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Beaver Water District eyes area drought plan

Subscriber onlyOfficials with the Beaver Water District plan to develop a plan for the district and its customers to coordinate water conservation measures in case the area finds itself in a serious drought. Continue reading...

Benton County planners OK business development

Subscriber only Plans for a business and industrial development on vacant land near Garfield were approved by Benton County planners on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Innocent is murder-for-hire plea

Springdale woman accused of seeking to ‘take out a judge’

Subscriber onlyA couple facing charges of solicitation to commit capital murder entered innocent pleas Monday in Benton County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Wilson pleads not guilty in Pea Ridge grandmother's death

Subscriber onlyAndrea Wilson pleaded not guilty Monday to capital murder and tampering with evidence in connection with the death of her grandmother. Continue reading...

Springdale couple pleads not guilty in murder for hire plot involving judge

Subscriber only A couple facing charges of solicitation to commit capital murder entered not guilty pleas Monday in Benton County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Benton County reviews school plan

Subscriber only Benton County planners on Thursday got their first look at plans for a small private school "for children who learn differently." Continue reading...

Benton County balks at land conservation tax

Officials concerned it ‘muddies the water’ before courts building vote

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials said Tuesday they don't want anyone to "muddy the waters" by asking voters about raising taxes for land conservation before the county's sales tax vote for a new courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County panel supports allowing guns in offices

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace on Tuesday backed a proposal allowing elected officials and employees have concealed handguns in some county buildings. Continue reading...

Benton County explores ambulance options

Subscriber onlyOfficials are looking for an ambulance service provider for west side of rural Benton County. Continue reading...

Benton County planners reject electric substation plans

Subscriber onlyCounty planners on Wednesday rejected plans for a Carroll Electric Cooperative substation near Centerton. Continue reading...

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County Judge Barry Moehring (left) discusses county roads with Gary...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/TOM SISSOM County Judge Barry Moehring (left) discusses county roads with Gary LaRue of Siloam Springs at Mo...

Published: July 25, 2017

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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