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Benton County officials ponder pot policy

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials have started work on employment policies to reflect the state's recently approved medical marijuana amendment and resulting legislation. Continue reading...

Goodman, Mo., council deals with tornado fallout

Subscriber only Josh Wagner and Aaron Patterson want to build a new house for a friend, whose house was blown away in a tornado in April. Continue reading...

Public input session set for proposed for Springdale projects

Subscriber onlyThe city will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposed construction of a Criminal Justice Complex and the renovation of the City Administration Building. Continue reading...

Chuan Fa America offers self-defense training for visually impaired students

Subscriber onlyAn area martial arts school recently gave basic, self-defense lessons to a group of students who could be vulnerable during an altercation. Continue reading...

Lane closings for interstate, greenway work on tap in Lowell, Rogers area

Subscriber only Crews placing bridge beams over Interstate 49 in Benton County will require closing northbound lanes for multiple 15-minute periods through Friday, according to Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials. Continue reading...

Garfield seeks bids for road work

Subscriber only The city is seeking bids to apply double chip and seal on a portion of Tall Oaks Lane. Continue reading...

Bella Vista's Highlands course closing July 10

Subscriber only A second 18-hole golf course will be closed during the summer after a recent Property Owners Association board decision. Continue reading...

Gravette, Decatur Boys & Girls Club programs a success

Subscriber onlyThe after-school programs and summer programs at the Gravette Boys & Girls Club have been a success, officials say. Continue reading...

State math event announces victors

Subscriber onlyState math event Continue reading...

JBU, Siloam Springs train for emergency response

Subscriber only John Brown University's Nursing Department partnered with Simmons Foods, the Siloam Springs Fire Department, the Siloam Springs Police Department and Siloam Springs Regional Hospital to stage an emergency response training exercise June 14 at the Simmons Prepared Foods plant for 60 JBU and NorthWest Arkansas Community College nursing students. Continue reading...

Records

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Public Meetings

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Separate wrecks kill 4 people across state

Subscriber onlyFour people were killed in vehicle accidents on Arkansas roads since Wednesday, according to Arkansas State Police preliminary reports. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlySpringdale gets second Dunkin' Donuts Continue reading...

NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyMichael Howard was named chief nursing officer for Arkansas Children’s Northwest. Howard was director of pediatric emergency services at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio for more than nine years. He received a bachelor of nursing from Waynesburg College in Waynesburg, Pa., in 1996 and master’s degrees in management, health administration and nursing from the University of Phoenix. Continue reading...