In Germany, lone attacker guns down 9

Subscriber onlyMUNICH -- An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian state capital said this morning.

Mount Sequoyah center splits from Methodist Church, plans more programs

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The century-old Mount Sequoyah Retreat and Conference Center overlooking the city's heart is no longer a part of the United Methodist Church, which brings a loss of money but could also spark community and summer programs, its leaders said Friday.

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LR firm chosen to drill under pig farm's ponds

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality this week selected a contractor for a drilling project on a hog farm in Newton County, Chief Deputy Director Julie Chapman said Friday.

Bentonville board in initial talks on building next schools

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Student growth continues to demand the School Board's attention, even as the School District prepares to open its second high school next month and its 11th elementary and fifth middle school next school year.

  • Trees grown in Bentonville

    Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Young trees lining main transportation corridors are evidence of the city's effort to grow its urban tree canopy.

  • Rogers teen arrested as suspect in armed robbery

    Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A 17-year-old Rogers teen was arrested and charged Thursday in connection with an armed robbery.

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    Subscriber onlyHeather Bragg, 36, of 3639 Parsons Road in Springdale was arrested Thursday in connection with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bragg was being held Friday at the Washington County Detention Center on a partial bond of $177,500.

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  • Springdale man arraigned on baby battery charge

    Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale father pleaded not guilty to battery in Washington County Circuit Court on Friday in connection with his 1-month-old baby suffering a skull fracture.

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West Fork interim mayor appointment postponed

Subscriber onlyWEST FORK -- The appointment of an interim mayor has been postponed to give City Council members more time to decide who's right for the job.

Springdale academy aims to foster manufacturers of tomorrow

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Students representing four "companies" sat around wooden tables Friday anxiously watching their Lego robots. It was the moment of truth: Would their robot solve the Rubik's Cube?



Texas League honcho pays respects to Travs

Subscriber onlyThe Texas League didn't have a formal logo, a Hall of Fame to honor its past greats or a playoff format that was in line with the Major League Baseball agreement when Tom Kayser took over in 1992.


Service planned to memorialize couple's ministry

Subscriber onlyJ.W. Depew and his wife, Ethel, donated family inheritance and land to build a new church in the 1980s in Greenland. Today, membership of that congregation -- which has evolved into Grace Evangel Chapel -- will celebrate the couple's life of ministry. Ethel (Fulbright) Depew died in 2013 at age 85. J.W. died in February at 96. Sunday would have been their 70th wedding anniversary.


'Never a quiet day,' but Froome extends his lead

Subscriber onlySAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France -- If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won't be because of an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.


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IMF chief loses appeal, to stand trial in France

Subscriber onlyPARIS -- France's top court has ruled that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed $439 million to a politically connected business magnate.