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Tom Sissom

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Benton County panel OKs longevity pay plan

Subscriber onlyA plan to reward long-term employees was endorsed Tuesday by Benton County justices of the peace. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye adding employees

Subscriber onlyBenton County's elected officials are asking the Quorum Court to approve requests for six new employees and a range of wage and salary adjustments not included in this year's budget. Continue reading...

Counties report sales tax revenue increasing

Subscriber onlyThe upward trend in sales tax receipts pleases Benton and Washington county officials, they said Friday. Continue reading...

Benton County declares district office vacant

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace took the first step Thursday in replacing Steve Curry, who resigned in May, by declaring his seat on the Quorum Court vacant. Continue reading...

Benton County seeks state input on War Eagle bridge work

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials hope to have some assurance from the state Highway and Transportation Department that repairs to War Eagle bridge will remedy any defects in the bridge before they undertake the work. Continue reading...

Benton County officials back longevity pay

Subscriber onlyBenton County's elected officials backed a proposal to reward long-term employees Tuesday and said they'll ask the Quorum Court for money. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye pay plan changes

Subscriber onlyBenton County's elected officials want to reward county employees who put in years of service by adding provisions for longevity increases to the county's pay plan. Continue reading...

Benton County officials want bridge input

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials hope to have some assurance from the state Highway and Transportation Department that repairs to War Eagle Bridge will remedy any defects in the bridge before they undertake the work. Continue reading...

Benton County planners OK riding club

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners on Wednesday approved plans for the NWA Riding Club, an equestrian center near Decatur. Continue reading...

Butlers named Benton County's 2015 farm family

Subscriber onlyBrent and Ronda Butler aren't just carrying on a family tradition with their farm near Siloam Springs, they're building a legacy for their children and grandchildren 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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