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Brenda Bernet

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Chickenpox has schools getting tough on vaccinations

posted: 09/27/2014 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Some school-age children and teenagers in Northwest Arkansas school districts have recently contracted chickenpox, leading them to miss classes, and some of their nonvaccinated classmates to miss classes as well, school officials said this week.

2-year study assesses phosphorus in waters

posted: 09/26/2014 2:01 a.m. Discuss

WEST SILOAM SPRINGS, Okla. -- A research team led by a Baylor University biologist is in the early stages of a two-year study to help determine whether the existing limit on phosphorus concentrations in streams in the Illinois River watershed should remain.

Chickenpox making rounds

posted: 09/24/2014 6 a.m. Discuss

At least 18 school-age children and teenagers in seven Northwest Arkansas-area school districts have recently contracted chickenpox, school district officials have reported.

STEM studies starting at younger age

posted: 09/22/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Challenging fifth-graders at Shaw Elementary School to think about how to stop a vehicle included discussions about the scientific concept of motion and required math to calculate acceleration, said Grace Gandy, a University of Arkansas at Fayetteville student nearing the end of a new certificate program for elementary education majors.

Authorities: Huntsville city attorney arrested on suspicion of DWI

posted: 09/18/2014 12:14 p.m. Discuss

Huntsville's city attorney was arrested early Thursday morning in Rogers on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, a Benton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.

Lead Hill sales tax urged for water bill

posted: 09/18/2014 3:52 a.m. Discuss

Lead Hill officials will ask voters in November to establish a 1 percent sales tax to generate more revenue in light of a court order for the town to make monthly payments to the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority.

Lawsuit: Info denied illegally

posted: 09/16/2014 3:30 a.m. Discuss

A circuit judge has asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to appoint a special judge in a case alleging the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority illegally denied documents and information to an attorney representing a city in a separate lawsuit.

Students gain voice in their futures

posted: 09/13/2014 2:35 a.m. Discuss

Hellstern Middle School seventh-grade teacher Leigh Verucchi spent time this week talking with students in her advisory class about their ambitions.

Judge pick holding up water suit

posted: 09/10/2014 6 a.m. Discuss

A circuit judge has asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to appoint a special judge in a case alleging the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority illegally denied documents and information to an attorney representing a city in a separate lawsuit.

Springdale’s success with Hispanic students applauded

posted: 09/09/2014 6 a.m. Discuss

White House officials working to ensure Hispanic students graduate from high school and enter college are encouraged by programs Springdale schools have developed to reach migrant families.

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