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Benton County delays vote on electric substation near Centerton

Subscriber onlyBenton County planners on Wednesday delayed action on plans for a proposed Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation substation near Centerton. Continue reading...

Voter turnout slow, Northwest Arkansas election officials say

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas election officials say early voting for the May 22 elections seems slow, but note this is a midterm election year and Washington County expanded its early voting locations. Continue reading...

Boston Mountain Solid Waste District backs Tontitown landfill expansion

A proposed expansion of the Eco-Vista Landfill in Tontitown was partly endorsed Thursday by the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District's board. Continue reading...

Benton County officials want special election

Benton County's justices of the peace agreed Tuesday to have a proposal calling for an election on the $30 million courts building project ready for the May 24 Quorum Court meeting. Continue reading...

Benton County voters to decide three Quorum Court races

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Six candidates are running for three seats on the Benton County Quorum Court in the May 22 Republican Party primary. Continue reading...

Benton County Sheriff's race draws familiar foes

Benton County voters may feel a sense of deja vu when they come to the Republican primary for sheriff, with the same two candidates who faced each other in the 2016 general election. Continue reading...

Benton County planners OK trucking firm plans

Benton County planners on Wednesday approved plans for a trucking operation in a mostly residential area near Lowell. Continue reading...

Jacksons named Benton County farm family

Jeremy Jackson grew up in a Benton County farm family but left to attend college and pursue a career as a firefighter. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye sales tax revenue

Benton County's justices of the peace expressed concern Tuesday about a drop in sales tax receipts for April. Continue reading...

Jacksons named Benton County farm family

Subscriber onlyGENTRY -- Jeremy Jackson grew up in a Benton County farm family, but left to attend college and pursue a career as a firefighter. Continue reading...

Beaver Water District advances pipeline plans

BENTONVILLE -- The Beaver Water District wants to take 42 acres on Miller Road so it can provide more water west of Interstate 49. Continue reading...

Benton County Quorum Court OKs Simmons Foods bond issue

Benton County's justices of the peace on Thursday unanimously approved allowing Simmons Foods to proceed with a bond issue for the a new plant near Gentry. Continue reading...

Benton County hires supervisor for construction

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County has hired a new facilities administrator whose duties will include overseeing construction of a $30 million courts building. Continue reading...

County names facilities manager

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Benton County has hired a new facilities administrator whose duties will include overseeing construction of a $30 million courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County board sees trucking company plans

Benton County planners on Wednesday heard another proposal from W.C. & Associates, a trucking company, for a business operation in a residential and agricultural area east of Lowell. Continue reading...

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