United States President Barack Obama
signed the following bill into law
on July 7th, 2014.…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 8, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments
Missing person . Benton. Comp wants to report his 18 yr old daughter missing. She was last seen at this address around 21:30 wearing a white shirt with a high school football team logo denim shorts and brown sandals. She has brown hair that was in a bun and wears glasses.
Added by Shelli Russell on July 8, 2014 at 3:15pm — No Comments
ACIC records indicate that the offenders shown below have registered a home address in or near Saline County. To get the full list of sex offenders from ACIC, click here.
Added by Shelli Russell on July 8, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments
I thought you'd like to see some of the photos from the "Famous Lake Norrell Boat Parade," an annual Independence Day celebration event, held on July 5th this year. This is where local folks decorate their party barge as patriotically as possible and line up on Lake Norrell for judging.
"Everyone that entered and saw the parade…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 7, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments
Information. Bauxite. Caller advised the deputies were just at his house and they took his wife to jail. He is wondering how the officers could come into his house and tell him what to do. Dispatch asked him if he wanted to see a deputy and he advised he did.
Arrest. Benton. 612 advised to…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 7, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has a very informative article featuring Benton Police Department's 15-year officer, Lt. Kevin Russell. Although we are not related, I am proud to know Lt. Russell and he has been a fount of resource for MySaline.com. Have a read and learn more about him and the…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 7, 2014 at 2:03pm — No Comments
Today was the deadline to turn in signatures, and you may have already read that the medical marijuana initiative from the organization Arkansans for Compassionate Care did not get enough valid signatures to get on the ballot. However, this statewide alcohol initiative, which seeks to make all…Continue
There was a Public Service Announcement issued July 3rd via Code Red in Bryant. If you are a Bryant resident and did not receive an automated phone call with the message below, then you are not signed up for Code Red notifications. *Note that Code Red is a service for all Saline County residents, not just Bryant, but this particular test call went from Bryant to Bryant…Continue
They tried for it in 2012 and got the signatures, but it just barely didn't pass. This time, they just didn't make the deadline on getting enough signatures.
Spokesperson Gary Fults for Arkansans for Compassionate Care stated:
"It is with heavy regret that we tell you, we will not be able to submit the AMCA to the State today for the the 2014 ballot. Our volunteers collected more than…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 7, 2014 at 12:22pm — No Comments
Added by Shelli Russell on July 7, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments
I finally stopped being afraid to paint again. It's been so long since I finished anything (art) where I wasn't able to use "undo," a la Photoshop. That, coupled with my hands getting to be more of a shaky mess each year - made me afraid I'd likely mess up my work and lose it. Tonight I looked at a painting that I began well over a year ago and I decided right now was the time to finish it. I got all the supplies ready, took a deep breath and gingerly worked with my paints and brush for a…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 5, 2014 at 8:28pm — No Comments
I love people who are interested and active in their community. I love to help people engage and get more involved. It's not surprising to me that people know I'm the one they should ask about news, events and community in Saline County. However...
There is something that happens…Continue
The picture that didn't make the cute Red, White & Bluegrass video because it needed explaining...
There was a shallow, grassy ditch that people must cross to get to the catering trucks and the shade tent and the stage with all the bluegrass folks jammin.
Because the ditch is grassy, if you are talking to someone and saying that you're about to take…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 4, 2014 at 10:46am — No Comments
The Anonymous Tips Files, along with some other features are moving to blend in with the blogs. Former entries are here. I hope no one freaks out. Meanwhile, here is the latest "tip." Directions on how to submit anonymously are below that.…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 3, 2014 at 10:20am — No Comments
We want to root for our local folks gone "big time," don't we? It's been less than a month that UALR's Austin Pfeiffer of Benton was picked for the Baltimore Orioles. He's fighting it out in the minor leagues currently.
Added by Shelli Russell on July 3, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments
Fire/vehicle. Paron. Vehicle flipped over in the middle of the road -the vehicle is on fire. The driver is outside of the vehicle walking around uninjured. About 15 miles off hwy 9-forestry notified to start a plow -advised the driver is now saying he is injured and to…Continue
Added by Shelli Russell on July 3, 2014 at 9:01am — No Comments