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Former Siloam Springs teacher sentenced to 8 years for sex with student

posted: 07/30/2015 2:20 p.m. Comments 4

BENTONVILLE — A former Siloam Springs teacher was sentenced to eight years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old former student.

Razorback Foundation executive director to step down

posted: 07/30/2015 11:45 a.m. Discuss

Sean Rochelle will step down from his position as executive director of the Razorback Foundation effective Sept. 1, the foundation said Thursday.

Water Well Trust plans projects in Arkansas and Oklahoma

posted: 07/30/2015 7:12 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The Water Well Trust is looking for low-income households from five counties in Northwest Arkansas and one county in Oklahoma to receive new water wells or rehabilitate existing wells.

Springdale man taken to VA hospital after five-hour standoff

posted: 07/30/2015 1:14 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- An armed man surrendered to police after a five-hour standoff that including shooting his gun four times in his home while police were nearby, said Lt. Scott Lewis, police spokesman.

Springdale Housing Authority plans office renovation

posted: 07/30/2015 1:14 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- The city Housing Authority plans to renovate its office for added security and a larger board room.

Former Lowell police officer turns himself in

posted: 07/30/2015 1:13 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- A former Lowell police officer turned himself in to the Springdale Police Department on Monday.

Garrett pleads guilty to negligent homicide

posted: 07/30/2015 1:13 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court to felony negligent homicide in connection with a fatal accident in February.

Bentonville charter school gets new leader

posted: 07/30/2015 1:12 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- A longtime educator with a background in classical languages has been named headmaster at Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy.

Cookie maker crowns former teacher from Bentonville

posted: 07/30/2015 1:12 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- Mary Mae Jones already has her name on a school building. Soon her picture and her story will appear on a box of cookies.

Bentonville's Northwest Arkansas Community College delaying life skills program a year

posted: 07/30/2015 1:12 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- An associate degree program Northwest Arkansas Community College is developing for people with cognitive disabilities will not begin this fall as officials planned.

Moore pleads to misdemeanor voyeurism

posted: 07/30/2015 1:11 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- A University of Arkansas golfer accused of taking pictures of an unconscious woman's genitals pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of voyeurism Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court.

Public Meetings

posted: 07/30/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Today 9 a.m. Fayetteville Planning Commission Subdivision Committee -- Room 326, City Administration Building, 113 W. Mountain St.

Airport access road process moving forward

posted: 07/30/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport officials hope to start required public input sessions for a proposed southern access road to the airport just after the first of the year.

California Pair sentenced to federal pen for meth

posted: 07/30/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Two California men were sentenced Wednesday in Fort Smith to more than 13 years in prison for federal drug trafficking charges.

Rogers firemen pension board hires firm; member resigns

posted: 07/30/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

A Firemen Pension and Relief Board member walked out of an executive session after he resigned during a special meeting held Wednesday to hire an investment firm.

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