Archive - 2013 - News Article
Major David Mattingly sent out a press release encouraging safety during the impending winter storm. Mattingly said, "We have held discussions with all department heads regarding whatever assistance the city can provide as a result of a bad winter storm. As we receive notice of where warming shelters will be located we will post that information on our website."
The city has been notified by Northside Church of Christ that they will be open as a warming center and can be reach at (501)315-1128.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Saline County has canceled its Holiday Home Tour scheduled for Sunday, December 8th from 2 to 4 p.m. due to impending winter weather.
The Board canceled the Tour Wednesday out of concern for the homeowners, who were so graciously opening their homes, the Tour attendees and the CASA volunteers.
The three jury orientation sessions scheduled for Friday has been postponed until Friday, December 13, 2013, Saline County Circuit Clerk Dennis Milligan and Circuit Judge Gary Arnold announced Wednesday.
The decision to delay the orientation sessions was made because of the winter storm watch in effect for central Arkansas starting Thursday, Milligan and Arnold said.
The Toys for Tots Caravan project that was set to leave Benton on Saturday has been canceled due to the chance of inclement weather.
Plans announced for 10th annual Toys for Tots project
The 10th annual Toys for Tots caravan will leave the Benton area on Dec. 7 en route for Toy Hill in North Little Rock.
George Beyers of George Beyers Co. is the local coordinator for the project.
Beyers said the event is open to "any and all antique, vintage, classic, exotic, hot rod, street rod, low rider, street machine cars, trucks and specialty vehicles."