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Bentonville commission supports new museum group

Subscriber onlyThe Bentonville Historical Museum will get a financial boost to raise awareness of its effort to develop a place to preserve and display Bentonville history. Continue reading...

Inquiry clears two guards in state inmate's killing

Subscriber onlyTwo correctional officers were justified in the use of deadly force against Arkansas Department of Correction inmate Christopher Wilson on April 7, said Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Kyle Hunter in a letter to the Arkansas State Police. Continue reading...

Rocky Branch Fire Department sets rib fundraiser

Subscriber onlyRocky Branch Volunteer Fire Department will sell racks of smoked baby back ribs from noon to 7 p.m. May 6 at the fire station, 19862 Arkansas 303 in the Rocky Branch community. Continue reading...

Mena college OKs bid to join UA

System to take up proposal from Rich Mountain school

Subscriber onlyThe Rich Mountain Community College board unanimously approved Wednesday a merger with the University of Arkansas System. Continue reading...

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Semitrailer goes off I-49 exit ramp in Fayetteville

A semitrailer rolled in the area between the exit ramp and the interstate Thursday near Exit 66 on Interstate 49 in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Woman pleads guilty in Benton County shooting

BENTONVILLE — A Texas woman was sentenced to 8 years in prison for shooting a man. Continue reading...

Former Northwest Arkansas swim coach pleads guilty to sex crimes

BENTONVILLE — A former Northwest Arkansas swim coach was sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes. Continue reading...

Goats returning to Fayetteville park

Goats are returning to Fayetteville's Wilson Park to clear invasive plants near Louise Avenue, according to a news release from the city. Continue reading...

Mercy announces $247 million expansion in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber only Mercy Northwest Arkansas unveiled a $247 million expansion plan Wednesday that could add 1,000 jobs over the next five years. Continue reading...

Court documents detail Rogers sting operation

Subscriber onlyTwo Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies and a Cave Springs police officer fired shots after they attempted an arrest during a drug sting in a Rogers Wal-Mart parking lot last week, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas' low unemployment falls lower still

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' already low unemployment rate ticked down another notch in March to the lowest level in a decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading...

Storm damages Greenland school roof

Subscriber onlyClasses at Greenland High School were canceled Wednesday after a storm blew off part of the school cafeteria roof earlier inthe morning. Continue reading...

Witness says police tortured Thacker, confessions in 2010 killing not backed up

Subscriber only Confessions Elvis Aaron Thacker made in the 2010 murder of Briana Ault were unreliable because there was no physical evidence to verify them, a private criminologist retained by the defense team testified Wednesday. Continue reading...