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Two aides can return to work, Fayetteville superintendent says

Subscriber onlyTwo of the five classroom aides on leave since last month's death of a first-grader were cleared to return to work at Vandergriff Elementary School, according to a School District news release Friday. Continue reading...

New lab to equip Har-Ber students with skills for workforce

Subscriber only Jobs in factories today require skills to design and repair robotics equipment now common in manufacturing, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said on a visit Friday to the new mechanical lab at Har-Ber High School. Continue reading...

Portion of Mount Comfort Road in Fayetteville to close for sidewalk improvements

Subscriber only The westbound lane of Mount Comfort Road between Hidden Creek and Bridgeport drives will be closed from 7 a.m to 3:30 p.m. weekdays from Monday through June 2 so transportation crews can make sidewalk improvements. Continue reading...

Fayetteville teen faces child porn charges

Subscriber onlyPolice arrested a 19-year-old man after finding child pornography on his cellphone, according to a preliminary arrest report. Continue reading...

Construction begins at Fayetteville's Wilson Park playground

Subscriber only Crews have begun tearing down the old playground at Wilson Park and should have a new one ready by June. Continue reading...

Bentonville intersection to get upgraded lights

Subscriber onlyThe city will install upgraded traffic signals at the intersection of South Walton Boulevard and 18th Street beginning at 7 a.m. Sunday. Continue reading...

Death row documentary screened in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will host several showings of the short film, The Gathering, this weekend in Bentonville, Rogers and Fayetteville. The showings are free to the public. Times and day are: Continue reading...

Two Northwest Arkansas school principals honored

Subscriber onlyTwo Northwest Arkansas school principals received principal of the year awards Friday from the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators. Continue reading...

Higher ed briefs

Subscriber onlyFayetteville High senior wins Merit Scholarship Continue reading...

Justices: Release case file on 1963 killing

Subscriber onlyA woman who waged a nearly four-year fight to gain access to the Arkansas State Police investigation into her grandmother’s 1963 abduction and killing will have access to the file under an Arkansas Supreme Court decision issued Thursday. Continue reading...

House leader not expecting online tax bill

Medicaid-focused special session likely, Gillam says

Subscriber onlyHouse Speaker Jeremy Gillam said Thursday he doesn’t expect Gov. Asa Hutchinson to include in his agenda for next month’s special legislative session a proposal to persuade out-of-state retailers to collect taxes on their sales to Arkansans. Continue reading...

Records

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Public Meetings

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Gowdy lauds deputy who gave all in Fort Smith

Marshals Museum a way of saying thanks, congressman says

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy on Thursday called the proposed U.S. Marshals Museum a living monument to the men and women willing to dedicate their lives to law enforcement. Continue reading...

Police chief addresses Rogers' minority community; answers questions

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Sonya Rodriguez believes it's important to bridge gaps between Rogers police and the minority community. Continue reading...