Tom Sissom

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Benton County to resume court building debate

Subscriber onlyDiscussion about a new courts building for Benton County is set to resume next month. Continue reading...

Benton County grievance hearing reset

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A hearing on a grievance filed by a Benton County jailer has been delayed to June 6 because of a scheduling conflict. Continue reading...

New Benton County sheriff details changes

Subscriber onlyNew sheriff Meyer Gilbert briefed Benton County's justices of the peace Thursday on his first month in office. Continue reading...

Benton County sets grievance hearing for jail employee

Subscriber onlyComplaints from a Benton County Jail employee who says she was unfairly demoted and discriminated against will be heard by the county's justices of the peace. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas counties need election workers

Officials say they expect voter turnout to increase

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas officials say they still need people to make the increasingly automated voting systems work smoothly on election day. Continue reading...

Benton County Farm Family honored

Moormans operate 335-acre beef, poultry farm near Gravette

Subscriber only The Moorman family of Gravette was named Benton County Farm Family of the Year on Friday. Continue reading...

Demoted Benton County deputy files grievance

Subscriber onlyTiffany DeVore, an employee at the Benton County Jail, claims in a grievance she was demoted for exercising her right to free speech. She also claims gender discrimination in documents filed with the county Wednesday. Continue reading...

Cash flows in Benton County races

GOP nominees for county judge, sheriff are top fundraisers

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Donors, including members of the Walton family, contributed nearly $82,000 to the Republican nominee for county judge, according to documents filed with Benton County. Continue reading...

Official: Jail plan will long aid area

Beds to be added in $2M expansion

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — A coming expansion of the Benton County jail should provide for the county’s needs for the next several years, County Judge Bob Clinard said. Continue reading...

Benton County candidates report spending, contributions

Subscriber onlyDonors, including members of the Walton family, contributed nearly $82,000 to the winning Republican county judge candidate, according to documents filed with 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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