2018 NIE Pet Calendar

Volunteers make Bikes, Blues & BBQ possible, Fayetteville rally organizers say

Subscriber onlyEvery Bikes, Blues & BBQ attendant handing out beer garden bracelets, controlling the flow of bodies in and out of the lots or cleaning up the remnants from the night before volunteers for the job.

Benton County planners OK marijuana facility

Subscriber only Benton County planners on Wednesday approved a proposal for a medical marijuana cultivation facility near Gentry.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Arkansas would lose $6B under proposed health bill, firm says

Subscriber onlyArkansas would lose $6 billion in federal health care funding over seven years under legislation aimed at undoing much of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to estimates by a health care consulting firm.

Muslim Nobel laureate talks at UA

Subscriber onlyShirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, said Wednesday that violence and discrimination against women keeps peace from spreading in a society.

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Siloam Springs plant to close, 238 jobs end

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas vegetable production plant employing more than 230 workers is closing after owner Del Monte Foods said it's selling its subsidiary Sager Creek Vegetable to McCall Farms Inc.

Unopposed board candidate gets no votes in Greenland

Subscriber onlyA Greenland School Board member who ran unopposed for her seat received no votes in Tuesday's election and therefore wasn't re-elected, according to Washington County Clerk Becky Lewallen.



Arkansas State healthier on D-line

Subscriber onlyJONESBORO -- The front line of Arkansas State University's aggressive defense has returned to full strength in time to pressure an SMU offense just as explosive as its own.

Our Town

Singer-comedian duo The Manns playing in LR

You may have first come to know them as a father-and-daughter duo -- with his egregious onscreen outfit choices melting your eyeballs -- in Tyler Perry's 2008 movie Meet the Browns.


Fishing Hot Spots

Subscriber onlyLAKE MAUMELLE Crappie are biting well and stacking up around channel and brush piles. They are being caught on crappie minnows and Tennessee shad-colored jigs. Bream are hitting and can be found on the brush piles, but they are moving quickly. Lots of reports about redear on the west end of lake. They are being caught on crickets and live worms.


Who’s a conservative?

Subscriber onlyRush Limbaugh—yes, he’s still going around and around on your radio dial. True to his name, he’s still rushing in where angels fear to go. And he still tends to leap to every conclusion in sight except the sensible one. Just the other day, he decried the rush of anyone with good sense and/or a good memory to get out of Hurricane Irma’s blustering, shattering and battering way and head for higher ground.


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College towns feeling pinch from websites' short-term rentals

Subscriber onlyTime was when renting an apartment in one of this college town's funky triple-deckers or two-family homes wouldn't cost an arm and a leg.