Archive - May 2014 - News Article
Every child has a favorite super hero. For 4-year old Harper Marsh of Benton, that hero is Batman.
With the help of the Benton Police Department, Harper was able to meet Batman â€” also known as Detective Dustin Hamm.
Harper has been diagnosed with leukemia and has been receiving treatment since November.
The swimming area at Hurricane Lake Estates has been closed due to an E. coli threat, Arkansas Health Department officials reported.
The Health Department also has closed the following other areas at this time: Beaverfork Lake in Conway, Cove Lake near Paris, Spring Lake in Yell County, Storm Creek in Phillips County and Camp Joshua in Benton.
LITTLE ROCK â€” A Jonesboro orthodontist has filed a federal court challenge to an Arkansas law that bars dental specialists from offering stand-alone basic services such as cleanings and X-rays.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Little Rock argues that it is unconstitutional to prohibit orthodontists â€” dentists who specialize in straightening teeth â€” from performing nonemergency stand-alone services outside of their specialty.