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Tom Sissom

Benton County Government Reporter
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Benton County to consider court building plans, costs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- County Judge Bob Clinard is preparing new budgets for a downtown location and a site near the County Jail on Southwest 14th Street for a new courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County replacing jail air-conditioning units

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials said replacement of two rooftop chiller units at the county jail should begin this morning and cause little or no disruption in jail operations. Continue reading...

Benton County expedites paving work

County OKs two contracts

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials decided to do more than talk about the weather and hired a paving company to get county road work done on time. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas counties' sales tax up, down

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- County sales tax receipts for July were mixed, with Washington County showing an increase and Benton County's receipts dropping when compared with the same month last year. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK personnel requests

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace approved about $255,000 in personnel requests Thursday, but not without objection. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK planning fees

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's Legislative Committee narrowly endorsed a $50 fee for temporary use permits Tuesday after a debate on the growth of government regulation. Continue reading...

Benton County officials weigh election options

Tax increases eyed as way to fund new courts building

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials have mixed feelings about when to ask voters to pay for a proposed new courts building. Continue reading...

Spending concerns Benton County officials

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- At least one justice of the peace already is concerned about county spending before the budget process has started. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye new courts building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials on Tuesday reviewed the latest plans for a new building for the circuit courts and related offices. Continue reading...

Benton County officials endorse Mercy ambulance

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace voted Monday to pursue an agreement with Mercy Health Systems to provide ambulance service to the southeastern corner of the 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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