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June 12th

A Millennial guide to friendship

June 12, 2014

Bobbye Pyke

The youngest generation always has a unique set of advantages and problems compared to the generations that came before.

I will argue that the young Millennial generation struggles with developing and maintaining relationships. We have graduated from college and have entered the “real world,” and it comes with several hard truths.

First of all, we are likely unprepared for our first jobs regardless of our top rate educations. Furthermore, now that we are out of school, new rules apply in ways they have never applied before. Friendships take a whole lot more work.

Benton Finance committee meeting tonight

June 12, 2014

The Benton Finance committee is set to meet today at 6 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference room at the Benton Municipal Complex.

Benton Police Chief Kirk Lane will be present to discuss two items. The first item on the agenda is the Department of Justice overtime reimbursement funding. Additionally, the committee will discuss the school resource officer and the memorandum of understanding.

All committee and council meetings are open to the public.

June 11th

Haynes happy with his campaign

June 11, 2014

Republican candidate for Saline County sheriff Simon Haynes was defeated by opposing GOP candidate Rodney Wright on Tuesday during a runoff election. Despite losing, Haynes said he was happy with his campaign.

"Thanks to my family and my supports for a great run," he said. "I am very proud of the professional and positive campaign that we ran."

Haynes hopes to continue to help the county grow.

Bauxite School District hires new superintendent

June 11, 2014

The Bauxite School Board has announced that they have hired a new superintendent, Matt Donaghy.

Donaghy was chosen from six people who applied for the position, said Kimberly Arnold, public information director for the Bauxite School District.

Donaghy has served as superintendent in Hazen for seven years and has 18 years of educational experience, Arnold said.

His contract will begin July 1, 2014.

A more in-depth story about Donaghy will be available once more details are released.

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