The Federal Emergency Management Agency has sent an advisory notice to the residents of Alexander warning them that inaction by the City Council will result in, “Suspension from the National Flood Insurance Program.”
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The Arkansas Department of Correction is has announced that Jason Satterfield, who escaped from the Pine Bluff Unit in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on the morning of Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 has been apprehended and returned to custody. …Continue
There was an accident in Bryant last night, with a driver headed the wrong direction on Interstate 30. I happened to hear about this one because my friend, Martie Savage saw it all and got out to help since she is a nurse.
"[He] was driving the wrong way down the Interstate and hit a truck head on at the 123 Bryant exit. I stopped because no EMS was there yet and assisted. No air bag deployed and he crushed the steering wheel."
Martie said he…
Nathan Cain, a junior, at Bauxite Public Schools, placed 10th in Computer Applications at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Chicago. He competed against over 100 students from all around the United States. Nathan is the son of Tim and Allison Cain.…
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Paragould, AR (7-3-15) - Once again, the Bryant Aquatics Swim School (BASS) has motored their way to an AAU Long Course State Title. This time, it was a come-from-behind victory.The team trailed the host, Greene County Gators by 189 points going into the final day of competition.…Continue
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Congratulations to City of Bryant Police Chief Mark Kizer on earning the Safe Schools Leadership Award for 2015 for Police Chief or Sheriff from the Criminal Justice Institute! Chief Kizer made the following announcement about the award and schools.
On Wednesday, July 1st, I was invited to attend the Arkansas Safe Schools Conference in North Little Rock for breakfast. This is made possible by not only Safe Schools Association but…
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Bryant teenager, Grant Botti, woke up with pain in his ear one morning and ended up pulling a creature out. His mom thinks it might be from swimming outdoors. KATV has more of this icky story (and pictures!) here: http://www.katv.com/story/29445559/saline-county-teen-finds-4-inch-centipede-in-ear…
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Saline County Court Filings
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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
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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