Tom Sissom

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Benton County officials eye court choices

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will decide Thursday how to proceed with planning for a courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County planners review business plans

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners spent nearly as much time Wednesday defining planning requirements as they did discussing plans on their agenda. Continue reading...

Benton County officials weigh cost of courts building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The question of how to pay for a new circuit courts facility remains unanswered as Benton County officials debate where to build it. Continue reading...

Bentonville park site poses problems for county courts plan

Subscriber only Jessica Scott of Bella Vista was at Dave Peel Park downtown early Thursday morning with two of her daughters. A fun time was expected. It didn't turn out that way. Continue reading...

Benton County eyes park as building site

Subscriber onlyIt wasn't peasants with pitchforks, but Benton County's officials were warned Tuesday about the hazards of casting their eyes on Dave Peel Park as a potential site for a courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County officials say War Eagle Bridge work on schedule

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials said Monday work on War Eagle Bridge should be ready to go out for bids in August. Continue reading...

Benton County officials expand courts study

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace will continue to study a new courts building, adding an option to expand the current courthouse. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK new personnel

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace Thursday recommended hiring six jailers to staff a jail expansion project underway. Continue reading...

Benton County planners OK church, riding arena plans

Subscriber only Benton County planners Wednesday approved plans for a church and riding arena near Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

Beaver Lake seeks fire dues increase

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Voters in the Beaver Lake Volunteer Fire Department's service area will decide July 12 if they are willing to pay more for emergency services. 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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