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22 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

4 Airports to Get More Than $500k for Upgrades

Members of the state's congressional delegation have announced more than $500,000 in grants for upgrades at four airports around Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Arkadelphia, AR, Flying, Life, Hobbies, Benton, AR

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Benton Courier

Pennington, Mallory have trial dates set

Court proceedings have been scheduled for former Saline County Sheriff Bruce Pennington and Jo Nell Mallory, former chief deputy finance director for the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Pulaski County, AR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Courier

Vehicle associated with missing man found

Arkansas police say they have found the vehicle a missing 24-year-old Lonoke County man was driving before he disappeared.

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Related Topix: Mabelvale, AR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Benton Courier

Missing vehicle found in Saline County

Saline County sheriff's deputies found a vehicle belonging to Steven Roach, 24, who is reported missing from Lonoke County The vehicle, a 1999 tan GMC Jimmy, which was found in the woods near White Oak Pond Drive in Mabelvale, according Lt.

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

Benton Courier

Benton assault cases rise in first half of 2014

The Benton Police Department has responded to more assault incidents so far this year in comparison with the same period last year.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Benton Courier

Old postcards link to county's lineage

The history of Saline County, shown through historic postcards and photos, will be presented at the Saline County History and Heritage Society at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR

Mon Jul 14, 2014

FOX16

Deputies Recover 20 Stolen Weapons, Narcotics from Saline County 'Problem Neighborhood'

"It's got a bad reputation." And the perception of this pocket of homes in Saline County just got worse for some folks that live around here "It's a pretty nice quiet neighborhood, except for the corner down here."

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Related Topix: US News, ATF

Benton Courier

Man arrested on several drug and firearm charges

Jimmy Hearington, 29, of Alexander was arrested on several drug and firearm possession charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alexander, AR

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Benton Courier

Man charged with burglary for break-in at local church

A Little Rock man has been charged with commercial burglary in conjunction with a burglary early Thursday morning at Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Benton Courier

UALR Benton Center to receive facelift

The UALR Benton Center is set for renovation. The building is the former home of Benton High School and, in later years, Westside Junior High.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Signatures submitted to bring vote on alcohol sales to Craighead County

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Our Community, Our Dollars, an organization trying to get an alcohol initiative on the November ballot has filed at the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.

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Related Topix: Craighead County, AR, Little Rock, AR

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Bond set for so-called 'Loan Ranger Bandit'

Bond has been set at $500,000 for a bank robber who has been sought by law enforcement for five years, according to jail records.

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Benton Courier

Big Daddy Beatdown: Pro wrestler focusing on bullying

Byron Wilcott, who goes by the stage name Big Daddy Yum Yum, takes on his newest opponent Sam Francisco while visiting clients at Civitan Services.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Benton Courier

Tax notification goes digital in Saline County

Saline County Collector Joy Ballard sits at her desk with her computer set to her department's website.

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Related Topix: East End, AR

Benton Courier

Fourth of July activities abound in Saline County

Several opportunities for celebrating this country's freedom will be available locally next week.a Fourth of July events are available in Bryant on Thursday, and at the Salem Ball Park, the Saline County fairgrounds and Sunset Lake on Friday, Lake Norrell on Saturday.a a Bryant a First Southern Baptist Church on South Reynolds Road in Bryant will ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR, Family, Kids

Fri Jun 27, 2014

FOX16

Former Nurse Arrested for Stealing Medication

A Saline County woman accused of stealing prescription narcotics intended for residents at the healthcare facility where she worked was arrested today following an investigation by the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AR, Benton, AR

Examiner.com

Saline County, Ark. man arrested for beating dog to death

Benton, Ark. police say a Saline County man has been arrested for allegedly killing his dog.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, Animal Rights

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Benton Courier

Baptist seeking third term on Benton Council

Alderman Frank Baptist is seeking a third term to the Ward 1, Position 1 seat he holds on the Benton City Council.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, Bauxite, AR

Benton Courier

$2.2M allocated to Alcoa project

During an emergency meeting Tuesday of the Saline County Quorum Court, the justices of the peace approved an ordinance appropriating $2.2 million in county road funds for the Alcoa Road improvement project.

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Related Topix: Benton, AR, Bryant, AR

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