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Hogeye Marathon to slow traffic in Fayetteville on Sunday

posted: 03/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Drivers should expect traffic delays throughout the city Sunday as nearly 2,000 runners participate in the annual Hogeye Marathon & Relays.

Northwest Arkansas sales tax receipts rise

posted: 03/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Sales tax collection in Northwest Arkansas' four largest cities continued to climb this month, with Springdale once again leading the pack.

Public Meetings

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Monday 1 p.m. Washington Water Authority -- 12567 Arkansas 62, Farmington

Historical markers to commemorate different aspects of 1864 battle

posted: 03/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Historical markers commemorating different aspects of an 1864 battle in Grant County and the capture of a Confederate general in Randolph County are to be added by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, the commission announced.

Records

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Arrests Arkansas Community Correction Christopher Steven Jackson, 26, of 502 S.E. Fourth St. in Gravette was arrested Friday in connection with a parole violation. Jackson was being held Friday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set.

BUILDING PERMITS

posted: 03/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Building permits issued in February for Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers and Springdale on projects valued at $75,000 or more:

UPDATE: Woman missing at Beaver Lake identified

updated: 03/27/2015 12:07 p.m. Discuss

The missing woman is Stacey Hernandez, 21, of Rogers, said Keshia Guyll, spokeswoman for the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

Death-penalty waiver sought

posted: 03/27/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

The special prosecutor in Rickey Dale Newman's capital murder case wants to waive the death penalty, according to Crawford County Circuit Court records.

Man, 33, gets 17 years after meth box find

posted: 03/27/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- A Fort Smith man was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 171/2 years in prison after pleading guilty in November to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, court records showed.

UA joins in pledge to train engineers for big challenges

posted: 03/27/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is among 122 universities committed to training engineers as leaders in solving "grand challenges," the university announced Wednesday.

Fayetteville to readdress Hill Avenue

posted: 03/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Mail delivery, driver's licenses and voter registration are just some of the ways people are inextricably linked to their street addresses.

Washington County Sheriff's deputies, employees recognized for going above and beyond

posted: 03/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies were honored for their community dedication, commitment to the office and years of service during an awards ceremony Thursday afternoon, said Steve Whitmill, administrative captain.

Records

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Arrests

Man trafficking teen for sex heading to federal prison

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FAYETTEVILLE -- A Fayetteville man accused of prostituting a teenage girl was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison and five years supervised release Thursday in U.S. District Court in Fort Smith.

Homeless man arrested in connection with sexual assault

posted: 03/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Police arrested a Fayetteville homeless man Wednesday after an 11-year-old girl said he touched her inappropriately earlier this month, according to a preliminary arrest report.

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