City of Fort Smith and Mayor’s Office 2021 Fireworks Display and Celebration

The City of Fort Smith and the Office of Mayor George McGill, together with the Downtown Fort Smith Business Association, Fort Smith Convention and Visitors Bureau, and ARVEST BANK present the “Mayor’s 4th of July Celebration” Sunday, July 4, 2021 in Downtown Fort Smith on the river, Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Harry E. Kelley […]

Rham’s Captain’s Log 7 Seasons After Veep

Thursday, June 24, 2021 Finally. I can go back to back to bed at a reasonable hour. A reasonable hour vary from person to person, change with the season, and in this case, changed during 7 seasons of the HBO series VEEP. Yes, I know. I’m way behind, so sayeth you true VEEP’ers out there. […]

Rham’s Captain’s Log, Notes, and things falling out of the Jeep

I like to drive topless and doorless. It makes me feel like I’m on a motorcycle or something. But a motorcycle with steel safe things things all around it, sort of..and a good sound system. But, if I’m not careful, and fail to to secure everything in the Jeep before taking off, catastrophe surely awaits, […]

Auditions for the clever comedy, Clue, Fort Smith Little Theatre

The Fort Smith Little Theatre is setting the stage to reopen – join them in the fun!  Auditions for the clever comedy, Clue, will be held at the theatre, 401 N. 6th Street, at 7 pm on Monday, July 12. Callbacks will be held Tuesday, July 13. The cast calls for 5-10 males and 5-10 […]

Chaffee Crossing Farmers & Artisans Market Experiencing Huge Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lorie Robertson, Director of Marketing Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority / Chaffee Crossing / 479.719.6624 June 12 market to feature more significant growth in vendors, live music, and kids’ activities FORT SMITH, Ark. (June 9, 2021) – The recently formed Chaffee Crossing Farmers and Artisans Market (CCFAM) is experiencing exponential growth in […]

Rham’s Captain’s Log Notes, Not at Sea, Day 160

Ya, I Googled it. “What day of the year is June 9” (that’s the day when these words in particular made their way to the surface in a frantic race to see who gets on to the screen first, only to discover that I have the ability to STOP at a moments notice, switch gears, […]

Fort Smith National Historic Site announces building closure

National Park Service News Release Release Date – June 8, 2021 Contact: Nissa Mondahl, Supervisory Park Ranger,, 479-629-0937 Fort Smith, AR – The Fort Smith National Historic Site Visitor Center/Museum is currently closed due to ongoing construction work. During this period, the park grounds and trails remain open from 30 minutes before sunrise until […]

First Friday in June, 2021, Captain’s Log

Captain’s Log, Friday June 4, 2021 Greetings, friends, it’s your Captain. Sure seems crazy that I’m writing words in June, specifically June 2021, cuz if I recollect, this time last year I was using duct tape to keep my mask on so I wouldn’t contract “the sickness” (as Sophie calls it) and surely in one years […]

Rham’s Captain’s Log, Friday May 28, 2021

Friday May 28, 2021 Maybe this is the first time you have ever read a single word I have ever typed, ever. You don’t read. You podcast. You live inside a world of 15 second videos that captivate hours of your day, and that’s only if you WATCH….forget about it if you also upload and […]