Archive for September 2015

City of Yellville Receives $124,696.00 DRA Investment to open Rail Spur

Governor with GroupThe City of Yellville has been awarded a grant totaling $124,696.00 from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) to re-open the only publically accessible rail spur on the Missouri Northern Arkansas Railroad. This investment will not only re-open the rail spur but will also improve accessibility to the site for vehicles, along with connecting water/electricity between the spur and the industrial park. continue reading…

City of Springdale receives $1 Million EDA Investment for Disaster Resiliency

Through a coordinated effort with the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, the City of Springdale has received a $1,000,000.00 investment from the Economic Development Administration (EDA). This EDA investment will allow the city to make much needed drainage improvements along its highly traveled Cambridge Street. EDA’s investment will not only help mitigate current flooding issues, but it will also allow for continued traffic flow, emergency response, and area access during significant storm events. For additional information regarding EDA’s investment in Arkansas click here: EDA Press Release