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Walk with the Mayor

Walk with the Mayor

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. -- Mayor Bill Eaton will host "Walk with the Mayor" on May 11 at Veterans Park and May 25 at the Boys & Girls Club at 10 a.m. He will meet with residents and anyone else who would like to join him, and they will take a walk through the neighborhood while discussing any ideas or issues that residents may have. In case of inclement weather on either of those days the alternate location will be Stoby's.

Governor makes 70 appointments to state offices

Governor makes 70 appointments to state offices

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe Tuesday announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Lillian Arnold, Pine Bluff, reappointed to the Home Health Care Service Agency Advisory Council. Appointment expires June 30, 2013.

Bill Booker, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Cemetery Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2015.

Dorathy Boulden, El Dorado, to the Arkansas History Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2013. Replaces Shelia Lampkin.

Eric Burnett, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees. Appointment expires January 14, 2016. Replaces Dean Wilburn.

Una Carroll, North Little Rock, to the Universal Newborn Hearing, Screening, Tracking and Intervention Advisory Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2013. Replaces Debra Goldman.

Joan Cash, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Agriculture Board. Appointment expires August 15, 2014.

Sen. Boozman talks economic development Friday

Sen. Boozman talks economic development Friday

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- U.S. Senator John Boozman will spend Friday afternoon in Hot Springs meeting with city and county officials, talking healthcare with local doctors and touring the Triumph Fabrications plant. His visit will focus on economic development in Hot Springs.

First Sen. Boozman meets with Garland County Judge Rick Davis, Sheriff Larry Sanders and Mayor Ruth Carney at City Hall. At 3 p.m., he will then tour Tour Triumph Fabrications at 1923 Central Avenue.

Sen. Boozman’s schedule for the week included stops in Arkadelphia, Camden, Conway, Russellville, Fort Smith and Mena.

Residents have coffee with the mayor

Residents have coffee with the mayor

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. -- Mayor Bill Eaton hosted his fifth "Coffee with the Mayor" at C & D Drugstore on March 2, 2011.

For an hour and a half, Russellville citizens engaged the Mayor with a variety of topics including Code Enforcement, Animal Control and city organization. These coffee meetings have proven to be a great method for the city's residents to interact directly with the Mayor.

City Aldermen Kevin Freeman and Paul Northcut also attended the gathering. They met with residents and had many conversations about the City.

The next Coffee with the Mayor will be at 10 a.m. on March 16 at C & D Drugstore.

City council posts agenda

City council posts agenda

RUSSELLVILE, Ark. - The city of Russellville has posted the agenda for its next regular city council meeting. It is available for viewing at http://bit.ly/ezxIx7. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 17.