Benton County Reporter
Benton County planners on Wednesday approved a proposal for a medical marijuana cultivation facility near Gentry.
The War Eagle Bridge looks as good now as it has at any time in the past 91 years, longtime area resident Billy Sharp said.
Benton County may build a courts facility without tearing down the old Post Office building on the downtown square.
BENTONVILLE -- Restoration work on the historic War Eagle Bridge will likely finish ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline, Benton County officials said.
BENTONVILLE -- The hiring of a construction manager and bond consultant for the courts building project is close, Benton County officials said.
Benton County's authority over marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries is limited to applying the county's land use regulations, officials said.
BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace agreed Thursday to buy electronic voting equipment instead of going to paper ballots.
Saying they have unanswered questions, Benton County planners on Wednesday tabled action on a proposed medical marijuana cultivation facility until Sept. 20.
Going back to paper ballots will cost Benton County about $400,000 next year if it decides not to buy new electronic voting machines.
County officials were on their guard Tuesday after the overnight theft of a cannonball from the Confederate monument on the downtown square.