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Tom Sissom

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Curry resigns Benton County Quorum Court post

Subscriber onlySteve Curry of Gravette has resigned his seat on the Benton County Quorum Court, saying his new job as a truck driver will take up too much of his time. Continue reading...

Benton County searching for courthouse leaks

Subscriber onlyBenton County maintenance workers are scrambling to patch leaks in the courthouse tower as justices of the peace consider plans for a new courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County sales tax options limited

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials have been told a possible option to pay for a new courts building isn't allowed by Arkansas law. Continue reading...

Benton County seeks engineer for War Eagle Bridge

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County is advertising nationally for an engineering firm willing and able to design a program to renovate War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

Benton County planners deny gun range request

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners on Wednesday rejected a request to allow nighttime shooting at a gun range near Centerton. Continue reading...

Benton County panel ponders changes to state laws

Subscriber onlyBenton County justices of the peace were briefed Tuesday on proposed changes to state laws on topics ranging from sex offenders to illegal dumping of tires. Continue reading...

Benton County officials put off building talks

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace touched on plans for a courts building, but delayed a full discussion of the project until next month. Continue reading...

Benton County panel votes for downtown court building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's Public Safety Committee on Monday endorsed a plan to keep the county's circuit courts in downtown Bentonville. Continue reading...

County puts off idea for shelter

Staff, cost concerns raised

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials showed little enthusiasm for the idea of a county animal shelter when the prospect was raised at the April 25 Quorum Court meeting. Continue reading...

Benton County officials wary of animal shelter costs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials showed little enthusiasm for the idea of a county animal shelter when the prospect was raised at the April 25 Quorum Court meeting. 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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