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November 10, 2022

Politics

Results From Benton & Washington Counties Are In

NWA Daily

With Mid-term voting and Arkansas General Election voting complete, we want to make it easy for you to catch up on what you might have missed.

  • Benton County: The two Benton County sales and use tax increases to support the jail both failed. You can find details of the JP race, city council, school board, and others HERE.
  • Washington County: Similarly, the 0.25% sales tax increase for both the jail and juvenile court failed in Washington County. You can find your JP, local mayoral race results, and other local races HERE.

For results at the state level, you can find the latest numbers HERE.

Arts

Stones In His Pockets Showing At TheaterSquared

TheatreSquared

Stones in His Pockets, a hilarious comedy based in Ireland, is premiering tonight at TheatreSquared and will run through Dec 18. 

  • Awarded: The show by Marie Jones originated in Belfast, then ran at London’s West End and Broadway, and has won the Oliver Award as well as being nominated for the Tony Award. 
  • Many faces: The comedy of the show is enhanced by the fact that just two actors will portray dozens of characters throughout the show. 

Purchase tickets online HERE

Sports

Three Seed Razorbacks Host First Round Of NCAA Tournament

NWA Daily

After being uncharacteristically eliminated in the first round of the SEC tournament, the Arkansas women's Soccer received their Seventh straight NCAA tournament invite on Monday.

  • Selection Monday: The Razorbacks will host their fourth NCAA Tournament match at Razorback Stadium in five years as the program was awarded a three seed, announced Monday during the NCAA selection show.
  • The opposition: They will face the Missouri State Bears, who are 12-6-2 on the season, on Friday, Nov. 11 at 6:30p in Fayetteville.

Winner moves on, loser goes home. Check out more about the game this weekend HERE.

Events

Start Christmas Shopping At Siloam Springs’ Holiday Open House

Main Street Siloam Springs

Get a jumpstart on holiday shopping at the Holiday Open House on Main St in Siloam Springs this upcoming Sunday, Nov 13 from 1-5p. 

  • Come on in: Downtown Siloam retail shops and restaurants will open their doors to shoppers, offering holiday wares and gifts. 
  • Please pick me: Every purchase made at participating businesses will give shoppers the opportunity to enter to win a door prize giveaway. 

See more information about the event HERE

Outdoors

Department Of Transportation Awards Funding To Improve Outdoor Infrastructure

NWA Daily

NWA will receive federal funding after the Arkansas Department of Transportation announced award recipients for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and the Recreational Trails Program (RTP). 

  • On TAP: Benton and Washington counties received a cumulative $2.567m under the TAP program to be used for improving sidewalks, bicycle infrastructure, pedestrian and bicycle signals, lighting, and other safety-related infrastructure. 
  • Recreation: To be used specifically for recreational trails, the NWA area received $600,000 collectively for improvements. 

Read a full breakdown of the project being funded HERE

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