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Benton County OKs War Eagle Bridge work

Subscriber only Benton County's justices of the peace voted unanimously Tuesday to expedite work on War Eagle Bridge and proceed with a needs analysis of the county's justice system. Continue reading...

Benton County Voters to decide three Quorum Court races

Subscriber onlyBenton County voters will decide three races for Quorum Court seats in the March 1 Republican Party primary. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK court needs study

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials agreed Thursday to spend $80,000 to study the proposed new justice center. Continue reading...

Benton County planners hear protests

Subscriber onlyPlanners heard a room full of protesters Wednesday when the board took up a proposed boat and RV storage business just east of Rogers. Continue reading...

Election officials prepare for primary

Subscriber onlyLocal election officials are testing voting machines and preparing themselves for the March 1 primary election. Continue reading...

Benton County officials hear criticism, support for sheriff

Subscriber onlyThe campaign for Benton County sheriff dominated Thursday's Quorum Court meeting, with supporters of Sheriff Kelley Cradduck defending him against critics. Continue reading...

Counties' sales taxes show different trends

Subscriber onlySales tax receipts took slightly different trajectories this month for Benton and Washington counties, but Benton County officials said a slight dip in revenue isn't cause for concern. Continue reading...

Benton County officials set legislative agenda

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The justices of the peace serving as Benton County's Legislative Committee said Monday they want at least 48 hours notice before considering any ordinances or resolutions. Continue reading...

Benton County officials briefed on War Eagle Bridge

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials agreed Thursday to expedite work meant to keep the historic War Eagle Bridge open. Continue reading...

Winter weather worries Benton County election officials

Subscriber only Switching to vote centers from traditional polling sites will add flexibility in severe weather or emergencies, Benton County election officials said. Continue reading...

Arkansas law gives coroners authority over jails

Subscriber only Arkansas law requires the county coroner play a part in the arrest of a sheriff. Continue reading...

Bridge projects set to start

Both spans long-needed, Benton County official says

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County will begin two major bridge projects this month, including replacement of the Corinth Road Bridge. Continue reading...

County won't hear worker's grievance

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials have decided there will be no county hearing on complaints made against Sheriff Kelley Cradduck by a jail employee. Continue reading...

Benton County denies hearing on jail grievance

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials decided Friday there will not be a hearing on complaints made by a jail employee against Sheriff Kelley Cradduck. Continue reading...

Benton County Judge, Sheriff candidates spar at forum

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Six Benton County candidates running in the March 1 Republican primary election sounded a common theme of the need for leadership Thursday as they fielded questions in a candidate forum at Northwest Arkansas Community College. Continue reading...

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