Washington County Reporter
SPRINGDALE -- A woman with a 15-year-old passenger led police on a high-speed car chase through downtown late Saturday night, police said.
FAYETTEVILLE — Carl John Smith’s $822,000 estate was put into an account destined for county coffers after he died July 20, 2010, and investigators couldn’t find any living relative.
Kipton Moore, 6, sat on the back of the family's farm all-terrain vehicle and pointed out newly planted rows of corn. He helped his father replant the crop after it was damaged by severe flooding in April.
FAYETTEVILLE -- A new version of the Washington County Employee Handbook reorganizes county policies, but the draft changes little content, justices of the peace said.
Kids can take food home, director says
FAYETTEVILLE -- Several boys spent a recent sunny afternoon shoveling topsoil into wheelbarrows and moving it to freshly tilled dirt near what will become their garden and greenhouse.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Voters in Greenland and Farmington will decide Tuesday whether to approve 1 percent sales and use taxes.
Washington County’s Finance and Budget Committee failed Tuesday to decide — even informally — on steps to tackle the $5 million budget gap between spending and revenue or address pending financial struggles.
Washington County's Finance and Budget Committee failed Tuesday to decide -- even informally -- on steps to tackle the $5 million budget gap between spending and revenue or address pending financial struggles.
Springdale considers closing city-run jail
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County Detention Center needs a multimillion dollar expansion in the next few years, especially as Springdale city officials consider -- once again -- closing the city-run jail.
Some residents say they are too poor to leave a dilapidated, crime-ridden apartment complex.