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12 hrs ago | NWAonline

Arvest Files New Suit In Smiley Case; Appears To Settle Disputes With Other Banks

Arvest Bank filed a new lawsuit against former bank president Dennis Smiley after asking the court to dismiss a different case.

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Related Topix: Rogers, AR, Fort Smith, AR

16 hrs ago | NWAonline

Northeast Arkansas Votes Crucial, Hutchinson Says

Northeast Arkansas is the crucial region in the governor's race, GOP nominee Asa Hutchinson told a Republican crowd in Northwest Arkansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Griffin, Mike Ross, Democrat, Arkansas, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NWAonline

How We See It: Bypass Tries To Find Its Way In Missouri

Unfortunately, the bypass that matters in this context doesn't involve asphalt; the push to create a highway loop around the west side of the Benton County town can currently be described as lost, at least in Missouri.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Bella Vista, AR, Arkansas Government, Hiwasse, AR

The Courier

Martin pays back $2,100 for homestead tax credits

Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly receiving tax credits on two homes over the past three years, and indicated he planned to make more payments for claiming both houses as his primary residence.

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Related Topix: Rogers, AR, Washington County, AR, US News

NWAonline

How We See It: Election Fee Seems Reasonable Allocation Of Costs

Voting may be one of the most sacred civic responsibilities , but it isn't free.

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Related Topix: Washington County, AR

Mon Aug 18, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Executive Director Of The Decatur Housing Authority Arrested

Deborah Weston, 59, of Gentry was taken into custody after an arrest warrant was issued for her, according to authorities.

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Related Topix: Gentry, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Three Arrested In Benton County Meth Bust, Drugs Seized Worth $80,000

Three people were arrested in Benton county over the weekend in a methamphetamine bust, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

5NEWSonline.com

Police Catch Accused Gold Coin Auction Scammer In Benton County

The woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars in gold coins and antique toys by using fake checks at local auctions has been caught in Benton County, according to local police.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR

Daily Mail

Married middle school teacher 'had sex with boy, 13'

Married middle school teacher, 32, 'had sex with boy, 13, after he accepted a "dare" to contact her and visit her home' Mary Faith McCormick, a sixth grade teacher in Arkansas, 'had sex with the boy at least twice after he visited her home to watch a movie' Their 'three-month affair was discovered when a friend found semi-naked photos of her on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Siloam Springs, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Monday Traffic and Construction Delays

For the next two weeks The City of Fayetteville Transportation Department Division will be replacing a sidewalk along the east side of University Ave. from Dickson Street to Whiteside Street.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Prison Inmate Escapes From Work-Release Program In Springdale

Clayton Shatswell, 30, walked away around 8:50 p.m. from the location he was working at for the Arkansas Department of Correction, according to the prison agency.

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Related Topix: Springdale, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Benton County Deputies Looking For Child, Last Seen With Grandmother

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is looking for a child that was last seen with his non-custodial grandmother, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Pea Ridge, AR

Wed Aug 13, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

6th Grade Teacher Arrested In Siloam Springs Rape Case

A Siloam Springs teacher was arrested Wednesday in a felony rape case, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Siloam Springs, AR

The Courier

Rock blasting planned in Benton County

Highway officials say contractors will begin rock-blasting operations in Benton County as work continues on the Bella Vista Bypass.

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Related Topix: Bella Vista, AR

The City Wire

Rock blasting to begin in Benton County as part of bypass work

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has announced that construction contractor Kolb Grading will begin rock blasting operations on the west side of McKissic Creek Road in Benton County as part of the Bella Vista Bypass construction work.

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Related Topix: Bella Vista, AR

Tue Aug 12, 2014

4029TV.com

County decides if voters will pick who pays for EMS service

Benton County leaders are trying to figure out a plan to make sure that doesn't happen to people living in rural parts of the county.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Avoca, AR, Rogers, AR

NWAonline

Art Charter Seeks Grant for Curriculum Showpiece

Changes contingent on a new grant, a move for school offices and names for the school's empty positions filled the agenda for Arkansas Arts Academy during Monday's School Board meeting.

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Related Topix: Rogers, AR

NWAonline

Benton County Officials Want Changes In Ambulance Laws

Benton County's Legislative Committee approved an item for inclusion in the county's 2015 legislative packet that would require ambulance service providers to continue service without regard to questions of payment.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR

Mon Aug 11, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Cattle Get Loose Near Highway In Benton County

Some loose cattle caught the attention of law enforcement in Benton County on Monday night, as the animals made their way toward a local highway.

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Related Topix: Siloam Springs, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Monday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

For the next two weeks The City of Fayetteville Transportation Department Division will be replacing a sidewalk along the east side of University Ave. from Dickson Street to Whiteside Street.

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

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