Scarlet Sims

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Northwest Arkansas officials prepare for flooding; ask residents to stay home during storm

Subscriber onlyEmergency workers, residents and city street crews in Benton and Washington counties prepared Friday for more flooding as weather predictions showed up to 10 inches of rain could fall through Sunday morning. Continue reading...

Suit filed over county judge's firings, hirings

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The county judge for Washington County didn't follow policy when he fired and hired department heads, and the money paid to the new employees should be returned to taxpayers, a class-action lawsuit states. Continue reading...

Four people arrested in West Fork arson case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people suspected of burning down a vacant, mobile home in West Fork, said Tyler McCartney, county assistant fire marshal. Continue reading...

Election commissioners mull regional group after statewide one set to dissolve

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A group of Northwest Arkansas election commissioners plans to start a regional organization to replace the statewide election commissioners association. Continue reading...

Another member resigns Washington County Quorum Court

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Another justice of the peace has resigned from the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Counties' commissioners mull state law changes, aging equipment

Subscriber only Election coordinators and commissioners from 11 counties informally voted Wednesday to ask the state to pay for new election equipment before consolidating school board elections with the statewide primary election. Continue reading...

Springdale police arrest two in armed robbery case

Subscriber onlySpringdale police arrested two people Monday they said held a man at knifepoint, took his wallet and forced him to withdraw money from an ATM, according to a preliminary police report. Continue reading...

Special elections for Farmington, Greenland move forward

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County Election Commission on Monday approved ballots for special elections in Farmington and Greenland. Continue reading...

One pleads guilty, another arrested in Fayetteville beating case

Subscriber onlyOne man has been convicted and three others await their turn in the judicial system in connection with the severe beating of a convenience store clerk last summer. Continue reading...

Washington County budget mistakes add up, concern Quorum Court

Subscriber onlyCounty officials said Tuesday they have caught another mistake in the Washington County budget. Continue reading...

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