Dave Perozek

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Online education growing in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyOne of the state's newest charter schools highlights growing demand for online education in Arkansas and nationwide. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College unveils arts facility plan

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College administrators have a plan to build a facility for arts education that would cost up to $3 million. Continue reading...

Bus drivers still needed in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyThe School District remains short on bus drivers, though the situation has improved a bit since the district implemented a pay raise in September. Continue reading...

Rogers teacher wins Milken Educator Award, $25,000

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Friday was shaping up to be an ordinary day for teacher Kara Davis, right up until her name was called during an assembly at Mathias Elementary School. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board moves forward on Crossroads building

Subscriber onlyThe School Board agreed Tuesday to a maximum price of about $3.5 million to build a facility for the Crossroads Alternative Learning Center. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board set on millage request

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District will request a 1.9-mill tax increase next spring that would raise enough money to build four more schools and accomplish a variety of improvement projects. Continue reading...

University to try local community college as class site

To get around I-49, school to hold class in Bentonville

Subscriber only Some people attending class at Northwest Arkansas Community College next semester won't be the college's students. Continue reading...

Marine recalls '05 injury in Iraq, long road back

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Aaron Mankin had been in Iraq as a Marine war correspondent for only three months when a bomb detonated under the 26-ton amphibious assault vehicle he was riding in. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board may put money toward West High School stadium

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A discussion of how to pay for a stadium at West High School absorbed much of the School Board's meeting Monday. Continue reading...

Bentonville autistic teen finds joy in running

Subscriber onlyIt's easy to spot Cameron Leachman on a cross country course. He's the one who seems to be having the most fun. Continue reading...

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Megan Tidwell (from left), Devon Fuentes, Cameron Manning, Sarah Watt and Madalyn Manning are among ...

Megan Tidwell (from left), Devon Fuentes, Cameron Manning, Sarah Watt and Madalyn Manning are among the 11 Bentonville High School...

Published: October 23, 2016

Bentonville Fire Department Capt. Hunter Smith and Kirstyn Tureman hold a T-shirt Tureman designed f...

Bentonville Fire Department Capt. Hunter Smith and Kirstyn Tureman hold a T-shirt Tureman designed for the Bentonville Firefighter...

Published: June 18, 2016

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