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VIDEO: California man led Northwest Arkansas meth ring from prison, officials say

Subscriber onlyA California man who coordinated the shipment and sale of methamphetamine in Northwest Arkansas and elsewhere from prison was sentenced to 20 more years in federal prison this week, U.S. officials announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Sam's Club returns to Springdale after a decade

Subscriber onlyRhonda Whinnery was happy to be back home Thursday morning as she cut the ribbon for the new Sam's Club store. Continue reading...

Benton County may see higher jail revenue

Subscriber onlyBenton County may be able to generate nearly $1 million if the Sheriff's Office and federal law enforcement agencies agree on housing federal prisoners in the county jail. Continue reading...

Wendt announces new district hires for Fayetteville

Subscriber only A mix of familiar faces and some new faces will be part of the School District's administrative team for the 2017-18 school year. Continue reading...

Visit Bentonville supports cornhole event and bloggers summit

Subscriber onlyAdvertising and Promotion commissioners agreed to spend $16,500 between two events; one that will bring attention to the Benton County Fairgrounds and another that will bring continued attention to the area's outdoor recreation opportunities. Continue reading...

Veterans ride free on Ozark Transit

Subscriber onlyVeterans will soon be able to ride Ozark Regional Transit buses free on all fixed routes, the transit provider's board unanimously decided Thursday. Continue reading...

Bentonville man pleads guilty in Medicaid case

Subscriber onlyA Bentonville man was placed on probation and will have to pay more than $400,000 in fines, restitution and civil penalties in connection with false Medicaid claims. Continue reading...

Public Meetings

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Records

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Missouri man sentenced in Bentonville to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys

Subscriber onlyA Missouri man criticized the jury Wednesday after he was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sex crimes involving two boys. Continue reading...

NWA population continues climb

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas’ bedroom communities had the state’s largest growth rates between 2015 and 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading...

Appeals court says Tontitown didn't provide services to area annexed by Springdale

Subscriber onlyA judge properly dismissed a bank from an annexation lawsuit between Tontitown and Springdale, but Springdale and a developer who bought property after the fact shouldn't have been dismissed, the Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. Continue reading...

Fort Smith directors hear recycling proposals

Subscriber onlyCity directors will consider two proposals next month to provide recycling services to the city. Continue reading...

Appeals court says not enough done to notify defendant in Washington County lawsuit

Subscriber only The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed and remanded a default judgment in a civil case over a lease, saying the plaintiffs didn't try hard enough to find the defendant and serve the lawsuit. Continue reading...

Ozark Regional Transit offers free rides to Northwest Arkansas kids

Subscriber onlyOzark Regional Transit is again offering free rides for kids this summer. Continue reading...

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