Mr. Rooter

Laura and Steve Nichols opened Mr. Rooter Plumbing in 2008. They had previously owned a septic only business and when they decided to expand into general plumbing, Mr. Rooter was the way to go! Their daughter Emily started working with them in 2012 after being in...

Yogaterrium

Terri Hargrove, the owner of Yogaterrium, has been teaching since 2012 and opened her own studio in July of 2015. She teaches most of the classes herself but has a rotation of 7 to 8 instructors that help out when needed. Before yoga, she worked a lot of retail/sales...

Heidi’s Way

    Hollie Byers, real estate agent with O’Neal Real Estate, and owner of Heidi’s Way Boutique. Hollie grew up in Spiro and moved to Pocola when she got married. She was a teacher in Spiro for 21 years and has been in real estate for 15. But just over three years ago...

Shriner Insurance Agency

John Shriner, a man that lives in “island time” John moved here to Fort Smith about seven years ago from Hawaii to help take care of his grandparents. Before moving to Arkansas, he worked for Apple Corporate (say whaa?). John went from working with Apple to selling...

Fianna Hills Consignment

Fianna Hills Consignment has been around since October of 2003. Sheryl Carter opened the store with her mom at the bottom of Fianna Hills and grew out of the location in two years. Sheryl has a degree in Business Administration, has five daughters, and has been really...

McClure Professional Services

One of the first things I ask people is where they’re from. When Dr. Phillip McClure (or Dr. Phil as we’ve been calling him here recently) answers this question, the Johnny Cash song “I’ve Been Everywhere” pops in my head. Now Phillip hasn’t lived everywhere, but he...

CRF Logistics

Transportation/logistics companies..you’re probably thinking of USA Truck and ABF now right? Did you know we have small, locally owned and operated logistics companies here in The Fort? In fact, our office neighbors are CRF Logistics. Chris Freeman and Heath Wood...

ValueMetrik CFO

You know when you have an idea for a business, but have no idea what to do next or how much money it would take? It’s a scary feeling isn’t it? Luckily, there are businesses out there designed to help you figure this out, and will be by your side the rest of the time...

The Cake Occasion

University of Arkansas Fort Smith student Stephanie Long has earned quite a bit of attention for her company,  The Cake Occasion. Stephanie is from Springdale and has only been in Fort Smith (so far) for college. Here at LRM, we’re hoping she sticks around! In high...

Dr. Edward Serna Named Interim Chancellor For University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

(Dr. Edward Serna) (Photo Courtesy of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith) University of Arkansas System President, Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt announced, on August 16th, 2018, Dr. Edward A. Serna will be appointed as the Interim Chancellor for the University of...

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Mission 15:13

Mission 15:13

SMLXL Mission 15:13 is a non-profit organization, which focuses on Fort Smith's homeless and at-risk Veteran population. The plan is to supply semi-permanent to permanent housing for the homeless and at-risk Veterans in the Fort Smith area,...

Patrick’s Butcher Boy Burgers

Patrick's Butcher Boy Burgers at Nickel & Dime Diner is the new hidden gem of Downtown Fort Smith. Being shaped as a "traincar," the restaurant is often assumed to be a decorative building to go along with the whimsical vibe of the park. But the...

Indie

Indie

 Introducing Indie SMLXL   523 Garrison Avenue Fort Smith, AR Q: What is Indie? A: Indie is a downtown boutique opened by two sisters specializing in clothing, shoes, hats and seasonal items. The boutique's sales the top notch brands: Kendra Scott, Charlie Southern...

Pink Ribbon Boutique

Pink Ribbon Boutique

The Pink Ribbon Boutique is a place... "for every woman's lifestyle." The idea for the boutique originally began for women experiencing the woes of breast cancer, but now it has items to get you through your day from "dawn to dusk." They specialize in...

The Artistic Bean

Update your maps, Fort Smith, there's a new coffee spot in town! The Artistic Bean is open and located at 615 Garrison Avenue (next door to Landry's New Orleans Cafe). he Artistic Bean roasts their coffee on site and their espresso machine was hand-made in Italy. The...

Sacred Grounds Art Show

Sacred Grounds and Indie, in partnership with LRM RiverValley Marketing and Parents at UAFS, present: The Sacred Grounds Inaugural Art Show, on November 12, 2016, from 5 pm to 8 pm. Come join us to see some great up-and-coming artists! We're expecting a total of close...