Curbside Recycling Creates Controversy in Saline County
The Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District provides the landfill for five cities across the area.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Haskell Historical Society meeting sat for Tuesday
Haskell Historical Society will meet 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, at Haskell City Hall.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Benton Police Rewarding Drivers for Buckling Up
Seat belt checks inside Benton city limits are not uncommon, but the kind underway on Tuesday are virtually unheard of, according to Lt.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Summer Reading Program Kicks Off in Saline County
The Saline County Library hosted a packed crowd Monday night for the start of their summer reading program.
Bauxite Plant Now Features Solar Shingles
Sun City Solar Energy recently installed one of the first integrated solar shingle roofing systems in the region on the new Saint-Gobain manufacturing facility at Bauxite in Saline County, according to Sun City President and CEO Pam Speraw.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Summer reading program to kick off at the library
The Saline County Library system will kick off its summer reading program for all ages on Monday, June 10. The theme for the events is "Aargh! Pirates!" It will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bryant library and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Benton library.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Bryant PD arrests Kum & Go robbery suspects
Bryant police on Thursday night arrested two suspects in connection with an armed robbery that took place at the Kum & Go on Reynolds Road last week.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Seven Former Prison Inmates Selected for Governor's Pardon
Governor Mike Beebe today announced his intent to grant seven pardons. An additional 61 clemency requests were denied and 22 had no action taken upon them.
Lonoke County Man Killed When Motorcycle Hits Tree
A Lonoke County man has died in a motorcycle crash. It happened shortly before 11:00 Wednesday morning on New Country Road at Evergreen Park in Cabot.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Board of Trustees accepts UALR-Benton land deal
On Thursday, May 23, 2013, The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees voted to accept, as apart of a real estate transaction with First Security bank, a parcel of land owned by the Benton School District.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Get yourself into a (fried) pickle
There aren't many foods that we can claim as Arkansas inventions, but the fried pickle is one of my favorites.
Fri May 31, 2013
Saline County Church Damaged in Storm
Saline county took a hit in the storms last night, specifically in Paron. A pastor and his family only had minutes to find a safe place while the storm passed over.
NOTICE: River Flood Warning for Saline County
A picnic table along the banks of the Saline River behind Riverside Gro. on Hwy.
Thu May 30, 2013
Storm Damage Reported in Saline County
Storm damage is reported tonight in Saline County. The National Weather Service in Little Rock reported at 7:50 that thunderstorm winds had destroyed a church three miles west of Paron.
Wed May 29, 2013
Former Republican Party Chair Announces 2014 State Treasurer Run
Former Republican Party of Arkansas Chair and Saline County Circuit Clerk Dennis Milligan announcing he is officially entering the 2014 Arkansas State Treasurer race.
Thu May 23, 2013
University Board of Trustees Votes to Accept Benton-UALR Land Deal
The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has voted to accept property owned by the Benton School District as a part of a real estate transaction.
Wed May 22, 2013
Local authorties participate today in torch run for Special Olympics
Police officers and deputies from the Benton Police Department, Saline County Sheriff's Office and the Bryant Police Department will participate today in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
Tue May 21, 2013
River flood advisory for Saline County
The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Flood Advisory for the Saline River at Benton until Wednesday evening.