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August 22nd, 2014

Daily Dispatch, Aug. 21, 2014

August 22, 2014

Benton Police Department
•Officers responded to a verbal disturbance on Hiland Place.
•An employee at Best Buy reported two individuals used forged checks to purchase items that were later returned.
•Officers responded to a welfare concern at the Fountain Lake Apartments.
•Mario Wright of Little Rock was arrested on Pleasant Willow for an outstanding warrant out of North Little Rock, public intoxication and possession of a controlled substance.

Bryant City Council makes no decision on bond issue

August 22, 2014

The Bryant City Council members met in special session Thursday evening to address a proposed bond issue, but made no decision.

This issue — which was rejected by voters in May — has been revised to include only park improvements as suggested by Bryant People for Parks. This organization is made up of many of the various athletic associations in Bryant.

During the meeting, council members heard two different views about the issue during the public comment section before Alderman Rob Roedel presented a motion to adjourn without a decision.

Crossfit Legit gym debuts new program

August 22, 2014

The Crossfit Legit gym in Benton will be hosting an open house today to debut a new program for children.

The open house will take place from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at 3309 Winchester Drive in Benton.

Jason Miller, who has always enjoyed fitness, originally opened his gym in Bryant but has since moved to Benton to allow for more growth. The new location is also more convenient for many people, he said.

During the event, different groups will be performing workout demonstrations. A food truck, Beast Truck, and snow cones by Icemeister will also be available.

 

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