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Bentonville Testing Storm Sirens Tomorrow
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - A heads up to those of you who live in Bentonville. When you hear the alarm, do not panic. The city will be testing its storm sirens tomorrow. During the test, you will hear the sirens sound twice just like they would in a real emergency.
Slim Chickens to open new Bentonville location
Slim Chickens will open a second location in Bentonville. The new restaurant, the company's 17th in Arkansas, will open Monday, Jan. 21. at 1400 SE Eagle Way, Bentonville, AR 72756.
Two Bentonville streets to close
BENTONVILLE -- Southwest D Street between Southwest Fifth and Southwest Sixth streets and Southwest Sixth Street between Southwest C and Southwest D streets will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday for utility work.
Bentonville Road To Close Today Near Walmart Home Office
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A road closure near the Walmart Home Office could affect the commute this morning (Dec. 13). Utility work will close the section of Southwest D Street where it intersects with Southwest 6th Street in Bentonville. The Southwest D Street closure will extend from Southwest 5th Stre
Bentonville PD Looking for a Few Good Officers
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Bentonville Police Department is hosting police officer testing for Arkansans looking to become one of the state's finest. The department is looking for both experienced and entry level police officers..
Kane Webb leaving Parks and Tourism for Walmart
Kane Webb is departing as director of the state Parks and Tourism Department to take a job as director of executive communications at Walmart headquarters in Bentonville. Cynthia Dunlap will be the agency's interim director.
Bentonville Brewing Co. celebrates its return to Bentonville
On a blustery day in downtown Bentonville a brewery announced its homecoming. Members of Bentonville Brewing Co. — along with a few dozen onlookers — gathered atop a red clay building pad to celebrate the beer maker’s move from Rogers back to its namesake town.
Police: Springdale Man Kidnapped, Tortured Pregnant Woman For Days
SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A Springdale man is accused of kidnapping and torturing a pregnant woman for several days while he kept her in his apartment. Jackson Rodriguez-Robles, 35, was arrested Tuesday (Dec. 11) in connection with a kidnapping, first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault on a fa
Maybe it's not quite essential
Hanging in my stairwell for many a year is a nerdy little map of the United States -- the kind you color when you've been to a state. Much of my map is painted with pretty wax, save for the West Coast, some of the New England states, and one shining beacon in the top center.
ICE effort in counties discussed
BENTONVILLE -- A Fayetteville nurse faces deportation to Kenya after her arrest on a charge that was later dropped and despite her court-ordered release, federal immigration and local law enforcement officials were told in a meeting Tuesday.
Where Do the Duggars Live? These Duggar Family Members Left Arkansas
The Duggars first came into the national spotlight when their show, 19 Kids and Counting, premiered on TLC. The reality show followed the lives of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, a married couple raising their children the best way they knew how. There was a major difference from other families however
Residents Speak Out at Annual ICE Meeting with Local Sheriff's Departments
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- People in Northwest Arkansas are voicing their concern about two local law enforcement agencies implementing federal immigration law. An annual meeting was met with contention.
Huntsville mayor: city eyeing land for industrial park
Huntsville Mayor Darrell Trahan told the City Council on Monday that a “perfect” piece of property for an industrial park has become available. Trahan said local developer Terry Presley, who is “developing all over Rogers and Bentonville,” recently purchased 65 acres in Huntsville on which he plans
Fayetteville man sentenced to over 7 years in federal prison for drug trafficking
FAYETTEVILLE — Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Leander Shepard, age 60, of Fayetteville, Arkansas was sentenced today to 87 months in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release on one count of Possession with Intent to Di
Grant jump starts completion of Interstate 49 project
MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. - Completion of a major interstate -- something that's been in the works for more than 20 years -- between Missouri and Arkansas is one step closer. A 25-million dollar grant from the U-S Department of Transportation will go toward completion of Interstate-49.
Springdale Police Look Forward to Criminal Justice Building
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) -- The Springdale Police Department is excited about the new Criminal Justice Building, which is expected to be completed in 2020. Take a look at this rendering, which shows a connected police department, city prosecutor's office and district courts, which will eventually con
Immigration enforcement program draws fire at meeting
BENTONVILLE -- A Fayetteville nurse faces deportation to Kenya after her arrest on a charge later dropped and despite her court-ordered release, federal immigration and local law enforcement officials were told in a meeting Tuesday.
Walmart tests robot fry cook 'Flippy' at its in-store delis
An autonomous, burger-flipping robot could soon greet you from behind the deli counter at Walmart. That's if the robotic kitchen assistant, named 'Flippy,' passes the test at Walmart's Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters.
Harlan pleads not guilty to capital murder
BENTONVILLE -- Zachary Harlan pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with the killing of a Springdale man. Harlan, 34, is charged as a habitual offender with capital murder, aggravated residential burglary and theft of property. He entered the not guilty plea Monday at his arraignment before Ci
Bentonville, Rogers named top 100 high schools
Northwest Arkansas was well represented in a recent study of the top public high schools in the United States. Bentonville High School placed No. 76, followed closely by Rogers High School at No. 82 in the list published by TheBestSchools.org.