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Candidate filings

Subscriber onlyThe following candidates in Benton and Washington counties filed for office Friday for the party primaries, nonpartisan general, and school board elections May 22. Filing ends March 1. Early voting begins May 7. Partisan runoffs are June 19. The general election and judicial runoff election are Nov. 6. The deadline to register to vote in the May elections is April 23. Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlySamantha Lynn Feagin, 37, of 135 S. Arkansas 365 in Conway was arrested Friday in connection with theft by receiving. Feagin was being held Friday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set. Continue reading...

Section of Bentonville's Southwest Eighth Street to close

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Southwest Eighth Street between South Walton Boulevard and Southwest I Street will be closed for utility work from 9 a.m. Monday until 7 p.m. March 13. Continue reading...

Public Meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday 3 p.m. Fayetteville Town and Gown Advisory Committee -- Room 326, City Hall, 113 W. Mountain St. Continue reading...

Bentonville Schools Foundation distributes grants to schools

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville Schools Foundation recently distributed nearly $191,600 to the schools as part of a new giving strategy aimed at supporting science, technology, engineering, math and the arts. Continue reading...

UA fraternity sued over explicit photos

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A lawsuit filed Friday claims Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity should be held responsible for sexually explicit photographs taken without consent and then distributed to an email network for University of Arkansas fraternity members. Continue reading...

Experts weigh in on corridor’s future

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — The city is on the right path but has steps to go to make College Avenue a healthy corridor for living, working, shopping and recreating, national planning experts said Friday. Continue reading...

Six injured in I-49 wreck

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A multiple-vehicle wreck on Interstate 49 sent six people to the hospital this afternoon, according to Central EMS. Continue reading...

Benton County Sheriff’s Office seizes 55 pounds of marijuana

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection with 55 pounds of marijuana delivered Tuesday in the county. Continue reading...

Indicted Bentonville lobbyist sent to Missouri

Report details kickback scheme

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Indicted lobbyist Milton Russell "Rusty" Cranford of Bentonville agreed Thursday to his transfer to Missouri where he faces federal charges of one count of conspiracy and eight counts of accepting bribes. Continue reading...

IMBA back to Bentonville to hold Trail Lab

Subscriber only The International Mountain Bicycling Association is organizing another event to be held in the city that will bring more national exposure to the local trail system. Continue reading...

Benton County OKs bid for bridge money

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace on Thursday authorized participation in a federal grant program to replace the Wagon Wheel Road Bridge west of Interstate 49 near Springdale. Continue reading...

School Board approves new Fayetteville High principal, 7th grade athletics

Subscriber onlyThe School Board approved Superintendent Matthew Wendt's recommendation Thursday to hire Jay Dostal as the new high school principal. Continue reading...

Neighbors want to keep streets small, trees tall, at Fayetteville's Rolling Hills

Subscriber onlyResidents who live on or near Rolling Hills Drive want to maintain a safe neighborhood for their children, keep cars under the speed limit and prevent incompatible development, city officials heard Thursday during an informational gathering. Continue reading...

Woman accused of sexual assault

Subscriber only A Springdale woman faces criminal charges in connection with sex crimes involving a 14-year-old boy. Continue reading...

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