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Cradduck pleads no contest; gets probation

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Kelley Cradduck pleaded no contest Friday to one of the criminal charges that drove the former Benton County sheriff from office. Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyJeremy Tran, 20, of 1804 Fianna Way in Fayetteville was arrested Thursday in connection with delivery of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Tran was released Friday from the Washington County Detention Center on a partial bond of $3,500. Continue reading...

Public meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday 9 a.m. Washington County Election Commission -- Courthouse, Room 115, 280 N. College Ave., Fayetteville Continue reading...

Washington County fires whistle-blower; grievance filed

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County's Road Department has fired an employee who repeatedly has pointed out mistakes made within the department. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College president gets contract extension

Jorgenson requests no pay increase from panel

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A three-year contract extension that takes effect July 1 for Northwest Arkansas Community College's president does not include a salary increase. Continue reading...

FDR great-granddaughter speaks about human rights at Fayetteville school

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Julianna Roosevelt remembers her great-grandmother Eleanor Roosevelt as a woman who left cookies by her bed when she visited and read aloud stories by Rudyard Kipling and Shakespeare. Continue reading...

School of Innovation plans for move to new Springdale campus

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- A new school year for the Don Tyson School of Innovation will come with the addition of an online program, a move to a permanent campus and a greater focus on career education. Continue reading...

Rogers Farmers Market opens

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Edison Lights strung throughout the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market illuminated the former transmission repair shop as Ryan Neal looked out a bay doorway. Continue reading...

Former Sheriff Cradduck pleads no contest to misdemeanor

Receives probation, fine

Former Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor tampering charge and received six months on probation and a $500 fine. Continue reading...

Man accused of bomb threat at Fayetteville federal building pleads not guilty

FAYETTEVILLE — A man who police say shattered a storefront window in downtown Fayetteville and threatened to bomb the federal building pleaded not guilty Friday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Bentonville Film Festival, May 3-8, brings out the stars

Subscriber onlyDon't be surprised next week if you bump into Meg Ryan grabbing a cup of coffee or Laurence Fishburne strolling around the Bentonville square. Continue reading...

Gilbert sworn in as Benton County sheriff

Subscriber onlyThe Quorum Court unanimously approved appointing Meyer Gilbert to the post vacated by Kelley Cradduck, who agreed to resign as soon his replacement is sworn in. Gilbert will serve through Dec. 31, when Cradduck's term would have ended. Continue reading...

Major gift announced for Northwest Arkansas Community College project

Subscriber only A donation of $1.5 million represents the first lead gift toward construction of Northwest Arkansas Community College's Washington County Center. Continue reading...

Former swim coach sentenced to prison

Subscriber onlyA former Northwest Arkansas swim coach was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sex-related crimes involving minors. Continue reading...

School Board hears proposal on leave policies

Subscriber only A proposal to change policies on sick days and personal days for teachers generated debate among School Board members Thursday. Continue reading...

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