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August 7th

South West Water users board meeting set for Thursday

August 7, 2013

A South West Water users board meeting is set for Thursday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. at 620 Airlane Drive in Benton.

Wal-Mart agrees to safety fixes at 2,857 stores

August 7, 2013

WASHINGTON— Wal-Mart has agreed to improve safety conditions for employees who use trash compactors and cleaning chemicals at more than 2,800 stores as part of a settlement agreement with the Labor Department.

The retail giant has also agreed to pay a $190,000 fine to fix hazards discovered during an Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection at a store in Rochester, N.Y.

Conservative groups ready to back Cotton's bid

August 7, 2013

LITTLE ROCK — Two national conservative groups say they're prepared to back Republican Rep. Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas next year.

The Club for Growth's political action committee on Wednesday endorsed Cotton, while the Senate Conservatives Fund said it's open to supporting the first-term congressman's Senate bid. Cotton announced Tuesday he was running against Pryor.

August 6th

CORRECTION

August 6, 2013

The time for the Bryant Street Operations/Project Management regular monthly meeting was incorrectly reported in Monday's issue of The Saline Courier.
The committee met at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at City Hall.

The Benton Panthers baseball team could get just one hit in a 5-1 loss to the Conway Wampus Cats in...
The Benton Panthers baseball team took their first-round game of the Central Arkansas Tournament 9-...
The Bauxite Miners fell 9-6 to Maumelle in their 1st game of tourney in Mayflower, but came back...

 

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