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Garrett's Blog: Winter Storm Coming; Warnings in Effect
A strong winter storm will affect the area on Thursday into Friday. There will be several opportunities to pick up wintry precipitation across the area; although the type will vary drastically from one point to another.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Barry Gebhart Arraignment Reset To Next Year
Gebhart was set to be arraigned Monday before Benton County Circuit Judge Robin Green, but that court date has been reset.
Plotting A Path
An ambitious project is under way to connect bicycle and pedestrian trails that touch 25 cities in Benton and Washington counties.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Former Fayetteville Schools athletic director to appear in court Monday
The former Fayetteville Schools athletic director charged with Internet stalking of a child will appear in court for the second time Monday morning.
Benton County Ambulance Petitions Due Monday
Petitions seeking to force a vote on an ambulance service fee for rural Benton County are due Monday in the County Clerk's office.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Rogers Kids' Club Takes On Dogs Project
Kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Benton County Rogers unit are trying to increase holiday adoptions and raise donations of dog food for the local animal shelter.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Suspect Gets 19 Years In False Manhunt That Shut Down Schools
The Gravette man who led police on a false manhunt while pretending to be the victim of a shooting pleaded guilty this week to several felony charges and was sentenced to almost 20 years in prison.
31 Apply For Fayetteville Athletic Director's Post
Fayetteville School District received 31 applications for the athletic director post.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The City Wire
NWA November sales revenue slumps
The dip in consumer spending was evident in the 3% decline in sales tax revenue receipts this month, but it doesn't worry city officials.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Sidewalk Work To Close Sang Avenue, Halsell Road In Fayetteville
Curb, gutter and sidewalk installation will close a half-mile section of North Sang Avenue and West Halsell Road for several months beginning today, according to a city news release.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Bridgeman Case: One Year Later
A statue dedicated to Jersey Bridgeman is covered in weather-worn stuffed animals Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County in Little Flock.
Arrests Benton County Sheriff's Office Joseph Lee Bethune, 35, of 25 Panther Road in Conway was arrested Saturday in connection with felony contempt of court.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Northwest Arkansas Jails Deal With Increasing Population
Inmates play cards and sit in a room Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at the Benton County Jail in Bentonville.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Bella Vista OKs Department Move
When the Property Owners Association membership services department opens Jan. 6 after a Christmas break, it will be in a new location.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Salvation Army Employee Sexually Inappropriate With Boy Who Sought Shelter, Police Say
A Salvation Army employee is behind bars after allegedly carrying out sexually inappropriate acts with a 10-year-old boy who was seeking help at a Salvation Army shelter.
Benton County Officials See Budget Shortfall
A review of capital equipment requests Tuesday left Benton County's justices of the peace looking at a sizable budget deficit.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The City Wire
Coughlin joins Grand Savings Bank
Tommy Coughlin IV, has been hired by Grand Savings Bank as a loan officer. Coughlin will manage business and consumer lending as part of Grand Savings Bank's growth in Northwest Arkansas.
1 Year Later, Community Remembers 6-Year Old Jersey Bridgeman
On the one-year anniversary of the death of six-year-old Jersey Bridgeman, the Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County organized a balloon launch to honor the Bentonville girl, as well as other children who died from abuse Wednesday .
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Prosecutor: No charges filed in Bella Vista FOI issue
There is not enough evidence to support a criminal charge that the Bella Vista City Council violated the state Freedom of Information Act in the purchase of three buildings for $1.8 million, the Benton County prosecuting attorney has determined.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Woman Charged In Husband's Shooting Death Found Mentally Unfit
A Benton County woman accused of shooting her husband to death earlier this year while he slept was declared mentally unfit to proceed Monday, and will be sent to a state hospital for treatment.