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Tontitown Making More Fire Equipment Purchases

Subscriber onlyTONTITOWN — The city's budget should soon reflect its change from paying the Tontitown Area Fire Department to its own Public Safety Department. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Aldermen Approve Time Change

City Council Now Set To Start At 5:30 P.M.

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- City Council members and people who attend the council's semimonthly meetings will now have a better chance of making it home in time for dinner. Continue reading...

Springdale School District Makes Progress On Projects

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — School District administrators are four months into working on projects, such as increasing student access to technology and prekindergarten classes, because of a multimillion dollar grant. Continue reading...

West Fork Responds To State's Order To Stop Raw Sewage Going Into The White River

Subscriber onlyWest Fork is working to stop raw sewage leaking from the wastewater treatment plant and into the White River, according to a letter to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. Continue reading...

Cotton, Pryor swap jabs in NW

2 in Senate race stoke fears of high taxes, Medicare cuts

Subscriber onlyThe two candidates running for U.S. Senate in Arkansas traveled to the northwest corner of the state on Tuesday and talked about taxes and Medicare. Continue reading...

UA pledges funds to aid KIPP alums

University aims to add up to 7 a year

Subscriber onlyA new agreement announced Tuesday pledges financial support for about a half-dozen students expected to enter the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville yearly from KIPP Delta charter schools. Continue reading...

Murder suspect’s accounts at odds

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH — A Fort Smith man charged with murdering a woman last year said when first interviewed by Fort Smith police that he barely knew her, but later said he thought of her as a sister. Continue reading...

Region’s medical hubs practice for disasters

Drill puts staffs through their paces

Subscriber onlyStaff members and visitors at Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers quieted as a woman announced a tornado warning through the hospital’s speaker system about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Continue reading...

Make water payments, judge orders Lead Hill

Subscriber onlyA circuit judge has directed Lead Hill to begin making monthly minimum payments to the Ozark Mountain Public Regional Water Authority while a lawsuit over the water contract is pending. Continue reading...

Retailer talks of efficient building

Wal-Mart store is first of its kind

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart’s sustainability expert, Don Moseley, talks a lot about the retailer’s first LEED-certified store in South Euclid, Ohio. Continue reading...

NEWS IN BRIEF

Subscriber onlyUA team’s business plan wins top honor BioBotic Solutions, an undergraduate business plan competition team from the University of Arkansas, took the $25,000 grand prize over the weekend at the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. Continue reading...

Lincoln schools evacuated after threat

Students evacuated from Lincoln Middle and High School after a bomb threat was found Tuesday written on a wall in one of the schools. Continue reading...

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital adding 20 beds

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner with Washington Regional, announces plans to add 20 new private patient rooms to its existing 60-bed hospital. Construction will begin in July and the project is expected to be completed in spring of 2015. Continue reading...

Rogers Man Arrested In Connection With Possessing Child Porn

Subscriber onlyROGERS — A Rogers man was arrested by police Saturday after an investigation by the Benton County Sheriff's Office revealed child pornography on his cellphone, laptop and iPads. Continue reading...

Marriage Licenses

Subscriber onlyMarch 27 Jessie Diamond Breeden, 21, and Jennifer Dawn Delossantos, 18, both of Garfield Continue reading...