The president and CEO of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith expects site work at the future location of the museum to begin this summer in order for the building to be opened to the public on Sept. 24, 2019. The site work will cost more than originally anticipated, so to stay within the budget the design of the building had to be adjusted.
Tonight, a new lecture series begins in Fort Smith The series, titled "WANTED: High Profile Cases of the U.S. Marshals Service, is centered on some of the most high profile cases in U.S. Marshal Service history. Tonight's lecture addresses an escape from Alcatraz more than fifty years ago.