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Arkansas man shot by 69-year-old he kidnapped, tried to rob, police say

posted: 10/17/2017 12:38 p.m. Comments 12

An Arkansan was shot by a 69-year-old man he kidnapped and was trying to rob, authorities say.

Lowell Historical Museum hires manager

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

LOWELL -- Erin Virtue-Lawson is the new manager of the Lowell Historical Museum, it was announced Monday.

Fayetteville hosts invasive plant species removal workshop

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Residents can learn how to identify and remove invasive plants during a workshop Wednesday at Lake Fayetteville.

Records

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Matthew Steven Robertson, 18, of 406 Southern Trace Drive in Rogers was arrested Sunday in connection with theft of property. Robertson was being held Monday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set.

Creating, curiosity bring benefits to schooling and economy, experts say

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- Nurturing the ancient human drives to create and explore can improve Arkansas' economy and transform schooling for every age, educators and other experts said Monday.

Fayetteville tourism commission names fall grant recipients

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Just more than a dozen groups or organizations this fall will get some money from the Advertising and Promotion Commission.

Bank robbery suspect tied to Fayetteville home invasion

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged earlier this year with robbing a bank was shot by a man he kidnapped and was trying to rob Friday, according to a police report.

UA notebook

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Finalists for dean set campus talks

Committee agrees on three fire stations

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- City leaders agree three more fire stations should be built.

Lowell food truck court plans approved

posted: 10/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

LOWELL -- Plans for a food truck court on South Bloomington Avenue finally got the green light on Tuesday.

Ex-Arkansas police chief pleads guilty to murder, gets 30 years

posted: 10/16/2017 4:09 p.m. Discuss

A former police chief was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Monday.

Benton County eyes space needs

posted: 10/16/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- As Benton County officials work to provide more space for the circuit courts in a new courts building, other office space problems also need attention.

Forecasters say odds long for mild winter

posted: 10/16/2017 1 a.m. Comment 1

While the past two winters ranked among Arkansas' top 10 warmest ever, don't expect another mild winter when December rolls around, weather forecasters say.

Springdale explores alternative fire department construction plan

posted: 10/16/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- The city needs three more fire stations and they could be made out of metal, Fire Chief Mike Irwin said.

Sonora students help retirement home residents virtually visit favorite places

posted: 10/16/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Two students adjusted the virtual reality headset so Eddie Sue Adams could get a clear view. She was sitting in an armchair in the Rocking Chair Inn retirement home Friday morning while she experienced a 360-degree view of a boat gliding across a lake.

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