School approves second lien bonds Three of four School Board members present at Monday's meeting approved a motion for second-lien bonds to help pay to complete the new High School. New board member Mindy Cawthon voted against the motion. Board member Ryan Heckman was absent. by Annette Beard
More than $105,000 raised in junior livestock auction BENTONVILLE -- Once again, the junior livestock premium auction held at the Benton County Fair was a huge success for area youth gaining knowledge and experience in agriculture. by Story and Photos by Randy Moll
Man convicted of killing daughter arrested, accused of transporting meth SPRINGDALE -- A Garfield man convicted of second-degree murder in connection with the 1998 deaths of his daughter and a baby was arrested this weekend in a drug trafficking investigation. by Tom Sissom
Apple Spur members win ribbons August is a big month for 4H students. They spend a large amount of time gearing up for the Benton County Fair, creating crafts, working with their show animals and preparing food. by Lilyan Lubbess Apple Spur 4H Special to the TIMES
Man dies from ATV crash One of at least eight people who died in accidents over the last several days, according to authorities, was a rural Pea Ridge resident. by Staff Reports
Recollections 50 Years Ago
Avoca Fire Dept. Sunday, Aug. 11
Benton County restaurant inspections Roundup of Benton County restaurant inpections by -- Special to NWA Democrat-Gazette
Blackhawk girls golf Lady Blackhawk Golf is coached by Dalton Palarino. Team members are junior Mikayla Hammond (right) and sophomores Allie King (left) and Kennedy Allison (not pictured).
Blackhawk Sports Schedules Thursday, Aug. 22
Blackhawk Golf results Aug. 15
Blackhawk Pride Night TIMES photograph by Annette Beard
OPINION: Laws govern charter schools LITTLE ROCK -- With the opening of the 2019-2020 school year, there are 26 open enrollment charter schools in Arkansas.
OPINION: Traveling Missouri, without map, without GPS My wife Nancy and I don't very often travel Missouri, except for short excursions near home, such as taking the old Jacket Road along the state line, crossing Big Sugar Creek and taking London Road to Gann Ridge Road, Twelve Corners Road, Arkansas Highway 72 and home. Or, for a Sunday afternoon drive we might go out Arkansas Highway 94 and on to Powell, Mo., Missouri Hwy. 90 to Route KK, south to Jacket and Hayden Road to our daughter's house on the farm.
Recipes Marinated Bean & Pea Salad
Sentimental belongings evoke memories In a day when minimalism is becoming more and more popular, let us remember to not throw the baby out with the bathwater.
Recipes Quick Fruit Cobbler
OPINION: Recalling rainy days in August We seem to be having weird weather in Arkansas this summer, as usual.
RELIGION: Ruffled feathers don't have to lead to anger In 2009, "Angry Birds" was released. It became an instant hit with fans around the world. by Dr. Scott Stewart Columnist
Church news Boundless Grace Baptist Church
RELIGION: There's value in aging Getting older? by Dr. Scott Stewart Columnist