The City Wire
NWA growing pains to continue as road work intensifies
Editor's note: This story is a follow up to a Benton County road update story The City Wire posted April 18. With a population on the brink of 500,000, Benton and Washington counties grew beyond their infrastructure long ago.
Benton Police Arrest Man For Making Several Bomb Threats At Walmart Stores
An arrest has been made in Benton following several bomb threats in southeast Arkansas.
2014 computer class schedule for Saline County Libraries
The Saline County Library system is pleased to offer introductory computer classics for beginners, covering the internet and other computer basics.
Upcoming 5K benefits Saline County Humane Society
Join the Saline County Striders for the 5th Annual Run with the Dogs 5K and 1 Mile Dog & Jog, benefiting the Humane Society of Saline County.
'Larry King Live' feature to cost Benton district $27,900
Benton School District's selection for an "In View" segment of the "Larry Kingt LIve" television broadcast has been confirmed by school district officials.
City Council primer: April 1, 2014
Several resolutions to authorize the purchase of vehicles and other equipment for the fire, parks, transportation, water and sewer departments.
Benton Police Make Arrest in Day Care Burglary
A Benton man has been arrested for the burglary of a Benton day-care and preschool center.
Campaign Billboard for Sheriff Candidate Creates Controversy
It's a picture of a Sheriff candidate in a uniform from another county and displaying his rank as captain.
What Happened to Saline County's Only Radio Station KEWI-AM?
"We tried to work everything out," said Grant Merrill, who purchased KEWI-AM in 2011.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Orphan ambassadors The Watoto Children's Choir, a group of young singers who have lost one or both parents and are ambassadors for African orphans, will make four Arkansas stops on their current U.S. tour: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Salem United Methodist Church, 1647 Salem Road, Benton, 316-2282 7 p.m. April 9, ... (more)