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Factory transit routes a hit

Ozark agency hopes partnership can expand bus program

Subscriber onlyOzark Regional Transit routes to several Springdale factories have proven popular with workers, and transit officials are asking those companies to pitch in to help keep the service going. Continue reading...

Regional transit system asks companies to chip in to continue bus routes to factories

ORT asks companies to chip in

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit routes to several Springdale factories have proven popular with workers and transit officials are asking those companies to pitch in to help keep the service going. Continue reading...

FOIA lawsuit seeks Duggar 911 call info from Tontitown

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A lawsuit has been filed against the Tontitown Police Department seeking records related to a 911 call made May 27 from the Jim Bob Duggar home. Continue reading...

Capital murder defendant Hill mentally fit to stand trial in Washington County

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of his father last year is mentally fit to stand trial, according to doctors at Arkansas State Hospital. Continue reading...

Second woman pleads guilty in car thefts

Subscriber onlyThe second of three women accused of stealing vehicles from area car lots pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Arraignment for UA players rescheduled for next week

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — The three, who were arrested July 22 in connection with a forgery investigation, had been scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Second section of Bella Vista Bypass opened to traffic

Two-mile stretch near Hiwasse will eventually tie in to I-49

Subscriber onlyHIWASSE -- A few sprinkles from an overcast sky Friday morning didn't faze officials opening the newest section of the Bella Vista Bypass, which will be Interstate 49. Continue reading...

Judge rejects motion tied to Duggars

Decision keeps lid on 911 call said to be placed by caseworker outside family’s home

Subscriber onlyA juvenile court judge denied motions Tuesday from Springdale and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette related to whether police should release copies of a 911 call reportedly placed in May by someone outside the Jim Bob Duggar home. Continue reading...

Lincoln woman's murder for hire case reset

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Lincoln woman charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband had her case in Washington County Circuit Court delayed Wednesday after public defenders said they had a conflict representing her. Continue reading...

Judge Says Duggar 911 Call a Separate Issue from Juvenile Case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A juvenile court judge denied motions Tuesday from Springdale and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette related to whether police should release copies of a 911 call in May from outside the Jim Bob Duggar home. Continue reading...

Water line break patched, testing still required

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A break in one of the two big pipes that carry water to Fayetteville from Beaver Lake has officials asking residents and businesses to cut back on water use until the line is back in service, likely later this weekend. Continue reading...

Men guilty in Springdale pawn shop robbery, shootout

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two California men whose failed attempt to rob a Springdale pawn shop last year ended in a shootout with the owners pleaded guilty to attempted murder and accomplice to aggravated robbery in Washington County Circuit Court on Thursday. Continue reading...

Former Hog Henry has sex trafficking trial delayed

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A former Razorbacks basketball player charged with human trafficking and fourth-degree sexual assault involving a 14-year-old girl had his case delayed in Washington County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Continue reading...

College Avenue improvements focus of Fayetteville input session

Subscriber onlyResidents got a chance to have a say Tuesday on the city's proposal to redesign a narrow, congested half-mile stretch of College Avenue between Maple and North streets in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Woman pleads guilty to car theft

Subscriber onlyOne of three women accused of stealing cars from two Springdale car lots pleaded guilty Monday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

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