Siloam Springs man's bond set at $150,000 in rape, manslaughter case

BENTONVILLE -- A local judge found probable cause exists to hold a man in the Benton County Jail in connection with a woman's death.

VIDEO: Former Benton County constable arrested in Garfield homicide

Former Benton County constable Grant Hardin was arrested in connection with the death of James Appleton, 59, Benton County Sheriff Sean Holloway said Friday.

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Witness: Springdale man cut off part of her leg, said he'd blame it on dogs

Subscriber onlyA woman testified Thursday against the man she says repeatedly raped her and cut off a portion of her leg.

Lowell planners deny residents urban agriculture opportunities

Subscriber onlyResidents are no closer to being allowed ownership of chickens or bees within the city.

  • Arkansas governor opposes effort to expand campus guns bill

    LITTLE ROCK — A spokesman says Gov. Asa Hutchinson opposes an effort backed by the National Rifle Association to remove a training requirement and age restriction from legislation allowing concealed handguns at Arkansas colleges and universities.

  • Arkansas executions can proceed, but state still lacks drugs

    LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court says Arkansas can take the next steps toward executing inmates who had challenged protocols put in place by the Department of Correction.

  • White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

    WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.

  • Homeland Security intelligence report disputes threat posed by travel ban nations

    WASHINGTON — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States.

  • White House bars major news outlets from informal press briefing

    News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing on Friday.

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Court rules Fayetteville ordinance violates law

Subscriber onlyThe city’s protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents will carry on despite the Arkansas Supreme Court ruling Thursday the Civil Rights Ordinance violates a state law.

Fayetteville board approves departures of two administrators

Subscriber onlyThe district's chief financial officer has resigned, and the retirement of a technology director has shifted to from June to March.


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Subscriber only"Is He Dead?" -- A "new" comedy by Mark Twain as adapted by David Ives, 7:30 p.m. today & Saturday, Berry Performing Arts Center at John Brown University in Siloam Springs. $3-$16. 524-7382.


Beauty on the border

Subscriber onlyWHAT A timely topic. It’s as if Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art anticipated the current political uproar along the U.S.-Mexican border and arranged to show an exhibit that reveals how contemporary art is capable of handling contemporary issues.


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Boeing's F/A-18 fighter hangs on

Subscriber onlyBoeing's Super Hornet is poised for a surprising comeback thanks to President Donald Trump's Twitter broadsides and a strike-fighter shortage caused by delays to Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 program.