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NWA Music on the Move

Elite drum and bugle corps from around the country came to Bentonville Tuesday during Drum Corps International’s 3rd annual NWA Music on the Move competition in Tiger Stadium. Each band was a stand-alone entity not associated with a school or sports team, with members ranging from high school to college age. I’ve seen and photographed […]

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Battle for Townsend’s Ridge

Photos from the Battle for Townsend’s Ridge mountain bike race at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area near Rogers on Sunday. This year’s race, part of the 9-race Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series, was hosted by the Ozark Off-Road Cyclists and Friends of Hobbs organizations and attracted 216 entries, up slightly from last year according to organizers. […]

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Champions in Heels

Wearing high heals and a Power Rangers morph suit, Officer Calvin Frierson crosses the finish line to win Rogers Police Dept. Team One’s heat in the 4x100m relay during the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter’s Champions in Heels fundraiser event at the Tiger Athletic Complex in Bentonville Saturday. Men in high heels, including teams from local […]

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Springdale Firefighter Honored

The International Association of Fire Fighters present the Line of Duty Death Medallion to former Springdale Firefighter Harold “Bud” Planchon’s widow and daughter at a ceremony Thursday night. Planchon lost a long battle with cancer last month and the illness was believed, in part, due to his job as a firefighter. Planchon’s name will be […]

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The Last of the Arkansas Honor Flights

The Arkansas Honor Flight came to a close Saturday, May 3, 2014 after 11 flights and over  900 veterans visited the Washington DC World War II Memorial. The national nonprofit organization Honor Flight Network was started in 2005 and created state based Hubs to help veterans visit the WWII memorial. In 2009 Bill McKenzie of […]

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Family fun at Pinnacle Hills Promenade

Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers was a busy place on Saturday. The mall hosted it’s 2nd Annual NWA Birthday Party Expo on Park Place, while just over by the JC Penney the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas hosted their 8th Annual Touch a Truck day. Many visited both events. The birthday expo offered loads of […]

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5th Annual Gold Rush 5K

Marta Robinson, from left, her daughter Emilia Robinson, 4, son Parker Robinson, 10, and classmate Ashley Owen, 11, all wearing yellow shirts for Bright Field Middle School, cheer on runners at the finish line during the Bentonville Public Schools Foundation Gold Rush 5K in downtown Bentonville on Friday May 2, 2014. The event, also included […]

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Susan G Komen Ozark Race for the Cure

Organizers estimate over 9,000 people turned out to participate during the Susan G Komen Ozark Race for the Cure at Pinnacle Hills Promenade mall in Rogers on Saturday April 26. The event included timed, competitive 10K and 5K races as well as a non-competetive 5K run/walk and a 1 mile family fun walk in addition […]

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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Kite Festival

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge hosted the 24th annual Kite Festival on Saturday, March 22, 2014, on their grounds near Eureka Springs. Photos from this gallery can be purchased here after Monday.

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NWA Fashion Week

Models took to the runway showing off outfits from area boutiques during the NWA Fashion Week boutique runway show in the former Benton County Daily Record Building in downtown Bentonville on Saturday March 8. The Saturday show was the conclusion of a week of runway shows and other events throughout Northwest Arkansas showcasing local designers, […]

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