Anyone who has flood insurance for property in the City of Alexander won’t have it after Monday (July 6) and anyone wanting a policy will be turned down after what happened during a special council meeting. Four aldermen successfully stopped an ordinance establishing an updated flood map of the city, a requirement to maintain the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) flood prevention program.
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Earlier Thursday, a group of Republican legislators drafted a release, pledging to the public that they will propose legislation to protect religious rights (i.e., they want to be sure that ministers don't have to marry same-sex couples if they don't want to).…Continue
Register for the Saline County Fair Pageant & Talent Competition. It's to be held August 15, 2015 at the Center at Bishop Park in Bryant. Forms are below. See more info & updates on the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/salinecountyfairpageant2015…Continue
There are t-shirts that you can get to help the boys on their journey for our #beautifullynerdy singing group from Benton! They won over judges on NBC's hit show, America's Got Talent. I got shirts yesterday for my daughter and myself. Tees are only $10 and you can wear them to the pep rally where Triple Threat will perform with a camera crew present from AGT!…
Willow Springs, the former swim park in south Little Rock announces they are closed to the public effective immediately, but the owner, David Ratliff, says there will be a big goodbye party in August. Exact date to be…Continue
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UPDATE 11:36AM 07/02/15
Caleb Collins, 26, of Benton, the driver of the vehicle is incarcerated at the Saline County Jail. He is charged with •leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash involving injury or death. He was also issued a violator citation for •driving with a suspended driver license.
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City of Benton Mayor David Mattingly held a press conference this morning to make a couple of announcements that will come as good news to City employees, as well as local residents.
Mattingly announced that employees will be receiving a cost of living allowance (COLA) raise of 3.5%, and he also wants to lower property taxes for Benton residents - from 4.9% to 4.1%.
More details coming, but Mattingly also showed a video of how the inside of Riverside Park will look AND…Continue
The Arkansas Department of Correction is alerting the public that there has been an escape from the Pine Bluff Unit in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Information on the escapee is below. If you happen to see this person or have information on where he might be, call 911.
Note that his last known address is near Saline County, on Dixon Road, so it's possible that he's coming this direction.…Continue
This blog features marriage licenses granted by the Saline County Clerk's office for the past 5 business days.
Brittney Paige Wyse, Malvern, AR, 23, Colton Carlos Casady, Malvern, AR, 23
Lynda B. Pickard, Benton, AR, 70,…Continue
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The Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC) reports that the sex offender listed below has registered a new address on the Sex Offender Registry.
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Saline County Court Filings
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Mugshots seen here are from the last few days of booking at the Saline County Detention Center. Having a mugshot does not equate with being guilty of a crime. Some faces will be seen frequently, since those on probation must check in on a regular basis. To see more information on a subject, click on their name.…Continue
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Sardis Ball Park is having signups for fall ball. Dates are July 9 & 10 6-9p, July 11 9a-1p, July 16 & 17 6-9p, and July 18 9a-1p. For info contact Casey 501.303.0892.
Also see the ball park's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sardis.ballpark…Continue
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Dear readers, we occasionally get the opportunity to help a community member and this is one of those times. There is a family in Mabelvale that is in need of some new or gently used clothing for their two daughters.
Dad just started a new CDL job and he…Continue
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The Benton Police Department is announcing the “Park’n with BNPD” initiative for the month of July that will concentrate on city parks throughout the city. Every month we have a different initiative that officers engage in that is above and beyond their regular enforcement…
There were some very special guests at Tuesday night's City Council meeting in Bryant. One of them was there to ask for the Mayor's job, but even he wasn't the focus. Several local dog owners brought their furry companions to be present at the meeting in support of a dog park in…Continue
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What would you ask the County Judge and his staff members if you met them face-to-face? Something about streets? Code enforcement? Business matters, taxes, alcohol ordinance, emergencies, stray animals, budget, or just how our county government works? Ask away, since they are…Continue
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Mugshots seen here are from the last few days of booking at the Saline County Detention Center. Having a mugshot does not equate with being guilty of a crime. Some faces will be seen frequently, since those on probation must check in on a regular basis. To see more information on a subject, click on their name.…
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