Tornado activity increasing in Arkansas

WASHINGTON — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River, including Arkansas, and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.

Benton County JP candidate arrested in connection with forgery

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A candidate for Benton County justice of the peace was being held today in the Benton County Jail after his arrest in connection with forgery.

Lights On Afterschool shines light on Northwest Arkansas program

Subscriber onlyEducation doesn't stop at the end of the school day for hundreds of children enrolled in Soar, Camp War Eagle's afterschool program.

Fall Foliage Podcast

Flip Putthoff talks about the best fall foliage tours to take in Northwest Arkansas in his outdoors podcast.

First Arkansas flu death reported

Subscriber onlyThe first flu death of the season in Arkansas was reported Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health said.

Podcast exploring unsolved killing of a Northwest Arkansas college student airs 1st episode

Subscriber onlyA true-crime podcast centering on the 2004 disappearance and death of a Northwest Arkansas college student aired its first episode...

Fayetteville council approves rezoning at VA Hill neighborhood

Subscriber onlyAn approved rezoning falls in line with the city's land use plans and likely won't adversely affect the lives of the people living...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Let's Eat

Big Sexy Food to open third food truck in Springdale

Subscriber onlyBig Sexy Food will open its third food truck at 205 E. Johnson Ave. in Springdale.

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Cacio e pepe makes empty nesters snug

Subscriber onlyThe fledgling travels light. One piece of checked luggage, one carry-on, one personal item that can be stowed beneath the seat. All it takes is a puff of the chest, a flap of the wings and a leap.

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Lore of persimmon seeds predicts winter

Subscriber onlyWe're here on campus at the James Cox School of Jug Fishing where an important scientific experiment is fixing to commence.

Opinion

COMMENTARY: The GOP and entitlements

Subscriber onlyIf the GOP doesn't address the rising costs of middle-class entitlement programs, then who will?

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Factory output up in September

Subscriber onlyU.S. factory production expanded in September for a fourth-consecutive month on broad-based demand as the sector accelerated in the third quarter, Federal Reserve data showed Tuesday.