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Rogers Recycling Center to begin accepting hazardous waste

Subscriber onlyThrough a partnership with the Benton County Solid Waste District, the Rogers Recycling Center will now accept household hazardous waste and bulk items two days a week at no cost to residents. Continue reading...

Man dead after fall from tree, Fayetteville police say

Subscriber only A man died after falling about 20 feet from a tree that was leaning over a creek in Fayetteville, police spokesman Sgt. Craig Stout said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Two square off over Washington County JP 13 seat

Subscriber onlyA former Washington County employee is challenging a justice of the peace for his seat on the Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Mabee Foundation grants Fort Smith homeless project

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Subscriber onlyA Tulsa, Okla.-based foundation has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to a group developing a campus for homeless services south of downtown. Continue reading...

Woman stabs man during argument in Pea Ridge

Subscriber onlyJodie Lee Poll, 34, of 2201 S.E. Ninth St. in Bentonville was arrested Monday in connection with aggravated assault, second-degree battery and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, according to jail records. Continue reading...

Man accused of running over girlfriend to stand trial for murder

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Subscriber onlyA Sebastian County man accused of killing his girlfriend by running her over several times with his pickup is scheduled to go to trial May 12. Continue reading...

Main Street Rogers plans Farmers Market presentation

Subscriber onlyMain Street Rogers is inviting the public to a presentation Friday about the opening of a new downtown Rogers Farmers Market. Continue reading...

Prairie Grove teacher relinquishes license

Subscriber onlyIn a plea bargain reached last week, Melissa Stewart, a former Prairie Grove High School teacher, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor knowingly furnishing alcohol to a minor and agreed to permanently relinquish her Arkansas teaching license, according to prosecutor Steven Parker. Continue reading...

Little Rock voters OK arts center bonds

Mayor says lopsided results a win for LR’s quality of life

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock voters approved issuing bonds to benefit the Arkansas Arts Center and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History during a special election Tuesday. Continue reading...

Common Grounds on Dickson Street to close

Subscriber onlyThe Common Grounds Gourmet Espresso Bar will close later this month after almost two decades on Dickson Street, the owner said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Arkansas escapee nabbed in Texas

Subscriber onlyA Saline County jail inmate who escaped from a work detail last week has been captured north of Houston, Texas, according to the sheriff's office. Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyArrests Benton County Sheriff's Office John Houston, 45, of 56 Cherokee Ave. in Essex Junction, Vt., was arrested Wednesday in connection with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Houston was being held in the Benton County Jail on Wednesday on a $7,500 bond. Continue reading...

Public meetings

Subscriber onlyToday 9 a.m. Fayetteville Subdivision Committee -- Room 326, City Hall, 113 W. Mountain St. Continue reading...

Dickson Street's Common Grounds closing Feb. 21

FAYETTEVILLE — The Common Grounds Gourmet Espresso Bar on Dickson Street is closing later this month after almost two decades there, the owner said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Federal government sues Missouri city of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minority-group members in the St. Louis suburb. Continue reading...

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