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Fayetteville shooting suspect arrested in Plumerville

posted: 01/20/2017 1:45 p.m. Discuss

A man accused of shooting at police earlier this week was arrested Friday in Plumerville after a three-day manhunt, according to a preliminary arrest report.

Planners review 2017 Northwest Arkansas transportation projects

posted: 01/20/2017 1:09 a.m. Discuss

A regional planning committee reviewed a list of projects in Northwest Arkansas for 2017 that will be paid for with federal transportation money.

Bentonville's Rink reaches record numbers

posted: 01/20/2017 1:08 a.m. Discuss

The Rink at Lawrence Plaza had a record-breaking number of skaters this season, according to the Parks and Recreation Department.

Bentonville School Board buys land, sets election date

posted: 01/20/2017 1:07 a.m. Discuss

The School Board agreed Thursday to spend $4.5 million on three pieces of land, a major step forward in the School District's long-term facility plan.

Washington County Quorum Court questions hiring process, qualifications of new employees

posted: 01/20/2017 1:06 a.m. Discuss

The Washington County Quorum Court approved County Judge Joseph Wood's pick for county attorney, despite reservations some justices of the peace said they have about how Wood picked his new employees during a meeting Thursday.

Endeavor Foundation gives $2 million to Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale

posted: 01/20/2017 1:05 a.m. Discuss

The Endeavor Foundation gave $2 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital Northwest, the hospital foundation announced Thursday.

Fayetteville pension fund debate drags on despite attorney general input

posted: 01/20/2017 1:04 a.m. Discuss

The debate over how to save the dwindling pension money of 88 retired city police officers, firefighters and their spouses keeps going round and round.

Police: Suspected bank robber extradited from Florida to Washington County

posted: 01/20/2017 1:03 a.m. Discuss

A man police said helped rob a bank earlier this month has been extradited from Florida to Arkansas, according to jail records.

Oklahoma man's shooting under investigation

posted: 01/20/2017 1:02 a.m. Discuss

An Oklahoma man was shot and killed after he threatened officers with a metal pipe Wednesday night, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

Yearly Little Rock airport growth put at 1.4 percent

posted: 01/20/2017 1:02 a.m. Discuss

Passenger traffic at the state’s largest airport is projected to grow over the next 20 years but not at a rate that would require expanding the terminal anytime soon.

Fort Smith School Board awards bid to repair Southside High School roof

posted: 01/20/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The School Board is scheduled to vote Monday on awarding a nearly $1.4 million contract to repair the roofs at Southside High School.


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Poultry laboratory unveils new facility in Springdale

posted: 01/19/2017 1:15 a.m. Discuss

A laboratory testing poultry for diseases unveiled its new facility in the city's technology park Wednesday.

Rogers city parks get updates, renovation

posted: 01/19/2017 1:13 a.m. Discuss

The Maple Grove Park update is one the Parks and Recreation Department's first jobs this year.






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