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August 15th

FOUND: Looks like a Lab-boxer mix

August 15, 2013

We found this sweet little girl outside the Courier office. If anyone knows the owner, call 501-315-8228 or 479-799-7844.

Herzfeld Library in Benton to host class on jewelry making

August 15, 2013

Adults 18 and older are invited to attend a craft workshop on jewelry making led by members of the Cooperative Extension Homemakers group at 10 a.m. Friday at Herzfeld Library in Benton. Participants will make a beaded bracelet. No jewelry making experience needed. Attendance is first come, first served. Call 501-778-4766 for more information.

Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook on shopper worries

August 15, 2013

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit and revenue outlook Thursday as the world's largest retailer expects a tough economy at home and abroad to continue to squeeze its low-income shoppers through the rest of the year.

Wal-Mart also reported second-quarter results that missed Wall Street estimates. The company's stock fell nearly 2 percent in premarket trading.

The spring and early summer showed some improvement from the first quarter, but overall, it's been a tough first half of the year for the discounter.

NOTICE: Road closure in Benton until 6 p.m.

August 15, 2013

According to the city of Benton, Sharon Road between Elaine and Ruth streets will be closed today, Aug. 15, until 6 p.m.

Class 6A state tourney postponed on Friday. Will continue on Saturday.
Because of winter weather which dropped snow and ice over the entire state, the Arkansas Activities...
Bryant Hornets junior Evan Lee runs the bases in Bryant’s 6-4 victory over Arkadelphia at Hornets...

 

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