HAWG City Arkansas News

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Water main breaks on College Ave. in Fayetteville

A water main broke on the 2100 block of College Ave. in Fayetteville during the noon hour on Thursday, according to a police dispatcher.

College & University

Five Razorbacks Set For Weekend Play

<b>FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –</b> Five current and former University of Arkansas women’s golf student-athletes are set to tee it up on Friday in round one of the …

Overstreet Claims PING All-America Honors

<b>FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.</b> – Coming off the performance of a lifetime at the NCAA National Championship last month, freshman Mason Overstreet earned PING …

Allen Returns To Manning Passing Academy

<b>FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.</b> <b>–</b> Arkansas senior quarterback Austin Allen, the Southeastern Conference’s top passer from 2016, will serve as a counselor at the …

Hummus Sold at Walmart Recalled due to Possible Listeria Contamination

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Hummus products sold at Walmart are being recalled for possible listeria contamination.<p>House of Thaller, a Tennessee-based …

Walmart Donates $650,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Benton County

Women's Day Held at Northwest Arkansas Championship

Group protests in Springdale against GOP health care bill

Members of the group Ozark Indivisible held a protest in Springdale, a day before Republican senators were set to unveil their health care bill.<p>The …

ObamaCare

OU Quarterback Fined after Fayetteville Arrest

Chad Spanberger Signs Contract with Rockies

copyright

Springdale Wins National Award for Efforts to Improve Early Literacy

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The City of Springdale received the prestigious All-America City Award for its civic engagement to help more young children …

Education

Beaver Water District Receives Honors at Conference

Good News

Johnson Builds Downtown Square

JOHNSON, AR -- - Johnson is building a Downtown Square to further its footprint in Northwest Arkansas. This development will help put Johnson on the …

Dallas

73rd Annual Rodeo Of The Ozarks Kicks Off In Springdale

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) -- Nearly 500 cowboys and cowgirls are rounding up for the 73rd Annual Rodeo of the Ozarks.It's happening Wednesday (June 21) …

Road Trips

Groups file lawsuits over new Arkansas abortion restrictions

Abortion-rights groups asked a federal court Tuesday to block Arkansas from enforcing new restrictions lawmakers approved this year, including a ban …

Professional golfers practice for upcoming LPGA tournament

On Tuesday, professional golfers from across the world practiced their craft at the Pinnacle Country Club for the upcoming NW Arkansas LPGA …

Golf

Tyson adopting video, welfare checks in poultry operations

Tyson Foods has installed video cameras in key areas of its poultry operations and will test new ways to slaughter birds - not in response to …

Agriculture

George's Chicken employee makes threatening Facebook post

An employee with George's Chicken on Porter Ave. in Springdale was escorted out of work Tuesday after a threatening Facebook post, the company …

Employee Engagement

Fayetteville Opens up Land for Shops like Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- - Fayetteville now has a lot more land where retailers can open shop. City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved an …

Rogers Stop of LPGA Tour Becomes More Cost Affordable

Rogers, AR -- - It's the 11th year of this stop on the LPGA Tour being held in Rogers. It's always been a family friendly event, but it's also …

LPGA Tour

Fruit Tree Project Fosters New Tree Growth in Bentonville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation partnered with Vitafusion to bring 'The Fruit Tree' project to Tri Cycle Farms in …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Don Tyson School of Innovation Welcomes Seventh Graders

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The Don Tyson School of Innovation in Springdale welcomed parents and students to the new seventh-grade pilot program earlier …

Education

Former Bentonville Bus Driver in Rape Case Pleads Not Guilty

Crime

Pea Ridge National Military Park to Host Remeber the Removal Ride

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The Pea Ridge National Military Park hosted an event today welcoming members of the 'Remember the Removal' bicycle …

National Parks

NWA Children's Shelter Working to Stop Cycles of Abuse

ARKANSAS - 1 in 11 Arkansas children have a parent who's been in jail. This alarming statistic doesn't sit easy with the people directly working with …

Obliteration of Tide always sweet for Hogs

In 1998, when Houston Nutt was in his first season as head football coach at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Alabama had begun its decade …

Cherokee Cyclists Ride Trail Of Tears Through Northwest Arkansas

PEA RIDGE (KFSM)-- About 20 cyclists rode through Northwest Arkansas Tuesday (June 20) on their journey to retrace a Trail of Tears route.<p>Each rider …

Cherokee Nation

Rogers New Tech Students Win First Place In National Competition

ROGERS (KFSM) -- Three Rogers New Technical High School students are now considered national winners after competing in the National History Day …

Documentaries

Springdale Residents Voice Opinions For Open Space Plan

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) -- As a part of Springdale's revitalization plan, city officials went to the public Tuesday night (June 20) to ask what they would …

Urban Design