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Running through tears, fears

Arkansans on quest to help Boston Marathon heal

Subscriber onlySitting cross-legged on a bench high above the black asphalt and white stripes of the Forest Heights Middle School track, Cortney Allison swiped at the flurry of long, blond ringlets blown into her face by a sudden breeze. Continue reading...

Agency: 4 candidates have back-taxes liens

State files reviewed on 400 hopefuls

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration had active liens last week for unpaid income taxes against at least four judicial candidates and one state representative who is running for re-election. Continue reading...

Science fair names winners, taps one to vie in LA

Subscriber onlyYeongwoo Hwang of Jonesboro, a senior at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Science and the Arts in Hot Springs, is the top individual winner in the Southwestern Energy Arkansas Science and Engineering Fair and will advance next month to an international competition in Los Angeles. Continue reading...

Education notebook

Subscriber onlyDistrict challenges dismantling decree The Stephens School District is challenging in federal court the Arkansas Board of Education’s April 10 order to split the legally undersize district among the Camden-Fairview, Magnolia and Nevada school districts, effective July 1. Continue reading...

Higher education notebook

Subscriber onlyTech trustees OK meal-plan prices RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech University students will have higher meal-plan rates during the next academic year. Continue reading...

Other days

Subscriber only100 YEARS AGO April 20, 1914 “Someone started a rumor on the streets that I had dropped dead, and we have done nothing this evening but receive telephone messages of condolence,” said P.A. Byrd, 1514 Booker St., last night. Continue reading...

A big Hispanic heart

Radiothon raises money for Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Subscriber onlyThe tiny radio booth of La Zeta 95.7 FM in Springdale is used to holding three, maybe four, people maximum at a time. On April 28, 2013, though, at least two dozen people cram themselves in, eager to hear the amount the Spanish-speaking community has raised during the fourth Radiothon to benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Couple shares love of art in life, at ACO

Subscriber onlyThey bonded over their mutual love of contemporary art, a mutual friend’s birthday and a common childhood experience that surprised them both. Continue reading...

DEAR ABBY

Grieving daughter anticipates each Mother’s Day with dread

Subscriber onlyDEAR ABBY: It has been a year since my mother passed away. The month of February was especially tough because it was the month of her birthday and also the month in which she died. Continue reading...

Policy

Subscriber onlySociety announcements are published in the Sunday edition of the Profiles section. Please visit nwabridalcommunity.com and click on Publish Your Announcement for pricing and to submit engagement and wedding announcements. Anniversaries remain free of charge. Forms are available at nwaonline.com and at the Rogers Morning News, the Springdale Morning News, the Benton County Daily Record and the Northwest Arkansas Times offices. Information provided will be used to write an announcement according to the style and guidelines of the paper. Continue reading...

Wedding

Subscriber onlyWood-Riley Megan Riley of Bartlesville, Okla., and Clint Wood of Elkins were married Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Anthony’s on the Creek in Lowell by the Rev. Carl Palmer. Continue reading...

Anniversary

Subscriber onlyTreat 60th Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Treat of Springdale recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Charles C. Treat and Willie “Kathryn” Hubbard were married on Easter Sunday, April 18, 1954, at First Baptist Church in Marshall by Russell K. Hunt. They have two children, Ronnie Treat and Kathy Treat Anderson, both of Springdale; five grandsons, Taylor and Tannor Treat and Timothy, Terry and Dustin Anderson; and two great-grandsons, Landon and Aiden Anderson. Continue reading...

Cowboys exec helps boost Salvation Army

Backers raise glasses, support

Subscriber onlyRestore Humanity hosted its annual Wine Dinner on April 6 at Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar. The always sold-out event welcomed more than 80 guests to enjoy food and wine pairings from Chef Matt Barclay and Robert Neralich and hear updates about the charity’s work in Kenya from founder Sarah Fennel. Continue reading...

Friends team up to help moms find Motherlode

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Whether on the iPad, phone, Facebook or radio, while working from home or waiting on their kids, mothers all over the region are checking Northwest Arkansas Motherlode regularly. Continue reading...

Musical artisan

Subscriber onlySELF PORTRAIT Date and place of birth: Aug. 27, 1951, DeRidder, La. My guilty pleasure is rice and gravy. The food I will absoutely not eat: Organ meats The people I’d invite to my fantasy dinner party are four Cajun-inspired chefs: Marcelle Bienvenu, Paul Prudhomme, Justin Wilson and John Folse. Continue reading...

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