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Fort Smith firefighter disciplined for allegedly having "intimate relationships" while on duty

According to an email obtained by 40/29 News, a Fort Smith firefighter was disciplined for allegedly having "intimate relationships" while on duty. In the email, it states that Chief Christensen was contacted by the woman, who claims to have participated in the alleged misconduct. These relationsh

KHBS - 2017-09-21 15:27:00

Fort Smith firefighter accused of having sex at station

A Fort Smith firefighter is under investigation for allegedly having sex at a fire station, the fire chief said. The firefighter, who has not been named, has not been fired or suspended, Fire Chief Phil Christensen said over the phone. "Mid-2015, a complaint was sent to Fire Chief Richards (retired)

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-22 06:01:00

Well Known Fort Smith Orthodontist Dies

FORT SMITH (KFSM) - Well known orthodontist Dr. Henry Udouj, Jr. died in Fort Smith on Monday (Sept. 18). He was 72. He was co-owner of Udouj Orthodontics with his son. He was a member of the Fort Smith Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Southwest Orthodontic Asso

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:38:19

United Way of Fort Smith Area kicks off fundraising campaign

The United Way of Fort Smith Area kicked off its 2017 fundraising campaign during a luncheon Tuesday, where it was revealed that Pacesetter companies have already raised more than $950,000. Representatives from the companies joined United Way of Fort Smith Area officials, volunteers and various comm

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

Fort Smith's MovieLounge to close Oct. 1

MovieLounge in Fort Smith Updated: 5:00 PM CDT Sep 19, 2017 Fort Smith's MovieLounge announced Tuesday that it will close on October 1, 2017. MovieLounge opened on Rogers Avenue in 2012. It serves drinks and dinner along with live music and new movies. It has hosted many community events over th

KHBS - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Future School of Fort Smith adds classes

Along with double the students and additional classroom space, Future School of Fort Smith has also added new elective classes this year. The charter high school is in its second year in existence with 152 students and is open to 10th- and 11th-graders this year with plans to be a 10th-12th grade sc

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-21 06:01:00

Fort Smith directors approve property, easement purchases

The Fort Smith Board of Directors decided unanimously Tuesday to allow the city to purchase several pieces of property and sewer utility easements, some of which the city expects to take via eminent domain with further board approval. The purchases, which total $38,310.34, are necessary to perform w

GREENWOODDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 06:15:00

ArkansasBlue repons Monday in Fort Smith

The Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield location in Fort Smith will reopen Monday following a renovation. ArkansasBlue, a location for customers to shop for health, vision and dental insurance, is located at 3501 Old Greenwood Road., Suite 3. As part of the change, business hours at the location wil

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

At the movies - 9.22.17

Below is a list of movies playing in Fort Smith. Show times and information are available at www.amctheatres.com, www.malco.com and www.movieloungefsm.com. Opening Today Friend Request - After accepting a friend request from a socially awkward peer, a college student begins to think that a demonic p

GREENWOODDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-22 06:01:00

Sheridan, Watters to play with UAFS Symphonic Band

Two guest artists will temporarily join members of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Symphonic Band to create music for the masses. Patrick Sheridan, a tubist for the global-renowned Jupiter Performing Artists, and Harry Watters, a prominent trombonist who is based in New Orleans, will be the

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-22 06:45:00

Freedom of Information Act event 6 p.m. today at Riverfront Pavilion

The Transparency in Government Group of Western Arkansas will host a discussion on the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 6 p.m. today at the Riverfront Pavilion, 100 N. B St., in Fort Smith. Tom Larimer, executive director of the Arkansas Press Association, will speak on FOIA law. The event

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-21 06:01:00

Program to combat opioid abuse launched at Southside High School

The 'Prescription for Life' class is mean to stop addiction before it starts. Tuesday, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge unveiled the new online program. Some students at Southside High School in Fort Smith were the first in the state and in the country to take the class. "I think it's reall

KHBS - 2017-09-20 00:41:00

Creek named Officer of the Year

Officer Steve Creek of the Fort Smith Police Department has been named Sebastian County Officer of the Year by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, according to a news release. Fort Smith Police Chief Nathaniel Clark nominated Creek for the award in August. In his nomination letter, Clark cite

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-21 16:42:30

UAFS sees increased preliminary enrollment for fall 2017

Enrollment at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith is up by 53 students from 2016, the Board of Visitors was told during a meeting Wednesday. UAFS Enrollment Generalist Jennifer Holland provided the board with a report on the university's enrollment for fall 2017. Holland said the numbers she wa

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-21 06:15:00

Dog show scheduled at Legacy Heights

A dog show is set for Saturday at Legacy Heights Retirement Center. All dogs are welcome at the show, with trophies going to best costume, best trick and best in show. Show time is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Legacy Heights at 1012 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and the e

PRESS ARGUS-COURIER - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Hurricane relief part of Cruisin' on Main

The Old Town Merchants Association will partner with two organizations for hurricane relief during its second annual Cruisin' on Main in downtown Van Buren on Saturday, Sept. 23. TOTMA will join forces with The Salvation Army and First Baptist Church in Lavaca for the hurricane relief in Texas and F

PRESS ARGUS-COURIER - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Council Talks Alcohol Sales in Greenwood

At the September meeting of the Greenwood City Council restaurant owner, Josh Niles, approached the council to seek permission to request a private club license so that beer and mixed drinks could be sold at his sports grill set to open in Greenwood later this year. Niles stated that he has mixed fe

GREENWOODDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 14:38:55

3, Or More, Things To Do

Here are a few of the other things going on in the South Logan County or surrounding area in the coming days in addition to a home football game Friday night. Gospel Music Matt Maher will be concert for a free show at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, at 415 No

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Arkansas senators, governor back health law repeal effort

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas' Republican governor said Tuesday he backs a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, and the state's two GOP senators said they also support the legislation. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the legislation gaining momentum in the U.S. Senate to repla

GREENWOODDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

You'll absolutely love this chicken salad recipe

This salad of shredded chicken tossed with a colorful slaw of red bell pepper, green cabbage and carrot is designed to hold up well in the refrigerator, so it is an ideal make-ahead dinner, packed lunch or potluck party dish. The key is to store its aromatic and Asian-inspired dressing separately, t

GREENWOODDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 06:01:00