2018 Progress

Students plan March for Our Lives events Saturday in Bentonville, Springdale

Subscriber onlyStudents and other community members plan to take to the streets of Bentonville and Springdale today as part of the national March For Our Lives movement, because they said they feel student lives and safety aren't a priority.

Plan to build power line across state out of steam

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Energy and Clean Line Energy Partners severed ties Friday, ending their joint effort to build a power line across Arkansas.

ASU System president apologized to booster for foundation's bidding process for stadium project

Subscriber onlyArkansas State University System President Chuck Welch apologized to a booster for how ASU’s athletics foundation handled contract bidding for a piece of a football stadium project, records show.

Trump order bans most transgender military recruits

Subscriber onlyPALM BEACH, Fla. -- President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the mili...

Pro athlete talks biking exploits at Bentonville conference

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Rebecca Rusch described her bicycle as a kind of tool allowing her to accomplish many things beyond winning races.

U.S. charges nine Iranians with hacking systems

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in ...

State to appeal pot-case decision halting growing licenses; Rx proponents fear lengthy wait

Subscriber onlyArkansas' attorney general will appeal a Pulaski County circuit judge's order that halted the issuance of the state's first medica...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

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Bella Vista Bar and Grill to open by end of March

Subscriber onlyThe Bella Vista Property Owner’s Association is adding a third restaurant to its current properties and is expected to have it open for business by the end of the month, directors said.


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I Can Only Imagine is proof Christian films can succeed

Subscriber onlyIn late February, actor Dennis Quaid joined religious rock group MercyMe at a Dallas concert to sing -- and promote his new movie. The band has toured for much of the last year in support of the new film I Can Only Imagine, which tells the story of how lead singer Bart Millard wrote the all-time best-selling Christian single after the death of his father.


Fishing Hot Spots

Subscriber onlyARKANSAS RIVER (PINE BLUFF POOL) Black bass are biting well on spinnerbaits, bladed swim jigs, shallow- to medium-running crankbaits and jigs worked along rock banks. Black bass also seem easier to catch during periods of rising or higher water, rather than dropping or lower water. Striped bass and white bass are congregating on the first sand drop-offs away from the banks where wind and baitfish are present. Groups of crappie have been located sitting over brush piles in 6-10 feet of water by sonar, although the team has not tried to catch them.


MASTERSON ONLINE: Masters up close

Subscriber onlyAttending the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club has long been on my bucket list. And that rite of spring tees off for the 82nd time in a little over a week, leading the first of four major PGA championships to be played into the summer.


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Jobless rate up to 3.8% for state

Subscriber onlyArkansas' unemployment rate in February was 3.8 percent, up from 3.7 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.