Our introduction to the show today includes Jim Hendren's decision to not seek reelection...an updated request for people to get vaccinated ahead of Thanksgiving...and an announced Garth Brooks concert for Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough spent Monday in Northwest Arkansas visiting staff and patients at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. He also held a press conference to discuss his mission and concerns, joined by U.S. Senator John Boozman, who had extended an invitation to McDonough, and U.S. Congressman Steve Womack.
The City of Fayetteville on Monday offered a walking tour of the still-to-be complete phase one of the Fay Jones Woods in the downtown area. We tagged along to get a progress update. Construction on phase one is expected to wrap up in April.