Dave Perozek

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Northwest Arkansas group dreaming of science center

Subscriber onlyAn art museum and a children's museum have opened within the past several years in Northwest Arkansas. Could a planetarium and science center become the region's next big attraction? Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College officials offer new facility proposal

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College administrators presented their vision Saturday of a new multi-purpose building to serve students pursuing degrees as well as those in noncredit, workforce training programs. Continue reading...

Rogers charter school making calendar switch

Subscriber only Arkansas Arts Academy is switching to a continuous learning calendar for the 2017-18 school year. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board buys land, sets election date

Subscriber only The School Board agreed Thursday to spend $4.5 million on three pieces of land, a major step forward in the School District's long-term facility plan. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board hears millage options

Subscriber onlyMomentum appears to be building among School Board members to seek voters' approval of a tax increase this year to pay for new schools and some operational needs. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College's president urges staff to connect with students

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College's president reminded faculty and staff members of the power they all have to influence student achievement. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College's new culinary space about to open

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College's new culinary facility is close to fully baked and will open to students when the spring semester begins Tuesday. Continue reading...

New Bentonville schools on track for August debut

Subscriber onlyConstruction of an elementary and middle school on Featherston Road is on schedule, according to officials. Continue reading...

Some Bentonville schools facing enrollment crunch

Subscriber onlySchool District officials don't intend to change attendance zone boundaries for the 2017-18 school year, despite projections showing a few elementary schools will be near or above capacity. Continue reading...

Bentonville schools chief talks security

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District has worked closely with local law enforcement agencies this school year to review each building's security plan, according to Superintendent Debbie Jones. Continue reading...

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Caroline Gschwend displays her certificate presented by U.S. Rep. Steve Womack at his office in Roge...

Caroline Gschwend displays her certificate presented by U.S. Rep. Steve Womack at his office in Rogers. Gschwend won first place f...

Published: December 27, 2016

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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