Melissa Gute

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Bentonville's Walton Children Center plans OK'd

Subscriber onlyPlanning Commissioners approved plans for the new Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center and Early Childhood Initiatives Center to be built on Northeast J Street at its meeting Tuesday. Continue reading...

Clashes prompt debate on Confederate statue

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — A brawl between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend has local groups around the country calling for Confederate statues and monuments to be removed, including the statue of a Confederate soldier on the downtown square. Continue reading...

Bentonville's Confederate statue back in spotlight

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A brawl between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend has local groups around the country calling for Confederate statues and monuments to be removed, including the statue of a Confederate soldier on the downtown square. Continue reading...

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Region’s soft trails earn national acclaim

Subscriber onlyThe region’s network of mountain biking trails is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the country’s best with accolades in several magazines and blogs over the last few years. Continue reading...

Bentonville assists state with mowing

Subscriber onlyThe city has allotted $47,000 to supplement litter removal and mowing on land that's the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's responsibility to maintain. Continue reading...

Girls learn and mentor through Amazeum program in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Jade Hourigan leaned against a wall in an Amazeum studio playing her ukulele. The fret bar lit up with all the colors of the rainbow as she picked the strings, just the way she programmed it. Continue reading...

New center to assist public safety growth

Subscriber onlyA new dispatch center will provide much-needed space for the Police Department and address the city's goal of keeping the public safe, Mayor Bob McCaslin said. Continue reading...

Mixed-use development zoning falls flat in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyResidents whooped and hollered and many stood in applause of the Planning Commission's decision to not permit Crystal Flats mixed-use development to be built just east of downtown. Continue reading...

Trail construction at Bentonville Community Center around the corner

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Citizens Park visitors may have a hard-surface trail to use before year's end because the City Council approved the construction contract. Continue reading...

Visit Bentonville to support biking events, among others

Subscriber onlyThe Advertising and Promotions Commission approved spending $75,400 to help 13 events showing promise of bringing tourism dollars to the city at its meeting Thursday. Continue reading...

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