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20 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Thursday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

Fayetteville- Armstrong Ave. - Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes with sidewalks and bike lanes.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Highfill, AR

Wed Jul 30, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Benton County SWAT Responds To Bella Vista Residence

Bella Vista police officers and Benton County SWAT were called to a residence on Monday in response to a man who said he was going to commit suicide, according to a probable cause report.

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Related Topix: Bella Vista, AR

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NWAonline

No Political Solutions In Store

After I read the comics, I turn to the letters we write. I've written my share of letters to the editors; same old, same old for 10-20 years now.

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Related Topix: 10-20, Vaccinations, Health

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Benton County Sheriff's Office Seizes Guns, Cash And Drugs In Investigation

The Benton County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Division seized drugs, cash, guns and more during an investigation on Monday , according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rogers, AR, Garfield, AR

Mon Jul 28, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Accused Child Killer's Trial Date Set In Benton County

Holly, charged with capital murder in the 2012 killing of six-year-old Jersey Bridgeman in Bentonville, is set to go to trial on Nov. 4 in Benton County Circuit Court, according to the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR

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Monday Traffic and Construction Delays

Fayetteville- Armstrong Ave. - Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes with sidewalks and bike lanes.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Highfill, AR

NWAonline

How We See It: Quorum Court Fails Leadership Test; Puts Off Tough Decision On Ambulance Service

The lack of leadership displayed by members of the Benton County Quorum Court continues to astound.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Siloam Springs, AR

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Observer

Hutchinson improperly took tax credit on 2 homes

Joe Thompson, the office's chief assessment administrator, said Hutchinson claimed the $350 per year credit for homes in Benton and Pulaski counties in the tax years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pulaski County, AR, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Lowell Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Raping 12-Year-Old Girl

A Lowell man was arrested on July 22 on suspicion of raping a 12-year-old girl, according to a probable cause report.

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Thursday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

Fayetteville- Armstrong Ave. - Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes with sidewalks and bike lanes.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Highfill, AR

NWAonline

Haas Hall Eyes J Street Site In Bentonville

Martin Schoppmeyer, founder and superintendent of Haas Hall Academy in Fayetteville, wants to open a second Haas Hall at 2600 S.E. J St. The charter school would open in August 2015 if the state approves the application Schoppmeyer submitted Monday.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Arkansas, Education Etc.

NWAonline

Former Benton County Treasurer Had Passion For County Government

Jefferson, 94, died Sunday at his home in Bentonville. He was elected county collector and later treasurer, serving from 1958 until he retired as treasurer in 1984.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Life, Veteran Affairs

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NWAonline

Storm downs power lines in Benton County

A Wednesday afternoon storm downed power lines and trees in several places in Benton County, according to information from the Rogers Fire Department and the Little Flock Police Department.

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Related Topix: Little Flock, AR, Rogers, AR

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Improvement Project For Park Near Crystal Bridges

The Bentonville Parks and Recreation Department is asking city council to approve a bid award for new pathways at Orchards Park.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NWAonline

Sales tax revenue up in area cities

Sales tax revenue for July was a chart topper for the four major cities in Washington and Benton counties with revenue in each city topping more than $1 million.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR, Bentonville, AR, Springdale, AR, Rogers, AR

NWAonline

Former employees plead guilty to stealing from Benton County

Scott Stober, Jackie Brown, and Grant McCracken were arrested last summer in connection with a criminal investigaton at the road department.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

NWAonline

How We See It: Local Election Officials Should Keep Working Toward Improving the Voter Experience

We generally applaud any change that makes the election experience easier or more convenient for the voters, so let's take a moment to offer encouragement to election officials in both Washington and Benton counties based on recent news.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Prairie Grove, AR

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Monday Traffic and Construction Delays

Fayetteville- Armstrong Ave. - Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes with sidewalks and bike lanes.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Prairie Grove, AR

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NWAonline

Kudzu, Other Invasive Plants Infiltrate Northwest Arkansas

Local experts said kudzu's tendrils won't be swallowing up any towns around here, though, thanks to a relatively dry and hot climate.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Washington County, AR, Rogers, AR

NWAonline

How We See It: Quorum Court Will Try Again To Find Ambulance Dollars

Benton County's Quorum Court will make yet another run at raising new money to help pay for ambulance services in rural, unincorporated areas.

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Related Topix: Siloam Springs, AR, Bella Vista, AR, Pea Ridge, AR, Gravette, AR

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