Northwest Technical Institute, Northwest Arkansas Community College partner for nursing programs

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Technical Institute's licensed practical nursing students will be able to obtain their registered nursing license quicker because of a new agreement with Northwest Arkansas Community College.

UA just cites 'convenience' in Jeff Long firing; personnel records reveal solid performance reviews

Subscriber onlyThe former athletic director of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville was fired "for convenience," a university official said Friday.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Arkansas' out-of-job rate rises to 3.6%; analyst notes lag in work seekers

Subscriber onlyArkansas' unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6 percent in October from 3.5 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.

In mental report, man charged in attack on canoeists in Arkansas says he wanted them to kill him

Subscriber onlyA Florida man diagnosed with major depression said in a report that he hoped that by attacking two canoeists in Franklin County last summer, they would kill him.

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Arkansas man given 10-year prison term for enticing minor; had sexual relationship with 14-year-old, investigators say

Subscriber onlyA Springdale man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and 20 years of supervised release after his conviction for one count of online enticement of a minor.

Neighbors cite concerns, appeal proposed dog kennel near city in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyNeighbors will ask justices of the peace to refuse a woman's request to build a dog kennel just outside the city.


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Religion

Thanksgiving all year

Subscriber onlyThanksgiving is Thursday, but volunteers at the food pantry of Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock have been handing out food associated with the day of gratitude and abundance for three weeks.

Outdoors

FISHING HOT SPOTS

Subscriber onlyGREERS FERRY LAKE Crappie are biting in the pole timber and in and around brushpiles in depths of 15-20 feet on minnows, jigs and Blakemore Road Runners fished slow. Catfish, especially blue cats, are biting all over the lake on a lot of different baits. Black bass are eating off and on all day, from real shallow down to 40 feet on a variety of finesse baits. White bass and hybrids are biting spoons, inline spinners, grubs, hair jigs and topwater baits. Finding shad is the key.

Opinion

NWA editorial: Proposal of historic proportions

Subscriber onlyHas Fayetteville's idea of good governance gotten so wrapped up in process that neighbors who want to talk about preserving historic structures need a city-issued permit to have those conversations?

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Business

Homebuilding soars 13.7% in October

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses. A pickup in permit applications for single-family homes indicates building will remain firm in coming months.