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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...

NW Arkansas today

Subscriber onlyQUOTE OF THE DAY “The scaredest I’ve ever been was in front of a second-grade class. Because if you say something, and then you deviate, they don’t let you slide.They do not let you slide.” Musician Marshall Mitchell, who has performed for more than 24,900 schoolchildren as part of the Illinois River Watershed’s Clean Water Raingers program Continue reading...

Government meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday Rogers Board of Adjustments, 9:30 a.m. Continue reading...

Bumpers honored with refuge name

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service renamed the White River National Wildlife Refuge for former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers on Friday, in honor of his help in preserving wildlife and forests. Continue reading...

Dust-up with current, former sheriffs nets charges

Subscriber onlyAn altercation in March between the former and current Little River County sheriffs has led to misdemeanor citations being filed against the former sheriff and his son, records show. Continue reading...

Trial is reset in killing-for-hire case

Subscriber onlyJONESBORO — A Craighead County circuit judge has moved to September the capital-murder trial of a Jonesboro woman accused of hiring someone to kill her husband. Continue reading...

Divorces

Subscriber onlyBENTON COUNTY The following divorces were recorded in the circuit clerk’s office from April 10-16. Continue reading...

Singer gets kids, nature in tune

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Marshall Mitchell has been performing music in front of live audiences, with nothing to hide behind but a guitar, for “half of forever,” as he puts it. But he never felt intimidated until he stepped in front of his first audience made up entirely of children. Continue reading...

Schools aligning studies with jobs

Subscriber onlyManufacturers continue to move from manual operations to robotic ones. Continue reading...

Group plants seeds to revive rare trees

Subscriber onlyArmed with rare seeds and basic tools, a group of volunteers set out Saturday at Hobbs State Park to save a native tree from extinction. Continue reading...

Senate race airs divide on coverage

Subscriber onlyAn architect of Arkansas’ version of the Medicaid expansion is running for the state senate in District 17, but has two opponents, including one who opposes government-funded private health-insurance policies for poor Arkansans. Continue reading...

Hopefuls spar for Congress GOP nod

5 vie in primaries for 2 House seats

Subscriber onlyThe Republican candidates for Congress in the 2nd and 4th congressional districts squared off in two Saturday debates sponsored by the Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans. Continue reading...

GOP rivals square off

2 governor hopefuls tout qualifications

Subscriber onlyRepublican gubernatorial candidates Curtis Coleman and Asa Hutchinson clashed Saturday with Coleman calling Hutchinson a Washington, D.C., insider and Hutchinson expressing shock over Coleman’s suggestion that superprojects aren’t what the state needs. Continue reading...