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Springdale charter school officials talk new grade development, expansion plans

SPRINGDALE -- The seventh-graders at Don Tyson School of Innovation are settling into a new grade and so is the school.

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Repairs to Fayetteville High school walls needed; board discusses concurrent credit policy

FAYETTEVILLE -- A temporary wooden wall will be put up over Thanksgiving break because of issues with the stone veneer on high school buildings, according to a report given by Superintendent Matthew Wendt at Thursday's School Board meeting.

Springdale School District responds to issues revealed in audit

The School Board reviewed a report at Tuesday's meeting regarding the financial review recently done by the Arkansas Legislative Audit revealing some receipt and other issues and the district's responses.

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Baby sitter accused in infant girl's death in Farmington

Reagan L. Phifer, 20, of Farmington was arrested in Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the death of a 3-month-old girl, according to police.

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Northwest Arkansas' Fall Fashion Week showcases state designers, boutiques

A Drake Field airline hangar was transformed into a runway — a fashion show runway — Thursday and Friday complete with glamorous lights, flashing cameras, hundreds of guests and, of course, more than 150 models sporting the latest looks Arkansas has to offer.

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Pearl Harbor survivor speaks at Fayetteville ceremony

The second oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor in the United States advised younger generations to keep America strong during his speech Thursday to a packed auditorium at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks.

Report: Fayetteville schools to continue steady growth

A demographic report predicts five of the nine elementary schools in the School District will be over capacity within five years as the district continues to steadily grow.

Report: Most vehicles reported stolen aren't

Car thefts often are crimes of opportunity

Many vehicles reported stolen aren't, Northwest Arkansas law enforcement officials said.

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Police arrest robbery suspect

Fayetteville man nabbed in connection with masked holdup

Police arrested Freddi Lee Jones Jr., 43, Wednesday in connection with the robbery of Crossover Corner gasoline station.

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Fayetteville police find dead child, couple arrested

Police arrested a man and woman in connection with the death of a 1-year-old boy at Foxborough Apartments, according to a news release.

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Larry Ben, associate superintendent for administrative services, speaks to the Fayetteville School B...

Larry Ben, associate superintendent for administrative services, speaks to the Fayetteville School Board on Thursday, Nov. 16, 201...

Published: November 17, 2017

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A Fay Jones designed home was destroyed by fire early Thursday in ...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/Ashton Eley A Fay Jones designed home was destroyed by fire early Thursday in Fayetteville.

Published: June 9, 2017

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