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Fired Benton County Jail commander drops appeal

Subscriber onlyLynn Hahn, who was fired Dec. 30 from his job as jail commander with the Benton County Sheriff's Office, withdrew his request for a grievance hearing just hours before it was set to begin Tuesday. Continue reading...

Benton County candidates report campaign costs

Subscriber onlySpending on political campaigns in Benton County varied widely in the 2016 election, but candidates on both sides of the ledger agreed money matters. Continue reading...

Fired Benton County jail commander renews grievance

Subscriber onlyLynn Hahn, the former Benton County Jail commander who was fired Dec. 30, has filed a more detailed complaint in his bid for a grievance hearing. Continue reading...

Benton County declares vacancies on Quorum Court

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace took the first steps Tuesday toward filling a pair of vacancies on the Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Power outage reported in Benton County

About 17,000 Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation customers in the northwestern corner of Benton County lost power Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading...

Cave Springs warned of lawsuits over layoffs

Subscriber onlyCAVE SPRINGS -- The city attorney said Monday that the city and some of its officials face potential civil and criminal liability over recent City Council actions. Continue reading...

Benton County denies former jail commander's grievance

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- County officials denied the request from the former jail commander for the Benton County Sheriff's Office for a hearing to appeal his firing and to clear his name, saying they need more information. Continue reading...

Cave Springs attorney advises patience

Subscriber onlyCAVE SPRINGS -- The city attorney said Monday the city and some city officials face potential civil and criminal liability over recent City Council actions, but that can be minimized if the aldermen are willing to take more time to accomplish their goals. Continue reading...

New Benton County judge making changes

Subscriber onlyBarry Moehring is moving quickly to implement some of the changes he promised during his campaign for county judge. Continue reading...

Benton County officials expect budget turnback

Subscriber onlyBenton County is expecting about $1 million in turnback money from the 2016 budget. Continue reading...

Fired Benton County jail commander seeks reinstatement

Subscriber onlyLynn Hahn, who was fired Friday as commander of the Benton County Jail, wants his job back and a chance to clear his name. Continue reading...

Officials: Challenges, opportunities ahead

Subscriber onlyGovernment officials gave their commitment to serve Tuesday as they were sworn into new terms in office. Continue reading...

Benton County roads get new technology

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials want to bring modern technology to the Road Department. Continue reading...

New Benton County judge sees opportunities

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Barry Moehring wants to raise the public profile of Benton County government but said he understands the challenge he faces in doing so. Continue reading...

New Benton County officials face old problems

Subscriber onlyBenton County's Quorum Court will have seven new members this year, and some old, familiar issues await them. Continue reading...

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