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[26 May 2011 | One Comment | 4,540 views]
The ARA strikes back

Springdale-based Real Forms filed a breach of contract action against the Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA) on May 11 in Washington County Circuit Court and the trade association filed its response on Tuesday.
The brouhaha stems from a contract Real Forms and the ARA entered into last August under which the software company was to provide real estate contracts to Realtors throughout the Arkansas through a custom application. The agreement was to expire after five years, but Real Forms alleges the ARA wrongfully terminated the contract during the first few months of …

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[22 May 2011 | One Comment | 2,773 views]
Lecture series to begin with talk on Tontitown

“I went into a strange and beautiful country that I had never seen before, and I found my people happy, contented, prosperous, upright, respected citizens, filled with a fond remembrance of their mother country, yet imbued and inspired with a devotion to their adopted country.”
So wrote the Italian ambassador to the U.S. in 1905 after he visited the recently established community of Tontitown in Washington County.
Susan Young, Outreach Coordinator for the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale, will inaugurate the Washington County Historical Society’s 2011 lecture series on Tuesday, …

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[31 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 3,627 views]
Three killed in New Year’s Eve tornado

WASHINGTON COUNTY—Three people were killed and many more were injured in an early morning storm that unleashed a tornado on Cincinnati, located in Washington County.
According to the National Weather Service office in Tulsa, Okla., the tornado started near Westville, Okla. and ended west of Tontitown in Washington County. Reports of it hitting Cincinnati came at 6:17 a.m. The EF3 tornado is estimated to of had winds up to 140 mph. The exact width and path had not been determined as of 4:30 p.m. Friday.
According to the Washington …