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Should council size increase?

Opinions vary

Subscriber onlyThere are four City Council members elected from two wards dividing voters in the Pea Ridge city limits. Two council members are elected from each of the two wards. For several years, city officials have broached the subject of increasing the number of City Council members. Continue reading...

Wilson pleads not guilty in grandmother's death

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Andrea Wilson pleaded not guilty Monday to capital murder and tampering with evidence in connection with the death of her grandmother. Continue reading...

Light pole upgrade OKd

City requires guarantee

Subscriber onlyPlanners had a lengthy discussion about a variance request from developer Kevin Felgenhauer who said he wants to upgrade the street lights from those required by the city in Willow Run subdivision. Continue reading...

Church news

Subscriber onlyEpiscopal Church Continue reading...

Avoca Fire Dept.

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NEBCO Fire-EMS Dept.

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Pea Ridge Fire-EMS Dept.

Subscriber onlyCallout logs June 4-17, 2018 Continue reading...

Public meetings

Subscriber onlyTuesday, June 26 Continue reading...

State is enforcing child support

Lottery revenue increases

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- In the first six months of this fiscal year, the state Office of Child Support Enforcement suspended drivers' licenses of 4,344 non-custodial parents who had fallen behind on their legal obligation to help with financial support for their children. Continue reading...

Benton County Jail

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Pea Ridge Police Department

Monthly report

Subscriber onlyMay 2018 Continue reading...

PRHS Alumni Day slated for July 14

Subscriber onlyFor several years now, graduates, former students, teachers, administrators, coaches and staff who are connected to Pea Ridge schools have been gathering each summer on the second Saturday of July to enjoy PRHS Alumni Day. This year, the Alumni Day event will be observed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, in the Pea Ridge High School cafeteria. A light lunch will be provided at the cafeteria. There is no charge for attending the event, or for lunch, but donations are welcomed and much appreciated. This year's School Reunion will be the 12th annual reunion since the All-Years Reunions were initiated in 2007. Continue reading...

Club news

Subscriber onlyOptimist Club Continue reading...

Shiloh Museum

Subscriber onlyEvents Continue reading...

Obituaries

Subscriber onlyVivian W. Arnold Continue reading...

Another mountain top

Honors keep coming in

Subscriber onlyThe past few years has seen Pea Ridge Blackhawk athletic programs ascend to heights that would have been impossible to foresee a dozen years ago. Continue reading...

Social services explained

Social worker helps others

Subscriber onlyI am occasionally asked, "What does a Social Worker do?" Continue reading...

College news

Subscriber onlyUniversity of Arkansas Continue reading...

Students' art on display

Subscriber onlyThe Pea Pea Ridge community now has its own art gallery with the Old City Hall Gallery up and running at the former site of municipal offices in downtown Pea Ridge. Primarily located in the long hallway beside the Butterstick Bakery, the displayed art is also displayed inside the bakery area itself. Continue reading...

Summer football camp set

Subscriber onlyBlackhawk Summer Pride & Football camps set Continue reading...

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