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Water utility plans new Springdale pump station

SPRINGDALE -- Housing growth in the city's southwest corner is creating the need for an expanded sewer system. The city's water utility has no sewer lines in the rural area, but Heath Ward, executive director, said he expects the area to have continued residential and commercial growth.


Diamond Hogs Head West For Series With Trojans

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 12th-ranked Arkansas Baseball team takes its first road trip of the 2019 season this week as it makes its first trip in program history to historic Dedeaux Field, the home of the USC Trojans. The Razorbacks and Trojans will start their three-game series on Thursday with a 9


Good Day NWA: Happening in NWA Thursday, February 21

Looking for some live music? Head to Bike Rack Brewing Company - Springdale to hear the band Jamie Lou and The Hullaballo. Jamie and her bandmates have a great sound, and were even featured on Good Day. Get ready to jam at 7:00 p.m. For more information click here.


Fayetteville Man Sentenced to 80 Years for Beating Elderly Woman

A man from Fayetteville was sentenced to 80 years in prison for beating an elderly woman. According to Benton County Prosecutor Nathan Smith, Cody Anderson, 30, pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder, battery and three counts of terroristic threatening.


Satanic Arkansas adopts mile of Highway 300, plans cleanup event in Little Rock

Satanic Arkansas, a free-standing religious group, has adopted a stretch of Highway 300 near Pinnacle Mountain and is participating in the Keep Arkansas Beautiful campaign. They also are planning a cleanup event on March 9 from 8 a.m. to noon for the 10th Annual City Wide Cleanup. The event will be


Man pleads to role in shooting at strip club

FAYETTEVILLE -- A man who was involved in a shooting incident at a strip club early last year pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court earlier this week. Carlos Gomez-Aguilar, 25, of Springdale pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court to aggravated assault, second-degree battery an


Friends circle to launch event

The inaugural a la Carte, hosted by the Northwest Arkansas Circle of Friends to benefit Arkansas Children's Northwest, is set for March 7 at The Apollo in Springdale. The business-casual event will feature small bites from area restaurants, a silent auction, signature drink and live DJ.


Man shot and killed in Arkansas neighborhood

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - A man died after being shot in an Arkansas neighborhood Wednesday evening. The shooting happened in Blytheville. Police were called to the 100 block of East Cherry Street around 6 p.m.


Arkansas Couple Arrested After DPS Discovers Over 4,000 Grams of Methamphetamine During I-30 Traffic Stop

Texas DPS officers arrested Victor and Amber Hernandez of Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon after discovering 4,003 grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle during a traffic stop on I-30.


Corporate welfare expands at the local level; Springdale chamber licks its chops

Keep on eye on this. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette wrote today — too benignly — about cities in Arkansas getting more heavily into the corporate welfare business. Thanks to the felonious former Sen. Jon Woods, who was abetting his friends at the Springdale Chamber of Commerce, we were already in the


Parolee sentenced to 6 years for ramming Arkansas State Police car

A parolee who rammed an Arkansas State Police unit last year while fleeing was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to felony charges in Garland County Circuit Court.


FYI - Weekend event calendar

Used Book Sale — Offering more than 7,000 books from the Clarence Archer estate, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23, Bentonville Public Library. Hosted by the Friends of the Bentonville Library & the Literacy Council of Benton County. 271-3192.


Investigation Into Drug Trafficking In Fayetteville Leads To 5 Arrest

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A month-long investigation into drug trafficking in the Fayetteville area ended with five people behind bars for several drug charges, according to the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force (JDDTF).


Arkansas Shifts Cornerback to Running Back

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - By Otis Kirk. Arkansas has moved sophomore cornerback Jordon Curtis to running back according to Jeff Traylor on Thursday. Traylor talked about the move as Arkansas prepares to start spring drills in one week on March 1.


Arkansas man charged with forging LU documents

An Arkansas man has been charged with forging documents at Lincoln University. Robert Brown, 21, is charged with one count of felony forgery. Brown “knowingly altered personal information and identifications to apply to Lincoln as a student on two separate occasions,” according to a Lincoln Universi


Crack Cocaine, Cocaine, Meth Found During Arrest of Five in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - Five Fayetteville residents are arrested on multiple drug-related charges Tuesday, February 19, by the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force (JDDTF).


Owner Of Assisted Living Facility In Bentonville Sued For Sexually Assaulting Residents

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A lawsuit has been filed against the owner Better Home Living in Bentonville. In December 2018, Angel Floro, 71, pleaded guilty in Benton County Circuit Court to two counts of second-degree sexual assault. He received 75 days in jail and 12 years of probation for sexually


Large amount of pot, THC oil, and ecstasy confiscated during Texarkana, Arkansas arrest

Texarkana, AR - Police in Texarkana, Arkansas take a large amount of drugs off the streets following an arrest on Tuesday evening. Police say Dewayne Franklin, of Wheatfield, Connecticut, and Jermany Tiswell, of Marianna, Arkansas, were taken into custody after authorities discovered 10 pounds of ma


Top Dems call for end to Medicaid work rules after 18,000 lose coverage in Arkansas

Top congressional Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to stop approving work requirements in Medicaid after more than 18,000 people lost coverage last year due to the requirements in Arkansas.


Shipley Donuts Ready To Hire On Arkansas Blvd.

It's been over a year since ground broke on the donuts of my dreams, Shipley Do-nuts, and it looks like we're getting close. Look there, in the window, it's a "Now Hiring" sign! I grew up in Houston where Shipley began, and I love 'em! I can only hope they live up to my memories.