2018 Progress

Fired for noting Net-sales fibs, Walmart suer says

Subscriber onlyA former Walmart Inc. executive sued the company Thursday, claiming it issued misleading results for its e-commerce business and then fired him after he repeatedly raised concerns about it.

Conviction upheld for Arkansas woman who killed husband's square-dancing coach-turned-lover

Subscriber onlyA Texarkana woman serving life in prison for killing her husband's square-dancing coach-turned-lover saw her capital-murder conviction upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday.

State sway in Rx claims now law; Hutchinson says ensuring fair play aim

Subscriber onlySaying he wants to "ensure fair play in the marketplace," Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a bill Thursday authorizing the state to regulate companies that pay prescription drug claims for insurance companies.

Benton County Deputy’s vehicle hits child

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — A boy was taken to the hospital Friday after being struck by sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle.

Benched central Arkansas police chief disqualified from post over false-report conviction

Subscriber onlyCiting a section of the state constitution, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a past false-report conviction disquali...

Rogers teacher gets $23,875 outdoor grant

Subscriber onlyAn Oakdale Middle School teacher was surprised Thursday with a $23,875 grant that will go to outdoor education equipment for her c...

Fire near Arkansas-Missouri line chars 100 acres of woods

Subscriber onlyA fire near the Missouri border in Carroll County burned fewer than 100 acres of woodland near the Enon community on Table Rock La...

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Big Whiskey's celebrates World Down Syndrome Day with week-long fundraiser

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Big Whiskey's American Restuarant and Bar is celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a week-long fundraiser for the Down Sydrome Connection of NWA, according to a press release.


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Celebrations Spread Luck 'O The Irish

Subscriber onlyAlthough St. Patrick's Day began as a religious holiday, by the 19th century, it had become the world's favorite day to "celebrate" Irish heritage and culture -- mostly by drinking a lot. You don't have to throw back a shot of whiskey or a pint of Guinness to celebrate, but if you want to, there will be plenty of both flowing freely in Northwest Arkansas on March 17. But there will also be plenty of live music, dancing, corned beef and parades to fortify the celebrations. Here's a list of some of the happenings around Northwest Arkansas -- just don't forget to wear green!


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Demand for pilots climbing fast

Subscriber onlyMajor U.S. airlines are hiring pilots at a rate not seen since before 9/11, and that is encouraging more young people to consider a career in the cockpit.