Kent Marts

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Police: Suspect in Virginia bus station shooting dead; 3 others hurt

RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot. Continue reading...

Audit outlines problems with Missouri fire protection district board

Subscriber onlyThe president of the Goodman Fire Protection District board faces two Class B misdemeanors after a Missouri State Auditor's report outlined a long list of problems with the district's finances and books. Continue reading...

Video: Quick Thinking Helps Save Brothers

Subscriber onlyTwo boys who jumped from the City Park dam into rain-swollen Sager Creek in downtown were rescued by bystanders Thursday. Continue reading...

PARADISE ONE STEP AT A TIME

BENTON COUNTY COUPLE BUILDS HOUSE OUT OF LEFTOVERS

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD — For three years, heavy sack by heavy sack, Lisa and Paul Majors’ home has grown from their patch of paradise on the northeast side of Benton County’s Posey Mountain. Continue reading...

Drive-By Shooting Reported

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Police are investigating a drive-by shooting reported on Braxton Drive on Friday night. Continue reading...

John Ault Was An Unsung American Hero

Subscriber onlyTuesday afternoon next to one of the grand trees in Bentonville Cemetery, an unsung hero of the Greatest Generation was laid to rest. Continue reading...

PEOPLE & PLACES

Subscriber onlyWilliams Marks 98th Birthday Continue reading...

Pica Pole | Muddy water

Subscriber onlyWith news of flash floods in south Arkansas and Oklahoma City, I’m reminded that flash floods can happen anywhere, including right here in Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

Pica Pole : A new chapter begins at the paper

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — With the recent announcement of the possibility that the newspapers in the region might merge, a number of people have asked how that affects me. I put the curious off by noting that it won’t affect me unless the merger happens. Continue reading...

Pica Pole : Balloon Boy story had wings

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Debate has rolled along in the newsroom and elsewhere since Friday, when what quickly became known simply as “Balloon Boy” floated in to fill the insatiable appetite of network television. Continue reading...

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