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Fayetteville man cuts woman, tries to steal car after date

Subscriber onlyPolice arrested a man they said cut a woman with a knife and tried to take her car after she gave him a ride home, according to a preliminary police report. Continue reading...

Kansas man claims he was kidnapped in Bentonville

Subscriber only A Kansas man claims he was kidnapped in Bentonville earlier this month after he attended a militia organization meeting in Kentucky, according to documents filed this week. Continue reading...

Area draws young demographic

Benton, Washington counties have 86 percent of state’s growth

Subscriber onlyA young demographic makes up a key part of the Northwest Arkansas population, according to new data from U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading...

Food festival touting local cuisine sells out two nights in a row

Subscriber onlyKaty Corman took a bite of her sample-portioned barbecue plate as Mario Valdovino, corporate executive chef for Tyson Foods, talks at a cooking station on stage. Continue reading...

Benton County opposes overtime pay rule

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials are adamantly opposed to new federal rules requiring the county to pay some employees overtime. Continue reading...

Trick roper presents physics lesson

Rodeo performer presents physics lesson

Subscriber onlyRider Kiesner is a four-time world champion trick roper and a two-time world champion gun spinner. He's also a master at cracking the bull whip. Continue reading...

Fayetteville School Board adopts new leave policies

Subscriber onlySchool District administrators hope a new policy approved Thursday will result in a better attendance rate among teachers. Continue reading...

Grant to Springdale police funds youth outreach

Subscriber onlySpringdale police can now better reach out and help local children through their Sandlot program thanks to $15,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation. Continue reading...

Prosecutors say Nicasio should be tried as an adult

Subscriber onlyLawyers for an 18-year-old Springdale teen charged with attempted capital murder related to a shooting near Springdale High School last summer asked a judge Thursday for his case to be transferred to juvenile court. Continue reading...

Meth nets Lincoln man federal pen

Subscriber onlyA Lincoln man was sentenced to federal prison Thursday for distributing methamphetamine. Continue reading...

Two in Lakeside rape case sent to state’s youth lockup

Subscriber only Two 14-year-old boys, convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl earlier this year on the Hot Springs Lakeside school campus, have been sentenced to “an indeterminate amount of time” in the custody of the Department of Human Services’ Youth Services Division. Continue reading...

Bentonville airport board mulls event policy challenges

Subscriber onlyAn update on creating a policy to regulate events held at the municipal airport should be available early August, said Ben Peters, city engineer and airport manager. Continue reading...

El Dorado arts hub inches closer with requests OK’d

Subscriber onlyEl Dorado’s planned downtown arts and entertainment district is one step closer to accruing nearly $10 million after the El Dorado Works Board approved two economic development funding requests Tuesday. Continue reading...

Group lauds Fort Chaffee development

Subscriber only Nearly two decades after the federal government closed Fort Chaffee, efforts to develop the former base are attracting national recognition. Continue reading...

Records

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