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Family sues Franklin County, Ozark over son's death

Cody Franklin liked to hunt and fish. He loved animals. He was a soon-to-be father. All of that ended May 11, 2016, when the 20-year-old man died in the Franklin County jail following an incident that included him being tased at least eight times. His family has filed a civil...
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Pedal Pubs arrive in Fayetteville, set to begin operation next week

Fayetteville’s first ever party bikes have arrived in town. Two of the bars-on-wheels, otherwise known as a Pedal Pubs, were delivered to The Dickson parking deck on Monday, and will soon be in operation. The City Council earlier this year approved a certificate of public convenience and necessity to allow...
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Texas safety leaves Fayetteville high on Arkansas

Rising sophomore safety Maurice Williams liked Arkansas before his Wednesday visit to Fayetteville, but after working with cornerbacks coach Sam Carter and seeing the facilities, his fondness for the Razorbacks has grown. “Arkansas is most definitely at the top of the list right now,” Williams said. “It’s amazing, to be...
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3 Razorbacks named All-Americans by NCBWA

FAYETTEVILLE — Three Arkansas baseball players were voted 2021 All-Americans by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Relief pitcher Kevin Kopps earned first-team honors, starting pitcher Patrick Wicklander was voted to the second team and outfielder Christian Franklin was voted to the third team. Arkansas has had 30 individuals earn...
Mulberry, ARSouthwest Times Record

Events heat up Friday Nights on Main Street in Mulberry

Residents in the town of Mulberry can no longer say there is nothing to do there in the summer. Earlier this month, for example, the street through town was closed off on a Friday night for games, vendors, music and visiting time among neighbors and friends. The next night there was a free music concert at the theater and wrestling at the fairgrounds.
Fayetteville, ARArkansas Online

Trial dates set for pair in shooting of Fayetteville teen

FAYETTEVILLE -- Two Springdale men accused of shooting a Fayetteville teen were given separate trial dates Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Jayden Anthony Miller and Jeremy Tyler Cassels, both 19, are charged with attempted capital murder and being accomplices to aggravated robbery in the shooting of Austin King. Miller...

Names chosen for cultural arts corridor spaces in downtown Fayetteville

The city’s cultural arts corridor now has a name. The 50-acre outdoor public space in downtown Fayetteville will now be officially known as The Ramble, city officials announced Wednesday. The corridor, which follows the Razorback Greenway from Dickson Street to Prairie Street, is being transformed into an outdoor destination featuring...
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Barnett requests changes to travel restrictions

WASHINGTON (KAIT/KNWA) - A Northwest Arkansas man indicted on charges stemming from the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot appeared in court Tuesday. putting his feet up on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk and leaving a note. According to KNWA, Richard Barnett’s attorney requested travel restrictions to be eased, allowing him...
Fayetteville, ARArkansas Online

Four escape Fayetteville town house fire

FAYETTEVILLE — Working smoke detectors probably saved the lives of four people whose townhouse was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning. “This was a close call for them,” Battalion Chief Jeremy Ashley said of the four occupants. “We’re thrilled that everybody got out OK.”. However, at least one animal — a...
Fayetteville, ARArkansas Online

Northwest Arkansas arrest roundup

• James Colley, 43, of 1101 S. Curtis Ave. in Fayetteville was arrested Monday in connection with theft of property. Colley was being held Tuesday in the Washington County Detention Center on $7,500 bond. • Trey Jordan, 22, of 10 S. Willow Ave. in Fayetteville was arrested Monday in connection...
Fayetteville, ARArkansas Online

Fayetteville ready to receive pandemic relief money

FAYETTEVILLE -- The city's chief financial officer is ready to sign the paperwork required to receive nearly $18 million in federal coronavirus aid money. The City Council on Tuesday voted 7-0 to approve an item Mayor Lioneld Jordan walked onto the evening's agenda. The move allowed Chief Financial Officer Paul Becker to sign an agreement for the terms and conditions attached to the city's share of American Rescue Plan relief money.
Fayetteville, ARStuttgart Daily Leader

Entomologist rescues wayward bee colony from grocery parking lot

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Bees, like teenagers, don’t always make the best decisions. So, when honeybees built a new colony in a large retail parking lot in Fayetteville, they were lucky that Neel Joshi happened by on his way to the grocery. Joshi is an associate professor of entomology for the...
Fayetteville, ARCleburne County Sun-Times

Hogs fail to advance past Super Regionals; upset by NC State

FAYETTEVILLE — On the 118th pitch of his season’s first start, Arkansas SEC Pitcher of the Year All-American to be senior relief pitcher Kevin Kopps was tagged for the ninth-inning, North Carolina State home run ending his and the Razorbacks’ magnificent season. Jose Torres’ leadoff ninth-inning home run over left...