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Fort Smith, Arkansas is located in Sebastian County. Zip codes in Fort Smith, AR include 72908, 72906, and 72905. The median home price in Fort Smith is $134,900 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Fort Smith information.

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7 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Fort Smith Police Arrest Man In Connection To Shooting

The Fort Smith Police Department has arrested a man in connection to a shooting investigation, according to a news release.

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11 hrs ago | The City Wire

New Fort Smith, Van Buren fire station per square foot costs nearly equal

Two fire stations built and paid for using sales tax proceeds in Fort Smith and Van Buren came in at nearly the same price per square feet, with the Fort Smith fire chief noting the use of a construction manager for savings on the city's newest firehouse.

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11 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

New Mercy Clinic Opens In Fort Smith

Patients in Fort Smith have a new state of the art doctor's office they can visit.

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23 hrs ago | NWAonline

Boots, bling boost center

The Brandon Butler Band will headline the second annual Boots and Bling Ball on Sept.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The City Wire

Immigration, budget cuts hot topics at Womack town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, talks during a town hall meeting in Fort Smith about federal budget issues.

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NWAonline

Arvest Files New Suit In Smiley Case; Appears To Settle Disputes With Other Banks

Arvest Bank filed a new lawsuit against former bank president Dennis Smiley after asking the court to dismiss a different case.

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5NEWSonline.com

Snakes Found In Clarksville High School Gym

"They got 12 out of there one day and I know yesterday they had a copperhead in there," said Christie Peterson.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The City Wire

Fort Smith library officials talk budget cuts following millage election loss

At the first Fort Smith Library Board of Trustees meeting following the failed millage increase election on Aug. 12, the board and management of the library are expecting budget cuts for the 2015 fiscal year.

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The City Wire

Fort Smith Board approves $1.5 million for osteopathic college

The Fort Smith Board of Directors approved three items related to infrastructure improvements at the site of the planned Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Ark. county considers raising ambulance fee

Speaking to representatives of cities within the county, including four mayors, at the Sebastian County Intergovernmental Cooperation Council meeting on Monday, County Judge David Hudson outlined a plan for an increase in ambulance service fees for citizens who live outside of Fort Smith and Barling, which are served by the Sebastian County ... (more)

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5NEWSonline.com

Man Dies After Being Found With A Gunshot Wound In Barling

A man who was found with a gunshot wound to the chest Tuesday morning in Barling has died, officials say.

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Arkansas Online

Raise ambulance fee, county chief says

FORT SMITH -- Sebastian County Judge David Hudson is heading an effort to increase a fee for Sebastian County Emergency Medical Service to generate more money for the service and to relieve the county's general fund of its current burden of subsidizing it.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Sens. Boozman, Inhofe to attend Arkansas hearing

U.S. Sens. John Boozman of Arkansas and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma are to attend a transportation hearing in Fort Smith.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Man wanted for kidnapping arrested in Oklahoma

NTSB investigators are now saying there may have been engine problems on take-off for a small plane that crashed in a Natchitoches soybean field Sunday.

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The City Wire

Employment continues to return to Trane's Fort Smith plant

It was just four years ago that Trane laid off more than 200 at its Fort Smith facility, but production has returned and with it, so have many of the jobs lost in 2010.

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5NEWSonline.com

Inmate Found Dead In Washington County Jail

A Washington County jail inmate committed suicide overnight after being held on suspicion of drug charges, the Sheriff's Office announced Monday.

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5NEWSonline.com

Car Hits Fort Smith Home Following Collision

Fort Smith Police responded to an accident at the intersection of 14th Street and Dallas Street Monday morning.

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Texarkana Gazette

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ABOVE: Makayla Keech, left, Josha'lynn Dotson and Juana Sanchez pick strawberries with their Morrison Elementary first-grade class May 12 at Wild Things Farm in Pocola, Ark.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

4029TV.com

What do cool summers really mean?

Regardless of how the second half of August goes, Summer 2014 will end up being cooler than normal, and likely one of the coolest on record.

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The City Wire

Don't blame the voters

This notion that a majority of Fort Smithians are anti-progress and aren't willing to pay the bill for socio-economic improvements is absurd and an unfortunate and ill-considered response among those frustrated by voter rejection of a library millage increase.

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