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Photos for December 2012

Arkansas hired former Miami head coach Randy Shannon away from TCU to become the Razorbacks' linebac...
An Entergy Arkansas Inc., crew works to restore power to customers on Whittington Avenue near the en...
Bielema announced Sunday night that Randy Shannon, the former University of Miami head coach, has be...
Jeff Harper works in court Friday during his last day as Springdale’s city attorney.
Morgan Miller, left, Siloam Springs junior, and Conway’s Asia Willard vie for a loose ball Saturday ...
Fayetteville firefighters investigate a small electrical fire at the Fayetteville Post office at 12 ...
Jeff Harper, left, speaks with Ernest Cate, Springdale District Judge, Friday during Harper’s last d...
Snake enthusiast Lily Ginn, 4, right, observes the tail of a speckled kingsnake held by Rachel Diers...
Arkansas added Randy Shannon to Bret Bielema's coaching staff on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
Arkansas added Randy Shannon to Bret Bielema's coaching staff on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
Mike Anderson's style of play led to the Razorbacks committing 26 fouls against Northwestern State o...
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An air evacuation crew arrives Thursday at Mercy Hospital Springfield with a vehicle-accident victim...
Jim Rollins, Springdale Public Schools superintendent, smiles Dec. 21 in his office at 804 W. Johnso...
Livona Springston, left, an officer at the Washington County Detention Center, demonstrates the fing...
Deputy Mike Nugent shows on Friday how the Benton County Jail’s fingerprinting equipment works.
Timothy Tinsley, an operator for CH2M Hill, which operates Fayetteville’s West Side Wastewater Treat...
Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson (21) and Northwestern State forward DeQuan Hicks (right) battle fo...
University of Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson and Northwestern State forward DeQuan Hicks fight fo...
Arkansas guard BJ Young gets high fives from his teammates as he leaves the game late in the second ...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/29/2012-- University of Arkansas guard BJ Young drives to the hoop past...
Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College quarterback A.J. Derby has agreed to walk on at Arkansas and co...
Andrew Daniels, right, of Shiloh Christian School gets past Ryan Davis of Greenwood High School Frid...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Randall Christy, president and founder of The Gospel Station N...
Springdale firefighters douse hot spots Friday during a shed fire behind a home on South Scott Hollo...
Isaiah Perez, 7, makes a snowball Friday at Murphy Park in Springdale. Isaiah and his stepfather wer...
Sherman Stratton lines up a shot Friday during a game of eight-ball at the Benton County Senior Acti...
Randy Kaapuni, left, and Jose Zapata, both with Arkansas Glass & Mirror, install sun shades Friday o...
Addyson Ogle, 6, and her sister, Amaya Ogle, 4, try to catch snowflakes Friday outside their home in...
Traffic creeps Friday through the snow past the Penguin Ed’s statue at the corner of Mission and Cro...
Friends, from left, Frank Ostapowicz, Shea Glover, 8, Jonah Glover, 11, and father Jeff Glover play ...
Martin Schoppmeyer, from left, Sarah Marsh and Alan Long, all newly elected Fayetteville City Counci...
Fred Gulley III, a University of Arkansas junior, puts up a shot during the second half against Alco...
Springdale’s Brittany Jurgens, center, puts an open shot up between Webb City (Mo.) defenders Mikael...
Springdale’s Baiyinnah Taylor, right, makes a shot in front of Webb City (Mo.) defender Mikaela Burg...
Councilman Justin Tennant, right, speaks to newly elected council members during orientation.
Kikko Haydar, an Arkansas junior, fights to keep a ball inbounds against Florida A&M in the first ha...
Bentonville’s Brooke Maebus, left, pressures Pierce City (Mo.) guard Emily Ashley during the Lady Ti...
Bentonville’s Jamayne Potts, center, takes the ball to the basket past Pierce City (Mo.) defender Sh...
Richard Haegele, one of the three people who found Ronnie Lee Bradley’s body, points to the crime sc...
Tim Devall with Architectual Concepts works Friday on the cubbies inside one of the classrooms on at...
Arkansas forward Sarah Watkins drives to the hoop between Coppin State defenders (left to right) LAr...
Charlie Partridge, left, and Chris Ash, right, were hired to the Arkansas coaching staff in December...
Arkansas coach Mike Anderson said the Razorbacks' game against Northwestern State “may be up, up and...
Arkansas guard Rickey Scott was told by head coach Mike Anderson that it's his time to step up. Scot...
Arkansas hired Chris Ash (pictured above) as its defensive coordinator on Dec. 11, 2012.
Arkansas hired Charlie Partridge as its defensive coach on Dec. 15, 2012.
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The scene of a fire Friday morning in Bentonville.
BHK Kafe’s Farmers’ Market Salad, made with greens assembled fresh from the next door Fayetteville F...
“PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT” — Tennessee Williams’ only comedy presented by TheatreSquared, 7:30 p.m. toda...
BIG BAD GINA — In case those in Eureka Springs are ready to celebrate the New Year early, Northwest ...
Uber-popular music act Justin Bieber, pictured here accepting a 2012 American Music Award for best p...
Giant snails were public art pieces in Bentonville in June.
Fayetteville party band Ultra Suede will host a New Year’s Eve bash at the Holiday Inn in Springdale...
DEAD IRISH BLUES — The duo of Greg Faiers and Marty Faiers (the latter of which, a Fayetteville nati...
Warren Rosenaur, longtime Fayetteville High School drama instructor, shows off the new auditorium, w...
“SINGLE PENS, SADDLEBAGS & DOGTROTS” — A photo exhibit on Ozarks log structures, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. dail...
Artist’s Laboratory Theater will once again perform inside a “sheet fort” at this year’s Last Night ...
3 Penny Acre will headline the main stage at the Fayetteville New Year’s Eve celebration “Last Night...
THE CATE BROTHERS — About twice a year, Ernie and Earl Cate join forces to lead a show with The Cate...
Thousands gathered in 2012 for the annual Wakarusa festival, which takes place on Mulberry Mountain ...
Feature film “Gordon Family Tree” was shot in Northwest Arkansas this year.
“Animal Joy”
The Arts Center of the Ozarks started its revitalization project with the essentials — roof repair a...
ARTISTS’ RECEPTION — For Deidre West’s “A Return to Classical Realism: The Figure,” pictured, and Ch...
Students frolic outdoors after taking a tour of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Benton...
Folk/Americana band The Steel Wheels performed as part of the Fayetteville Roots Festival in August....
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One of the many acquisitions mad...
A truck passes west along Elm Springs Road near the intersection with North 48th Street on Dec. 20 i...
Everett Hice welds railings Thursday near one of the water slides at the Rogers aquatic center.
David Tumbleson, 3, plays with a remote control car Thursday in the Elmdale Elementary School parkin...
Frank Johnson, retired Fayetteville police chief, speaks Thursday during a public forum sponsored by...
Everett Hice installs railings Thursday near one of the water slides at the Rogers aquatic center un...
Rob Gershon, chief clinical officer at Ozark Guidance, left, speaks Thursday alongside Tom Petrizzo,...
Progress on the Rogers aquatic center is seen Thursday from the top of its tallest water slide.
Tom Petrizzo, CEO of Ozark Guidance Center in Springdale, center, speaks alongside Rob Gershon, chie...
Mike Luttrell of Springdale and property owner Tom Lundstrum, left, look over the proposed site Dec....
Kevin Hanson, a traffic signal technician with Fayetteville’s Transportation Division, uses a drill ...
