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21 hrs ago | Benton Courier

Youth councils partner for upcoming bike-a-thon for Imagination Library

Trevor Villines, center, is serving as chairman of the Saline County Mayor's Youth Council Bike-a-Thon Committee.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR, Haskell, AR, Benton, AR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Benton Courier

2 suspects arrested in connection with robbery

The Saline County Sheriff's Office has arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery Friday morning at JJ's Truck Stop.

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Related Topix: Malvern, AR, Hot Spring County, AR

Arkansas Times

At U.S. Pizza, Judy's Favorite is ours, too

Times must be good for U.S. Pizza . A couple of years ago, the Arkansas pizza chain opened a huge, attractive location in Bryant that was one of my go-to places for dinner during my days of Saline County residency, and they've just recently reopened an entirely rebuilt location in the Heights.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Bryant, AR, Baked Goods, Dessert, Pies

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Benton Courier

Teen hill-jumper's bond revoked

A teen who was arrested in connection with a "hill-jumping accident" earlier this month has since had his bond revoked after he received two additional traffic citations Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Benton Courier

Billingsley announces candidacy for Bryant City Council

Carlton Billingsley has announced he will oppose Gary Hollis for the Ward 2, Position 2 seat on the Bryant City Council.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Benton Courier

C.W. Lewis, taxes focus of press conference

Benton Mayor David Mattingly addresses a crowd gathered at City Hall for a press conference Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Arkansas Times

Little Rock police dog back on duty - on leash

Ammo, the Little Rock police dog who bit two neighbors after escaping from his keeper's fenced enclosure in Saline County, is back on duty the LRPD said in a brief statement last night: Ammo will work from a leash only for a two-week observation period.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NWAonline

Pro-wet group enters suit on Saline County petition

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Related Topix: North Little Rock, AR, Little Rock, AR, Conway, AR

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Arkansas Times

Lawsuit challenges petitions for alcohol sales in Saline County

THE THREAT NEXT DOOR: Red Gate is one of the liquor dealers near the Saline County line that could be affected if a wet/dry question is approved there.

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Related Topix: Pulaski County, AR, Faulkner County, AR, Craighead County, AR, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Columbia County, AR

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Benton Courier

Benton recipient of preservation program grant

Gov. Mike Beebe announced that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,043,454 in grants for projects in 33 Arkansas counties - including Saline County - through its County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant, Historic Preservation Revitalization Grant, Certified Local Government ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Benton, AR, Conway, AR, Recreational Vehicle, El Dorado/Honorbuilt

Arkansas Times

Walmart's push into medical care

Walmart has long worked on adding health care related services to stores. Bodies in stores are bodies in stores.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Health Insurance, Health, Faulkner County, AR, Craighead County, AR

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Benton Courier

CodeRED program reviewed for Quorum Court committees

The CodeRED weather warning system increases the safety of Saline County residents, according to Sam Gately, who reviewed the emergency weather alert program for Saline County Quorum Court members Monday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, East End, AR

Benton Courier

LR police K-9 bites two county residents

Two Saline County residents were bitten by a Little Rock police K-9 officer on Monday after the dog escaped from his enclosure.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Alexander, AR

Benton Courier

Father, son charged in rape case

A father and a son are facing rape charges in conjunction with the alleged sexual assaults of a mentally challenged girl, according to Scotty Courtney, public information officer for the Saline County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Bauxite, AR

Tue Aug 05, 2014

FOX16

Victim Receives 10 Stitches After K-9 Attack, Feared for his Life

An LRPD K-9 Officer broke out of his pen and then attacked a neighbor across the street from its handler's Saline County home.

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Related Topix: Alexander, AR

Benton Courier

2014 Benton graduate killed in 'hill jumping' accident

The crashed 2002 Ford F-150 that killed one and injured another sits on the back lot of Charlie's 24-hour towing service on Hilldale Road in Bryant.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, Bryant, AR

FOX16

LRPD K-9 Gets out of Pen, Bites 2 People in Saline County

The dog, "Ammo," is a Dutch Shepherd who's been with the LRPD at least 3 years. His handler is Ofc.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Benton Courier

Daily Dispatch July 30

Benton Police Department a The manager at O'Reilly's Auto Parts reported an individual used a check from a closed account to purchase items.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, Malvern, AR

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Benton Courier

Miller wants another term on Bryant post

"I believe solid background and experience leads to good decisions with local government issues and citizen trust to continue building a progressive Bryant now and for future generations to enjoy," Miller said.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

Benton Courier

Daily Dispatch July 29

Benton Police Department a A Benton woman reported that a money order she purchased at the Benton Walmart store was cashed at the Bryant Walmart without her knowledge.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, East End, AR, Hensley, AR

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