Aldermen for the City of Alexander are being asked to consider an ordinance that will provide a pension to all former mayors who held the position at least 16 years. The ordinance, if approved, would establish a legal foundation for a pension currently being received by former Mayor Shirley Johnson.
The ordinance is expected to be discussed at the next regular public meeting of the Alexander City Council. The meeting is scheduled for Monday evening, 6 PM, September 15, 2014 in city… Continue
Added by Alex N. Der on September 14, 2014 at 3:16pm —
Mayor's Press Releases
Joint Audit Committee Review
City of Bryant, Saline County, Arkansas
Office (501) 943-0999
From the Desk of Mayor Jill Dabbs
September 11th, 2014
The Legislative Joint Audit Committee met today to review the findings reported during the most recent 2012 audit for the City of Bryant. The Committee accepted the report. The 2012 Audit process is now…
Added by Thelma Edwards Poole on September 13, 2014 at 8:42pm —
The minutes of the Parks and Recreation Committee can be read at the site below:
The minutes of City Council Meetings can be found… Continue
Added by Thelma Edwards Poole on September 13, 2014 at 8:30pm —
On 9/12/14, Detectives with the Benton Police Department arrested another suspect, identified as Khaleel Siddiq (18 YOA) of Benton, in relation to a recent incident involving glass being shot out at the Benton High School. Another suspect in the case has been identified as Dalton Jones (19 YOA) of Benton, and is in addition to Justin Carroll who was arrested in the case on 9/11.…
Added by Shelli Russell on September 13, 2014 at 3:54pm —
The Shell Station on Hwy 5 at Reynolds Rd lost its signage yesterday. Today, the signs are going up where up until now was the Super Stop on the access road by Cracker Barrel.
I want so badly to tell you what I heard about a nearby fast food. But I promised my friend that I wouldn't till nearer the November date of change.
At Hwy 5 and Forest Dr. cattycornered from Larry's Pizza, there will be an insurance agency building built with a couple of offices to be… Continue
Added by Thelma Edwards Poole on September 12, 2014 at 6:02pm —
Recently several law enforcement agencies in the central Arkansas area sent selected officers to represent them at the first meeting of the Central Arkansas Operation Impact Traffic Enforcement Group. Those officers, who were selected to represent their agencies, were… Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on September 12, 2014 at 12:43pm —
Arkansas Energy Office announces Clean Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program is now closed
Nearly $150,000 in rebates was awarded to purchase or convert vehicles to natural gas/propane
The Arkansas Energy Office (AEO), a division… Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on September 12, 2014 at 12:30pm —
On 9/11/14, detectives and school resource officers with the Benton Police Department working in conjunction with Benton School District officials developed information on a suspect, identified as Justin Carroll, age 18,
of Benton, in…
Added by Shelli Russell on September 12, 2014 at 10:14am —
Male Subj pulled a gun on someone on vimy ridge near colby. One of the comp's advised he was assaulted but refusing an ambulance at this Time. No one that i talked to would listen to my questions. They just kept talking over me and saying the same things over and over again. The suspect Fled in a tan olds bravada
Added by Shelli Russell on September 12, 2014 at 9:21am —
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Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) is seeking volunteers to become certified tax preparers and quality reviewers.
The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is offered in Saline County through CADC. The program provides free tax return preparation for low… Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on September 11, 2014 at 4:50pm —
The Legislative Joint Audit Committee met today to review the findings reported during the most recent 2012 audit for the City of Bryant. The Committee accepted the report. The 2012 Audit process is now complete.
Under standard procedures, the Saline County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, was asked to… Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on September 11, 2014 at 4:43pm —
I have noticed severals times that there are things happening in Haskell and we are always referred to as benton. We are not benton. Even though we share their zipcode, we are our own town. We have our own police, fire, and mayor and city concil. Please fix this.
Added by red Henry on September 11, 2014 at 4:26pm —
Hi guys - I drive down Smithers every day by the elementary school. Today, a girl was approaching to cross the street to school and I naturally stopped. But a red car coming from the other direction just drove right on through. Thank goodness the girl was cautious and was watching to make sure they stopped, but what happened there? I honked and rolled down my window to get their attention so maybe they would be more aware. Then, a white SUV waiting on the side street pulled in… Continue
Added by Diane Wooten on September 11, 2014 at 12:52pm —
Adv his daughter's friend's father Was questioned today by police about an incident that occurred between them, and the subj has not been Heard from since approx 13:30 yesterday (9/9). The subj supposedly had a loaded weapon with him. Comp would like to speak with a deputy.
Comp adv his girlfriend Called him around 10-11 pm…
Added by Shelli Russell on September 11, 2014 at 11:06am —
Customers Affected: 2,186
Outage Start Time: Sep 11, 7:35 AM
Estimated Restoration Time: Sep 11, 7:00 PM
Comments: The thunderstorm that moved through your area earlier caused numerous outages and widespread damage to the power systems. Restoration efforts are underway and we expect that all… Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on September 11, 2014 at 9:59am —
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The Boys & Girls Club does a good job. Click below to read their monthly newsletter:…
Added by Thelma Edwards Poole on September 10, 2014 at 8:17pm —