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Northwest Arkansas 22nd fastest growing metro area in U.S., according to Census

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas was the 22nd fastest-growing metropolitan area in the country last year, according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading...

POLL: 2 Arkansas school boards to cease praying

Complaints lead to temporary halt

Subscriber onlyTwo school boards in northern Arkansas have stopped praying before meetings -- at least for the time being. Continue reading...

Singer Pat Boone remembers he's on board of Arkansas college; 82-year-old says memory jogged

Subscriber onlyPat Boone has had a revelation. Continue reading...

ARKANSAS COURTROOM MYSTERY SOLVED: Safe sitting in corner since '70s drilled open

Contents prove enlightening indeed

Subscriber only For decades, a mysterious 600-pound safe sat in the back corner of Harrison District Court's room in the Old Federal Building, between the door and a row of chairs for spectators along the back wall. Continue reading...

Snow, sleet forecast for north Arkansas

No buildup predicted farther south

Subscriber onlySleet and snow are predicted tonight in northern Arkansas with possible accumulation of as much as two inches in some parts of the Ozark Mountains. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs bank robber pleads guilty

Subscriber onlyA Berryville man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Eureka Springs bank, fleeing in a taxi and then using the stolen money to buy a motorcycle at a Bentonville police officer's house. Continue reading...

Arkansas official accused of forging dead mother's name on more than 50 documents

Perjury charge filed in Boone County

Subscriber onlyThe Newton County assessor was arrested Monday afternoon on a felony perjury charge after a handwriting expert determined she had forged her deceased mother's name on more than 50 documents. Continue reading...

Pat Boone listed on Arkansas college's board of regents, said he's never heard of the school

Subscriber onlySinger Pat Boone said he has never heard of Ecclesia College and doesn't know why he is listed on the Springdale school's board of regents. Continue reading...

Meeting on hog farm permit draws 250

Subscriber onlyA crowd of about 250 people packed the Jasper High School auditorium Tuesday night for a public meeting about whether the state of Arkansas should issue a new permit to a large, controversial hog farm near the Buffalo National River. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Arkansas wildlife refuge rescues 115 big cats, bears and other animals

Arkansans led efforts for 5 months

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS -- An Arkansas wildlife refuge recently completed a frantic, five-month rescue of 115 big cats, bears and other animals from a roadside zoo in Colorado. Continue reading...

Judicial panel says file closed on Arkansas judge

All complaints dismissed, judge found fit, letter says

Subscriber onlyAll discipline-related allegations against Garland County Circuit Judge Wade Naramore have been dismissed, according to the Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission. Continue reading...

College code says no cheating, theft

Subscriber onlyThe Ecclesia College code of honor forbids cheating and stealing, among other things. Continue reading...

UA students begin Senior Walk drive; funds needed to fix section of sidewalk

Subscriber onlyStudents at the University of Arkansas have begun a monthlong fundraising campaign to preserve the oldest sections of Senior Walk. Continue reading...

Trial set for Arkansas hog hunter accused in shooting death

Subscriber onlyBoth sides in a hog-hunting homicide told Carroll County Circuit Judge Scott Jackson on Monday that they will be ready to go to trial on March 27, said Tony Rogers, the Carroll County prosecuting attorney. Continue reading...

Ruling puts Eureka Springs ordinance in doubt

Subscriber onlyEureka Springs can't enforce a citywide anti-discrimination ordinance it has had for two years, said state Rep. Bob Ballinger, a Republican who represents District 97, which includes Eureka Springs. Continue reading...

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