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Benton County justice of the peace moving on
BENTONVILLE -- Joel Jones is leaving the Benton County Quorum Court, and one of his November opponents wonders why he decided to run for re-election in the first place. Jones, a Republican, will forgo a fifth term to represent District 7 because he has moved out of the district that includes eastern
Anderson Man Killed in Accident South of Pineville
An Anderson man was killed in a two-vehicle accident south of Pineville Tuesday afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol tells Newstalk KZRG that 50-year-old David Munoz was traveling south on US Highway 71 when he ran into the back of a tractor-trailer that was stopped at a stoplight at the int
Sharing & Caring Spreads Christmas Spirit Through Benton County
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - More than 1,350 underprivileged families drove through the Benton County Fairgrounds on Friday (Dec. 7) where more than 175 distributors packed their trunks with gifts, toiletries, and Christmas meals.
Funding to Extinguish Stump Dump Continues to Be in Question
BELLA VISTA, Ark. - The City of Bella Vista says it's not in charge of extinguishing the Trafalgar Road fire that's caused significant concern over the past several weeks. Homeowners claim nothing is being done by the city to protect their health from the underground blaze- known as the Stump Dump.
Underground Fire Affecting Air Quality
BELLA VISTA, Ark. -- Homeowners in one Northwest Arkansas town taking their complaints about an ongoing underground fire to their city leaders. Those living in Bella Vista call it the "Stump dump". The city says it's not in charge of extinguishing the fire and that the city doesn't have the money to
Benton County Roads Pre-Treated for Icy Conditions
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) -- With the possibility of freezing rain and snow in the forecast, Benton County road crews started pre-treating roads earlier this week. Administrator of Public Services for the Benton County Road Department Jay Frasier said they use the same treatment plan anytime there
Unofficial Benton County Runoff Election Results: Cave Springs Has New Mayor
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) -- The Benton County Election Commission has released the unofficial runoff election results for six races. Randall Noblett defeated Mayor Travis Lee to become Cave Springs' new mayor. Noblett claimed 573 votes (60 percent) to Lee's 375 votes (40 percent).
Arkansas Pharmacists Association: End of the Year Planning
1. Use it or Lose It - A Flexible Spending Account is a special account you put money into that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs. You don't pay taxes on this money. This means you'll save an amount equal to the taxes you would have paid on the money you set aside.
Thaden School pump track first of its kind in U.S.
BENTONVILLE -- A school that has made bikes one of the hallmarks of its curriculum sits in the middle of a city that has embraced the culture of cycling. The Thaden School's commitment to bicycles shows up inside the classroom where students learn such things as the design and mechanics of a bicycle
MO: Pineville Man Arrested for Sexual Assault Incident
PINEVILLE, Mo. (KNWA) - A Pineville, Missouri, grandfather was arrested Thursday (Dec. 13) for a sexual assault incident that happened in Bella Vista, according to a Benton County probable cause affidavit.
Law Enforcement Gives Christmas to Underprivileged Youth
BENTONVILLE, Ark.--(KNWA) - Christmas came early for some as law enforcement took at-risk children shopping Sunday afternoon. The Benton County Sheriffs Office teamed up with the Police Athletic League to take local children holiday shopping not only to get them Christmas gifts but also an experienc
Arkansas' Monday Recruiting Notepad
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark, - By Otis Kirk. As expected, Arkansas will find out on Wednesday if Harvey (La.) West Jefferson cornerback Gregory Brooks will be part of the Class of 2019. Brooks has been committed to Mississippi State since June 23, but has maintained he wouldn't make a final decision until Wed
Arkansas Couple’s Adoption of 7 Siblings Finalized Ahead of Christmas
A couple in Arkansas was able to adopt a set of seven siblings just weeks before Christmas. Terri Hawthorn and Michael Hawthorn told themselves that they would foster children but never adopt when they became foster parents years ago.
Suicide prevention in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — They are unsung heroes working day and night to listen and help. Since December 2017, counselors at The Arkansas Lifeline call center have assisted thousands of Arkansans suffering with suicidal thoughts.
Arkansas resident arrested, cocaine possession alleged
BATES COUNTY, Mo. — An arrest made late Sunday morning could leave an Arkansas resident battling a felony drug charge. 57-year-old Christopher Warren, of Bentonville, Arkansas, was arrested at 11:59 a.m. Sunday in Bates County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Noel post office carries on holiday stamp tradition
NOEL, Mo. — Each year during the holiday season, tens of thousands of people receive holiday cards inside envelopes marked with special stamps from "the Christmas City" — Noel, Missouri.
Police: Missouri Man Molested Arkansas Girl
BELLA VISTA (KFSM) — A Missouri man is accused of molesting an 8-year-old girl from Arkansas. Vernon Leroy Hood, 77, of Pineville, Mo., was arrested Thursday (Dec. 13) in connection with second-degree sexual assault — a Class B felony.
EPA Evaluating Health Concerns Surrounding Bella Vista Dump Stump Fire
BELLA VISTA (KFSM) -- The EPA is evaluating a smoldering underground fire at a former dump stump in Bella Vista after state health officials say the air quality surrounding the area is unhealthy for residents.
Conference battle with Tahlequah goes Coweta's way
The Coweta Lady Tigers rolled to 3-0 in the Metro Lake Conference standings last week. They defeated Tahlequah, 54-50, despite a fierce second half rally by the defending conference champions.
Grove strongarms McDonald County in dual
GROVE, Okla. — The Grove Ridgerunners handed the McDonald County Mustangs a 62-18 defeat on Thursday night. For the Mustangs, Oscar Ortiz (126 pounds) pinned Austin George in 2 minutes, 44 seconds, Jack Teague (152) pinned Wesley Downing in 28 seconds, and Jesus Ocampo (182) pinned Marco Gonzales in