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Sales tax jumps up across Northwest Arkansas

posted: 11/26/2015 1:07 a.m. Discuss

Sales tax revenue received this month by the four largest Northwest Arkansas cities showed strong September spending.

Bentonville approves 2016 budget

posted: 11/26/2015 1:06 a.m. Discuss

The City Council approved its 2016 budget Tuesday after discussing a matching grant for a pedestrian tunnel and capital expenses for the Electric Department.

Springdale utility plans for more work downtown

posted: 11/26/2015 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Officials are preparing for possible development downtown by planning water and sewer projects.

Fayetteville man pleads not guilty in stabbing death

posted: 11/26/2015 1:02 a.m. Discuss

A man accused of stabbing to death a family member in October pleaded not guilty to capital murder Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court.

Ethics panel fines, cautions former legislative candidate

posted: 11/26/2015 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Ethics Commission fined an unsuccessful Libertarian legislative candidate $250 and issued the candidate a public letter of caution, according to commission records released Tuesday.

Bank fraud earns two-year sentence

posted: 11/26/2015 1:01 a.m. Discuss

A former employee of First Security Bank in Searcy was sentenced Monday to nearly two years in prison and was ordered to repay $385,392 she admitted stealing from the bank over more than seven years.


posted: 11/26/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Arrests Benton County Sheriff's Office Kenneth Richard Sutton, 46, of 5109 Barron Road in Bentonville was arrested Tuesday in connection with second- degree domestic battering, first-degree interference with emergency communications, failure to appear and contempt.

Public meetings

posted: 11/26/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Tuesday 4:30 p.m. Rogers Planning Commission -- City Council Chambers, City Council Chambers, Rogers City Hall, 301 W. Chestnut

Rogers Lane Hotel work set to start

posted: 11/25/2015 1:15 a.m. Discuss

Renovation work on the Lane hotel could start this week, according to officials working on the project.

Springdale aldermen approve 2016 budget

posted: 11/25/2015 1:10 a.m. Discuss

City officials are budgeting about $2.4 million more for 2016 than in 2015's budget.

Bentonville utility complex sees next step

posted: 11/25/2015 1:09 a.m. Discuss

The city is one step closer to seeing activity at the new utility and maintenance complex as City Council approved a $7.5 million contract for site work at its meeting Tuesday.

Lowell fifth-graders fill church's food pantry

posted: 11/25/2015 1:08 a.m. Discuss

As boxes and plastic bags full of food quickly accumulated inside First Baptist Church, students and staff members from Elza Tucker Elementary School marveled at all the items they had carried in from their nearby bus.

Bentonville wreck injures one

posted: 11/25/2015 1:07 a.m. Discuss

A two-vehicle wreck snarled traffic Tuesday on Southeast Walton Boulevard in Bentonville.

Ramos murder trial expected in January

posted: 11/25/2015 1:06 a.m. Discuss

A Springdale teen charged with first-degree murder and two counts of battery related to a fatal shooting in March is expected to go to trial just after the first of the year.

Duran-Hernandez rape case reset

posted: 11/25/2015 1:04 a.m. Discuss

A man accused of having sex with a 12-year-old Springdale girl was given a new court date Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court.




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