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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...

Benton County explores ambulance options

Subscriber onlyOfficials are looking for an ambulance service provider for west side of rural Benton County. Continue reading...

Benton County planners reject electric substation plans

Subscriber onlyCounty planners on Wednesday rejected plans for a Carroll Electric Cooperative substation near Centerton. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye building security

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace agreed Tuesday on the need for more security at the County Administration Building. Continue reading...

GOP to fill vacant post on Election Commission

Subscriber onlyBenton County Republican Party officials will be taking nominations to fill a vacancy on the Election Commission, which opened when Commissioner Mike Sevak resigned May 29. Continue reading...

Benton County shifts planning, inspection and environmental offices

Subscriber onlyBenton County Judge Barry Moehring recently reorganized a number of offices with the goal of improving service and efficiency. Continue reading...

Benton County panel considers guns in offices

Subscriber onlyBenton County justices of the peace opened talks Thursday over a proposal allowing elected officials and some employees to have concealed handguns in county office buildings. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Courage remembered on Memorial Day in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Courage and remembrance. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eying weapons in offices

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace are set to consider allowing elected officials and employees with concealed carry permits to have their weapons in county buildings. Continue reading...

2 incumbents in Arkansas House races prevail after recounts

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- A recount Thursday in two tight state House races in Benton County left the winners -- and incumbents -- in place. Continue reading...

Benton County election officials set Tuesday recount

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Benton County election officials say they expect to complete a recount in the closely contested race between Jana Della Rosa and Kendon Underwood for a seat in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday. Continue reading...

Incumbents keep wins in Benton County recount

Underwood asks for another tally

Subscriber onlyA recount Thursday in two tight state House races in Benton County left the winners -- and incumbents -- in place. Continue reading...

Benton County Quorum Court sets March courthouse vote

Subscriber onlyBenton County's Quorum Court voted Thursday to set a March 12 special election on a 1/8 percent sales tax increase to pay for a new $30 million courts building. Continue reading...

Recount ordered in Benton County

Della Rosa, Douglas hold slim leads

Subscriber onlyBenton County's Election Commission decided late Wednesday to recount ballots today from Tuesday's Republican primary. One race for the state House was won Tuesday by three votes and another by 12 out of 4,013 votes in those races. Continue reading...