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Benton County officials review road work

Subscriber onlyBenton County's road paving program is on pace to be completed by October, officials were told Thursday. Continue reading...

Benton County Sheriff says low pay causing turnover, wants salary study

Subscriber onlyBenton County Sheriff Shawn Holloway said Tuesday disparities in pay are causing his office to lose deputies to other police departments. Continue reading...

Benton County officials see budget surplus

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials said Tuesday that the budget surplus after the first six months of 2018 stands at about $442,000. Continue reading...

Benton County eyes ambulance service changes

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Two area hospitals are interested in providing rural ambulance service to western Benton County. Continue reading...

Benton County Quorum Court backs concealed carry ordinance

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on Thursday endorsed allowing elected officials and county employees to carry concealed handguns in some county buildings, but not without some disagreement. Continue reading...

Benton County election post filled

Subscriber onlyHarlan Stee, a retired truck driver from Bella Vista, has been named to the Benton County Election Commission. Continue reading...

Survey seeks health care input

Subscriber onlyArea providers want to know what people think are the region's greatest health care needs. Continue reading...

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...