Arkansas commitment Khari Harding of Edmond (Okla.) Santa Fe liked what he heard when he called Razo...
Joel Thomas, pictured during a Washington-Boise State game, was hired by the Razorbacks on Monday an...
Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood and players celebrate following their 35-26 win over Arkansas on Satur...
Springdale Har-Ber HIgh School hosts Rogers High School Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, during homecoming at ...
Firefighters burn Lakeside Restaurant Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Lake Atalanta in Rogers during a tra...
Lowell Elementary fourth-grader Brooklyn Beebe covers her face while she and fellow classmates take ...
A competitor in the 2012 Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship tops a hill at Devil's Den St...
First grader Jack Taylor, 6, right, reacts as his mother, Brooke Taylor, paints the bottom of his fo...
Happy Hollow Elementary third-graders Mittie Eiland, 8, and Stephanie Santos, 8, huddle under their ...
Sydney Conley of Fayetteville High School is the All-Big 6 Girls Track Athlete of the Year.
Karl Hines, maintenance officer for the Heart of America Wing for the Commemorative Air Force, adds ...
Renee Mendez of Bentonville, right, holds her daughter Sofia, 16 months, as Sofia bends down for a k...
Springdale Har-Ber receiver Miguel Salgado leaps for a catch as cornerback Ben Schaffer makes the ta...
Ervin Hutchins, right, and his great-grandson Elijah Jones, 4, look at a P-51 Mustang Monday, Sept. ...
Kirsten Bartlow of Little Rock enjoys the beauty of the swamp on Bayou De View near Brinkley, Ark.  ...
Ana Galdamez, 17, along with other students from Springdale and Springdale Har-Ber High Schools' AP ...
Lexa Smith, 3, of Fayetteville gets a high-five from Sue E., one of the University of Arkansas masco...
Liam Condray, 4, of Fayetteville yells Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, while learning some basics about kar...
Chris Ravenscroft of Fayetteville holds an ice cream cone Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, for his 3-year-ol...
Dr. Rebecca Lucke, a dentist based in Fayetteville, demonstrates Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, how she woul...
Lehua Leonard, 10, right, laughs with friend Isabel Abalos, 7, left, as they join others Friday, Jul...
Lane Cochran, 12, of Springdale runs with a paint-soaked sponge beneath his chin Tuesday, May 1, 201...
Illinois Chapel Baptist Church members Della McKee, right, and Patricia Clark embrace Friday, April ...
Fayetteville's Brittany Hoskins, center, is mobbed at the plate Thursday, March 15, 2012, after hitt...
Carson Hanning, 12, sprays the edges of a burn area Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, while assisting his fa...
Sara Calhoun of Fayetteville High School clears 9-feet-6-inches in the pole vault Thursday, April 12...
Retired Lt. Col. Steve Gray, military liaison to Sen. John Boozman, R-Rogers, left, speaks Sunday, N...
A goldfinch gets a tiny leg band during a bird-banding project at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area...
Top to bottom:  Malu Foley, Caroline Shubert, and Regina Yancey with the American Vaulting Associati...
Arkansas wide receiver Brandon Mitchell catches the ball between Rutgers linebacker Steve Beauharnai...
From left, Fayetteville seniors Paige Gocke, Hannah Pinter and Andrea Kathol celebrate following the...
Louisiana State wide receiver Jarvis Landry makes a catch for a touchdown in front of Arkansas lineb...
Ron Rye gets ready to apply caulk to the outside of a window he is repairing Thursday, March 15, 201...
Christian Stanton, 6, hangs on to a sheep as it bursts from the gate during the Mutton Busting compe...
Morgan Neal of Springdale Har-Ber High School is the NWA Media All-Big 6 Softball Newcomer of the Ye...
University of Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino heads into a press conference before practiceTuesday afte...
Arkansas sophomore guard B.J. Young  floats to the goal as Longwood freshman guard Nik Brown Sunday,...
University of Arkansas senior gymnast Jaime Pisani
Griffin Roton, 10, right, watches as Keeno Ghadbin, 9, aims his bow and arrow at a target Wednesday,...
Jose Solano, with CertaPro Painters, paints an overhang Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 on the east side of t...
Asbell Elementary School kindergarten students, from left, Brylan Sims, Marc Franklin and Joshua Har...
Fayetteville sophomore Foster Johnson redirects the ball Friday, April 27, 2012, during the first ha...
Kennett Peterson of Hagens Berman Cycling, left, attempts to hold off Brian McCulloch of CashCall Mo...
Thomas Goodwin of Fayetteville walks his bicycle Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, up Mountain Street while on h...
Carter Johnson, 17 months, of Fayetteville presses his face against the glass of a door Saturday, Oc...
Arkansas guard B.J. Young.
McKayla Cawood, 14 months, floats around in the pool at Paradise Valley Golf & Athletic Club in Faye...
Frisco's Jurickson Profar is tagged out at home by Naturals catcher Julio Rodriguez during the first...
Casey Bridges with City of Bentonville Parks & Recreation pressure washes the seating area for one o...
Lexus WIlliams of North Little Rock holds back Suzie Gresham of Spring Hill during a free throw duri...
71B Auto Auction employees Shane Wood, and Jared Mitchell toss aside roof and awning pieces from the...
Arkansas wide receivers Jvontee Herndon (from left), Cobi Hamilton and Julian Horton sit on the benc...
Kyler Cotton, 13, Ethan Cook, 13, both of Rogers, toss a medicine ball during a football sports camp...
Cinthia Vlaovich takes a photo of her husband Dean Vlaovich and their son Nicholas Vlaovich, 3, all ...
Tiffany Ward of Lamar competes in the peach pit spitting contest during the 71st annual Johnson Coun...
Bobby Petrino was riding high as Arkansas' football coach before his infamous motorcycle wreck in Ap...
Eric Nix pulls products for an order for CountryOutfitter. com in the warehouse of Acumen Brands on ...
Halen Auxier, an 18-year-old senior at Fayetteville High School, left, gets a hand from guitar instr...
Representatives from Farmington, Prairie Grove and Lincoln fire departments work Wednesday to finish...
Springdale’s Jayvonda Daniels, right, shoots the ball over Seneca (Mo.) defender Elena Wood during W...
Bentonville’s Rashaun Casey drives to the basket during the Lady Tigers’ game Wednesday against East...
Bentonville’s Taylor Lee, left, drives past East Newton (Mo.) defender Whitney Thomlinson on Wednesd...
Bentonville’s Jordan Martin, center, puts up a shot between East Newton (Mo.) defenders Kortney Camb...
Trolling Colorado spoons worked to catch rainbow trout such as this one at the White River below Bea...
Roy Clark, a trout and walleye guide on the White River below Beaver Dam, checks his line while trol...
Joseph Murphey, a historical architect with the Army Corps of Engineers changes the dark slide while...
Allyn Lord, second from right, director of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, talks about how she t...
Adam Miller sends a CountryOutfitter.com shipment Dec. 7 down the rollers in the warehouse of Acumen...
Arkansas center Jonathan Luigs looks toward the scoreboard during the fourth quarter against Texas S...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) in his 14th NFL season, every game as a starter, he l...
Dan Perez, from left, from Chicago, Austin Joyce and Jon Nicol, both from Michigan, measure out roof...
A great blue heron roosts on the shore of Lake Atalanta on Tuesday with its feathers fluffed to fend...
Linda Morris, left, from Marshallese United Church of Christ, adds bread to a tray filled with rice ...
Dashaun Stark, Springdale High senior, dunks the ball during a recent game. The Bulldogs will compet...
