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County reviews plan for poultry plant

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners have reviewed plans for a proposed new poultry processing plant for Simmons Prepared Foods to be located near Gentry. Continue reading...

New voting-machine system delivered early to Benton County

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Benton County is a step closer to having a new election system after officials took delivery of the first batch of new voting machines. Continue reading...

Benton County gets new voting machines

Subscriber onlyBenton County is a step closer to having a new election system, with officials taking delivery of the first batch of voting machines Friday. Continue reading...

Benton County planners eye Simmons plant

Subscriber onlyBenton County planners on Wednesday reviewed plans for a new poultry processing plant for Simmons Foods to be near Gentry. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK property tax rates

Subscriber only Benton County on Tuesday set the tax rates to be collected in 2018 in an ordinance setting out the millage levied by cities, school districts, the county and other taxing entities. Continue reading...

Benton County raises backed

Panel also recommends adding sheriff’s, legal positions

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on Monday voted to give county employees raises of at least 2 percent next year. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK raises for 2018

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on Monday voted to give county employees at least 2 percent raises next year. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye cost of fire trucks

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace recently raised the prospect of scaling back the annual purchase of a pair of firetrucks for rural fire departments. Continue reading...

Request denied for 'cabaret dancing' at Arkansas restaurant

Business east of Rogers had sought permit change from alcohol control board

Subscriber onlyThe state denied an application to allow "cabaret dancing" at a restaurant on Arkansas 12 in the Prairie Creek area east of Rogers after opposition from residents and Benton County officials. Continue reading...

Deal reduces Benton County's ambulance costs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County will save about $272,000 on rural ambulance service in 2018. Continue reading...

State agency rejects adult entertainment venue in Prairie Creek area

Subscriber only The state denied an application to allow "cabaret dancing" at a restaurant on Arkansas 12 in the Prairie Creek area east of Rogers after opposition from residents and Benton County officials. Continue reading...

Benton County officials review courts building in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace will consider spending about $1.4 million next year on a new courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County sets ambulance service

Subscriber onlyBenton County will save about $300,000 on rural ambulance service in 2018. Continue reading...

Benton County officials want building costs in budget

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace agreed Thursday they need more information on the cost of the planned courts building before they can complete the 2018 budget. Continue reading...

Benton County officials review 2018 spending

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on Monday started looking for ways to cut $3 million from budget requests for next year, but also agreed to consider increasing initial revenue projections. Continue reading...

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