Our Mission

To encourage, support, and aide economic growth and development for the southwest Arkansas region. We do this through improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the area’s transportation systems. Ultimately, we work to make sure our business and industry leaders can rely on a quality transportation network to facilitate their business endeavors.

News

Firestone Building Products Sold

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – LafargeHolcim has signed an agreement to acquire Firestone Building Products (FSBP). Firestone is a leader in commercial roofing and building envelope solutions based in the United States, with 2020 (est.) net sales of $1.8 billion dollars. Firestone’s Building Products plant in Prescott celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. The Prescott facility is located …

Ouachita enters partnership with Leeds United College

ARKADELPHIA – Ouachita Baptist University has begun a working partnership with Leeds United College and Longford International College to explore collaborative educational opportunities ranging from guest speakers to internships to full degree programs. LUC and LIC are included in the educational division of Leeds United Football Club, which is based in Leeds, England. OBU is …

Helping the Quality of Life

PRESCOTT – Prescott 1st United Methodist Church has received a $2000 grant from the Methodist Foundation to enhance the capability of Hamilton Haven House in Prescott. Hamilton Haven House is a non-profit foundation that provides housing in emergencies to people in Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority (SWARIA) member Nevada County who are displaced by crisis situations. …