Jaylah Prude, above, Fayetteville guard, has the ball stripped from behind by Conway sophomore guard...
Kenneth Carmical checks his fishing rods Tuesday while fishing for trout at Lake Atalanta in Rogers....
A Christmas tree added to the festivities on Tuesday at Central United Methodist Church. Alex Flint ...
McKinzie James, left, Rogers High, passes the ball over Rogers Heritage’s Gina Britton during the Gr...
Taylor Lee, above right, Bentonville, drives the ball around Gravette’s Kylee Davis during the Crabt...
Passengers look for eagles on one of the cruises hosted by Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. A cru...
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Ed Grames, left, serves a traditional Christmas dinner to John J.C. Colbert on Tuesday at Central Un...
Meredith Hedberg, right, serves turkey on Tuesday during the Central United Methodist Church of Roge...
David Wilson, a Realtor with Weichert Realtors, waits as Connie Burklow inputs her information on an...
New Western Kentucky head coach Bobby Petrino, left, responds to a question as athletic director Tod...
Many coaches’ names were mentioned in newspapers and on television and radio, but Arkansas Athletic ...
Jonathan Luigs, former University of Arkansas football player, won the Rimington Trophy as a Razorba...
Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long (above) had what Arkansas Chancellor Dave Gearhart called Long’...
Carolyn Reno (left), collections manager with Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, and Marty Benson, a me...
Shawn Blakemore of Fayetteville holds aloft a candle Monday while singing alongside his 9-year-old s...
Pilot Miller, 15 months, turns a steering wheel on the playground equipment at Wilson Park in Fayett...
Lauren Brown of Shiloh Christian School was named Small Schools Volleyball Player of the Year.
Hannah McDonald, left, was named Small Schools Volleyball Coach of the Year and Marie Gregson was na...
Fire crews from Centerton, Bentonville and Highfill climb on top of the roof Monday after responding...
Tanner Wilson, left, and Brandon Fulton, Greenland High School juniors, take a look at the plans for...
Ethan Bisbee, from front to back, Caden Morse, Dylan Rodles, Leonardo Ortiz, Jesus Nava, Christian C...
Willa Lawson sorts through hoodies and sweatshirts Monday during the fourth annual Miracle on 14th S...
Lily Agnacian, 12, right, secures wrapping paper with a piece of tape Monday while wrapping presents...
Pedestrians walk past the entrance to The Dickson, a development on West Dickson Street in Fayettevi...
Joel Thomas is Arkansas' running backs coach after spending four years at Washington.
In 2012, Arkansas athletics director and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Sportsman of the Year, Jeff...
New York Knicks guard and former Razorback Ronnie Brewer drives the lane against the Suns on Decembe...
Arkansas players Melissa Wolf, Quistelle Williams and Sarah Watkins relax on the bench for the final...
Former Washington running backs coach Joel Thomas will make $235,000 in the same role at Arkansas.
Afghans walk past by a gate of the Kabul police headquarters, where an American advisor was killed i...
The scene of a house fire Monday.
Joel Thomas coached a 1,000-yard rusher in each of his four seasons with the Huskies.
Joel Thomas, who spent the last four seasons at Washington, was hired to be Arkansas' running backs ...
Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson decided to give his players time off for the holidays.
Coach Jessica Phelan is the Volleyball Coach of the Year.
Sabrina Shepherd of Bentonville is the NWA Media All-Big 7 Newcomer of the Year.
A truck drives onto scales Tuesday at the Tyson Foods Berry Street plant in Springdale. While factor...
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Jennifer Jennings, nurse practitioner, checks Sophia Sanchez’s breathing Thursday while giving the R...
Alfred DeRoche, a crew leader with Fayetteville’s Transportation Division, shows the city’s storage ...
Aubrey Edie, right, of Fayetteville is the NWA Media All-Big 7 Volleyball Player of the Year, and he...
A truck enters the Tyson Foods Berry Street plant Tuesday in Springdale. The recession created chall...
Arkansas coach Mike Anderson instructs his players in the second half against Alabama A&M Saturday a...
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Greenhouse Grille Ringing in the new year with homegrown food and music
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Greenhouse Grille Ringing in the new year with homegrown food and music
Members of the GoRuck Challenge class 362 (above) do push-ups together after completing 200 log pres...
Matthew White, 10, (above left) hands Teresa Blackwood a package of rolls Saturday for her food box ...
Jacob Simpson, 20 months, of Sulphur Springs carries the toy truck he picked out. Jacob attended wit...
Jacob Little with the diesel technology class at Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale checks ...
Corbin Hulsizer adjusts the lifters on a diesel engine Dec. 12 at Northwest Technical Institute in S...
John Werner, an instructor, watches Thursday as student Matt Hunnicutt of Berryville works on cleani...
Richard Howk, right, gets a trim from barber Gary Townzen on Saturday during Townzen’s annual charit...
Ernest Cate, Springdale District Court judge, speaks Thursday to people appearing in the court.
Ryan Howk, foreground, checks out his haircut Saturday after getting trimmed by barber Gary Townzen,...
Arkansas assistant coach Charlie Partridge recruited Florida well while at Wisconsin, who has 11 Flo...
Fans call the hogs during the second half Saturday night at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.
Arkansas' Marshawn Powell drives to the basket in the second half against Alabama A&M's Saturday nig...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON -- Alabama A&M's Green Hill, left, and Arkansas' BJ Yo...
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Springdale Morning News office on Lowell Road in 1991
Samaria Hall, 6, gets excited about the gifts she received in a stocking Friday in her kindergarten ...
Arkansas women’s Coach Tom Collen talks with his team during the first half of Friday’s game against...
Macrina Wiederkehr spoke Dec. 13 about her book, “Abide: Keeping Vigil with the Word of God,” during...
Eliana Jane Woods, like babies everywhere, brings the promise of love to the world.
Lizzy Marquess, 7, left, and Noelle Wilkinson, 6, perform a dance Friday with their schoolmates arou...
Instructors from Northwest Technical Institute and students from Old Wire Elementary School (above) ...
Avery Pick, 9, center, throws an elbow into a striking dummy Thursday held by Benton County Sheriff’...
Kyle Queen, fourth-grade teacher at Bonnie Grimes Elementary School, helps Allan Alfaro with compute...
Ty Durham, 8, works on his self-defense technique.
Jessi Baldwin, 9, right, strikes Doug Gay, Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputy, as Cpl. Scott Sant...
Mike McBride, manager of Lake Sequoyah in Fayetteville, laughs Friday while helping longtime fisherm...
Trevor Barton of Rogers High is the boys Golfer of the Year.
Fred Gulley produced 2 rebounds, 2 blocked shots, 1 steal and 1 assist with no turnovers during his ...
Sophomore forward Hunter Mickelson, who scored a career-high 16 points against Robert Morris, said t...
Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson, speaking at the Downtown Tip-Off Club luncheon Friday in North Little ...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/21/2012-- Arkansas' Erin Gatling tries to get the ball past Northwester...
Natalie Burchit in her favorite personal space, the decorated living room of her Bella Vista home.
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE -- Robert Morris junior guard Coron Williams (3) takes a 3-point shot over Arka...
Arkansas junior guard Mardracus Wade (1) drives to the lane against Robert Morris senior guard Velto...
Anna Grace Lavy of Fayetteville is the girls All-NWA Media Player of the Year.
The duo of Bob Livingston and John Inmon, part of the Texas music outfit Lost Gonzo Band, will headl...
Miranda Lambert performed at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in August. The event was the best-attended ...
