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Adopt a 'sweetheart' this Valentine's Day

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Dogwood PZD OK'd

Subscriber onlyBELLA VISTA -- The proposed development along Dogwood Drive gained Planning Commission approved Monday night at its regular meeting. Two of the commissioners, Theresa Neal and Jamie Kemp recused themselves, with approval coming on a 4-1 vote. Continue reading...

Local band enters NPR contest

Subscriber onlyWhen Bella Vista residents Justin Logan and Stephen Miller decided to form a blues band, The Hudson Outfit, in December 2014, they were expecting a hobby. Continue reading...

Looming school rezone causing ire

n While this proposal is not as drastic as last year, parents are still not happy.

Subscriber onlyDozens of area parents turned out to hear Bentonville School District administrators' thoughts on rezoning at an open meeting on Feb.3. Continue reading...

Planners mull code changes

Subscriber onlyFront-yard fences could be a thing of the past if changes discussed by the Planning Commission move forward. The changes are, for now, just talk. Continue reading...

Berksdale course rerouted

Subscriber onlyTom Stephens isn't a golf-course architect, but his more than 60 years of playing on an uncounted number of courses served Bella Vista golfers well when a bridge on the Berskdale course was destroyed by December's flood. Continue reading...

Miranda Lambert foundation gives $3,000 to animal shelter

Subscriber onlyThe executive director of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter got a nice surprise last week. She learned that the shelter is the recipient of a $3,000 MuttNation Foundation grant. Continue reading...

Is bottled worth the cost?

Subscriber onlyOver the weekend I paid more for 20 ounces of water than I did a gallon of gasoline. Continue reading...

Wild in the streets

When coyotes come calling, homeowners need to take preventive measures

Subscriber onlyIf a coyote shows up in the backyard of your urban or suburban home, the question isn't what the animal is doing in town. With all the resources that a city has to offer, why wouldn't coyotes take up urban life? Continue reading...

Will Gunselman to perform at Artist Retreat Center

Subscriber onlyIndie-folk artist Will Gunselman will be the featured performer at the Artist Retreat Center Third Thursday Concert on Feb. 18. Continue reading...

Library holds election, announces changes

Subscriber onlyThe Bella Vista Public Library Advisory Board re-elected current chairman Marianne Farner and vice chairman Richard Beck during its January meeting. The Advisory Board holds its election at the beginning of each year. Evie Adler, the only new member joining the board this year, was elected recording secretary. Continue reading...

Bella Vista once had private school

n The Baptist Institute was housed in The Sunset Hotel in the late 1950s.

Subscriber onlyAlthough the area that would become Bella Vista was annexed into the Bentonville School District in the 1940s, there was a high school here in the late 1950s. The Sunset Hotel served as the campus for the Baptist Institute of the Ozarks from 1952 until 1959. Continue reading...

Obituaries

Subscriber onlyCarol Ann Black Continue reading...

Mark Your Calendar

Subscriber onlyNow to April 18 Continue reading...

Bella Vista students make UCA honor lists

Subscriber onlyCONWAY--The University of Central Arkansas has announced the President's List and Dean's List scholars for the fall 2015 semester. Continue reading...

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