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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...

Planning Commission approves unique neighborhood in Springdale

Subscriber onlyThe Planning Commission on Tuesday night voted 7-0 to approve the layout of a subdivision with a new concept. Continue reading...

Springdale airport project closer to take off

Subscriber only The City Council took the first steps Monday night toward an airport expansion. Continue reading...

Springdale councilman seeks re-election

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Mike Lawson is seeking re-election to the City Council. Continue reading...

Springdale council rejects rezoning appeals

Subscriber onlyThe City Council took no action Tuesday night on appeals of two Planning Commission decisions. Both involved rezoning land, and the council's inaction meant the appeal requests were denied. Continue reading...

Rodeo depends on local sponsors

Subscriber onlyThe Rodeo of the Ozarks wouldn't happen without local sponsors spurring the riders on, said Rick Culver, executive director of the annual event. Continue reading...

Ride 'Em, Cowboy!

Rodeo of the Ozarks spurs on competition

Subscriber only"It's a motorcycle comedy act, but I don't want to give it away," says Troy Lerwill, doing exactly that for readers planning to attend the 74th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks. Continue reading...

Hunt Park abandoned as shelter site

New location proposed on Huntsville Avenue

Subscriber onlyCity Council members now have another site on which to consider putting a new animal shelter. They also have abandoned the idea of building the shelter in J.B. Hunt Park. Continue reading...

Springdale approves multi-family projects

Subscriber only The Planning Commission opened the doors Tuesday for about 300 new homes in Springdale. Continue reading...

Springdale City Council discusses cost of animal shelter

Subscriber onlyThe City Council heard Monday night that construction of a new animal shelter on Ford Avenue might cost as much as $550,000 more than if the shelter is built in J.B. Hunt Park. Continue reading...

Cafeteria manager cleans plate after 58 years

Subscriber onlyShe has hung up her spatula. After 58 years of feeding students in the Springdale School District, Delores Byers has retired as the food service manager at Springdale High School. Continue reading...

Cities face challenges of multifamily housing

Subscriber onlyEve Smith walks two blocks to and from work each day -- rain, snow, sleet or hail. She rides her bicycle two blocks in the other direction to access the Razorback Greenway. And the amenities of downtown Springdale such as restaurants and her art studio beckon just one block away. Continue reading...

One of the family

Data Lee Spencer named pet of the year

Subscriber only"He's my best friend ... EVER!" Continue reading...

Springdale council oveturns rezoning denial

Subscriber only The City Council on Tuesday night overturned 6-2 a rezoning denial approved by the Planning Commission. The landowner, Billy R. Fields, requested the appeal, according to his attorney Jim Crouch. Continue reading...