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March 23rd, 2015

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.

Historic walk draws crowd

March 23, 2015

Rachel Silas, Preservation Outreach Coordinator for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, led more than 100 residents on the free historic tour of downtown Benton on Saturday.

The tour consisted of the Saline County Courthouse and the Gann Museum. Silva listed historical information on a variety of downtown buildings through the two-hour walking tour.

10 Things to Know for Monday

March 23, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. WHO BECOMES FIRST MAJOR CANDIDATE TO JUMP INTO 2016 RACE

"I am running for president," says Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Twitter, just hours ahead of an event to formally launch his candidacy.

2. AFGHAN PRESIDENT GOES TO THE PENTAGON, THANKS U.S. FOR SACRIFICES

The Bauxite Lady Miners softball team picked up a 5-3 win on Monday hosting Pangburn, while the...
The Bryant Lady Hornets went 2-1 over the weekend at the Beebe/Cabot Tournament. Falling 4-3 to...
The Bauxite Lady Miners went 2-1 in the Beebe/Cabot Tourney on Saturday. Bauxite defeated Greenwood...

 

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