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Past articles by Chellsie:

Study says Bella Vista Bypass isn't fully alleviating congestion

A new study released by the Arkansas Department of Transportation shows the Bella Vista Bypass in Benton County isn't fully alleviating congestion for Highway 71 drivers. → Read More

Medical Marijuana Applicant Info Released by State

Medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries are just a few months away from landing permanent locations in Arkansas. → Read More

Woman Helps Other Women Grieving During the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for those who've recently lost a loved one. Holiday place settings and decorations remind one Bella Vista woman of her husband who she recently lost. → Read More

ACA Enrollment Numbers Up in Arkansas

Enrollment numbers for Affordable Care Act health insurance plans are up all across the country, including here in Arkansas. → Read More

Gentry Band Using Shoe Donations to Help Developing Countries

Gentry band members are changing the lives of families all across the world and they're doing it one pair of shoes at a time → Read More

Youth Jailed Rates Down in Arkansas

The number of teens being locked up in Arkansas is going down. → Read More

Ozark Guidance Helps Teachers Understand Trauma in the Classroom

Teachers from across Northwest Arkansas are learning how to deal with trauma in the classroom. Last year 837 cases of child abuse or neglect were reported by Washington and Benton county. → Read More

Addiction Affects Families But There's Free Help

With the holidays in full swing, many doctors say so is the stress for those suffering from addiction. → Read More

Police Thank JBU Students for Preventing a Campus Tragedy

A day after the arrest of a John Brown University student, police are speaking for the first time. → Read More

Canopy NWA Helping Families Fleeing Violence in Central America

Children looking to flee violence in Central America are no longer welcome to the U.S. after the Trump administration canceled another immigration program. → Read More

Local Veterans Inspiring Other Vets One Seed at a Time

Two Northwest Arkansas veterans are changing the lives of vets and our community one head of lettuce at a time. → Read More

KNWA Investigation Prevents Rent Increase at Senior Citizen Apartment

It's a story we've been investigating for months. People at Wedington Place Senior Apartments in Fayetteville heard they could be kicked out or their rates were going up. → Read More

Trash Problem Piling up at Homeless Camps

Without anywhere to legally put it, trash is building up at homeless camps in our area. Often times these camps are hidden in the woods so the city and state don't know about it unless it's brought to their attention by locals. → Read More

Simmons Plant Causing Concerns for Locals

A recent announcement of a new Simmons plant coming to Northwest Arkansas has one group upset. → Read More

Benton County Quorum Court Votes to Dissolve Dive Team

The fate of the Benton County Dive Team was decided on Thursday night at the Benton County Quorum court meeting. → Read More

Decatur Mayor Working to Bring Sidewalks to City for High School

The city of Decatur is working to make the streets more safe for kids. Decatur Mayor, Bob Tharp said, "We want to improve everything that possibly can be seen as an improvement and make the quality of life in Decatur better." Mayor tharp is making it his mission to ensure the families in Decatur feel safe going to and from school. → Read More

American Kratom Association Questions DEA on Kratom Concerns

Everyday 91 people die from the opioid epidemic, according to the CDC, but some claim there's a natural remedy that could be the cure. → Read More

Local Clinic Concerned with POTUS Executive Order on Healthcare

President Trump took his first steps to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday and it could have serious implications here in Northwest Arkansas. → Read More

Red Silhouettes Line Northwest Arkansas for Domestic Violence Awareness

Starting this month you may see red silhouette's popping up around Northwest Arkansas. According to the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter, 31 people died from domestic violence last year. → Read More

Northwest Arkansas Family Welcomes Adopted Ugandan Children

For one Northwest Arkansas family, the wait is over after a year-long battle to bring their adopted children home from Africa. Doug and Brooke Waller have worked tirelessly for the last year to bring their two children home from Uganda. On Thursday, the family celebrated Rose and Joseph's arrival with friends and family. → Read More