Angel Tree Toy Drive in Batesville

This year we are partnering with the Angel Tree ministry at First Baptist Church. We are helping them collect the most needed items on their list: soccer balls, games, and bike helmets. We are a drop off location for these items (and any other kid items you want to donate). There is also an online … [Read more...]

Work on Interstate 30 Requires Lane Closures and New Traffic Patterns in Little Rock and North Little Rock

Crews performing work along the Interstate 30 corridor in Little Rock and North Little Rock will require lane closures and new traffic patterns, including the closure of the 9th Street bridge over I-30 in Little Rock, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Weather … [Read more...]

Improvements to Interstate 430 Need a Weekend Traffic Shift and Lane Closures

Improvements to Interstate 430 need a traffic shift and lane closures over the weekend, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.  Weather permitting, crews will use the following lane closures between Highway 10 and Highway 100: 10pm Friday, Nov 20 – Noon Saturday, … [Read more...]

Conway Illuminate

As with many traditions in 2020, our annual #ConwayChristmas celebration will look a little different this year. As we have learned in the past few months, challenges can lead to new opportunities – new opportunities to connect, to innovate, and to celebrate.  While Rogers Plaza will still play host … [Read more...]

Department Seeking Public Input about Traffic Noise Impacts with Proposed Highway 67 Widening

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) will hold a virtual neighborhood noise meeting via a pre-recorded presentation about traffic noise impacts associated with the proposed Highway 67 widening and interchange improvements in Jacksonville & Cabot.  The public is invited to listen, … [Read more...]

Boozman Awarded for Commitment to Small Business

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) was awarded the ‘Guardian of Small Business’ award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business association. Boozman received this honor for his outstanding voting record in support of small business owners and … [Read more...]

Fairfield Bay Christmas Village Market

The Christmas Village Market will be held Friday, November 27th from 10 am - 8 pm and Saturday, November 28th from 9 am - 4 pm.  Fairfield Bay Conference Center and the Cobblestone Hotel present Christmas Village Market – shopping for Christmas under one roof!  Arts, crafts, other … [Read more...]

Arkansas Capitol Lighting and Holiday Hours

Capitol Lighting Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be having a formal Capitol Lighting Ceremony this year. However, we will have a firework show and will light the Capitol on Saturday, December 5th at 6:00pm. People are welcome to attend, however, we ask that those that do, … [Read more...]

Senators Introduce Resolution Honoring the World Food Program for Receiving Nobel Peace Prize

The Senate Hunger Caucus has unveiled an effort to honor the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) for receiving the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. The caucus co-chairs—Sens. John Boozman (R-AR), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Jerry Moran (R-KS)—have introduced … [Read more...]

BACC Announces Keep the Cheer Here Campaign Nov. 28

Your heart grows three sizes when you shop local. Don't be a grinch, visit participating merchants to take part in their festive holiday shopping and dining experiences in support of Small Business Saturday! There will also be two chances to win cash prizes.  The Spend to … [Read more...]