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Lottery drawing NWA ticket-buyers

Subscriber onlyNearly every other person waiting in line Tuesday morning at the Kum & Go convenience store at 1010 N. Thompson St. in Springdale bought a Powerball ticket in hopes of winning the estimated $1.5 billion prize. Continue reading...

Christian school selects Lowell site for future building

Subscriber onlyAdministrators at Providence Classical Christian Academy announced a Lowell location for their future campus Friday. Continue reading...

Negligent homicide arrest made in August wreck

A Bella Vista man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a wreck that killed a 42-year-old Lowell motorcyclist in August, according to a news release from the Rogers Police Department. Continue reading...

Jailer, 19, arrested then fired

Hiring prompted probe of sheriff

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- A Benton County jailer whose hiring in October is central to an Arkansas State Police investigation of Sheriff Kelley Cradduck has been fired after he was arrested and released in connection with drug possession, according to Cradduck and the Rogers Police Department. Continue reading...

Jailer at center of Cradduck investigation fired after arrest

A Benton County jailer whose hiring in October is central to an Arkansas State Police investigation of Sheriff Kelley Cradduck has been fired after he was arrested and released in connection with drug possession, according to Cradduck and the Rogers Police Department. Continue reading...

Elm Springs announces heritage park

Subscriber onlyElm Springs has partnered history with conservation in the formation of the Steele-Stevens Heritage Park. Continue reading...

Sediment and debris complicating water treatment

High sediment load creates extra work for water district

Subscriber onlySediment and debris churning in Beaver Lake are complicating water treatment in Northwest Arkansas this week. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Flooding triggered by heavy rain in Northwest Arkansas

Roads throughout Northwest Arkansas are closed, and water rose to the windows of War Eagle Mill in Benton County. Continue reading...

Benton County to take hazardous waste daily

Subscriber onlyTeresa Sidwell ventures out in a truck armed with a grappling hook about once a month to clean up roadside dumps in Benton County. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas cities' sale tax revenue rises

Subscriber onlySales tax revenue rose this month for the major cities in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Sales tax revenue up in area cities

Sales tax revenues are up Northwest Arkansas' biggest cities. Continue reading...

Party gives children of responders magical Christmas

Subscriber onlyROGERS — She danced and visited with Santa, and picked a tea set and a miniature grocery cart from a table of prizes. But meeting Minnie Mouse was the highlight of the afternoon for Avelynn Collins, 5, of Centerton. Continue reading...

Bid anticipated early next year in water line

Subscriber onlyAVOCA -- Plans are drawn and pending regulatory approval for a water line to pump more water to the southern reaches of Benton Washington Regional Public Water Authority. Continue reading...

Powell named Cave Springs police chief

Subscriber onlyCave Springs Mayor Travis Lee has named Joe Powell to take over as chief of the Police Department beginning Monday. Continue reading...

Conservationists, Fayetteville officials team up for mountain

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Kessler Mountain is home to mountain bikers and trail runners, and a proposed conservation easement would keep it that way. Continue reading...