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Planning Board approves event center proposal in western Washington County

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A proposed event center near Elkins soon could host fundraisers and weddings in a wooded location.

State grant bid targets high-demand degrees

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson is targeting degrees in demand with a proposed grant program that would pay for two years of study in fields such as computer science and welding.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

8th Street Market to finish in phases

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The city helped develop a plan so Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food can operate out of The 8th Street Market while the rest of the building continues to be renovated.

'15 murder suspect's jury trial scheduled

Subscriber onlyA May 1 jury trial has been scheduled for Cody Wade Wise of Rogers, who is charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Ronald Lee Kultgen Sr. of Garfield.

  • Actor Judge Reinhold arrested at Dallas airport checkpoint

    DALLAS — Actor Judge Reinhold has been arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a confrontation with security agents at Dallas Love Field.

  • Records

    Subscriber onlyTasha Cox, 37, of 1076 Pebble Brook in Kansas, Okla., was arrested Thursday in connection with delivery of controlled substance, delivery of methamphetamine/cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with purpose to deliver controlled substance. Cox was being held Thursday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set.

  • Public Meetings

    Subscriber only6 p.m. Greenland City Council -- City Hall, 8 E. Ross St.

  • NW Getting it straight

    Subscriber onlyPiney Ridge is a psychiatric residential treatment facility for juveniles with sexual behavior disorders. It treats juvenile sex offenders, but not all of its residents are sex offenders.

  • Ex-Acxiom CEO gives $300,000 to UCA for computer science fields

    Subscriber onlyCONWAY — Acxiom founder Charles D. Morgan announced Wednesday that he was giving $300,000 to the University of Central Arkansas for use in the computer science and technology fields.

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Benton County officials not focused on raises

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County Judge-elect Barry Moehring's decision to forgo his projected raise for the next two years reflects an ongoing debate over setting pay for elected officials.

Water employee's termination overturned

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Springdale Water and Sewer Commission reversed the termination of an employee accused of sexual harassment.



UALR wins with crisp 2nd half

Subscriber onlyWes Flanigan stood in front of UALR's bench Thursday night, clapping for his Trojans as they made their way to the bench at the first timeout of the second half.

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Strutting Some Street Cred

Subscriber onlyChad Burris says don't measure the merit of the Young Actors' Guild by his success.


Views of woods, water unfold on Buffalo River hike

Subscriber onlyIt's a good idea to be sure footed like a mountain goat during a hike along the Goat Trail, high above the Buffalo National River.


Ted Talley: U.S. voters were mad

Subscriber onlyMost people know the phrase "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not gonna take this anymore." But unless you are of qualifying age for AARP membership, you may not know the origin.


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Eurozone adds $579B to stimulus

Subscriber onlyThe European Central Bank said Thursday that it will pour $579 billion in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what could be a tumultuous election year.