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Damn the dam: To free the creek

posted: 03/01/2015 2:01 a.m. Comment 1

A determined group in Benton County is hoping the city fathers of Bentonville abandon their idea to rebuild the leaky and chronically repaired dam at Bella Vista Lake and thereby set Little Sugar Creek free to again flow freely through the community.

At the courthouse

posted: 02/28/2015 2:04 a.m. Comments 2

Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards undoubtedly enjoyed calmer days before two former county employees filed unrelated lawsuits alleging the judge and higher-ups in her administration violated their civil rights.

Columnists: Best check records

posted: 02/24/2015 2:42 a.m. Comments 2

Steve Valentine of Mount Judea was fit to be hog-tied when he discovered a wooden platform on his property at the convergence of Dry Creek and Big Creek not far from the controversial C&H hog factory (that some in the industry like to mislabel as a farm).

Relevant findings

posted: 02/22/2015 1:42 a.m. Comment 1

I concede that the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas are not located in the similar verdant hills of North Carolina.

Students take initiative

posted: 02/21/2015 2:53 a.m. Comments 2

Last year, the city of Harrison held a public ceremony complete with casket and a small plot beside city hall to bury its unfair, media-fueled and overblown reputation as a city of racists.

Missing old Mike : A letter to me

posted: 02/17/2015 2:34 a.m. Comments 3

I received a kindly (well, I think) single-spaced letter from an anonymous reader the other day. He wanted to remind me of a far more idealistic me from the college years and how I've since morphed into a 68-year-old man who is much different in his view of the world.

Clemency deserved

posted: 02/15/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Those who follow these words already know how convinced I am that Belynda Goff of Green Forest deserves clemency after spending 20 years of a life-without-parole sentence for the 1994 bludgeoning murder of her husband, Stephen.

Ultimate love letter

posted: 02/14/2015 1:57 a.m. Comment 1

Another chilly Valentine's Day has rolled around. Millions of tons of chocolates (and who knows how many trainloads of flowers) will be delivered before sunset.

Data on the Buffalo: Bad news for river

posted: 02/10/2015 2:51 a.m. Comments 18

National Park Service scientists and UA geosciences professor emeritus John Van Brahana have collaborated on a revealing report that details reason for concern over increasing water contamination in the Buffalo National River watershed.

Tontitown redux: Fuel for the fire

posted: 02/08/2015 1:55 a.m. Comment 1

Who does a fire department call when its own station is burning?


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