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Northwest Arkansas firefighters ask all to be careful in the kitchen

Thanksgiving worst day for fires

Subscriber onlyMany kitchens today will be filled with the aroma of turkey and homemade pies, children scampering around and family members chattering. In the midst of all the festivities, it's important to keep safety in mind to prevent fires and injuries, Northwest Arkansas firefighters said. Continue reading...

Charter school plans to expand

Springdale site wants to add arts, athletics to STEM work

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The seventh-graders at Don Tyson School of Innovation are settling into a new grade and so is the school. Continue reading...

Springdale charter school officials talk new grade development, expansion plans

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The seventh-graders at Don Tyson School of Innovation are settling into a new grade and so is the school. Continue reading...

Repairs to Fayetteville High school walls needed; board discusses concurrent credit policy

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A temporary wooden wall will be put up over Thanksgiving break because of issues with the stone veneer on high school buildings, according to a report given by Superintendent Matthew Wendt at Thursday's School Board meeting. Continue reading...

Springdale School District responds to issues revealed in audit

Subscriber onlyThe School Board reviewed a report at Tuesday's meeting regarding the financial review recently done by the Arkansas Legislative Audit revealing some receipt and other issues and the district's responses. Continue reading...

Baby sitter accused in infant girl's death in Farmington

Subscriber onlyReagan L. Phifer, 20, of Farmington was arrested in Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the death of a 3-month-old girl, according to police. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas' Fall Fashion Week showcases state designers, boutiques

Subscriber onlyA Drake Field airline hangar was transformed into a runway — a fashion show runway — Thursday and Friday complete with glamorous lights, flashing cameras, hundreds of guests and, of course, more than 150 models sporting the latest looks Arkansas has to offer. Continue reading...

Pearl Harbor survivor speaks at Fayetteville ceremony

Subscriber onlyThe second oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor in the United States advised younger generations to keep America strong during his speech Thursday to a packed auditorium at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. Continue reading...

Report: Fayetteville schools to continue steady growth

Subscriber only A demographic report predicts five of the nine elementary schools in the School District will be over capacity within five years as the district continues to steadily grow. Continue reading...

Report: Most vehicles reported stolen aren't

Car thefts often are crimes of opportunity

Subscriber onlyMany vehicles reported stolen aren't, Northwest Arkansas law enforcement officials said. Continue reading...

Police arrest robbery suspect

Fayetteville man nabbed in connection with masked holdup

Subscriber only Police arrested Freddi Lee Jones Jr., 43, Wednesday in connection with the robbery of Crossover Corner gasoline station. Continue reading...

Fayetteville police find dead child, couple arrested

Subscriber only Police arrested a man and woman in connection with the death of a 1-year-old boy at Foxborough Apartments, according to a news release. Continue reading...

Arkansas deputies mine bitcoins for work

Benton County hopes online currency will help fight crime

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — The Benton County sheriff’s office hopes a pilot program in its Cyber Crimes Division will further combat child pornography, child predators and other crimes online. Continue reading...

Sheriff’s Office tries to fight cyber crime with Bitcoin mining

Subscriber only The Benton County Sheriff’s Office hopes a pilot program in its Cyber Crimes Division will further combat child pornography, child predators and other crimes online. Continue reading...

University students volunteer make a difference in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyNearly 1,300 volunteers braved the cold Saturday to work on a variety of projects across Northwest Arkansas for Make a Difference Day. Continue reading...

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