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
I know. I don't have to ask. You don't want to hear another political ad for the rest of your days. No one changes their minds because of them. No one ends up joyful because of something they saw or heard or read in one. They bite. Our election cycle is almost over for 2014 and then the Presidential ads will begin for 2016. It never ends. Because of all that, I gift to you a video that a friend of mine just found (while working tirelessly at his job that has nothing to do with watching…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on October 29, 2014 at 3:45pm — No Comments
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is having their annual Best of the Best contest! If you aren't to busy to enter for the chance to win $500, please walk yourself through their survey and make picks to represent Saline County! Now that I'm done telling you about it, here I go to pick my favorites...
Click here to do the survey!…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on September 4, 2014 at 4:56pm — No Comments
Early voting dates and locations have been listed in the Events Section for a while, but I'm going to repeat that information here because I want you to know - and the County Clerk's office wants you to know - that the best way to get our voting done is to do it early!
Residents have joined with the City of Bryant Animal Control to raise money for a dog park. The land is available and plans are in place. Read more about where it will be and how to donate on THV11's…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on June 10, 2013 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Here we go, kids! All the votes are counted
in the first ever Saline County's Favorites survey!
Some categories had an obvious winner and…Continue
(Back Row) Lisa Stine, Marla Smith, Lisa Smith, Tara Efird, Brenda Rogers. (Front Row) Michelle Alverio, Denise Davis, Kari Nichols, Jillian Martin…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on May 20, 2013 at 9:15am — No Comments
If you can't see the video below, go to http://www.todaysthv.com/news/article/230342/2/At-6-Family-Action-Council-plans-to-fight-medical-marijuana
Here's the full ad from Family Council on Issue 5:…Continue
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that the
Special State of Arkansas
Special City of Benton
Election will be held
Tuesday, November 8, 2011…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on November 8, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
The Benton Advertising and Promotions Commission is meeting for a work session tomorrow/Tuesday night to discuss possible projects and the direction of the commission.
I would like to present to the commission a list of Saline residents who are FOR a Wet County.…Continue
Added by Shelli Poole on July 28, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments