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A water main break in Rogers on Monday afternoon will keep more than 150 households on a boil order for the next few days, according to the Rogers Water and Sewer Department.
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Northwest Arkansas is the place to be this March, as it tackles hunger, plays host to an event that will pack thousands of meals for hungry children and invites local celebrities to Dance with the Stars and Kiss a Pig at two of the region's biggest annual galas.
Springdale has been responsible for 49.1 percent of all jobs created in the entire state of Arkansas for the four year period between Jan. 2010 and December 2013, according to the Springdale Chamber of Commerce.
A Ford Escape and a Chevrolet Avalanche collided just before 7:30 a.m. in the southbound lane on Bella Vista Way, south of Kingsland Road.
"New" high schools are popping up in communities in the region, filling a district's capacity needs while potentially changing the way students learn.
Benton County officials Tuesday put a hiring freeze on hold and instead targeted budget cuts for all departments to make money available for rural ambulance service.
A growing local economy and increased enrollment at the University of Arkansas kept multifamily occupancy levels stable at 96.5% last year, despite the opening of 823 new student housing units since the fall of 2012.
"People start venturing out, maybe don't see that patch of ice, and fall and hit their heads or break a bone and they're in here with us," says Registered Nurse Sarah Masterson.
Gov. Mike Beebe declared a state of emergency Monday for Arkansas after ice and snow fell on much of the state and covered the region's roads.
Kimberly Weber, a Rogers lawyer who has been a prosecutor and defense attorney, is running to replace Van Stone as Benton County prosecuting attorney.
The value listed for each transaction is derived from the tax stamps affixed to each instrument: Ray T. Abner transferred property in Baxter County to Cecil D. and Jeannie Hutchins; $75,000.
STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTHOFF Deputy Michael Wright, from left, and inmates Chatwin Earnest and Chris Hedrick help Toni Fenton, records manager for archives at the Benton County clerk's office, file tax records from the 19th century at the new county office in Rogers.