Tornado activity increasing in Arkansas

WASHINGTON — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River, including Arkansas, and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.

Benton County JP candidate arrested in connection with forgery

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A candidate for Benton County justice of the peace was being held today in the Benton County Jail after his arrest in connection with forgery.

Lights On Afterschool shines light on Northwest Arkansas program

Subscriber onlyEducation doesn't stop at the end of the school day for hundreds of children enrolled in Soar, Camp War Eagle's afterschool program.

Fall Foliage Podcast

Flip Putthoff talks about the best fall foliage tours to take in Northwest Arkansas in his outdoors podcast.

First Arkansas flu death reported

Subscriber onlyThe first flu death of the season in Arkansas was reported Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health said.

Podcast exploring unsolved killing of a Northwest Arkansas college student airs 1st episode

Subscriber onlyA true-crime podcast centering on the 2004 disappearance and death of a Northwest Arkansas college student aired its first episode...

Fayetteville council approves rezoning at VA Hill neighborhood

Subscriber onlyAn approved rezoning falls in line with the city's land use plans and likely won't adversely affect the lives of the people living...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Let's Eat

Big Sexy Food to open third food truck in Springdale

Subscriber onlyBig Sexy Food will open its third food truck at 205 E. Johnson Ave. in Springdale.

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Kelly Bryant looking forward to Arkansas trip

Subscriber onlyFormer Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant’s relationship with Arkansas coach Chad Morris is a key reason he plans to officially visit the Razorbacks this weekend.

Food

Gadgets & Gizmos

Subscriber onlySome serious design work has gone into these bags for carrying containers of food and bottles of drink. The line is called Bloom because when the bags are opened, like flowers, they make putting a bowl or pan of food inside easier.

Outdoors

Drift down lazy river

Subscriber onlyWhen tinges of color appear in the trees and mornings turn brisk and refreshing, paddlers who ply the Ozarks' streams begin thinking about a fall foliage float.

Opinion

OTHERS SAY: "Angry mob" rhetoric not helping

Subscriber only"YOU DON'T hand matches to an arsonist, and you don't give power to an angry left-wing mob," President Trump tweeted this month. "Democrats have become too EXTREME and TOO DANGEROUS to govern."

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Business

Stocks rebound after recent rout

Subscriber only U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in six months Tuesday after strong earnings from major financial and health care companies as well as encouraging reports on the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 547 points.