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March 25th, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard

March 25, 2015

An Airbus with 150 people onboard crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said.

March 24th

City getting ‘aggressive’ in wooing commerce

March 24, 2015

It’s time.

City leaders say those two small words are the beginning of one enormous leap to make Benton a thriving center of commerce.

The phrase is a motto for the Benton Business Development Initiative, a concept Mayor David Mattingly is calling an “aggressive” way of marketing the city to prospective industries and retailers.

March 23rd

Bentonville Film Festival announces several star guests

March 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK — Robert De Niro and Rosie O'Donnell are among several of the stars that officials say will appear at the Bentonville Film Festival.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1B7TXte ) reports organizers say the event, which runs from May 5 to May 9, could attract as many as 25,000 visitors to the northwest Arkansas city of Bentonville.

Movies in the park returns this weekend

March 23, 2015

Movies in the Park is returning a second year to Benton, and the first showing will be this week.

Beginning at sunset Friday, March 27, the Benton Parks and Recreation Department will host a free screening of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” a PG-13 film based on a comic book team of the same name. The movie will be shown free of charge at the Juli Busken Amphitheater.

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