Between the various breweries in Northwest Arkansas, beers of many varieties are available to legal-...
A newly installed exhibit at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center blends photography and Lego ...
Lillebeth Backes, left, and her sister Brinklee Backes will be two of the local children in the Mosc...
Phoebe’s Treats in Fayetteville offers frozen yogurt with a variety of toppings, cookies, brownies a...
NWA Fashion Week raised almost $36,000 this year. Next year’s goal is $100,000.
Tanya Smith, one of the founders of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge near Eureka Springs, greets a n...
Mike Shirkey loved the Block Avenue ambiance of the GoodFolk house, but he’s already got a new conce...
Dan Ellis, pictured here among the jazz greats of New Orleans, will stage his own jazz funeral tonig...
DON’T STOP PLEASE — Conway six-piece Don’t Stop Please will visit this corner of the state for a pai...
Veteran musicians’ collective Earl and Them will assemble twice this weekend for shows in Northwest ...
FIRST ORNAMENTS OF CHRISTMAS — For a lack of a better description, the musicians of First Ornaments ...
Willy Butihi, a junior at Heritage High School, signs a banner that reads “Our Thoughts Are With You...
Robert Townsend, a sixth-grader, plays a note Thursday in his role as Titanic band leader during the...
Lori Massey, left, laughs Thursday as her 7-year-old daughter Maggie squirts icing into her mouth wh...
Tylana Brewer, from left, Zipporah Brechwald, Hannah Blankenship, Amena Soliman and Vanessa Molina R...
Hooper details a new Supercenter on Thursday to be built in Springdale.
Brian Hooper, from left, Walmart vice president of real estate, property owner Robin Lundstrum and M...
Brady Burcham of Time Striping removes the final roadblock Thursday to open the newly upgraded secti...
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Samantha Farley, from left, 16, Keaton Duersch, 16, Katie Wilson, 17, and Emma Hackett, 17, wave sig...
Gabriella Arroyo, a sixth-grader, recounts Thursday the story of Monica Benning, a nurse on duty dur...
El Dorado defensive tackle Bijhon Jackson recorded his first interception in his high school career ...
Arkansas sophomore guard BJ Young drives to the lane as Robert Morris junior guard Caron Williams ap...
The suspect in a robbery at a Fayetteville Walgreens.
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 2...
Emily Hirsch (left), Arkansas campus director for Responsive Education Solutions, answers questions ...
Jutta Shipley (left) of Springdale exercises Wednesday with the class.
Barbara Tauchas( above) of Springdale exercises Wednesday with the Silver Sneakers class at the Spri...
Flannigan rolls Jonathan Barrientos to the edge of a cliff Dec. 12 so he can rappel 50 feet to the b...
Shawn Flannigan, an instructor, works the ropes on Dec. 12 that help students climb up a rock wall. ...
Max Stephenson, a fifth-grader at Washington Elementary School in Fayetteville, reacts Wednesday to ...
Bill Taylor, from left, Steve Jones, Alford Main, Alfred DeRoche, Josh Myers and John Ragsdale, Faye...
Steve Jones, from left, Alford Main, Josh Myers, John Ragsdale and Alfred DeRoche, Fayetteville Tran...
Sonja Martinez, left, helps Travis Emios, 5, with his tray of breakfast food Nov. 30 at Bayyari Elem...
The new senior center at 740 E. Monroe St. in Lowell.
Hannah Allison, a former standout at Siloam Springs, helped the Texas Longhorns to the NCAA national...
Daniel Evans of Shiloh Christian is the NWA All-Media small school Runner of the Year.
Jacob Shiohira of Bentonville is the NWA Media 7A Runner of the Year.
Jonathan Barrientos, a Rogers High School student with cerebral palsy, rappels down a cliff with out...
Bentonville District Judge John Skaggs, left, talks Wednesday to longtime friends Mike and Jackie Ri...
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Susan Moore, left, with the Office of Human Concern, greets lifelong Lowell resident Elza Tucker on ...
Staff Sgt. Olin Rankin with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office bowls Wednesday at the Rogers Bowling...
Brent Leas, a Bentonville School Board member, drops off a nonperishable food donation Wednesday in ...
Michael Poore, superintendent of Bentonville Schools, listens Wednesday from the roof of the School ...
NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES -- Arkansas sophomore Calli Berna (11) steals the ball from Mississippi Vall...
Arkansas has hired George McDonald to coach receivers. He spent the last two seasons with the Miami ...
Bentonville Superintendent Michael Poore working from the roof Wednesday morning.
In this Aug. 23, 2011, file photo, Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System photo, Staff Sgt. Rob...
Offensive guard Alvin Bailey will not return to Arkansas for his redshirt senior season.
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Linda Colton of Hot Springs, left, styles the hair of her granddaughter, third-grade student Kristen...
Farrah Russo, 12, left, Alexys Roland, 12, right, and Mackenzie Mason, 12, top, perform a “Santa Cla...
Grant Brand, warehouse supervisor at the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, reorganizes the freezer Tuesd...
Adrienne McGooden of Siloam Springs is the 2012 NWA Media small school runner of the year.
Maggie Montoya of Rogers is the NWA Media All-Big 7 Girls Runner of the Year.
Cpl. Tommy Wooten of the Springdale Police Department listens to his radio Tuesday at Springdale Har...
Kum & Go convenience stores has offered Fayetteville $900,000 for a portion of the former Tyson Mexi...
Paul Haynes, pictured in this October practice in Fayetteville, was named head coach at Kent State o...
Fans fill War Memorial Stadium prior to a game between Arkansas and Ole Miss on Oct. 27, 2012.
Marshawn Powell is leading Arkansas in scoring and 3-point shooting after missing most of last year ...
Mardracus Wade, pictured during Arkansas' Dec. 4 game against Oklahoma, has struggled with his shot ...
Ben Herbert was named Arkansas' strength and conditioning coach on Tuesday.
A man pays respects Monday in Newtown, Conn., near a U.S. flag with the names of victims on a makesh...
Construction crews continue to work on the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Bentonville on Monday. The h...
Javareus McClurge, left, hands Garrett Grisso a s’mores dessert after Grisso purchased it Monday dur...
Leonard Lopez, a volunteer driver with Fayetteville’s Meals on Wheels program, right, hands out Chri...
Haley Maxwell, left, a Farmington junior guard, and Greenland senior guard Morgan Miller vie for a l...
Jordan Sheppard, right, and Michael Morse of Bentonville are the NWA Media doubles players of the ye...
Singles Player of the Year Reed Churchill of Fayetteville.
John Hendricks, owner of The Grey Barn, from right, and Alex Vasquez, former NorthWest Arkansas Comm...
Ken Jones, of Springdale, with his son Payton Jones in photo from Facebook. Ken’s video of his singi...
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Scott Walker, with Mid-America Karate, gets a high-five from Amore Derossi, 5, Monday after she prac...
Martrell Spaight, pictured as a senior at North Little Rock in 2010, received an offer from Arkansas...
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema announced the addition of two members to the Arkansas football program o...
In this Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 file photo, Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, president pro temper of the...
Charlie Partridge was named Arkansas' defensive line coach, becoming the third Wisconsin coach to jo...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/15/2012-- Former University of Arkansas basketball player Darrell Walke...
Arkansas junior forward Marshawn Powell scored 18 points in 19 minutes during Saturday’s game agains...
Freshman Melissa Wolff scored a career-high 15 points, making 5 of 6 shots from the floor, and grabb...
Construction materials await workers at Pine Bluff Fire Station No. 2, which is being renovated as p...
