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Bentonville School Board considers facility use changes, talks safety

Modified policy for outside groups to be considered for approval Aug. 20

Subscriber onlySchool Board members reviewed changes to the facility rental policy Monday that could require outside groups using school facilities to meet certain security requirements. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas organization adds teen father support groups in Rogers high schools

Fathers make up almost 20 percent of those in First Steps

Subscriber onlyTeen Madalyn Kelley prepared for motherhood with family guidance and help from a local pregnancy center. Jaylee Kelley, now her husband, hasn't found support specific to his needs as a teen father. Continue reading...

Tyson executive hurt in D.C. baseball shooting back in the game

Subscriber onlyMatt Mika can retrace his steps on a baseball field and remember the moment a bullet pierced his body last June. Continue reading...

Lowell man, World War II veteran dies at 100

Subscriber onlyOne of Mayor Eldon Long's last memories of Elza Tucker, a respected community leader and World War II veteran, involved an enthusiastic handshake and greeting at Tucker's 100th birthday. Continue reading...

Hospice said to be underutilized

Patients hesitate to enter comfort care, neglect benefits, providers say

Subscriber onlyLaney Morriss knew at about age 44 where she wanted to die, her sister said. Continue reading...

Nonprofit opens survey, plans artistic space developments

Subscriber only Local artists can participate in a survey that asks what type of affordable living, working or display spaces they want to see in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Out-of-sight visits are Arkansas art museum's goal

Board focusing on access for everyone

Subscriber onlyBeing blind hasn't stopped Rita Reese-Whiting from seeing paintings and sculptures at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, she said. Continue reading...

Horse association launches athletic careers

Subscriber onlyWhen working with a horse as a teammate, communication during a competition requires more than words, said Addison Guess, a 13-year-old rider from Bentonville. Continue reading...

Committee begins planning for College Avenue transformation

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- City officials, residents and design firm consultants met Thursday to begin a year-long planning process to transform College Avenue into the city's hub for urban development. Continue reading...

Police arrest two Fayetteville women in connection with robbery

Subscriber onlyPolice arrested two women Monday after a man told police he was robbed while selling them a phone he advertised on Craigslist, according to preliminary arrest reports. Continue reading...

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