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Tom Sissom

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Benton County Eyes Budget Cuts

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials say they will need to cut the county's current budget by 3 percent if voters reject rural ambulance funding plans on the Nov. 4 ballot. Continue reading...

Benton County Eyes New Traffic Law

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Benton County Sheriff's Office is asking for a county ordinance that will allow deputies to write tickets for a list of traffic offenses that are now regulated by state law. Continue reading...

Politicians Find Forum At Benton County Fair

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The home cooking comes spiced with a dash of politics at the Benton County Fair. Continue reading...

Benton County Preparing Voter Education Effort

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials said Wednesday they'll need to get accurate information to voters as a pair of plans to pay for rural ambulance service go on the ballot in November. Continue reading...

Benton County Officials OK Election Fee

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County election officials agreed Tuesday on charges they will assess to help pay for elections in the county. Continue reading...

Benton County Officials OK Ambulance Vote

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County voters will get to vote on two ambulance funding plans Nov. 4 after justices of the peace reversed themselves and agreed to place both on the ballot. Continue reading...

Benton County Officials Want Changes In Ambulance Laws

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials voted Monday to seek legislation mandating ambulance be provided to rural areas regardless of funding. Continue reading...

Benton County To Resume Ambulance Talks

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace will resume discussion of rural ambulance service and look to revive funding plans they failed to approve last month. Continue reading...

Bella Vista Bypass Construction Traffic Builds Complaints

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Work on the Bella Vista bypass is creating problems for some travelers and the county's Road Department. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Counties See Sales Tax Growth

Subscriber onlySales tax receipts were up in Benton and Washington counties in July. 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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