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Sharing & Caring sponsors donate toys, clothing, food for children and families in need

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Sometimes Santa takes mysterious forms. In Bentonville on Friday, 230 volunteers stuffed large boxes full of presents, food and necessities into the cars of more than 1,000 families.

Jett joins the GOP; Democrats lose majority on House taxation committee

Subscriber onlyRep. Joe Jett of Success on Friday became the third House Democrat to switch to the Republican Party since the Nov. 8 election.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Self-reporting water meters to be tested in Washington County

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington Water Authority will try a pilot program to help customers track water use, increase efficiency and reduce the need for meter readers.

Fayetteville teen arrested in shooting that injured two, police say

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A teenager who police say injured two people in a July shooting was arrested Thursday, according to Sgt. Craig Stout, Fayetteville police spokesman.

  • Public Meetings

    Subscriber onlyMonday 1 p.m. Washington Water Authority -- 12567 W. U.S. 62, Farmington

  • Records

    Subscriber onlyTamara Marie Smith, 30, of 18832 Bethlehem Road in Winslow was arrested in connection with aggravated assault on a family or household member and first-degree criminal mischief. Smith was being held Friday at the Benton County Jail with no bond set.

  • Arkansas teen arrested in months-ago shooting that injured 2, police say

    A Fayetteville man who police say injured two people in a July shooting was arrested Thursday, according to Sgt. Craig Stout, Fayetteville police spokesman.

  • 3rd Arkansas representative switches to Republican Party

    A third Arkansas representative is switching parties and aligning himself with the Republican Party after being re-elected to his third term as a Democrat.

  • Trump closes companies tied to Saudi Arabia

    WASHINGTON — Corporate registrations in Delaware show that President-elect Donald Trump shut down some of his companies in the days after the election, including four companies that appeared connected to a possible Saudi Arabia business venture.

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Priority plowing offered in winter

Subscriber onlyResidents across Northwest Arkansas with serious medical concerns and urgent doctor appointments during snowy or icy weather can ask their city or county for priority street-clearing, although road officials said the size of service areas means people shouldn't depend on immediate help.

Second looks improve Bentonville's graduation rate

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District's 2015 graduation rate improved nearly four percentage points after one administrator hunted down errors in the state's data.



In Walton Arena, advantage Anderson

Subscriber onlyMike Anderson will lead the Arkansas basketball team into Walton Arena for the 100th time as the Razorbacks' coach when they play North Florida today.


Pane by precious pane

Subscriber onlyThe large, colorful stained-glass window that usually adorns the front of Christ Episcopal Church in downtown Little Rock is gone. In its place are panes of clear glass.


Name-calling nation

Subscriber onlyHomophobe, Islamophobe, xenophobe, racist, sexist--take your pick of "-phobe" and "-ist," we've become a divided nation of angry people over the past decade.


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U.S. ships first LNG load to Japan

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. shale revolution that turned North American energy markets upside down is headed to the world's largest consumer of liquefied natural gas: Japan.