Primary Day, Statue Dedication Long Awaited For By City Wire Guests

The City Wire

This week on The City Wire show, a busy-one, jam packed with guests eager for this weeks start.

As early voting ends, polls open Tuesday at 7:30 a.m, and end at 7:30 p.m. Tom Cotton, Republican candidate running for the U.S. House of Representatives, joins us with a look at what he needs number-wise to avoid a runoff.

Also on this week’s show, the man behind the statue. Harold Holden, sculptor and artist of the Bass Reeves monument, heads to Fort Smith to drop off his larger-than-life creation and stops in to talk about his journey.

Also big topics are the proposed severance tax on natural gas, ArtsFest in downtown Bentonville, and weekly headlines such as Wamart’s earnings report, Ross announcing he will not run in the gubernatorial race.