New positions in Fayetteville part of focus on learning system

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The search has begun for two executive directors to focus on curriculum and principal evaluations for the School District.

UA testing heat of reactor's core

Subscriber onlySTRICKLER -- Work began this month to assess the level of radioactivity remaining at the heart of a shuttered nuclear reactor test site in rural Washington County.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Fayetteville man mentally fit for trial, doctor says

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Cantrell Graydon, charged with capital murder in a fatal stabbing in Fayetteville last year, is mentally fit to go to trial, according to a doctor at the Arkansas State Hospital.

Springdale sophomore Brain Bee's U.S. winner

Subscriber onlySojas Wagle, a 15-year-old sophomore at Springdale's Har-Ber High School, has become the second Arkansas student in as many years to win the USA Brain Bee Championship that is held annually at the University of Maryland.

  • Severe storms possible Sunday in Arkansas, nearby states

    Forecasters are warning millions of people living in three Plains states of a powerful storm system capable of producing heavy rainfall, large hail and tornadoes by the end of the weekend.

  • Fire destroys home near Strickler

    Subscriber onlyA home and workshop burned near Strickler on Thursday. The fire spread to nearby trees and burned several vehicles as wind whipped the flames to dangerous conditions, said Mark Myers, West Fork fire chief.

  • Bella Vista man accused of indecent exposure

    Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A Bella Vista man was arrested Thursday in connection with charges of exposing himself to women on the trail near the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

  • Guns the subject of Northwest Arkansas Community College forums in Bentonville

    Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- New legislation regarding guns on college campuses will be the topic of two forums at Northwest Arkansas Community College next week.

  • Records

    Subscriber onlyMelissa Michelle Abbott, 32, of 5475 Colvin Place in Lowell was arrested Thursday in connection with aggravated assault. Abbott was being held Friday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set.

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One killed in Springdale crash

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- One man was killed in a four-vehicle crash that left traffic at a standstill near the Washington-Benton county line Friday morning.

Lawyer: State illegally kept him from client

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock attorney Patrick Benca, who says he was blocked by state prison officials from seeing a client for more than a week, was allowed access to the man on Friday, but only after suing the Department of Correction to force the disclosure of the inmate's whereabouts.



Black, white congregations unite in faith

Subscriber onlyMembers of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock recently concluded a series of discussions about race, faith and justice.


Arkansas wildlife backer, former president of Game and Fish Foundation dies

Subscriber onlySteve G. Smith, the former president of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, died Wednesday in Little Rock. He was 70.


Get it together

Subscriber onlySeventeen minutes. That is a shockingly long time for an intruder to roam undetected on the grounds of the White House while the president is inside the executive mansion. Fortunately the intruder on March 10 was carrying nothing more lethal than two cans of pepper spray.


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Durable-goods orders climb 1.7%

Subscriber onlyOrders for U.S. durable goods increased more than forecast in February, a sign companies are confident about the outlook for the economy.