Rogers, ARKHBS

Rogers High School student in coma after longboard accident

ROGERS, Ark. — A Rogers High School student is fighting for his life after a longboarding accident on Friday night. According to Rogers police, Collin Matthews was riding his longboard while holding onto a moving Jeep when he fell and hit his head on the asphalt. Matthews' tennis coach said...
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Fayetteville, ARKHBS

Fayetteville fire crews extinguish overnight car fire

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Fayetteville firefighters and police responded to a car fire early Tuesday morning, according to police on the scene. Police said they responded to the scene on West 22nd Street around 3:15 a.m., after dispatch received a call for an explosion that sounded like gunfire. Police said no...
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Bentonville City Council to vote on slew of road work contracts

Bentonville has several contracts totaling more than $2.3 million up for approval. What's happening: The City Council will vote Tuesday night on 11 different contracts for work related to streets and drainage, according to the council's agenda. Why it matters: Voters approved the projects in April as part of a...
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I-49 accident involving school bus leaves five injured

ROGERS, Ark. — The Rogers Fire Department reports that five people were injured in a crash on I-49 Monday (June 21) morning. They say a school bus was among the vehicles involved in the wreck. 13 kids were on the bus at the time of the accident. None of the...

Diamond Hogs land Kent State transfer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Former Kent State catcher Michael Turner announced on Tuesday that he has signed with Arkansas out of the transfer portal. The graduate senior hit .337 in 25 games for Kent State in 2021. He also led the team with a 1.079% on base percentage. Turner also plays...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Pineville

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Pineville: Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, June 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

Man charged in D.C. riot denied bid to go to car swap meet

GRAVETTE -- A Gravette-area man charged in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot couldn't go to Petit Jean Mountain last week for a classic-car swap meet, a federal judge ruled Friday. Richard "Bigo" Barnett, 61, is currently allowed to travel 50 miles from his Benton County residence while under house arrest.
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Huntsville teacher resigns after texting student saying he will buy them liquor

HUNTSVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A Huntsville teacher and girls assistant basketball coach has resigned after texting a former student saying he would buy them liquor. According to a letter drafted by Superintendent Audra Kimball, Edward Beck, assistant Lady Eagles basketball coach and 7th and 8th-grade science teacher, admitted he sent social media messages to a student regarding the purchase of alcohol for the student and meeting the student to, “booze together, my treat.”

Unvaccinated patients filling up Northwest Arkansas COVID-19 units

ROGERS, Ark. — Benton and Washington Counties have seen a 154% increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations since the beginning of the month. Between June 1-18, Northwest Arkansas hospitals say are caring for a total of 28 covid patients. “Within the last two to three weeks, we are doubling if not tripling...
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XNA offers new non-stop flights to Las Vegas

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Frontier Airlines announced they will begin offering non-stop flights to Las Vegas from the Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) beginning Aug. 13. “This new route comes at the perfect time as travel demand is picking up at XNA,” said Andrew Branch, XNA’s Chief Business Development Officer. “This new route is the result of the success Frontier has experienced with their service to Denver. We are confident the people of Northwest Arkansas will enjoy this new nonstop option to Las Vegas.”
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Arkansas teen arrested after father shot during domestic dispute

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A Fayetteville teen has been arrested after a domestic dispute with his father led to a shooting. According to a preliminary report from Fayetteville police, Kellen Lignitz, 18, was arrested after police say he shot his father with a shotgun loaded with rubber pellets. The report...
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Area Students Learn About Architecture

Area ninth and tenth grade students got a chance to learn about architecture and design during a week stay at University of Arkansas at Fayetteville June 13-18. Students gained the opportunity to learn about the design professions through hands-on projects, tours and discussions with Fay Jones School faculty and students.

BREAKING: Arkansas Opens Stadium to Full Capacity This Fall

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas plans to return to full capacity this Fall inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium and at all athletic events. The full pageantry of a college football game day will be restored in Fayetteville this Fall. Along with full capacity inside the stadium, tailgating and HogTown return to pregame festivities for Razorback fans. Featuring live music, food trucks and family activities, HogTown returns as the go-to spot for fans prior to games at the corner of Razorback Road and Maple Street. Head Coach Sam Pittman will lead the Razorbacks down the Hog Walk after the team’s arrival then out through the A on the field prior to kickoff. Halftime performances return as well with the band, cheerleaders, pom squad and mascots performing on the field.

Louisiana-based restaurant chain Walk On’s plans Fayetteville location

After a few years looking, it appears as though Walk On’s has finally found a location for their Fayetteville restaurant. The Louisiana-based restaurant/sports bar chain has submitted plans to the city for a 7,800-square-foot restaurant with associated parking on 1.9 acres northwest of Wedington Drive near Interstate 49. The restaurant...

This is the Best City to Live in Arkansas

About one in every five American workers whose job could be performed remotely worked from home before the COVID-19 pandemic. That share jumped to nearly three in four following the abrupt closure of offices nationwide, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in October 2020. For millions of Americans, the shift to remote work is now permanent, and the new dynamic means they are no longer tied to a specific city for their job and can choose a place to live based on other factors, including quality of life -- which varies considerably in the United States.