Laurinda Joenks

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Highway honors fallen Springdale officer

Toni and John Tillman Hussey were married for 13 months and 13 days when the worst happened.

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Incumbent, newcomer have different views of Springdale

Rick Culver and Amelia Taldo-Williams view Springdale through the lenses of their experiences. Both are vying for the seat on the City Council representing Ward 3, which covers the southwestern quadrant of the city.

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Candidates stress infrastructure, culture for Springdale

City Council candidates Mike Lawson and Eve Smith have different priorities.

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Springdale council candidates consider development

Both candidates vying for a Ward 2 seat on the City Council see opportunity for growth on the east side of town despite the recent spotlight out west.

Springdale closer to annexing land

City Council members moved one step closer Tuesday night to annexing 24 acres into the city. The council approved pursuing five "islands" of land north of the intersection of West Miller Road and Arkansas 112 in the northwest quadrant of the city. Each parcel is surrounded by land considered in Springdale.

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City considers ‘islands’ annex; vote planned

Land surrounded by Springdale

City Council members considered Wednesday night annexing 24 acres into the city. They’ll vote on the annexation during the regular meeting Tuesday.

High-end apartments planned for Springdale

Developers of a project in Springdale might just provide homes for those looking for everything in one location -- the "live, play and stay" lifestyle.

Springdale considers selling downtown property

The city is considering selling some downtown property it owns to a company related to the Walton family. City Council members, working in committees Monday night, said OK to a vote coming before the entire council at its next meeting Sept. 25.

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Feast of the Cross

Artist creates crucifix for Siloam Springs church

Parishioners of St. Mary Catholic Church in Siloam Springs celebrated the Feast of the Cross on Friday in a special way. Angel Pantoja, a sculptor in Spain, traveled to Arkansas to unveil a beautifully detailed crucifix to be displayed in the church sanctuary.

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REVIEW: Shooter Jennings at George's Majestic Lounge

They took the floor in front of the stage -- the cowboy hipsters with their small-brim cowboy hats and grown out beards. They came to George's Majestic Lounge on Wednesday set to hear some bro-country.

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