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Bill Bowden

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Only one on ballot for Eureka Springs mayor

Subscriber onlyFor the first time in at least 30 years, a candidate is running unopposed for mayor of Eureka Springs. Continue reading...

Walton group to shower cash on Delta, NW arts

Subscriber onlyThe Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville will significantly increase its grants in Northwest Arkansas and the Delta over the next six years, with plans to invest $302 million in what it considers its "home region." Continue reading...

To cover tax, Martin pays $2,100

Subscriber onlySecretary of State Mark Martin paid Benton County $2,100 on Monday to cover three years of improper homestead tax credits and three years of penalties. Continue reading...

Fort Smith airport to receive grant for taxiway adjustment

Subscriber onlyThe Federal Aviation Administration will give a $4.9 million grant to the Fort Smith Regional Airport to finish moving a taxiway 65 feet to the south. Continue reading...

Harrison puts priority on police, fire pay raises

Subscriber onlyGiving raises to Harrison police and firefighters will be a priority now that voters have approved a half-percent sales and use tax, Mayor Jeff Crockett said. Continue reading...

Martin took 2 home credits, blog reports

Subscriber onlySecretary of State Mark Martin said he wasn't aware until Friday that he may have violated state law by taking a $350-a-year homestead property tax credit on two houses at the same time. Continue reading...

For $2 million, inventor reels in Dogpatch acres

Subscriber onlyWhat is left of the former Dogpatch theme park in Newton County was sold Wednesday for about $2 million to the inventor of a "spill-proof" dog bowl and his partners. Continue reading...

On state campaign trail, 'trackers' set to pounce

Subscriber onlyThe candidates in Arkansas' two most high-profile political races are under extra scrutiny this year. Continue reading...

Hutchinson takes flyby of drone mostly in stride

Subscriber onlyAsa Hutchinson was in a boat on Lake Norrell when he heard buzzing overhead. Continue reading...

Phone booth stands tall after close call

Prairie Grove puts it back to work

The Prairie Grove Telephone Co. reinstalled its last remaining phone booth Tuesday in front of the Colonial Motel across from the entrance to Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Continue reading...

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday April 2, 2014, to a crowd of a...

Published: April 3, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Sprin...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Springs, introduces a program of sh...

Published: January 26, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, which opened in 1978.

Published: January 5, 2014

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners ar...

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners are walking from a funeral back ...

Published: July 14, 2013

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Fed...

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Federal Bureau of Land Management...

Published: June 22, 2013

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