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Year after fire, agency gets new buses

Ozark Regional Transit to return borrowed vehicles; financial footing slippery

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit continues to provide public transportation a year after fire destroyed most of its fleet, but is struggling to rise from the ashes financially. Continue reading...

Ozark Regional Transit struggling to rise from the ashes of devastating fire a year later

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit continues to provide public transportation a year after fire destroyed most of its fleet, but is struggling to rise from the ashes financially. Continue reading...

Rogers pleads guilty to federal gambling charges

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Rogers man pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges related to a gambling business he operated out of his home for several years. Continue reading...

Rosen pleads guilty to federal charges in dog business scam

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Rogers man who bilked investors out of as much as $1 million in a dog business scam pleaded guilty Friday in federal court. Continue reading...

Fayetteville man pleads not guilty in child's death

Subscriber onlyA man accused of killing a one-year-old boy and hiding the body in a closet pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a murder charge in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Man pleads not guilty in death of boy's body found in closet

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man accused of killing a one-year-old boy then hiding the body in the closet of his apartment pleaded not guilty to a murder charge today in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Study looks at Bella Vista traffic woes

Bypass won’t ease rush hour traffic, report finds

Subscriber onlyThe Bella Vista Bypass alone won’t relieve rush hour traffic congestion in the city, according to a new study by the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Continue reading...

Bus rapid transit system plan for Northwest Arkansas coming together

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit officials plan to take general recommendations for a bus rapid transit system through Northwest Arkansas to stakeholders in February. Then they'll try to figure out if they can pay for it. Continue reading...

Budget, head hunters construction contracts mark end of year for XNA

Subscriber only Regional airport directors tied up several loose ends Wednesday before declaring 2017 a success and adjourning for the year. Continue reading...

Court upholds transfer denial

’15 case kept at circuit level

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Washington County circuit judge was right when he refused to transfer a capital murder case to juvenile court, the Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled in an opinion released Thursday. Continue reading...

$28 million budget sent to XNA board

Subscriber onlyHIGHFILL -- Finance Committee members forwarded a 2018 budget to the full Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport board Friday. Continue reading...

Springdale murder defendant won't be tried as a juvenile, appeals court confirms

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Washington County Circuit judge was right when he refused to transfer a capital murder case to juvenile court, the Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled in an opinion released Thursday. Continue reading...

Springdale murder defendant won't be tried as a juvenile, appeals court confirms

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Washington County Circuit judge was right when he refused to transfer a capital murder case involving a gang-related, drive-by shooting in Springdale to juvenile court, the Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled in an opinion released Thursday. Continue reading...

Bus rapid transit study ready for perusal

Subscriber onlyBoard members have in hand a feasibility study for implementing a rapid bus route on the U.S. 71B corridor that would provide the backbone for a regional public transit system in Benton and Washington counties. Continue reading...

Fayetteville man pleads guilty to helping kill his wife

Subscriber onlyJohn Christopher Davis admitted Friday in Washington County Circuit Court he helped beat his wife to death. Continue reading...

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