Johnny Lunsford, left, and Pat Sharp, both with Rogers Water Utilities, work to lower a hose into th...
Cepriana Popejoy, 4, of Greenland shivers while having her photo taken next to a train made out of C...
Jace Richardson, right, of Fort Smith Northside High School chases after Rogers Heritage High School...
Sisters Tiffany Tang, left, and Katherine Tang, of Rogers High have been named All-NWA Media
Alye Darter of Rogers Heritage has been named All-NWA Media Singles Player of the Year.
Ashley Wiedenhoeft, 17, helps organize gifts inside the sanctuary on Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic C...
Kentrell Hull, 10, from left, Syveria Hull and Roderick Hull, 13, work on preparing their chicken di...
Ally Mrachek, a FoodCorps Service Member, right, works with Vyleria Hull, from left, 3, Syveria Hull...
Kennedy Bohannon, right, 16, and Marlie Ball, 16, both of Gravette, wrap gifts on Sunday at the Pinn...
Johnny Lunsford, left, removes the manhole cover while Pat Sharp, both with Rogers Water Utilities, ...
Arkansas' bench looks on during a win over Oklahoma on Dec. 4.
Jacorey Williams goes up for a shot during the Razorbacks' 97-59 win over Alcorn State on Saturday.
 Player of the Year Jon Halbert, Prairie Grove (right)...FBH-DEF MURPHY -- Defensive Player of the Y...
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Leslie Harris cradles her newborn son, Ayden, in an oncology ward, where she was undergoing chemothe...
Victor Urquidi of Decatur rushed 184 times for 1,222 yards and 18 touchdowns while completing 53 of ...
Tony Travis, right, Pea Ridge coach, and quarterback Dayton Winn helped the Blackhawks win their fir...
Jon Halbert, top, and Jared Murphy led Prairie Grove to a 12-1 season and the Class 4A state semifin...
Noah Toto, left, age 10, and Eddie Hunter, age 10, both from Rogers, salute after putting a wreath o...
Pam Blair, principal, shows off the seclusion room Wednesday, recently completed at Sugar Creek Elem...
NWA Media’s Community Christmas Card gives readers a chance to help needy families in their communit...
Stokes Wenzler, Deca vice president, dumps donated money into the bucket Friday held by club preside...
Joe Adams, from left, Kelsey Thomas and Kennedy Cottrell, all seniors and Deca members, hold out a b...
Winter Hill, 9 months, looks to her mother Adaline as she has her photo taken Saturday with Santa Cl...
Arkansas freshman Dee Wagner (left) and junior Fred Gulley (right) force a turnover by Alcorn State ...
Charlie Partridge, left, was hired as Arkansas' defensive line coach on Dec. 15, 2012. Partridge has...
NWA Media/JASON IVESTER -- Arkansas junior Marshawn Powell and Alcorn State senior Ian Francis go af...
NWA Media/JASON IVESTER -- Arkansas junior Fred Gulley puts up a shot during the second half against...
Arkansas junior forward Coty Clarke has returned to practice and will be ready to play Wednesday nig...
Wisconsin co-defensive coordinator Charlie Partridge, pictured in this 2011 photo, will join Arkansa...
Alabama head coach Nick Saban and running back Eddie Lacy after their 32-28 win in the Southeastern ...
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas freshman guard Anthlon Bell (5) against Longwood on Sunday, Nov. 18...
Jennifer Jackson and other members of Temple Shalom use a “shamash” or “helper candle” to light the ...
Dashaun Stark, a Springdale senior, dunks the ball as Benton center Josh Bowling trails the play dur...
Kristi Button talks to children about Charity the Church Mouse during the Hanging of the Greens serv...
James Miles of Neosho, Mo., measure brush hog blades as his wife, Lahoma, and Bobby Luttrell of Faye...
Darrell Seaman (top center) holds up a metal chair Friday as auctioneer Mike Price of Price Auction ...
Robert Richardson, center, with Rogers Animal Services, holds a leash Friday as Carli Rudder, 10, le...
Darrell Seaman, center, holds up a metal chair Friday as auctioneer Mike Price of Price Auction Mark...
Fayetteville High student Joseph Davis makes a weld Wednesday as he and other students demonstrate t...
Jane Donner, right, of Siloam Springs and Kathy Turner of Bentonville work Friday wrapping gifts at ...
Darrell Seaman, center, holds up a metal chair Friday as auctioneer Mike Price of Price Auction Mark...
Scott Linebaugh, left, executive director of Youth Bridge, speaks Friday with Annetta Young, directo...
Ryan Hale, program officer at the Walton Family Foundation, speaks Friday during a news conference a...
President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he talks about the Connecticut elementary school shooting, F...
Parents walk away from the Sandy Hook Elementary School with their children following a shooting, Fr...
Megan Piotrowski is the top returnee for Rogers High. Piotrowski has already qualified for state in ...
Corey Evans, 17, of Springdale Har-Ber swims the fly Tuesday during practice at The Jones Center in ...
Wrestlers compete Dec. 7 at the NWA Duals wrestling tournament at Springdale Har-Ber.
Jami Yarbrough, an officer with the Centerton Police Department, helps Kimberly Amilcar, 6, pick out...
Emily Carpenter, a Central Junior High School student, performed Oct. 30 on harp at a school board l...
Jeremy Kalminski, 12, shows his mother Becky the research reports he and his classmates completed fo...
Nicole Rose, (above) left, a volunteer, lends a helping hand to Claire Ironside while she paints a C...
Jose Macias with Geels Paint paints the overhang on one of the dugouts for Field 6 on Thursday at th...
Madelyn Smith, a first-grader dressed as a snowman, sings with her classmates during their presentat...
Speaker-elect Rep. Davy Carter, R-Cabot, speaks to constituents on Thursday inside Neal’s Cafe in Sp...
COURTESY CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, BENTONVILLE, ARK. Charles Turzak’s “Man with Drill,...
Thomas Hart Benton’s “Tobacco Sorters,” from 1942/1944, is another recent acquisition, this one curr...
Among the important and well-known American Indians photographed by Edward Sheriff Curtis at the tur...
Comanche mother and her baby were photographed by Curtis. Although he was shooting at the turn of th...
“PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT” — Tennessee Williams’ only comedy, presented by TheatreSquared, 7:30 p.m. tod...
RYAN FOURT — Before carving out a career as a jazz musician based in Colorado, guitarist Ryan Fourt,...
Fred Mackaman, front left, performs as Kris Kringle in “Miracle on 34th Street” Saturday at Alma Per...
Although they enjoy separate careers, vocalists Steve Amerson and Laurie Gayle Stephenson often join...
The SoNA Singers will join the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas for Saturday’s Christmas concert.
Known for his surprises
— such as the Razorback fight song — SoNA music director Paul Haas says sur...
Wynonna, one half of the wildly successful country music duo The Judds and a popular solo artist, wi...
 LUELLA AND THE SUN - Nashville, Tenn., quartet Luella and the Sun will visit Fayetteville’s Rogue P...
“I Love My Little Story Book” will be one of two stories told on the Walton Arts Center stage tonigh...
TJ KONG AND THE ATOMIC BOMB — On the September release “Manufacturing Joy,” Philadelphia outfit TJ K...
The Atlantic salmon is one of the menu items at Houlihan’s in Rogers.
Magic In The Tale Mermaid Theatre expands passion for puppets By Becca Martin-Brown
“THE SANTALAND DIARIES” — David Sedaris’ experiences as a 41-year-old Macy’s elf, starring Mark Land...
