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News in Washington County, Arkansas

Arkansas Selected for $60 Million Pre-K Grant
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:33:58 -0800

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Arkansas is being awarded a 15 million dollar grant every year, for the next four years. receiving 60 million dollars to expand the state’s pre-k program.  Arkansas is one of eighteen states to receive grant money. Arkansas Department of Human Services has selected 10 counties to funnel the funds, one of them being Washington County.  Washington County is one of 10 selected ...

Arkansas Selected for 60 Million Dollar Pre-K Grant
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:34:11 -0800

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Arkansas is being awarded a 15 million dollar grant every year, for the next four years. receiving 60 million dollars to expand the state’s pre-k program.  Arkansas is one of eighteen states to receive grant money. Arkansas Department of Human Services has selected 10 counties to funnel the funds, one of them being Washington County.  Washington County is one of 10 selected ...

UPDATE: Arkansas Toddler Found Safe in Oklahoma
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:56:37 -0800

UPDATE: 3:11 p.m.  ROGERS, Ark. -- Missing child, Alex Gage Almodovar has been located in Atoka, Oklahoma. Police say someone who had seen the Amber Alert spotted the suspect vehicle and called 911. The Atoka County Sheriff's Office stopped the vehicle and the child has been recovered. He is in good health. Brent Wilks has been arrested. A Morgan Nick Amber Alert was issued Thursday morning for ...

State sports briefs
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 03:34:32 -0800

Ex-Hogs lineman arrested at school A former Arkansas Razorback football player is in trouble with the law again just days after he was acquitted of murder in a Washington County case.

UPDATE: FBI, State Police Assisting in Rogers Missing Child Investigation
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:49:52 -0800

UPDATE, 12:23PM -- Rogers Police held a press conference around noon, with updated details on the investigation in to missing child Alex Gage Almodovar. According to Keith Foster with the department, Arkansas State Police and FBI are assisting in the investigation. They have no specific leads yet and no reported sitings of Gage or Brent Wilks, the man suspected of taking him. Police believe ...

Jurors acquit ex-Razorback in 2013 death
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:48:35 -0800

Josh Melton was found innocent of second-degree murder by a Washington County Circuit Court jury Thursday morning.

Benton and Washington Counties Offer Flu Vaccines
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:39:48 -0800

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- The Washington County Health Unit is providing seasonal flu shots in Springdale on Tuesday. The Arkansas Department of Health says it's important to get the shot every year because the virus changes each year. You can stop by the Jones Center (922 e Emma, Springdale) on November 25th from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you have insurance, the ADH will ask your insurance company ...

Judge Doug Martin Gets Censure Letter For Harassing Statements Made During Campaign
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:32:24 -0800

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission on Friday (Nov. 21) issued a letter of censure to Washington County Circuit Judge Doug Martin for harassing statements made during his May campaign. Martin was “alleged to have committed violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct” during his reelection campaign, the letter states. He was reelected in […]

Rogers Police Search for Kidnapping Suspect, Missing Child
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:08:19 -0800

UPDATE, 10:49AM: Police now say the suspect is the boyfriend of Alex's mother. They do not believe he was drunk, as earlier reported and the car he reportedly drove away in does not have flat tires. UPDATE: Ofc. Keith Foster says the situation started with physical disturbance at the Rogers home. He believes he's still in the area. ROGERS, AR -- Police are searching for a kidnapping suspect and ...

Thursday’s Traffic and Construction Updates
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:24:16 -0800

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS: Rogers – West Willow Street between 4th and 5th Street and South 4th between Willow Street and Birch Street will be closed December 15th through December 31st. Fayetteville – Armstrong Ave. – Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes […]