JC Clements, owner of Party Central in Benton, alleges that the city of Benton will not allow him to construct a mobile haunted house on the vacant lot next to his business without legal precedent.
In a post to the Party Central Facebook page on July 1, Clements states, "As most of you know, I put on a haunted attraction at Party Central each year called 'The Torture Chamber.' I generally employ about 30 extra people during this time right before Thanksgiving and Christmas. This helps me of course, but my Haunt also helps provide extra money to those in need during the holidays.
Freya, a 1-year-old pharaoh hound-mix, is the pet of the week for Bryant Animal Control and Adoption Center.
The female dog is reported to be sweet, docile and submissive. An animal control spokesperson said the dog "smiles and closes her eyes as soon as you pet her."
Freya has been housed in a setting with other dogs her size and reportedly gets along well with them.
She may be seen at the animal control center Monday-Saturday, between the hours of noon and 4:30 p.m.
The facility is located at 25700 Interstate 30 North (near exit 126). The telephone number is 501-653-0765.