“A CHRISTMAS CAROL TODAY” — A modern-day version of Eben Sadler’s holiday transformation, 8 p.m. tod...
Jolan Gross-Bettelheim’s “Assembly Line (Home Front),” from 1942, illustrates lithograph printing in...
Grammy-winning pianist Jim Brickman comes to the Walton Arts Center Monday for “On a Winter’s Night,...
New Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema, shown arguing with an official during last season’s Rose Bowl while...
Kevin Peoples will join Bobby Petrino's staff at Western Kentucky.
Jim Pittman was named Arkansas' offensive line coach on Thursday after one season at Tennessee.
Fred Gulley, who transferred from Oklahoma State in January, will play his first game for Arkansas o...
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Sam Pittman talks with Tennessee offensive lineman Zach Fulton during a game against Akron at Neylan...
Chaise Gabion, a stainless steel and stones sculpture created in 2009 by Celeste Roberge, is located...
Siblings Colton and Carly Holland should play major roles for the Rogers Heritage swim team this sea...
Tyler Rousey, a Bentonville diver, works on his form during practice Tuesday at the University of Ar...
Hannah Allison, a former Siloam Springs standout, has helped lead the Texas Longhorns volleyball tea...
Sherrie Eoff, right, youth gardening chairman with the Garden Club of Rogers, demonstrates the effec...
Drivers circle the one-lane roundabout May 25 at the intersection of John DeShields Boulevard and Mo...
Kent “Woody” Porter, right, and Jack Young, both with Action Seal Coating in Lowell, seal coat the p...
Madysen Bailey of Fayetteville High School swims the 200-yard freestyle Feb. 2 at a meet at the Jone...
Dillan Raymond, a Springdale High senior, works out Tuesday at the Jones Center in Springdale. Raymo...
Riders navigate the Fossil Flats Trail in October.
Riders sometimes cross Lee Creek in knee-deep water on the Fossil Flats Trail. The stream, seen in O...
Scott checks out a stone house foundation at what’s known as the Hale Place. A rerouted section of t...
Tim Scott, assistant superintendent at Devil’s Den State Park pedals in October along the Fossil Fla...
Michael Poore, Bentonville Schools superintendent, works Wednesday amid a growing pile of donated fo...
Drivers travel through a roundabout in Rogers on May 25 on Whitaker Parkway, west of Exit 82 on Inte...
Caleb Waitsman, Tyler McCullough and Manuale Watkins, from left, Fayetteville High School basketball...
Jim Chaney, who spent the last four seasons at Tennessee, was named Arkansas' offensive coordinator ...
Tennessee offensive coordinator Jim Chaney, serving as interim head coach since Derek Dooley was fir...
Fernando Rodriguez
Bryan Harsin speaks in Jonesboro Wednesday at his introduction as the new Arkansas State Red Wolves'...
A screen capture from surveillance footage.
Carson Pollreis, a Gravette forward, takes a shot over Pea Ridge guard Evan Tillman during play in G...
Bailey Schalk, a Springdale Har-Ber sophomore, puts a shot up against Greenwood in the first half Tu...
Chris Ross, career ambassador from the University of Arkansas, top, serves Glenn Alford, left, and M...
Courtney Berry, 14, right, has a souvenir poster signed by Brice Gahagans, left, and Austin Allen, F...
Tasha Simpson of Cave Springs watches her daughter, Ariel, sample the ice skating on Tuesday at the ...
Macenzee Breese, left, Graysen Ross and Garett Hilton choose their crayons for their Christmas tree ...
Ryan Fritsche decides how to arrange his crayons to frame his Christmas tree ornament Friday at Just...
Rogers’ Keifer Holt, left, takes the ball to the basket under pressure from Conway’s Dominic Taylor ...
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Jennifer Faddis of Centerton and her daughter, Emma Faddis, 4, skate on Tuesday at the free rink ins...
Adam Robertson gathers up wrapped poinsettias while fulfilling an order Tuesday for delivery to a Ro...
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson argues a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball ...
Kikko Haydar, shown in this 2011 file photo, hit all four of his 3-point attempts at Michigan last S...
Chris Ash was named defensive coordinator at Arkansas on Tuesday.
Chris Ash speaks during a press conference prior to the 2012 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema completed his first coaching staff with the hiring of wide receivers coa...
Western Kentucky coach Bobby Petrino could be making a return to the Natural State soon if War Memor...
After nine years at Wisconsin, including seven as the school’s head coach, Bret Bielema looks to tur...
Hudson Switzer, 20 months, of Springdale smiles Monday as Santa Claus prepares for a day of having h...
Students at the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture prepare Monday for the end o...
Brian Poldberg, Naturals manager, will be one of the few recognizable faces for the Naturals when th...
Sandy Baumhover, from left, Missy Baumhover, 10, and Rita Baumhover observe the Christmas decoration...
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Chained fish stay fresh in the water as Avelardo Fuentes tries to catch his last trout of the day Mo...
Jamel James
New Western Kentucky head coach Bobby Petrino, left, speaks with athletic director Todd Stewart duri...
New Western Kentucky head coach Bobby Petrino, left, holds up a jersey with athletic director Todd S...
A student crosses Garland Avenue before entering the temporary home of the University of Arkansas Fa...
Former Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema, who led the Badgers to a Big Ten championship earlier this mont...
Ruben Alvarado Corona from St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springdale holds a picture of the Virgin M...
Eric Chavez, math tutor at Southwest Junior High School, runs through how to solve an equation Thurs...
Calvin Bloomingburg (bottom) of Little Rock Central and Springdale’s Johnny Lemari during their matc...
Sydney Crockett of Fayetteville High drives to the hoop past Mountain Home defender Katie Kapler dur...
Ed Dugan with AAA Tents for Events in Springdale works with crews to set up a 48-by-135-foot tent Sa...
Leonardo Lopez from La Danza Azteca dances his way down North Whippoorwill Court in Fayetteville on ...
Maria Alvarez from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fayetteville dances along North Whippoorwill Court ...
Sean DePeel, left, with Barbee Equipment and John Doyle with Action Mechanical help Saturday guide a...
Carmen Contreras, second from right, tells the Padres gathering on Thursday at Grimes Elementary Sch...
Heather Hart, center, a Grimes Elementary School teacher, welcomes Veronica dela Rosa, right, to the...
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The name Meiji (pronounced may-jee) represents a Japanese era of transition from the isolated feudal...
Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill (second from right), who headed first lady Jacqueline Kennedy...
Missy Allgood, a sixth-grade language-arts teacher at Helen Tyson Middle School in Springdale, laugh...
Visitors exit the Fayetteville Town Center on Friday on the Fayetteville square.
Mady Gray, 12, reaches up as far as she can Saturday while painting the trim on the storage shed nex...
Edwin Santos, Rogers High wrestler, grapples with Fort Smith Southside’s Khalil Kimpbell during thei...
Sarah Emison with the Northwest Arkansas Mercy Family YMCA paints a holiday design Saturday on the c...
James Hamilton, 4, of Bentonville visits Saturday with Santa during the annual Breakfast with Santa ...
Cpl. Stan Cain with the Rogers Police Department shops Saturday at Pinnacle Hills Promenade with Sha...
Diana Ashley of Rogers peruses through shelved books Wednesday at the Rogers Public Library. Area li...
Representatives
from the Jesus Loves Me Academy (above) wave to the crowd Saturday as they pass alo...
Manuel Barnes and his daughter, Jessi Barnes, are both avid — and winning — runners.
