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Benton County logs fall in illegal dumping

Permanent drop-off sites get credit

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Benton County Convenience Center program appears to be reducing the problem of illegal dumping by offering county residents an easier way to dispose of unwanted items, officials said. Continue reading...

Benton County convenience centers exceed expectations

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Benton County Convenience Center program appears to be reducing the problem of illegal dumping by offering county residents an easier way to dispose of unwanted items, officials said. Continue reading...

Benton County approves 2018 budget

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace on Thursday unanimously approved the 2018 budget. Continue reading...

Benton County planners OK Simmons Foods plant between Decatur, Gentry

Subscriber onlyBenton County planners on Wednesday approved plans for a Simmons Foods poultry processing plant near Gentry. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas water needs set for years

Planners keep on top of it, say reliable drinking supply key to growth

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas residents should be able to rely on an abundant water supply for years to come as local governments and water suppliers constantly update plans to handle the area's growth. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas planners appreciate abundant water supply

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas residents should be able to rely on an abundant water supply for years to come as local governments and water suppliers constantly update plans to handle the area's growth. Continue reading...

Siloam Springs candidate chosen by cutting cards

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE --The Queen of Spades was a winner in Tuesday's election for a seat on Siloam Springs' Board of Directors. Continue reading...

Benton County panel OKs 2018 budget

Subscriber only Benton County's justices of the peace on Tuesday endorsed the 2018 budget. Continue reading...

Commentary: Looking back at Roy Reed

Journalist-turned-professor changes a life

Subscriber only"The troopers rushed forward, their blue uniforms and white helmets blurring into a flying wedge as they moved. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas tax revenue rises

Growth in region credited to economy, population increase

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Increasing sales tax revenue is a reflection of Northwest Arkansas' strong economy and is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, according to a University of Arkansas economist. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas sales tax revenue reflects national, global economy

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Increasing sales tax revenue is a reflection of Northwest Arkansas' strong economy and is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, according to a University of Arkansas economist. Continue reading...

Benton County planners delay Simmons poultry plant decision

Subscriber onlyAfter a two-hour meeting, Benton County planners on Wednesday delayed plans presented by Simmons Food Products for a new poultry production plant near Gentry. Continue reading...

Benton County panel OKs 2018 budget

Subscriber onlyBenton County's Finance Committee on Tuesday endorsed the 2018 budget. Continue reading...

County faces spending decisions

JPs look at how to pay for courts building, emergency radio

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials have all but completed the 2018 budget, but spending decisions still have to be made, including how best to use a projected $1.5 million to $2 million in turn-back money. Continue reading...

Benton County panel OKs 2018 budget

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace finished work on the county's 2018 budget Monday, sending the spending plan on for approval by the full Quorum Court. Continue reading...