Benton County Reporter
Underwood asks for another tally
A recount Thursday in two tight state House races in Benton County left the winners -- and incumbents -- in place.
Benton County's Quorum Court voted Thursday to set a March 12 special election on a 1/8 percent sales tax increase to pay for a new $30 million courts building.
Della Rosa, Douglas hold slim leads
Benton County's Election Commission decided late Wednesday to recount ballots today from Tuesday's Republican primary. One race for the state House was won Tuesday by three votes and another by 12 out of 4,013 votes in those races.
Benton County voters kept Shawn Holloway as their sheriff in Tuesday's Republican primary election.
ROGERS — Benton County voters kept Shawn Holloway as their sheriff in Tuesday’s Republican primary election.
Voter interest mixed in Northwest Arkansas
The final state numbers for early voter turnout surpassed those of the last similar primary although officials in Northwest Arkansas said voting was comparatively slow.
BENTONVILLE -- The road department is working on flood control projects stemming from flooding in April 2017, so Benton County Judge Barry Moehring hired an outside firm to do the more mundane work of patching potholes.
Benton County planners on Wednesday delayed action on plans for a proposed Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation substation near Centerton.
BENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas election officials say early voting for the May 22 elections seems slow, but note this is a midterm election year and Washington County expanded its early voting locations.
A proposed expansion of the Eco-Vista Landfill in Tontitown was partly endorsed Thursday by the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District's board.