Boozman Statement on Arrest of Texarkana Doctor Accused of Over-Prescribing Opiates and Other Controlled Substances

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement regarding the announcement by U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas Dak Kees that a doctor in Texarkana has been indicted and arrested on federal charges: “Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem in Arkansas, … [Read more...]

4th Annual Artoberfest Recap

The Batesville Area Arts Council hosted the 4th Annual Artoberfest, an arts and music festival on Main Street Saturday, October 5. The festival featured over 25 local and regional artist/maker vendors, and live music by Ed Casper, Luke Middleton, and Erin Walters. The festival also included a … [Read more...]

Maintenance Work on State Highway 177

Maintenance work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on State Highway 177 (Norfork Dam) requires a long-term lane closure, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. A single lane will be closed at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15 2019 and will remain closed 24 hours a … [Read more...]

Boozman Urges Action to Help Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange During Service in Thailand

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee, urged his colleagues to pass legislation he introduced to eliminate barriers to benefits for veterans who served in Thailand during Vietnam and were exposed to toxic chemicals. “I believe veterans have been … [Read more...]

BACC Held Storyteller Images Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Storyteller Images, Thursday, September 19, 2019. Photographer, Shelby Simpson, owns the business and has over six years of experience in her field. Shelby strives to make her professional photos affordable and her shoots fun for memories that will last a … [Read more...]

Boozman Joins Colleagues to Build on Efforts to Reduce Military Spouse Unemployment

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Jon Tester (D-MT) to introduce legislation to build on efforts to reduce military spouse unemployment and improve access to affordable childcare. The Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2019 would change the tax code … [Read more...]

National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association Picnic

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will hold their annual picnic and meeting at Greers Ferry Lake, Dam Site Pavilion in Heber Springs on Friday, October 18, 2019, at 11:30 AM. Chili and drinks will be provided. Members are requested to bring either a dessert or a … [Read more...]

Maintenance Requires Temporary Lane Closure

Maintenance on Interstate 30 requires a temporary lane closure in Little Rock, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Weather permitting, crews will close the westbound outside lane at Exit 139B (I-630 Westbound exit) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday, October 7 … [Read more...]

Boozman Welcomes New Congressional Youth Cabinet

Arkansas high school students are exploring and offering solutions to national issues as members of U.S. Senator John Boozman’s (R-AR) Congressional Youth Cabinet. The program is in its third year and seeks to expose students to the legislative process and opportunities for advocacy and civic … [Read more...]

BACC to Maxfield Park Ribbon Cutting

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of Maxfield Park, Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Maxfield Park is located directly behind Autry’s White River Furniture on Main Street. All community supporters, chamber members, … [Read more...]