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Wiener Take All Races fun for all

Subscriber onlyLynn Atkins/The Weekly Vista About 40 wiener dogs took part in the Tenth Annual Wiener Take All Races, a fund raiser for the Bella Vista Animal Shelter. There were also two races for Wiener- Want-To-Be's and a costume contest. Continue reading...

Back 40's bluff bridge

Wooden span wraps around cliff visible from U.S. 71

Subscriber onlyThrough a narrow gap in the trees alongside the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Trafalgar Road, motorists can catch a glimpse of the newest development in Bella Vista's Back 40 trail system -- a wide, wooden bridge hugging the bluff. Continue reading...

Curfew changes approved; solid-waste rates rising

Subscriber onlyChanges to the city curfew, the prospect of holding court in town, and new billing and pricing for waste removal services were addressed during Monday night's City Council meeting. Continue reading...

Loch Lomond fishing dock nearing completion

Subscriber onlyIf all goes according to plan, the Joint Advisory Committee on Lakes will hold their next meeting on the brand new fishing dock near the Loch Lomond Marina on Oct. 19. The announcement was made at the September meeting on Sept. 21. Continue reading...

Beaver Lake cruise a delightful time

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Obituaries

Subscriber onlyRaymond 'Ray' Blackwell Continue reading...

Buying rural water system on Bella Vista's radar

Subscriber onlyMayor Peter Christie called a special City Council meeting to order last week to talk about entering into discussion for the purchase of water infrastructure from Centerton. Continue reading...

Holiday Bazaar Oct. 1

Subscriber onlyPhoto submitted United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of Bella Vista (20 Boyce Dr.) will hold their annual Holiday Bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Homemade cinnamon and orange rolls and coffee will be available at 8:30, and pulled pork sandwiches and dessert will be available after 10:30 a.m. Choose from a variety of hand-crafted items, “dignified discards," plants, homemade jams, jellies, breads and desserts. All proceeds go to support local charities. Pictured are, from left: Judy Knadle, Verna Bottjen, Elaine Detlefsen, Wanda Holliday, Mil Davidson, Sandy Larsen, Judy Bilyeu, Betty Reynolds, Darleen O’Brien, Jane Potts, Barbara Brooks, Betty Lange, Jeneda Mickelson, “G” Billingsley, Karen Roenfeld, Dixie Young, Mabel Ashline, Jan Kolbe, Ev Weigel, and Gladys Jutte. Continue reading...

Bella Vista man sentenced to federal prison

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- One of several people accused of stealing checks from mailboxes, altering and cashing them was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday. Continue reading...

Meetings

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Correction

Subscriber onlyLast week's story about a preschool teacher being arrested for second degree assault on a 4-year-old child listed an incorrect address in Bella Vista as her place of reference. Alixandra Kruntorad listed her address as 7 Teresa Lane. The Weekly Vista apologizes for the error. Continue reading...

Return of the Penguins

Popular items from last year return to St. Bernard Bazaar

Subscriber onlyTuesday is craft day at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Bella Vista. The women start arriving at 9 a.m., carrying their lunch and extra supplies. They spread out around the Parish Hall, each finding the project that suits them. Continue reading...

Keen takes first at woodcarvers show

Subscriber onlyBen Goff/NWA Democrat-Gazette Darin Keen of Bella Vista worked on a new pyrographic, or wood burning, piece at his table on Sept. 11 during the Woodcarvers of Northwest Arkansas annual show at Frisco Station Mall in Rogers. Keen said he's been an artist his whole life, but just began wood burning three weeks ago. He won first place in the open division pyrographic with color and open division pyrographic without color categories at the show. Continue reading...

Citizens Police Academy students go shooting

Subscriber onlyKeith Bryant/The Weekly Vista Corporal J.D Jordan, left, sergeant Eric Palmer and sergeant Scott Vanetta coach the citizen police academy students on proper firing stances at the Bella Vista POA gun range. Continue reading...

Historical Society selling 100th anniversary calendars

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