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Memorial Day event planned for Sulphur Springs cemetery

Subscriber onlyA Memorial Day event at 4 p.m. Monday will honor veterans buried at a Benton County cemetery that's more than 100 years old. Continue reading...

Parents end year in Springdale literacy program

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Evangelina Arauja Martinez, 52, smiled Friday as she walked across the stage in the Performing Arts Center at Springdale High School to receive her certificate of participation from the School District's Family Literacy Program. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board member denies bullying in statement

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School Board member Rebecca Powers issued a statement Friday defending herself against criticism of a comment she posted on Facebook about a student. Continue reading...

Family of drowning victim pushes for life jacket use on Beaver Lake

Inspection of boats planned for holiday

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- It was warm the day Stacey Hernandez died on Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

Fort Smith’s directors ratify food-truck rules

Subscriber onlyMobile food vendors will be allowed to operate downtown for the first time in more than 20 years when city directors voted to amend the city’s unified development ordinance. Continue reading...

Two Guard companies deactivated

Subscriber onlyA battalion of the Arkansas National Guard’s 142nd Field Artillery Brigade has been reduced by 114 members with the deactivation of two companies as part of a Defense Department restructuring program. Continue reading...

Bentonville wins baseball state title

FAYETTEVILLE — Bentonville beat Conway 6-5 to win the Class 7A baseball state championship Friday. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them. Continue reading...

Bella Vista association says no to addition staff

Subscriber onlyWhen the Property Owners Association boad met on Thursday, they voted against additional staffing for the golf courses in spite of maintenance manager Keith Ihms' warning a hot, dry summer would mean unattractive courses that would deter residents. Continue reading...

Washington County bridge inquiry spurs changes; more on the way

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County officials on Tuesday unveiled several changes to improve the Road Department's safety, structure and morale in response to the ongoing bridge controversy, and more changes could come soon, they said. Continue reading...

Scholastic book sale at Bentonville library

Subscriber onlyThe Friends of the Bentonville Library will host a Scholastic Community Book Sale at the library's main branch. Continue reading...

Rogers students, mentors browse for books as part of reading program

Subscriber onlyAna Palacios clutched a pair of graphic novels -- Drama and Smile -- she'd found while browsing the shelves at the Barnes & Noble bookstore. Both books were written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier. Continue reading...

2040 transportation planning underway; public input sought at sessions

Subscriber onlyResidents got their first shot Thursday to tell regional planners what they want to see in the area's long-term transportation plan during a public input session at the Fayetteville Public Library Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyArrests Benton County Sheriff's Office Randy Deshane Buck, 28, of 1199 Grant Ave. No. 31 in Decatur was arrested Wednesday in connection with theft of property and breaking or entering, both felony counts. Continue reading...

Amazeum adds two to staff

Subscriber onlyThe Scott Family Amazeum announced two new staff members in a news release Thursday. Continue reading...