Michigan head coach John Beilein watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college...
Arkansas guard BJ Young (11) reaches in and fouls Michigan guard Trey Burke (3)during the second hal...
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson argues a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball ...
Arkansas guard BJ Young (11) drives around Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) during the first half of an...
Arkansas guard BJ Young (11) drives around Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) during the first half of an...
Chris Stecklein in his favorite personal space, the living room of his family's log cabin home in Ma...
Jonathan Pike, right, an officer with the Springdale Police Department, helps Michael Howard, 5, try...
Carlos Feliz with APAC works Friday in a manhole along East Central Avenue near the intersection wit...
Daniel Olvera, right, Springdale High, is twisted down by Little Rock Central’s Tyler Mann on Friday...
Denesha White, Fayetteville, tries to pass the ball Friday around Little Rock Central defender Taylo...
Haley Maxwell, Farmington, shoots Friday over Huntsville junior guard Vanessa Burgess at Farmington ...
Brandon and Misty Woodell bow their heads in prayer Nov. 27 with their children Brianna, 10, left, C...
Everett Coonfield stands outside his tents Thursday on the lawn of First Assembly of God in Springda...
Tabitha Talburt of Garfield pulls laundry detergent Friday during the annual Sharing & Caring of Ben...
Mia Bautista, left, and Jonathan Main, Fayetteville High School seniors, sign Wednesday a pledge to ...
Kate Johnson with the Clinton House Museum watches Friday as women from the Department of Community ...
Geshe Thupten Dorjee, an instructor at the University of Arkansas and a Tibetan Buddhist monk, tends...
Bret Bielema was hired to fill Arkansas' head coaching vacancy on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.
Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr., (10) dunks the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball...
Student Erica Estrada, left, shows Karen Steen, Heritage High School principal, some of the baked go...
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis will perform at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Walton ...
Fayetteville resident Benjamin Del Shreve
will release his newest album, “The Diamond,” tonight at ...
“The Spirit of the Season,” hosted by the Greater Ozarks Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, ...
The play “Period of Adjustment” centers on two married couples and the intricate relationships among...
Marica Porter, dance mistress for Western Arkansas Ballet in Fort Smith, will dance two roles in the...
Big & Rich are among acts booked for the first-ever Thunder on the Mountain country music festival.
Toby Keith will headline the inaugural Thunder on the Mountain country music festival June 6-8 on Mu...
Mark Landon Smith is a somewhat crazed Macy’s elf in “The Santaland Diaries” by David Sedaris, on st...
One of Lebanon’s most popular dishes, Kibbeh, contains lamb and ground beef. It’s one of the many ta...
Lauren Schuldt, left, a Fayetteville sophomore forward, takes a shot in the lane over Springfield so...
Former Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema, who led the Badgers to a Big Ten championship earlier this mont...
Jamie Randall, right, and Brandyn Young, Fayetteville High School students, raise their glasses Thur...
Sarah Senty selects a gift item Thursday during Operation Homefront’s workshop at the Armed Forces R...
Eric Carr with the Springdale Parks and Recreation Department places a piece of sheet metal into pos...
An employee at the Tyson Plant on Berry Street in Springdale passed out after being exposed to chlor...
NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES -- Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson calls a defensive formation against Okl...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/06/2012-- Arkansas forward Quistelle Williams drives past Kansas defend...
Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema follows his wife, Jen, into the Raymond Miller Room on Wednesda...
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Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema
New Orleans Saints linebacker Lawrence Wilson, left, breaks up a pass intended for tight end Jake By...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/05/2012-- Bret Bielema, the new University of Arkansas head football co...
Bentonville’s Taylor Lee, right, drives to the basket during the Lady Tigers’ game Dec. 1.
Effective patterns for Roaring River fly fishing include, from left, woolly bugger, egg, San Juan wo...
Tonkinson shows a 21-inch rainbow trout that hit a black woolly bugger Tonkinson tied himself.
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David Wright, Bentonville Parks & Recreation director, discusses Wednesday how the ice is maintained...
Bret Bielema speaks Wednesday during a news conference to announce his hire as the University of Ark...
The afternoon sun shines down on the ice on Wednesday at the Rink at Lawrence Plaza in downtown Bent...
Swetha Sirigineedi answers a question during the Kirksey Middle School Geography Bee held Wednesday ...
Isabelle Duran, 4, pre-K student with Springdale Public Schools, hangs a handmade ornament on a Chri...
Fayetteville’s Mollie Brewer attempts to score as Conway sophomore guard Jordan Danberry defends rec...
Fly fishing is king during the catch and release trout fishing season at Roaring River State Park ne...
Jeff Alvine, staff member at the Ozark Natural Foods in Fayetteville, puts out fresh fruit Wednesday...
Josh Youngblood with Ozark Natural Foods speaks during a news conference Wednesday afternoon to anno...
STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE -- Former Arkansas athletics director Frank Broyles, left, speaks Wednesday, ...
Pulaski Academy graduate Hunter Henry turns upfield during first-half action against Jacksonville on...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/05/2012-- Bret Bielema, the new University of Arkansas head football co...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/05/2012-- Bret Bielema, the new University of Arkansas head football an...
Tim Horton, a former Razorbacks player who has spent the past six years as an Arkansas assistant, ha...
NWA Media / ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas sophomore guard Calli Berna, left, and Texas Southern sophomore g...
STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen is tripped up by Alabama defensive line...
Bret Bielema (left), Jen Bielema (center) and Jeff Long lead a hog call on Wednesday.
Here are the regulations for catch and release season at Roaring River.
A fly rod is the gear of choice, but anglers may use any style of rod and reel as long as the lure i...
Late fall and winter are quiet seasons for fishing at Roaring River.
Several rainbow trout of this size were caught and released by Tonkinson at Roaring River on Nov. 16...
Tonkinson works the water below a riffle.
Russ Tonkinson shows a 21-inch rainbow trout, the largest fish caught during a trip to Roaring River...
Woolly buggers in brown or black worked well for catching trout on Nov. 16.
Fisherman can often have an entire section of the trout stream to themselves during catch and releas...
Anglers enjoy uncrowded fishing during fall and winter at Roaring River.
Fishermen love 'em and let 'em go during catch and release season at Roaring River.
Russ Tonkinson of Rogers catches a rainbow trout on Nov. 16 at Roaring River State Park northeast of...
Effective flies for Roaring River fishing include, from left, woolly bugger, egg, San Juan worm, PJ'...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/05/2012-- Bret Bielema, the new University of Arkansas head football co...
New Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema takes off his hat after being introduced during an NCAA college...
Bret Bielema tweets following his introductory press conference
Live trucks set up outside Razorback Stadium for Bret Bielema's introduction as head coach.
Bret Bielema (right) will make $3.2 million per year as head coach at Arkansas.
Anna Rogers, Greenland, takes a shot in the lane as Gentry’s Destiny Thomas defends Tuesday in Green...
Nick Wary, Rogers’ starting quarterback, was selected to the All-State team.
David Jurgens, Fayetteville Utilities Director, speaks Tuesday to the City Council during a presenta...
Sergio Hidalgo Andrade Martinez, left, listens to testimony Dec. 4 during his trial in Washington Co...
Nate Gneiting, a Bentonville defensive back, was selected to the All-State team.
Austin Heard, left, a Bentonville senior guard, defends against Gravette’s Terence Pierce during the...
Tyler Ramsey of Rogers caulks around a glass pane Tuesday while remodeling a downtown Rogers storefr...
