Latino voter interest growing, groups say

Subscriber onlyThe nonpartisan Hispanic Women's Organization of Arkansas has helped Latino residents register to vote since its founding in 1999. This year, something changed, said Margarita Solorzano, executive director. The group got more calls from other organizations wanting to help than ever before.

First all-female fire crew formed in Rogers

Subscriber onlyTwo firefighters made local history earlier this month when they served as the first all-female crew on Medic 1, the Rogers downtown ambulance.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Sonora coach mixes academics with exercise

Subscriber onlyJahnaia Penix, 12, moved like a snowboarder on a piece of exercise equipment while studying a worksheet on pollution inside a new lab at Sonora Middle School.

Hines, Smith running for Rogers mayor

Subscriber onlyGreg Hines and Carrie Perrien Smith will compete for election as Rogers mayor.

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    Subscriber onlyA developer and a former Wal-Mart employee are trying to stop Mayor Lioneld Jordan from serving a third term.

  • Agency: Guard in tower 'dazed'

    Subscriber onlyFormer prison guard Devante McCarter failed a drug test hours after he holed up in a tower at the Delta Regional Unit and ignored orders to come down, which prompted an emergency response that remains under review, Arkansas Department of Correction authorities said.

  • Proposal to free ex-judge opposed

    Subscriber onlyFederal prosecutors voiced opposition Friday to a proposal that former Cross County District Judge Joseph Boeckmann be allowed to reside with relatives at a Garland County home, instead of in jail, until his federal jury trial.

  • I-49 lane closings, roundabout education set by AHTD

    Subscriber only Construction work on Interstate 49 in Bentonville will require overnight lane closings this week, according to Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials.

  • Two give $375,000 to libraries at UA

    Subscriber only A $375,000 gift commitment from a Jonesboro couple will support libraries at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, according to the university.

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Candidates for county judge point to experience, county ties

Subscriber onlyTwo Washington County judge candidates are vying for the county's top executive position in what has become a hotly contested race.

Eleven from Bentonville High to march in Rose Parade

Subscriber onlyBentonville High School will be well represented at the next Rose Parade.



Run out of town: Hogs cede program’s most rushing yards (543)

Subscriber onlyNo. 21 Auburn scored on its first offensive play and blasted Arkansas with 543 rushing yards en route to a 56-3 rout of the No. 17 Razorbacks on Saturday.

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He found lifelong love by Fair Park Ferris wheel

Subscriber onlyLeonard Zemp went out with Juanita Johnson the first time he ventured into Little Rock. He would only have one more date with her before they began planning their wedding.


Endorsements for assessor, justices of peace

Subscriber onlyToday in our editorial board recommendation for voters, we visit the contested races within Washington County government minus the county judge.


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Students at top of class if shoe fits

Subscriber onlyCENTERVILLE -- There is no horseshoe pit to be found at the Arkansas Horseshoeing School, but there is a host of friendly dogs and a corps of students eager to make a horse's life a lot easier and healthier.