Marshals Museum will be located on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith. To kick off the 225th year of

160 Miles of Shopping Bargains

Gear up all you shoppers.  Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 14th annual Bargains Galore on 64.

Back to School Bash

Hey kids! Are you ready to go back to school? Youth of all ages are invited to join the education staff at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 9 at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center in Fort Smith as they

May Heritage Month in Fort Smith

Considering the history and heritage that built Fort Smith, there’s no surprise there will be a plethora of programs in May to celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month. The Department of Arkansas Heritage’s theme for this year is “Saving Our Heritage: Arkansas’s

Fort Smith Heritage Festival is April 6

The weekend looks like it’s going to be warm and sunny, which makes it a great time to head to Fort Smith for the 5th annual Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 6. The festival will be headquartered downtown at the

Bass Reeves: A Legendary Arkansas Lawman

If there was ever a person in Arkansas history who should be — and is — considered “larger than life,” it’s Bass Reeves.  One of the most interesting people who ever lived in The Natural State, Reeves was a U.S.

Miss Laura: A Colorful Character from Arkansas’s Wild West History

  We all have different sides to our personalities and it’s always fun to see the various aspects of people we know and admire.  One of the most ladylike and professional, in the truest sense, women I know is Carolyn