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Fayetteville Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Touching Women Inappropriately

A Fayetteville man was arrested on suspicion of touching two women inappropriately while riding a bus on Friday (April 18).

Noprhy Steib II, 61, of Fayetteville, was arrested after two female victims stated they were touched “sexually on the chest” while riding a University of Arkansas transit bus, according to a preliminary arrest report from the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Three Arrested In Springdale Meth Bust

Three suspects were arrested after Springdale authorities seized a large amount of cash and 5.5 pounds of crystal methamphetamine on Friday (April 18).

The arrests came as a result of a two-month-long investigation targeting large-scale meth distributors operating in Springdale, according to a news release Wednesday (April 23).

The three suspects arrested were identified as Andrews Diaz, Jonni Diaz and Javier Duran-Moreno, according to the news release.

Ozark Regional Transit To Make Changes On Route 47

Ozark Regional Transit will make changes to their Route 47 in Fayetteville and Johnson.

The transit company announced via a news release Tuesday (April 22) that Route 47 will now travel north on South Wilkerson to Johnson, then, turn east on Main Drive after, and again prior, to the bus stop at the Northwest Arkansas Mall.

This gives Johnson its second route this year and should serve the city for the foreseeable future, according to the news release.

Various Road Improvements Underway

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department announced a list of road improvements on Tuesday (April 22).

Benton County

The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid to resurface 3.5 miles of Highway 71B in Rogers. The work will extend north from Pleasant Grove to West Walnut Street, according to a news release from the AHTD.

AAPAC-Central, Inc. of Fayetteville was awarded the contract at $972,170.57.

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Garrett’s Blog: Severe Weather Risk Increasing

The Spring severe weather season has been off to a slow start with the safest start to tornado season in 100 years.

Thankfully, no fatalities have been reported and the overall risk from tornadoes has been confined to isolated areas or brief spinups.

The weather pattern over the weekend will take on a more classic spring pattern that favors severe weather and rotating thunderstorms as well as tornadoes.

Steely Dan Coming To Northwest Arkansas

Steely Dan is coming to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion this summer.

The concert is set for Thursday (July 24), and tickets will go on sale on Friday (April 25) at 9 a.m. Tickets will range in price from $30-$100.

The gates will open on concert night at 6 p.m., with the music starting at 7:30 p.m.

To buy tickets, call 479-443-5600 or click here.


Sharum’s Garden Center: Flowering Trees

Frank shows us the prairie fire trees, spring snows, pink and white cherry trees, red buds, dogwoods, and more!

This weekend all flowering trees will be 10% off, so hurry down to Sharum’s and get a gorgeous flowering tree.

You might recognize a few of Frank Sharum’s landscape designs at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Baum Stadium in Fayetteville, the University of Arkansas Bell Tower in Fort Smith, and several other places.

For more information on Sharum’s Garden Center, click here.