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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 $139,500 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Fort Smith information.

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23 min ago | The City Wire

Fort Smith announces succession plan for finance director

Planning for the eventual retirement of Fort Smith's director of finance has already begun with the announcement Tuesday of the city's new number two in the finance department.

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3 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Agencies Come Together to Educate Residents on Watershed Plans

The City of Fort Smith Utility Department will hold a meeting Tuesday night to discuss the management of the Lee Creek watershed.

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7 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Power Strip Overheats, Destroys Fort Smith Home

Battalion Chief Mark Talley with Fort Smith Fire said crews were dispatched to the house at 1200 North 45th Street just before 3 a.m., after neighbors reported seeing heavy smoke in the area.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The City Wire

Robertson named director of UAFS Center for Business and Professional Development

Dave Robertson has been named director of the Center for Business and Professional Development at the The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

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5NEWSonline.com

Man Accused Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Is Charged With Capital Murder

A Fort Smith man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was officially charged today in Sebastian County, according to a news release from Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue.

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The City Wire

Lessons learned from the fall of Rome

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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5NEWSonline.com

Fort Smith School Board to Meet with City Leaders

The Fort Smith Board of Directors will meet with the Fort Smith Public Board of Education, and the City of Barling Monday as part of a special study session.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Season of Entertainment Starting This Fall at Uafs

You can purchase tickets for the shows online at www.uafs.edu or call their box office at 479-788-7300.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The City Wire

First National Bank of Rogers announces new name

First National Bank of Rogers announces it is rebranding its name to First National Bank of NWA.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Police: Man Arrested After Rubbing Feces On Pole At Northside High

A Fort Smith man with a history of indecent exposure convictions was arrested on July 19 after police say he exposed himself at Northside High School, according to an arrest warrant.

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5NEWSonline.com

Police: Van Involved In Fort Smith Theft Case Located, Suspect Arrested

Investigators with the Fort Smith Police Department have located what they believe is the van used in a prior theft case involving $25,000 worth of missing tires and rims and arrested a case suspect, according to a news release.

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5NEWSonline.com

Routine Sewer Smoke Tests Cause Scare

Routine sewer system tests are causing some confusion in the City of Fort Smith.

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New York Daily News

Arkansas man claims he was too drunk to remember fatal attack on pregnant girlfriend: cops

Douglas True, 21, was cuffed after cops reportedly found the body of his 22-year-old girlfriend, Briana Butler - who was seven months pregnant - in the bathroom of their Fort Smith home on Sunday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes

Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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4029TV.com

Chaffee Crossing damage may be from possible 'gustnado'

WEATHER SERVICE IS DECIDING WHAT CAUSED SO MUCH DAMAGE IN YESTERDAYS STORM. 40/29'S METEOROLOGIST DARBY BYBEE WAS THERE TOO.

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The City Wire

The Young Actors Guild delivers Sendak's - Really Rosie' to Fort Smith

Clayton Hartwig , Shelby Hartwig , Evan Law , Reece McDaniel and Jada Mack perform the lead roles in the Young Actors Guild production of "Really Rosie" opening Thursday at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Two Men Arrested In Sebastian County Robbery Investigation

Two men were arrested on July 21 as part of a Sebastian County robbery investigation, according to a news release.

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The City Wire

Cause for Paws, Taste of Crawford County, and Sippin' on 6th Street

August invites the Fort Smith region to have a good time while supporting great causes with the annual Cause for Paws, LadyD's Birthday Concert, Taste of Crawford County, and the Clayton House's Sippin' on 6th Street.

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The City Wire

Arkansas River tonnage down 3% January-June, some sectors see gains

Tonnage shipped along the Arkansas River is down for the first half of 2014, but it is not necessarily bad news according to a Fort Smith-area river operator.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

US Mint unveils Marshals Museum coin designs

Officials with the U.S. Mint have unveiled the three commemorative coins that will be sold next year to raise money for a planned $50 million U.S. Marshals Museum in western Arkansas.

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