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2nd arrest made in shooting case: suspect taken in after leaving hospital

May 20, 2013

The man who last month allegedly shot himself on a stranger's front lawn on Millbrook Cove in Benton was arrested Friday, following his release from a local hospital.
Timothy Gauldin, 29, of Benton has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and filing a false police report.
A friend of Gauldin, 35-year-old Jason Gaunt of Benton, allegedly gave him the gun, according to police. He was arrested the day after the shooting and charged with furnishing a felon with a weapon.

Hearing set for today for Ark. treasurer

May 20, 2013

According to the Arkansas Department of Justice, no exact time has been set for the hearing in the extortion case of Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner, but it should begin in the next 30 minutes or so. It will be in the court of U.S. Magistrate Judge H. David Young.

Here is the story from the Associated Press:

Ark. treasurer accused of taking cash from broker

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An affidavit filed in federal court alleges that Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner repeatedly took cash payments from a broker who invested state money.

Historical societies to meet on Tuesday

May 20, 2013

The Bryant Historical Society will meet 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Boswell Library in Bryant.

The Haskell Historical Society will meet 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Haskell City Hall.

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