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First Section Of Bella Vista Bypass Opened; New I-49 Signs Going Up On Old I-540
A quick snip of scissors through ribbon on a stretch of empty highway in Hiwasse on Tuesday morning officially opened the first section of the long-awaited Bella Vista Bypass and represents a huge first step toward eventual completion of Interstate 49 through Northwest Arkansas.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Senator John Boozman hospitalized
S SENATOR FROM ARKANSAS. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN IS IN THE HOSPITAL RIGHT NOW. OUR CRAIG CANNON IS THERE.
Boozman on the mend after heart surgery
Sen. John Boozman "responded well" to emergency heart surgery he had at a hospital in Rogers, Ark., on Tuesday, according to his office.
Various Road Improvements Underway
The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid to resurface 3.5 miles of Highway 71B in Rogers.
Boozman Undergoing Emergency Heart Surgery
His office confirmed a report from the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal , but did not provide any further details other than to note in a statement that he "is receiving excellent care."
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Drivers don't like I-540 name change
Starting Tuesday, part of Interstate 540 will become I-49. Some drivers say no matter what the signs say, they're not using the new name.
Dyslexia Screening To Become State Rule
Dyslexia is a learning disability characterized by difficulty with word recognition, poor spelling and difficulty understanding words.
MoneyGram Foundation Awards Grants to Six Organizations Worldwide
The foundation, launched in 2012, distributed 14 grants to programs in 10 countries in 2013.
Track: Dillon Chasing State Record For Har-Ber
STAFF PHOTO MICHAEL WOODS Amanda Dillon crosses the finish line after setting a meet record while winning the 400-meter run at the Fayetteville Bulldogs Relays.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Children's Center Uses Glow Run To Teach Child Abuse Numbers
The Benton County Children's Advocacy Center held its 13th Glow Run, where many participants showed up in florescent gear.
Prosecutor Candidate Challenges Opponent's Campaign Literature
The factual accuracy of a campaign brochure is at the center of a dispute between the two candidates running for Benton County prosecuting attorney.
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Legacy Bank breaks ground on new Pinnacle Bank Center
The board of directors and shareholders of Legacy National Bank officially announced its new Pinnacle Banking Center with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, April 18 at the new Rogers building site.
Bentonville School District, Club Working On Busing Issue
Superintendent Michael Poore said he's working with Boys Girls Club of Benton County officials on a "win-win" solution to the issue of the School District's after-school transportation of students to the club.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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NWA gears up for Starlight Gala, Race for the Cure and more
April is packed with big events including a hunt for 15,000 Easter Eggs, Komen's Race for the Cure, and a Starlight Gala featuring one of country music hottest duos, Thompson Square.
Commentary: Parking At New County Building In Rogers Raises Questions
I feel the need to offer this public service announcement: Benton County government's satellite office in Rogers moved -- more than a month ago.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Former Rogers Doctor Accused In Patient Nude Photo Scandal
An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Benton County doctor accused of taking nude photographs of a woman during an examination without her knowledge, according to the Second Judicial District of Arkansas prosecutor based in Jonesboro.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Distillery Coming To Rogers
The Rogers Planning Commission approved a permit to allow a distillery to operate in Benton County, making it the first to open in the county.
Arey Takes His Turn At The Top
The Beaver Lake FLW Tour produced some fine catches and even finer drama as Matt Arey rose to the occasion over the weekend to claim his first career tour-level victory, fending off reigning Angler of the Year Andy Morgan.
Traffic Pattern On Dixieland Road In Rogers To Change
The traffic pattern on Dixieland Road between Walnut and Oak streets will be changed today beginning at 8:30 a.m., according to information from the city of Rogers.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Prior to this week, if you tried to define the current status of Beaver Lake's largemouth bass spawn and the career of Shelby, N.C., pro Matt Arey, you needed only one phrase: close, but not quite there.