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Proposal to raise Washington County building fees stalls

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County building fees will remain the same for now, justices of the peace decided Thursday.

Graydon guilty in fatal Fayetteville stabbing

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man pleaded guilty Thursday to stabbing to death a man described as a good Samaritan.

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State panel approves Northwest Arkansas charter school changes

Subscriber onlySpringdale's Tyson School of Innovation is one step away from officially having a new name and flexibility in deciding when to add additional grades.

Springdale Municipal Airport interested in acquiring land for downtown connection

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Airport Commission is considering buying 10 acres to expand the Springdale Municipal Airport.

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Central EMS seeks to buy Fayetteville property

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County ambulance service will offer to buy property from Fayetteville for a station, Chief Becky Stewart said Thursday.

Retailer posts 2Q earnings of $2.9B

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. reported increases in sales and traffic in the second quarter, led by the retailer's best grocery performance in five years and a continued surge in its U.S. e-commerce business.



Celebration of Broyles led by Jones, Hatfield

Subscriber onlyJerry Jones and Ken Hatfield, teammates on the Arkansas Razorbacks' national championship team in 1964 coached by Frank Broyles, will be two of the featured speakers on Saturday at "A Celebration of the Life of Frank Broyles" at Bud Walton Arena.

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The Great Outdoors Is As Close As Downtown

Subscriber onlyYou can't study all the time! At some point, you're going to need some clean, fresh Arkansas air to help clear the cobwebs out of your head. Try these beautiful Fayetteville spots on for size when you're ready to leave the library behind for a few hours.


Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyCANE CREEK LAKE Early morning and late evening have become extremely productive times to fish. Bream are biting nightcrawlers. Redear sunfish (shellcrackers) have started biting more frequently in shallow parts of the lake with visible insect activity on top of the water and structure underneath. With the heat, catfish have started to become increasingly nocturnal. Bait trotlines with strong smelling baits such as chicken liver and live baitfish late in the evening. Bass are increasingly active in the mornings and are hitting light-colored topwaters and natural-colored Rat-L-Traps from daybreak until about noon. Crappie are biting minnows over deep structure at the lake's southernmost end, across from the park all the way to the levee.


Gary Smith: Escaping to baseball

Subscriber onlyThe news cycle the last few weeks has been such that I feel the only way to observe it is through my eclipse glasses. Staring at it too long will burn my retina.


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Landmark Arkansas hotel given deadline to address violations or close

Subscriber onlyThe city of Hot Springs has informed the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa that safety concerns stemming from years of neglect will close the landmark hotel if the problems aren't corrected by November.