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Fayetteville library board sets timetable on expansion decision

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The Library Board set a 60-day window to make a decision on the library's expansion but an Arkansas Supreme Court opinion on the legal dispute over the land behind the building could come soon. Continue reading...

Community sewer system operators urge repeal of Washington County oversight

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Owners of a company overseeing decentralized sewer systems want justices of the peace to repeal an ordinance regulating the systems. Continue reading...

Deputies, Goshen police investigate death

Subscriber onlyThe Washington County Sheriff's Office is assisting with the investigation of a death in Goshen, according to Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kelly Cantrell. Continue reading...

Former Benton County deputy gets probation, jail time

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A former Benton County Sheriff's Office deputy was placed on probation and sentenced to 119 days in jail after he admitted he had sexual contact with a teen girl. Continue reading...

Benton County officials to review courts project

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace will resume discussion of a county courts building at a special meeting tonight. Continue reading...

Resident wraps 32 years serving Centerton

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- A.J. Stroud will end 32 years as a public servant at tonight's Planning Commission meeting. Continue reading...

Springdale man denies raping, injuring woman

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Brian Post took the witness stand Monday and denied raping or cutting off a portion of a woman's leg. Continue reading...

Public Meetings

Subscriber onlyToday 4:30 p.m. Fayetteville City Council -- Room 326, City Hall, 113 W. Mountain St. Continue reading...

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: First traffic drives across new Broadway Bridge, but opening date still not set

Local and state officials rode across the nearly completed Broadway Bridge for the first time Monday. Continue reading...

Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before 'sad' end

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the Academy Awards ceremony "focused so hard on politics that they didn't get the act together at the end." Continue reading...

Arkansas governor sets execution dates for 8 inmates

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has set execution dates for eight death row inmates, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death. Continue reading...

Pentagon presents plan to 'rapidly defeat' the Islamic State, spokesman says

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach President Donald Trump inherited, while potentially deepening U.S. military involvement in Syria. Continue reading...

1 person found dead after early morning fire in Arkansas

BATESVILLE — Authorities are investigating after one person was found dead in a fire in eastern Arkansas. Continue reading...

Rutledge elected vice chairwoman of Republican attorney generals group

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has been elected vice chairwoman of the Republican Attorneys General Association. Continue reading...

United, after years of declining revenue, plans to add more flights from key airports

DALLAS — United Airlines, which lost the distinction of being the world's biggest carrier after shrinking for several years, plans to regain lost ground by adding more flights from key airports this summer. Continue reading...

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