Four businesses and four families had their lives uprooted as a fire blazed through the Buttonwood Center in Kimberling City in the early hours of Tuesday, June 21. According to Southern Stone County Fire Protection District Lieutenant Dylan Honea, the SCFPD got the call of a fire at the center just after 1:30 a.m. The Buttonwood Center is divided into residential and commercial areas, with four businesses and four occupied apartments.
CNN’s Sandra Gonzalez caught up with Geena Davis about the 30th Anniversary of “A League Of Their Own,” The Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media and The Bentonville Film Festival. Geena spoke with Sandra from Bentonville where the festival kicked off this week and will run in person through June 26 and virtually through July 3. The Bentonville Film Festival is co-founded and chaired by Davis and the festival’s mission is to shine a light on underrepresented voices in Hollywood.
The time has come once again to wear your best red, white and blue outfits, wave our flags and to gather communities together to celebrate the birth of our country. The Fourth of July is just over a week away and we have the scope of several area locations which are hosting fireworks displays and Fourth of July activities.
Springfield’s Talk 104.1 KSGF and our friends at the Black Oak Amphitheater want to send YOU to see TWO legendary bands, LIVE, on one stage!. We’re hooking you up with a pair of tickets to see Grand Funk Railroad & Foghat at the Black Oak Amphitheater in Lampe, Missouri on Friday, July 22nd!
The 8th annual Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival is underway with virtual and in-person events available. Joining us to share all the details on what you can expect is the president of the festival, Wendy Guerrero. Watch as we break it all down on Good Day NWA. Sponsored Content.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. — For the last 25 years, the Children’s Safety Center of Washington County has called Emma Avenue, in Springdale, home. On Friday, they broke ground on the land that will be home to the brand new J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Children’s Safety Center of Washington County off Gene George Boulevard.
Nixa High School’s John Gholson, Blue Eye’s Riley Arnold, the Springfield Catholic girls golf team and the Glendale boys swimming team walked away with the Athlete and Team of the Year Awards in Elliott Lodging’s Sports Commission Awards presented by Harry Cooper Supply. Held Tuesday night in...
While film festivals continue to struggle in 2022 with gender parity and other benchmarks of inclusive selection, the Bentonville Film Festival has consistently programmed lineups from a majority of women, BIPOC, queer, disabled and other types of historically excluded filmmakers since its founding in 2015.
The festival returned for its eighth edition on June 22 and will continue in-person in northwest Arkansas through June 26 and virtually through July 3. Of this year’s competition program, more than 82% is from creators who identify as female or gender non-conforming; 65% who identify as Black, Indigenous, a person of color, Asian or Pacific...
PEA RIDGE, Ark. (KNWA/FOX24) — Sunday marks one year since Pea Ridge Police Officer Kevin Apple died in the line of duty. The Pea Ridge Community is finding its balance of keeping his memory alive, while also healing and moving on. “It’s just not something that happens in small town America, but it did happen […]
Springdale (Ark.) Shiloh Christian 2025 quarterback Garyt Odom has added offers from Arkansas and Texas A&M. “Both programs historically have produced high level quarterbacks,” Odom said. His father Barry is the defensive coordinator in Fayetteville. Odom participated in a 7v7 with his team on the Arkansas campus, and he’s...
More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers metropolitan area, which covers parts of Arkansas and Missouri, a total of 1,644 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 312 fatalities for […]
Manufacturers : Benjamin Moore, Palram, LA Lighting, Philips, Q Tran LED. Structural Engineering : Tatum-Smith-Welcher Engineers. Text description provided by the architects. The Osage Park Pavilion is a gateway and centerpiece for Osage Park, which resides at the northern end of a small municipal airport in Bentonville, Arkansas. The airport is a playground for unique small aircraft, and this pavilion derives its playful form and structural expression from aircraft wing design. The simple, fluid form lifts seamlessly out of the ground, evolving into a light, airy structure that celebrates natural light pouring through repetitive structural elements and the dynamic, undulating Arkansas-sourced cypress facade.
Click here to read the full article. “You have to put it in the script. If you put in the script – it will happen.”
This is Geena Davis’ sage advice to filmmakers when crafting stories aiming to incorporate inclusive storylines and characters.
“Nobody is going to second guess if it says the scene takes place at, say, ‘a police station which is 40% women,’ or if there’s a scene where ‘a crowd gathers, which is half female,’” continues the Oscar-winning actor and founder of the eponymous Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.
“Specify what it is. You have to write in...
Chris Acker and other friends are performing at Butterfield Stage in Rogers on July 8th, but first he joined Timothy Dennis to perform for KUAF. Timothy is a life-long Arkansan; he grew up in the hills outside of Winslow and has lived throughout northwest and western Arkansas. As a budding musician in his formative years, he became enthralled with recording technology, which carried over into his collegiate studies of print and multimedia journalism at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Upon receiving his degree in journalism in 2011, Timothy immediately began working as a freelance reporter and photographer for the Washington County Observer in West Fork, Winslow and Greenland. It wasn't long before he left the newspaper business for radio and began working full-time as an announcer and news programmer for KURM AM/FM in Rogers.
PEA RIDGE, Ark. — Pea Ridge tow truck driver Jim Erwin recalls jumping into action to stop the driver who ran over and killed Pea Ridge Officer Kevin Apple, a year ago on June 26, 2021. "I’m going to tell you is it's wrong,” said Erwin. “It's something no...