Elizabeth Sanchez, 10, reads a poem she wrote Tuesday at Lee Elementary School in Springdale.
Clayton Scott, poet laureate of Fayetteville, uses props Tuesday to help teach Cori Fryar’s fifth-gr...
Jackson Miller, 9, right, and Melissa Miller look through books during the book fair.
Madeline Rae Miller
(above), 4, reads “Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth” by Jane O’Connor on Tue...
NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES -- Arkansas junior forward Marshawn Powell (33) drives around Oklahoma junio...
Bret Bielema (left) was named Arkansas' head coach on Tuesday.
Bret Bielema was named Arkansas' head coach on Tuesday.
Bret Bielema was named Arkansas' head coach on Tuesday.
Austin Allen was named MVP of the Class 7A State Championship Game.
NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES -- Arkansas sophomore guard BJ Young charges upcourt after scoring the go-ah...
Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema holds up the trophy after Wisconsin defeated Nebraska 70-31 to win the ...
The Fayetteville City Council reviewed three locations for a downtown parking deck Tuesday. Mayor Li...
Arkansas State head coach Gus Malzahn, from left, quarterback Ryan Aplin and linebacker Nathan Herro...
Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema, left, stands on the sidelines during during the first quarter of ...
Butch Davis, pictured in this 2010 file photo, was fired by North Carolina prior to the 2011 season ...
Tag Ridings, pictured in this 2009 photo at the Fort Smith Classic, qualified Monday for the PGA Tou...
Idaho's new football coach, Paul Petrino, left, speaks while university President Duane Nellis, cent...
Reilly Bacoccini, 10, secures his helmet strap Monday at Tiger Athletic Complex in Bentonville durin...
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Matt McGloin, senior quarterback from Penn State, accepts the Brandon Burlsworth Trophy on Monday du...
Student representatives from each school in the Bentonville Public School District wait to try out n...
William Brand, 12, right, and his brother, Clayton Brand, 14, both of Springdale, try Monday to get ...
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Caroline Long, 9, right, assists Hailey Prendas, 6, as she looks through possible gifts for her mom,...
Kindergartners head to the checkout station Monday in the Holiday House at Bellview Elementary in Ro...
Liliana Cunningham, 6, left, shows Mindy Medina, police dispatcher, right, a movie she may want to p...
McKayla Caywood, 18 months, waves as she sits on the shoulders of her father, Clay Cawood, to watch ...
Jerri Grace Notestine, 5, (above) watches the Rogers Christmas Parade roll by Monday with her family...
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy reportedly met with Arkansas following a loss to Baylor over the wee...
Tyler Wilson signed with a St. Louis-based agent on Monday.
Jeff Long (left) speaks while UA chancellor David Gearhart listens during a UA Board of Trustees mee...
Mardracus Wade, who led the SEC in 3-point shooting percentage last season, is one of several Arkans...
Jimmie Jackson, left, Bentonville, battles for the ball Saturday with Fayetteville’s Cole Harris at ...
Fayetteville players celebrate after Jordan Dennis’ interception and touchdown in the third quarter ...
Brown trims the bottom of a tree for a customer.
Raylen Gann, 3, (above) strolls through the Christmas trees while her brother, Caleb Gann, 7, left, ...
Heather Stephens, right, with the Junior League welcomes Joanna McCusker of Fayetteville inside one ...
Kelli Leander, from left (above) with the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas welcomes Pam Smith and...
David Williams, left, and Cassi Skinner, both Heritage High School students, sample the finished pro...
Mark Kruger, from left, Rick Stocker and James Willett grill chicken Saturday to raise money for the...
Ashley White, center, and other Heritage High School students wrap grilled chicken for sale on Satur...
Avery Parker, right, and Golda Nunneley, both seventh-graders at Holt Middle School, react Thursday ...
NWA MEDIA/SAMANTHA BAKER -- Arkansas' Sarah Watkins right, moves around the outside of Keitra Wallac...
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy talks to an official during a timeout in the third quarter of an NCA...
Gary Patterson's 13-year head coaching record is 116-35.
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Union Hickory Burger
Austin Allen, Fayetteville quarterback, looks downfield for an open receiver Saturday in the third q...
Fayetteville's Jordan Dennis (10) celebrates as he returns an interception touchdown during the seco...
Jamayne Potts, center, Bentonville, takes the ball to the basket Saturday under pressure from Gravet...
McKinzie James, Rogers High, takes the ball to the basket Saturday over Rogers Heritage’s Ashley War...
Tearris Wallace, Bentonville, drives against Fayetteville’s defense in the first half during their 7...
Jordan Dennis, Fayetteville wide receiver/cornerback, celebrates in the end zone after a 42-yard int...
Reece Dollins, center, Bentonville quarterback, squeezes in between a hole in Fayetteville’s defense...
Players hoist the 7A football state championship trophy Saturday, after Fayetteville High repeated a...
Cici Betz, 16, right, helps Sarah Steiner, 15, both members of the Bentonville dance team, with her ...
A snow plow clears a Bentonville neighborhood road Feb. 1, 2011.
Danny Gutierrez, left, and Frank Delgado, both of Springdale, carry toys from their cars Saturday to...
Savannah Kilpatrick, from left, Kynric Mullikin and his dad, Shanely Mullikin, become official Santa...
Marshallese residents of Springdale gather at the federal detention center in Oakdale, La., earlier ...
Chrystal O’Boyle, 16, right, and Megan Prettyman, 17, both members of the Fayetteville High School c...
Jocelyn Martinez, 6, left, and big sister Vasti Martinez, 9, pour milk over their Frosted Flakes on ...
Pooja Kalyan, 10, (above) performs Saturday during the annual figure skating show presented by the A...
James Kent, left, business comptroller at the UPM BLandin Paper Mill, and Wayne Brandt of Minnesota ...
Huff Chiles, a member of the family that owns Crown Orchard and Carter Mountain Orchard in Virginia,...
Ted Georges, of Columbus, Ohio, jumps into a pool from the top of a recreational vehicle parked in t...
Marshawn Powell scored 19 points and had 7 rebounds in Arkansas' loss to Syracuse.
Jeff Long could announce Arkansas' next coach within the next 48-72 hours.
Kris Cinkovich (pictured) and Chris Klenakis have been active on the recruiting trail since Arkansas...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --11/30/2012-- Arkansas guard BJ Young is fouled by Syracuse defender DaJuan...
Fayetteville quarterback Austin Allen.
The Ozarks Chorale performs their “Spirit of the Season” concert Friday at the Jones Center in Sprin...
The Rev. Anthony B. Taylor, bishop of the Diocese of Little Rock, clasps hands with each deacon cand...
A live nativity is part of Nativity and Noel, the annual nativity exhibit and community Christmas co...
Sammy Richards, left, a Greenwood senior, secures a rebound away from Rogers Heritage junior Gina Br...
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Bobby Bryant, left, and Howard Birdsong tour the The Northwest Arkansas Mercy Family YMCA on Friday ...
Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, owner of the Benton County Daily Record, announced the sale of its bu...
Gena Whittenburg, center, of Fayetteville, helps her son Tobey, 6, pick out a new hoodie Friday with...
Fayetteville High School’s football team
accepts goody bags from cheerleaders as they leave the sch...
Rainy Bray, center, Bentonville High School freshman, has a gust of wind pull a sign out of her hand...
Kaye Burns adds eggs to cookie dough Friday while leading a cooking demonstration of Christmas hors ...
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS -- 11/30/2012 -- Syracuse forward James Southerland (43) scored a career-hig...