A Benton man and woman were arrested on Lillian Street for allegedly being in possession of crack cocaine.
Louis Payne, 58, and Lillie Hill, 57, were arrested in connection with the incident. While serving a search warrant, officers allegedly found 6.2 grams of crack cocaine and items used to package and sell it, said Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton Police Department spokesperson.
They were also charged for the home being within 1,000 feet of a church.
For the complete story, see Fridayâ€™s issue of The Saline Courier.
Students from Hill Farm Elementary participated in Transportation Day on Tuesday at the school. The children had the opportunity to check out a race car, a pick-up truck and an ambulance as they learned about various modes of transportation.
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Saline Memorial is hosting a two-day blood drive next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The drive will take place in Classroom 1 of the SMH Health Education Building.
â€śWe need a steady blood supply to care for our patients throughout the year, but itâ€™s especially critical during the holidays,â€ť said Rebecca Jones, SMH director of marketing and community relations.