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Springdale plans protected bike lanes

Subscriber onlyJonathan Perrodin recently rode his bicycle west along West Maple Avenue in Springdale. A driver in a large pickup honked from the parking lot as Perrodin rode by Northwest Medical Center. Continue reading...

Springdale to outfit parks with cameras to catch culprits

Subscriber onlyTwo parks often targeted by vandals will be equipped with cameras to help catch the culprits. Continue reading...

Springdale to outfit parks with cameras to catch culprits

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Two parks often targeted by vandals will be equipped with cameras to help catch the culprits. Continue reading...

Springdale council OKs land purchase for shelter

Subscriber onlyThe City Council on Tuesday night approved 7-1 buying land on Don Tyson Parkway for the city's new animal shelter. Continue reading...

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Church partners to build 39 beds

Subscriber only"No kid sleeps on the floor in our town." Continue reading...

Springdale chooses shelter site

City Council will vote on Don Tyson location

Subscriber onlyCity Council members tentatively decided on a location for the city's new animal shelter. Council members working in committees approved Monday, 5-3, a 10-acre site on Don Tyson Parkway, east of Old Missouri Road. Continue reading...

Still Lookin' For Love

‘Urban Cowboy’ Johnny Lee plays Grape Fest

Subscriber onlyJohnny Lee dubs himself the "Original Urban Cowboy." That cowboy performs Aug. 8 in Northwest Arkansas as part of the 120th annual Tontitown Grape Festival. Continue reading...

Grant to help Springdale serve residents

Subscriber onlyThe city will use $96,000 from Tyson Foods to develop a welcoming plan, focusing on the various cultures in Springdale. Continue reading...

City begins budget process with public meetings

Subscriber onlyCity leaders have a lot more money to budget for 2019 compared to this year's $50 million budget. Continue reading...

Nursing home residents speak against shelter site

Three locations still under consideration

Subscriber only Staff of Walnut Grove Nursing Home rolled five residents in wheelchairs into the City Council’s chambers Tuesday night. The residents voiced their opposition to construction of the city’s new animal shelter next door to the nursing home on Don Tyson Parkway. Continue reading...

Fourth location eyed for shelter

Subscriber onlyCity leaders have another location to consider for a new animal shelter. Continue reading...

Springdale's Animal Shelter still looking for home

Subscriber only Stray and missing animals are still looking for their future home. City Council members on Monday forwarded for a vote a proposed location for a new animal shelter on Huntsville Avenue. Continue reading...

City Council OKs tax rebate for Springdale company expansion

Subscriber onlyAn expansion for Springdale company TruTrak Flight Systems is taking off. Continue reading...

Goade retiring as Springdale Public Works director

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Sam Goade is finally off the streets of Springdale. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Lions saving sight for 95 years

Subscriber onlySydney Bailey recalled her best moment as a member of the Fayetteville Lions Club. Continue reading...