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May 7th

Mabelvale man shot: Wife in jail awaiting bond hearing

May 7, 2013

A man was found Monday morning on the floor of his home on Chicot Acres in Mabelvale with a single gunshot wound.
At 7:15 a.m., Saline County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call reporting an accidental shooting.
Mike Eubanks, 55, was taken by ambulance to the hospital and was pronounced dead by an emergency room physician while MedFlight was en route to pick him up, according to a police report on the incident.
During the investigation, detectives determined the shooting was not accidental.

Alexander girl competing in Doodle 4 Google: Online voting is open

May 7, 2013

Google recently announced one winner from each state in the U.S. to advance to the national level of the sixth-annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest to redesign the Google logo.
Madeleine Robinson, 14, of Alexander, was named the Arkansas state winner.
Public voting to select five nationwide finalists is open until Friday at the following web address: http://www.google.com/doodle4google/vote.html.
More details are found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

May 6th

Bryant police seeking help in finding Subway burglary suspect

May 6, 2013

Bryant police are asking for help in identifying a suspect that burglarized the Subway restaurant at the Alcoa Exchange shopping center last Friday night.
Police responded to the store's alarm late that night and found the drive-thru window busted and cash register drawer stolen.
Surveillance footage shows a black man wearing a black coat and red ski cap break the window with a rock and steal the cash register.
Authorities are encouraging anyone who has information regarding this incident to notify the Bryant Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (501)943-0943.

Alzheimer's family training available

May 6, 2013

An alzheimer's family training workshop will be held at First United Methodist Church in Benton on Tuesday, June 4 at 1 p.m. The workshop is free and formatted to provide information and materials about the illness. The workshop will cover the physiology of the disease, what to expect as the disease progresses, and how to handle the behaviors associated with the illness. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 501-778-3093.

May 3rd

Farmer's markets kick off this month

May 3, 2013

The Downtown Benton Farmer's Market will open this Saturday. It is each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning in front of Saline County Courthouse.

The Bryant Farmer's Market will begin next week at the pavilion on Commonwealth Drive in the area of the city known as Midtown.

City-wide cleanup, "flash trail" set for Saturday

May 3, 2013

The Keep Bryant Beautiful campaign will host City Wide Cleanup and Dumpster Days on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
The KBB will be at the Bryant exits from the interstate during the cleanup.
Dumpsters will be placed at First Southern Baptist Church on Reynolds Road; First Pentecostal Church on Arkansas 5; First United Methodist Church on Reynolds Road; and Central Arkansas Church of Christ on Arkansas 5.
The first Bryant Flash Trail will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be hosted by Hill Farm Elementary School.

May 2nd

Benton police warn residents of possible scam

May 2, 2013

FROM THE BENTON POLICE DEPARTMENT:

The Benton Police Department would like to warn citizens about the potential dangers of a scam that has been reported. Two reports were recently taken where suspects attempted to scam a subject out of personal information involving an alleged contest.

Notice from the city of Benton: Community Services Committee meeting canceled

May 2, 2013

NOTICE: The regularly scheduled Community Services Committee Meeting set for 5:30 P.M., Tuesday, May 7, 2013 has been cancelled due to lack of items for the agenda. The next meeting will be held at 5:30 P.M., Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

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