community

Bicentennial

The Blue and the Gray

The Civil War brought soldiers to Fort Smith from various states in the Confederacy and the Union. Fort Smith was occupied at the beginning…

Bicentenial

The Tale of Two Cities

Cisterna, Italy, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, are sister cities, a designation of love and respect that started during World War II. As a part…

Nonprofit

Our Community Cares

By bringing the local community together and creating a network of churches, businesses, and individuals, Arkansas Family Alliance supports children and families in crisis….

CommunityCares

Our Community Cares

Each day, Next Step Homeless Services sees as many as 150 clients who are either homeless or about to be. In 2017, they assisted…

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The Women of Fort City

Women in 19th century Fort Smith have much to teach us in the “Bicentennial School.” In many cases, the women of early Fort Smith…