Friday Apr 18
Crews Battle 7-Acre Grass Fire Near Beaver Lake
Crews extinguished a grass fire Friday afternoon that burned just west of Beaver Lake in Lowell, after flames spread across as many as seven acres.
Rogers Hispanic Population Growing, But Remains Separate
The ethnic population of the city has nearly doubled in the past decade, rising from 19.3 percent Hispanic in 2000 to 31.4 percent Hispanic in the 2010 census, but little has changed as to their place in the community, according to a recently released report.
Springdale Accident Slows Traffic on I-540
According to Arkansas State Police, the inside lane of the interstate near Exit 78 was shut down for a brief period of time after the crash.
Source: www.inquisitr.com --- Saturday, April 05, 2014Tyson Foods is recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken product after a "small number" of consumers complained about bits of plastic found in their Tyson chicken nuggets.
The City Wire
Chamber report: Rogers lags in skilled job growth, downtown development
The City of Rogers is a shopping destination in Northwest Arkansas and the new Walmart AMP under construction in Pinnacle Hills is poised to be a gem the entire region will enjoy, but the city still falls short in expanded business and cultural opportunities, according to a new assessment report released this week.