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POApostponesassessment election

n Judson called upon to resign.

Subscriber onlyOn Thursday afternoon, an email from the Bella Vista POA announced an abrupt change of plans. The election proposed to decide an assessment increase was "postponed" until 2019. Ballots had been scheduled to go out on Oct. 1. Continue reading...

Trail construction starts with groundbreaking event

Subscriber onlyOfficials from the city and POA came together with trail builders and advocates to carve the very first bit of Bella Vista's new trails -- now named 11 Under -- near the Lake Avalon Beach. Continue reading...

Mayor seat, three council seats up for election

Subscriber onlyUp for election in Bella Vista this year are the mayor's post, as well as three city council positions. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Overkill

Subscriber onlyI agree that Riordan Hall could use some updating. But $14,000,000 for a new community center for a community of 30,000 people. Really? The only word that comes to mind is "overkill." Continue reading...

Riordan for 30 years

Subscriber onlyIn my opinion, a fellow named Tom Judson is the most dangerous person ever, ever to serve Bella Vistans on the POA board. He loves to spend other people's money. Continue reading...

Branchwood excitement

Subscriber onlyBranchwood is almost done. It is going to be a great facility for all of us. Because of the parking lot resealing, the front parking lot will be closed for a few days. However, the side parking lot will remain open for trail and park users. Continue reading...

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Sports and Recreation

Branchwood readies for opening

Subscriber onlyWhen the last scheduled construction tour of the Branchwood Clubhouse was held on Sept. 11, there was still no official opening date announced, but POA officials agreed that it would open later in the month. About 80 members toured the facility in September. Two tours held in August drew an estimated 250 members. Continue reading...

More than 100,000 counted on trails

Subscriber onlyCounting devices have been in place along Bella Vista's trails for a year now and are indicating increased traffic. Continue reading...

Scoreboard

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Religion

Never forget

Subscriber onlyThe memories of what occurred on 911 seventeen years ago evoke multiple images and emotions for most people living in the United States. However, the horrific attacks were not lost among the other nations in the world. Following this worst disaster in our history where almost 3,000 people were killed and around 20,000 injured, other nations stepped forth to create memorials to commemorate those who lost their lives. Continue reading...

Church News

Subscriber onlyFirst United Methodist Church — Sunday, Oct. 7, First United Methodist Church of Bella Vista will host its annual Wesley Series concert. This year, three accomplished musicians -- Helena Aung, Uriel Pascucci and Andrew Stephens -- will perform works from Ravel, Beethoven, Bach, Davis, Albéniz, Debussy and Liszt at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend. Continue reading...

Let us praise famous men

Subscriber onlyLet us praise famous men ... the Lord apportioned to them great glory ... But of others, there is no memory they have perished as though they had never been born. But these also were godly men. Ecclesiasticus 44:1ff. Continue reading...

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