Local & Regional News
4:51 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Large Sinkhole Puts Historic NW Arkansas Farm At Risk

Karee Barrett near a large sinkhole at her farm in Benton County.
Karee Barrett near a large sinkhole at her farm in Benton County.
Credit Jacqueline Froelich

A huge sinkhole appeared overnight in early March on a historic farm in Springtown in southwestern Benton County. No one was hurt, nor were any structures involved in the collapse. But as Jacqueline Froelich with station KUAF reports, the unique and ecologically sensitive site remains at risk.