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Tom Sissom

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Benton County earmarks $2 million for courts building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's Finance Committee voted Tuesday to set aside $2 million in the special capital reserve fund with an eye toward paying for some of the new courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County officials hear pitch for downtown courts building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace got their first look Monday at a scaled-back plan for a new courts building in downtown Bentonville. Continue reading...

Fight looms for historic bridge

Economic impact significant, consultant for War Eagle Mill says

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- War Eagle Bridge has been a focal point for the community, with area residents lobbying the county to build the bridge a century ago and now fighting to save it. Continue reading...

Fight looms over War Eagle Bridge

Economic Impact Significant, Consultant Says

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- War Eagle Bridge has been a focal point for the community, with area residents lobbying the county to build the bridge a century ago and now fighting to save it. Continue reading...

Benton County property values increasing

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials say a report on the 2014 property assessment process gives another indication of the strength of the Northwest Arkansas economy. Continue reading...

Benton County Justices of the peace to choose assessor

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Former Benton County assessor Shirley Sandlin was tasked Thursday with using her 20 of years experience in that office to help fill to soon-to-be vacant post, Continue reading...

Benton County assessor appointed to head state agency

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County Assessor Glenn "Bear" Chaney has been appointed head of the state Assessment Coordination Department by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, it was announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas counties' sales tax revenue increasing

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Officials from Benton and Washington counties said Wednesday they are pleased with the growth in sales tax receipts. Continue reading...

Benton County to explore War Eagle Bridge preservation

State says War Eagle span showing structural failings

Subscriber onlyCounty Judge Bob Clinard says his first priority is to try to save the historic War Eagle Bridge in eastern Benton County. Continue reading...

Benton County will explore preserving War Eagle Bridge

Subscriber onlyCounty Judge Bob Clinard says his first priority is to try to save the historic War Eagle Bridge in eastern Benton County. Continue reading...

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Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager o...

Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager of the Rogers Animal Shelter, a...

Published: August 18, 2012

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