Elkins (Arkansas, United States)

Type: City
Name: Elkins (Arkansas, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.001499
Longitude: -94.008301
population: 1,762
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Filings For Northwest Arkansas Municipal Elections Begins Today

mfWashington and Benton county residents can file petitions to run for mayor, city council and other city positions starting today.About two dozen mayoral seats and more than 100 city council positions are open for the Nov. 4 election. Would-be candidates ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

City Council Approves Church Proposal For More Money

Father Posts Video Plea From Daughter's GravesiteBRYANT, AR -- A grieving father makes a video warning people about driving while intoxicated, inspired by a visit to his daughter's gravesite.The Pulse: Another Car Recall & Apps That Could Save Your L ... [Published KNWA - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Winds Leave Behind Damage, Power Outages in NW Arkansas

ROGERS, Ark --Strong winds rushed through northwest Arkansas Wednesday afternoon, leaving behind some destruction.At least 20 buildings were damaged or destroyed by high winds at Fort Chaffee on Wednesday.Lt Col. Keith Moore says no one was injured. Army ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wind Wreaks Havoc On NWA Power Lines

Rogers -- Strong winds whipped through Rogers Tuesday afternoon, downing trees and power lines and blowing debris through the streets.Traffic signals along 8th street went out, and drivers were having difficulty getting through intersections. Emergency ... [Published KNWA - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

GOP Senators Question Inspector General's Right To Probe Fracking

The Environmnental Protection Agency’s inspector general defended Friday his right to investigate pollution risks from hydraulic fracturing, after a posse of Republican senators from petroleum-rich states questioned his authority.Senators Ted Cruz and ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Northwest Arkansas Farms Holding Steady

Take a snapshot of farming in Northwest Arkansas.Allen Moore harvesting wheat outside of Prairie Grove. Dennis McGarrah spraying weeds in his vegetable field along the highway in Lowell. Mitchell and Tyler Young tending to their first flock in three new ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Two locals pick Lincoln Parish schools

Two former high school athletes have selected Lincoln Parish schools to continue their college careers.Jaren Stringer, a former Calvary lineman, signed with Grambling to be an offensive lineman.Eric Miller, a former Byrd baseball infielder, won a walk-on ... [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Farrar, Turner to wed

Bud and Carol Farrar, of Lillie, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Lynley Susanne Farrar, of Lillie, to Derek Kyle Turner, of Elkins, Arkansas.Lynley is the granddaughter of Jean Hilburn, of Searcy, Arkansas, ... [Published Ruston Daily Leader - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Contested School Board Races Develop In Springdale, Fayetteville

A former Fayetteville High School debate coach who was fired last year filed as a candidate for the School Board to challenge incumbent Tim Hudson in Zone 5.In Springdale, Kathy McFetridge, a 22-year member of the Springdale School Board, drew challenger ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Passing League Benefits All Teams Involved

FAYETTEVILLE -- When the Northwest Arkansas Monday Night Passing League first started in the summer of 2004, Fayetteville coach Daryl Patton had a challenge on his hands. The idea of the weekly summer 7-on-7 passing league, as Patton envisioned it, was ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

James O. 'Bill' Whitehouse

James O. “Bill” Whitehouse, 93, Russiaville, passed away at 5:52 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Waterford Health Campus. He was born Dec. 17, 1920, in Elkins, Arkansas, to Harry O. and Eva (Moore) Whitehouse. On March 23, 1946, Bill married Joan Arbuckle ... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Walton Family Foundation reports on funding efforts in 2013

The Walton Family Foundation is a major economic engine in its own right, providing more than $34 million in grant funding last year to dozens of local charities, educational efforts and other ventures to improve quality of life in Northwest Arkansas ... [Published The City Wire - Jun 20 2014]

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"One second it wasn't there and then it just boom hit," he says. "I didn't know what to do. The neighbors helped us. That's all I'm thankful for, the neighbors actually."
"If you really look at ag land on the outskirts of cities, the price just does not justify the use" he said

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Filings For Northwest Arkansas Municipal Electi... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 25 2014]
Winds Leave Behind Damage, Power Outages in NW ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Jul 24 2014]
Wind Wreaks Havoc On NWA Power Lines [Published KNWA - Jul 24 2014]
City Council Approves Church Proposal For More ... [Published KNWA - Jul 24 2014]
GOP Senators Question Inspector General's Right... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
Northwest Arkansas Farms Holding Steady [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 20 2014]
Two locals pick Lincoln Parish schools [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 20 2014]
Farrar, Turner to wed [Published Ruston Daily Leader - Jul 10 2014]
Contested School Board Races Develop In Springd... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 09 2014]
Passing League Benefits All Teams Involved [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 07 2014]
James O. 'Bill' Whitehouse [Published Kokomo Tribune - Jun 25 2014]
Walton Family Foundation reports on funding eff... [Published The City Wire - Jun 20 2014]
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