Saline County went dry after a Special Election in 1936. In October 1935, six local ministers gathered at First Baptist Church and decided to have a public meeting with the public to try to get it to a vote. The rules about getting something on a ballot must have been very different then, because it only took four months to get the vote and change the law. The following images are documents pertaining to the first meetings, the election announcement and the results.…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on January 20, 2015 at 12:10pm — No Comments
On January 7, 2015, the Saline County Sheriff’s Office found skeletal remains on Woody Green Road in Bauxite near the Sardis Ballpark. The remains have been identified as Robert Stifler of Mabelvale, a white male, age 57.
Stifler was reported missing in July in 2014 to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. The Arkansas State Crime Lab Medical…Continue
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Saline County Sheriff Rodney Wright tells MySaline.com that on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, the Sheriff’s Office received information from a citizen about what they thought could be skeletal remains on Woody Green Road, Bauxite, Saline County.
Detectives responded to the area, where they did locate human skeletal remains. The remains were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for possible positive identification and to determine a cause of death.…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on January 7, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Maybe you've heard there was an election recently. Well all those folks that were elected (or re-elected) into government office had to take an official oath for their public service. The following is a collection of pictures from County and City officials swearing in at the beginning of their new term, January 1st, 2015. I'll try to label all these faces. Maybe you kind readers can help in the comments.
Added by Shelli Poole on January 5, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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A MySaline reader, after seeing that a nearby store had applied for an alcohol permit, asked the following...
Will a state or other official measure the distance from from churches and schools after the application is filled? Because according to Google,…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on January 5, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments
People email/text/message/inbox me frequently to ask this or that about Saline County current events, government, business, social events and more. I will always have an answer for them, but sometimes, like today, the answer is "I don't know, but I'll ask around."
Here's a message I received in my Facebook inbox regarding some movement in the Salem community of Benton.…Continue
You may have noticed in MySaline’s job listings recently that Bauxite Miners football has been seeking a new head coach. Thursday night at the School Board meeting, directors approved Dustin Prescott of Dec Arc to lead the Miners.…Continue
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Longtime Bryant resident, former State Senator and current Director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Shane Broadway has been named by his college alma mater, Arkansas State University, in Jonesboro, as Vice President for…Continue
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MySaline.com hosted the Mayor Candidate Forum Tuesday night, October 8th, 2014, at Love Auditorium in Bryant. The following is the video from that event. There were 4 questions, a break, one more question and then a closing statement from each…Continue
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MySaline told you yesterday about a disagreement about whether a Bauxite Alderman does or does not officially reside in the city (town, whichever) of Bauxite. This would mean the difference in whether Mona Struble would be qualified to serve as Alderman and be paid for such. Mayor…Continue
Sometimes scary news happens in Saline County, but never as scary as SALINE-A-SAURUS REX ATTACKING THE COUNTYYY!!
Better be safe and get his shirt so he'll stop for autographs and not eat you.
White 100% cotton t-shirt only $15.…Continue
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The Saline County Arts Project has begun registration today for summer camp. Choose the whole summer or a daily camp for a week or a workshop. The kids will love learning new creative things and parents will love the price. I've listed the camps below. Go to…Continue
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