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Copeland, Nations square off for west Washington County district judge

Subscriber onlyThe single race for district judge in Washington County features two small town boys who made good, went on to successful legal careers and want to serve their community from the bench. Continue reading...

Benton County Voters to decide three Quorum Court races

Subscriber onlyBenton County voters will decide three races for Quorum Court seats in the March 1 Republican Party primary. Continue reading...

June trial set for mom; son, 2, found gun, shot himself

Subscriber onlyA trial date has been set for one of two Benton parents charged with manslaughter after their 2-year-old son shot himself in November. Continue reading...

UA sorority employee arrested in connection with sexual indecency

Subscriber onlyA man employed at the University of Arkansas' Alpha Delta Pi sorority house was arrested Thursday, two days after police said he exposed himself to children at a Springdale Walmart. Continue reading...

Springdale man pleads guilty in drive-by shooting

Subscriber onlyA Springdale man involved in an Aug. 4 drive-by shooting on Crutcher Street pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court on Friday to committing a terroristic act and other related charges. Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyArrests Bella Vista Alex Alajandro Gomez, 24, of 4 Shady Lane was arrested Friday in connection with aggravated assault on a family or household member and one misdemeanor offense. Gomez was being held Friday at the Benton County Jail with no bond set. Continue reading...

Public meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday 9 a.m. Washington County Election Commission -- Room 115, Courthouse, 280 N. College Ave., Fayetteville Continue reading...

Getting it straight Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber only As a matter of policy, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will publish corrections of errors in fact that have been printed in the newspaper. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK court needs study

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials agreed Thursday to spend $80,000 to study the proposed new justice center. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board seeks trustworthy leader

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The School District's next superintendent should be someone who's trustworthy and has a "student-first" philosophy, according to criteria set by the School Board on Thursday. Continue reading...

Longtime Washington County employees face off over collector position

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two longtime county employees want to be the next Washington County collector. Continue reading...

Man injured in shooting after discovering burglar in home, police said

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A 30-year-old man was taken to a hospital after he was shot in his Bentonville home on Thursday. Continue reading...

Bentonville's rink's extended season comes to an end

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The ice at The Rink at Lawrence Plaza has melted. This time it was intentional as the rink closed for the season. Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyTamra Fox, 38, of 2305 W. Deane St. in Fayetteville was arrested Wednesday in connection with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of the Arkansas hot check law. She was at the Washington County Detention Center with $2,787 in bonds Thursday. Continue reading...

Rogers woman dies, hit by car while running on Razorback Greenway

Subscriber onlyA woman running along a Rogers sidewalk part of the Razorback Greenway was hit by a car and died Wednesday night. Continue reading...