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Board's stadium move draws mixed reviews

Subscriber onlyThe School Board's surprise decision last week to earmark nearly $2 million toward completion of a stadium at West High School delighted some and dismayed others. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College revises Washington County plan

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Plans for Northwest Arkansas Community College's Washington County Center are evolving, as officials explore programming changes and a smaller, less expensive facility than what has been discussed in the past. Continue reading...

Construction firms led giving to Rogers millage campaign

Subscriber onlyEach School Board member gave $100 to the campaign for the 3.5-mill tax increase voters approved in May, according to the campaign committee's final report. Continue reading...

Rogers school officials happy with bond sale rate

Subscriber onlySchool District officials secured a better interest rate than expected on bonds sold for construction of the next elementary school. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District to put money into West High stadium

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School Board agreed Monday to allocate nearly $2 million toward a stadium at West High School. Continue reading...

Area superintendents reflect on busy first years

Subscriber onlyDebbie Jones laughed when asked about her first year as the Bentonville School District's superintendent. Continue reading...

Opinion OKs tax's use outside district

AG consulted on college career center

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College can use local tax money to build and operate an instructional center outside the district from which it raises that money, at least under certain circumstances, according to an opinion released by state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Continue reading...

Van gets reading materials to youths

Rogers teachers support program

Subscriber onlySome of the Rogers School District's educators are going to new lengths to make sure their students have something to read during summer break. Continue reading...

Music on the Move returns to Bentonville

Subscriber onlyTim Hendrix, band director at Bentonville High School, sees the annual Music on the Move show as a great experience for anybody, but especially his students. Continue reading...

Rogers teachers hit road to reach readers

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Some of the School District's educators are going to new lengths to make sure their students have something to read during summer break. Continue reading...

NW Arkansan aids Sudanese

Despite risk, former UA professor helps feed Nuba refugees

Subscriber only Even a medical emergency and a stay of more than two days in a dilapidated hospital hasn't deterred Sam Totten from continuing his humanitarian trips to a war zone, thousands of miles from his Northwest Arkansas home. Continue reading...

Attorney general says NWACC money could go outside district

Subscriber only Northwest Arkansas Community College may use local tax dollars to build and operate an instructional center outside the district from which it raises that money, at least under certain circumstances, according to an opinion released this week by state attorney general Leslie Rutledge. Continue reading...

Springdale man determined to help in Africa

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Even a medical emergency and a stay of more than two days in a dilapidated hospital hasn't deterred Sam Totten from continuing his humanitarian trips to a war zone, thousands of miles from his Northwest Arkansas home. Continue reading...

Arkansas girl a diabetes advocate; she’ll talk to Washington lawmakers, urge research funding

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Kat Lynch hopes to help lawmakers put a face to a disease when she travels to Washington this month to advocate for juvenile diabetes research. Continue reading...

Several big donations fueled Bentonville campaign

Subscriber onlyDonations totaling more than $60,000 fueled the successful campaign for the Bentonville School District's millage increase in May. Continue reading...

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