Springdale school graduates historic senior class The seniors at Don Tyson School of Innovation made history Saturday when they became the school's first graduating class. by Mary Jordan 4 hrs. ago
Northwest Arkansas schools working to boost graduation rates Tristen Morgan was in danger of not graduating on time. She missed a lot of school because of family issues, she said. by Dave Perozek 4 hrs. ago
Fayetteville Planning Commission outlines strategies, potential action items Some growth issues facing the city can be addressed with simple code fixes, while others will require a closer look and a long-range strategy, Planning Commissioners agreed Saturday. by Stacy Ryburn 4 hrs. ago
Youth Bridge to expand after merger Burrell Behavioral Health plans to double the 200-person staff of Youth Bridge, a Fayetteville-based behavioral health group, within the next five years, the merged companies' chief executive said. by Doug Thompson 4 hrs. ago
NWA Property Transactions List of property transactions from Benton and Washington counties. 42 mins. ago
Convictions affirmed in salvage yard killings The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the capital-murder convictions of Tyler Barefield, who was convicted of fatally shooting two trespassers at his salvage yard near Russellville and then hiding their bodies inside a crushed vehicle. by John Moritz 4 hrs. ago
Governor's son again arrested in connection with DWI Asa Hutchinson III, a son of the governor, was arrested in connection with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to an intoxication test on Saturday, a spokesman for the Benton County Jail confirmed. by Staff report 4 hrs. ago
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Divorces The following divorces granted were recorded in the circuit clerks' offices May 9-15. 4 hrs. ago
Storm damage reported in Sebastian county A tornado watch is in effect for all of eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas until 5 PM this evening, according to the National Weather Service. by Staff Report
Governor's son again arrested in connection with DWI ROGERS -- Asa Hutchinson III, a son of the governor, was arrested in connection with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to an intoxication test on Saturday, a spokesman for the Benton County Jail confirmed. by Staff report 16 hrs. ago
Major investment coming for early childhood education in Northwest Arkansas A member of the family who founded J.B. Hunt Transport Services said Friday they plan to make a major investment in early childhood education programs in Northwest Arkansas. by Dave Perozek 1 day ago
Firefighting set to start at Bella Vista dump fire Residents near an underground fire can expect the smoke to get worse over the next few weeks before it gets better, officials cautioned. by Mike Jones 1 day ago
Federal judge sending Elkins case back to state court A lawsuit alleging the city of Elkins improperly took property from two banks when it stopped issuing building permits for a subdivision, is headed back to state court after two years before a federal judge. by Ron Wood 1 day agoMore Latest News
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Jo Garot McDougall Everybody understands the path to literary notoriety runs through the occupants of a literary salon holding court in a dark and seedy big city bar. Or it runs through the hothouse incubators of Ivy League graduate programs. The golden path for a writer isn't usually laid out before the eldest daughter of an Arkansas Delta rice farmer. Writers don't generally emerge out of a domestic life on a farm dominated by the daily tasks of raising children and keeping house. by Werner Trieschmann
Tour de Rock chairman is also a cancer survivor Dan Myers was living in Peoria, Ill., in 1999 when he underwent an outpatient surgery to remove a lump in his right arm. by Sean Clancy
Arkansan of the Year A record $614,000 was raised at the May 9 gala benefiting Easterseals Arkansas, during which Arkansas Democrat-Gazette publisher Walter E. Hussman Jr. was introduced as this year's Arkansan of the Year. by Rachel O'Neal
Work partners became life partners after a time Melissa Schouten refused to date anyone she worked with and Justin Carter almost signed work "divorce" papers. Then they fell in love. by Kimberly Dishongh
Not a washout Rain started falling about 6 p.m. May 10, after everything was already set up and ready for guests. Our House staff and volunteers sprang into action and quickly moved what was to be Dinner on the Grounds from the sprawling, soggy lawn of Terry Mansion into its much drier interior.
Top blood cancer fundraisers earn titles for efforts Local men and women competed for the title of Man or Woman of the Year by fundraising for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society over a 10-week period. Results of the competition were announced at the Grand Finale Celebration on May 3 at the DoubleTree Hotel.
Getting it straight John Lewellen was an Arkansas state representative until 2004. His wife, Wilhelmina Lewellen, succeeded him and held the seat until 2010. John Lewellen died in November 2017. Their terms in office was incorrect in a May 12 High Profile story.
Modern style adds options to avert being overdressed Q Fairly often I go to events and discover I am overdressed. I'd rather not risk being underdressed, so can you suggest solutions besides just staying in my suit, shirt and tie and being the odd man out?