BACC Invites the Community to Help Set Goals for Independence County Tourism

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will begin the next phase of the IMPACT strategic planning process with its Tourism Hub meeting series. The first meeting is Thursday, June 17, at 5:30 p.m. at UACCB's Independence Hall. The goal of the Tourism hub is to maximize Independence County's … [Read more...]

Main Street Market in Batesville

Main Street Farmers Market The Main Street Batesville Farmers Market is located in the Citizens Bank Pocket Park on Main Street in downtown Batesville. This is the market’s 8th market season and may just be the best one yet — with musical entertainment booked for each market date and … [Read more...]

Boozman, Senate EPW Committee Approve Record Infrastructure Investment Legislation

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) unanimously passed a landmark surface transportation reauthorization bill to invest over $300 billion to repair and modernize roads and bridges, and which includes several priorities advanced by committee member U.S. Senator John Boozman … [Read more...]

Jimmy Allen and Travis Denning live in Conway

The Cherokee Casino Hotel Roland Toad Suck Daze Concert is bringing live country music back to the Natural State with ACM Best New Male artist Jimmie Allen along with fellow nominee Travis Denning on Friday, June 11th at the University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall! This concert is a … [Read more...]

Boozman Shares Service Memories of Late Fort Smith Vietnam Veteran Chad Colley

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) recognized the service and sacrifice of the late Ralph C. “Chad” Colley, Jr., a veteran of the Vietnam War, in ‘Salute to Veterans,’ a series recognizing the military service of Arkansans. Colley was born in Fort Smith on May 13, 1944. He fondly recalled growing … [Read more...]

Boozman Shares Service Memories of Late Fort Smith Vietnam Veteran Chad Colley

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) recognized the service and sacrifice of the late Ralph C. “Chad” Colley, Jr., a veteran of the Vietnam War, in ‘Salute to Veterans,’ a series recognizing the military service of Arkansans. Colley was born in Fort Smith on May 13, 1944. He fondly recalled growing … [Read more...]

Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides: Up to $50/month discount for broadband service; Up to $75/month discount for … [Read more...]

Senate VA Committee Advances Boozman Bill Backing Benefits to Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange During Service in Thailand

The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee advanced legislation introduced by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that would eliminate barriers to benefits for veterans exposed to Agent Orange who served in Thailand during the Vietnam War-era as part of a comprehensive package to improve Department of … [Read more...]

Construction Means Closure of Highway 105 Between Oak Grove and Caglesville

New bridge construction on Highway 105 means closure of a portion of the highway, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Crews have closed Highway 105 between Oak Grove (Highway 164) and Caglesville (Highway 124) to remove and replace the existing bridge over … [Read more...]

Virtual Public Meeting about Proposed Salem Road Bridge Reconstruction Project and Kinley Trail Improvements

The City of Conway, in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) and Metroplan, is hosting a Virtual Public Meeting to present the proposed Salem Road Bridge Reconstruction Project and Kinley Trail Improvements in Conway, Arkansas. The public is invited to listen, view … [Read more...]