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Fayetteville woman killed in pickup wreck

A Fayetteville woman was killed Sunday when the pickup she was driving veered off a Washington County road and hit a tree, authorities said. Continue reading...

JPs to consider which way the wind blows on power line project

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- The Crawford County Quorum Court is scheduled today to consider a resolution opposing the construction of a wind-power transmission line that a Houston company wants to build across Arkansas. Continue reading...

Funeral procession for chief could cause traffic Tuesday in Rogers, Bentonville

Subscriber onlyA reception and state of the city address for Rogers has been rescheduled to the death of James Allen, Rogers Police Chief. Continue reading...

Murder trials being delayed for Perez-Lopez, Cohn

Subscriber onlyA Springdale capital murder trial set to begin today in Washington County Circuit Court will be reset, and a Fayetteville cold case murder trial set for late February has a new date. Continue reading...

Bentonville council to mull procedural changes

Memo states proposal would make council’s operations more open, friendly

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The City Council will discuss potential procedural changes at a Committee of the Whole meeting tonight. Continue reading...

Tontitown considers email purge

City has kept messages between officials for years

Subscriber onlyTONTITOWN -- Tontitown aldermen are considering a change in the city's policy of keeping email indefinitely and using a different company for website and email service. Continue reading...

Benton County Restaurant Inspections

Information is from state Health Department records. Restaurants are listed in order of inspection date. All reports are from regular food service food store inspections unless otherwise noted. Continue reading...

NWA chamber officials wait for court order on economic development contracts

Lawsuit seeks to halt city payments

How local chambers of commerce perform economic development tasks for cities could change depending on a Pulaski County court case. Continue reading...

Higher education costs discussed at forum at NWACC

BENTONVILLE -- A veteran lawmaker criticized Northwest Arkansas Community College's consideration of going into athletics during a forum held on the two-year college's campus. Continue reading...

Benton County wants bridge options

BENTONVILLE -- Officials will seek public input as they begin to craft plans to replace the historic War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

School officials await clarification of dyslexia law

Subscriber onlySchool administrators across Northwest Arkansas have asked legislators to clarify a law requiring early identification and services for children with symptoms of dyslexia. Continue reading...

West Fork police, officials regroup after series of resignations

Subscriber onlyWEST FORK -- This small town's police department has had a rough few years. Continue reading...

State agency for vets tables name change

Plan was to distinguish it from scandal-hit U.S. VA

Subscriber onlyOfficials at the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs are rethinking whether to seek legislation to change the agency's name this session, a plan that was introduced by the former director in October. Continue reading...

Lowell to discuss allowing alcohol sales at events

Lowell city officials again will discuss the option of allowing the sale of alcohol at city events at an Ordinance Committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas' new growth plan to have narrower, deeper focus

Subscriber onlyWhen the Northwest Arkansas Council unveiled a blueprint for regional growth in January 2011, it was intended to be a five-year plan. Continue reading...

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