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Four positions open on POA board

Petitions must be turned in by Jan. 12

Subscriber onlyEach year at least three members are elected to the POA board of directors for a three-year term. Because of a resignation, there are four positions open for the 2018 election and the nominating process has already started. Continue reading...

Dispatchers take CPR training

Subscriber onlyBella Vista's dispatchers learned CPR on Dec. 5. It was a refresher for some and a new lesson for others, but it's important for dispatchers and other emergency workers to be certified in CPR said Capt. Leon Lieutard, EMS coordinator for the Bella Vista Fire Department. It's also important to take refreshers, he said, and learn more as the standards change over time. Continue reading...

Pet of the Week

Subscriber onlyLynn Atkins/The Weekly Vista Durango is about two years old and probably a pointer mix. He's a neutered male who is very friendly and gets along well with children, Bella Vista Animal Shelter staff said. To adopt any of the dogs or cats at the shelter, visit 32 Bella Vista Way or call 479-855-6020. Continue reading...

Police/EMS Stats

Subscriber onlyAccidents -- 9 Continue reading...

Police Reports

Subscriber onlyMonday, Dec. 4 Continue reading...

Member unhappy with 'No Fishing' signs

Lakes Committe discusses fishing regulations

Subscriber onlyAt least one member was unhappy with new "no fishing" signs posted around Lakepoint event center. At the regular meeting of the Joint Advisory Committee on Lakes, member Bob McGrath used the open forum to tell the committee that he's been successfully fishing behind the building for 23 years. Continue reading...

CBCO blood drive in Bella Vista set for Dec. 20

Subscriber onlyCommunity Blood Center of the Ozarks is the sole local provider of blood for patients at 40 area hospitals in southwest Missouri, northwest Arkansas and southeast Kansas. Sick and injured hospital patients depend on CBCO donors to provide the lifesaving blood they need. Continue reading...

Getting the most out of gift cards

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Consumers should always be aware of the hidden costs of gift cards, including inactivity fees and expiration dates that may render the card worthless. That information should be clearly disclosed on the card or its packaging and both givers and recipients need to read about each card to make sure they do not miss out on a portion of the money on the card. Continue reading...

Trail race returns

Subscriber onlyRiders and runners from a wide array of backgrounds and skill levels, all undeterred by December weather, came to Bella Vista for the second-annual Back 40 Trail Run and Ride last weekend. Continue reading...

Gayla Hendren Mckenzie to run for District 92 House Seat

Subscriber onlyGayla McKenzie announced her bid for House District No. 92 which includes Gravette, Hiwasse, Maysville, Sulphur Springs, Decatur and the western side of Bella Vista. Continue reading...

Obituaries

Subscriber onlyEugenia 'Jean' Marie Brazell Continue reading...

Council discusses accessory structure amendment

Subscriber onlyThe city council's first work session in the new court facility included a discussion to amend the city's accessory structure regulations. Continue reading...

Heritage Month grants deadline fast approaching

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK-- The deadline to apply for the Department of Arkansas Heritage's Heritage Month grants is 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11. These specialized grants of up to $5,000 will help nonprofit organizations and local museums develop events and projects during Heritage Month in May 2018. Continue reading...

Cards & Games

Subscriber onlyACBL Duplicate Bridge Continue reading...

Bella Vista Community TV Schedule

Subscriber onlyWEDNESDAY, Dec. 6 Continue reading...