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September 11th, 2014

Woman arrested for stabbing in East End

September 11, 2014

Saline County sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman who allegedly stabbed a man.

Tammy Carter, 45, reportedly told officers Tuesday that she stabbed the victim, Stacy Grinnell, 39, because he was physically assaulting her, according to the police report.

Grinnell allegedly grabbed her and attempted to choke her, she said.

"Grinnell continued to physically assault her, dragging her through the living room and hitting her," the officer's report stated.

Never forget 9/11/01; Local man tells firsthand experience

September 11, 2014

Benton native Tony Gatlin, 13 years after the terrorists' attack on Sept. 11, 2001, recounts his experience from the day. The following is his account:

"On Sept 11, 2001, I was at the Pentagon. I was working for the Secretary of the Air Force at the time. After the first plane struck the World Trade Center at about 8:45 a.m., our staff gathered in the SECAF's office to watch the coverage on television.

September 10th

Bryant High School to host anti-bullying event

September 10, 2014

Bryant High School will host an anti-bullying program Thursday, Sept. 11.

The program is based on the diaries of Rachel Scott, who was the first person killed April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School.

The intent of the program is to make a positive change at the school.

"Rachel's personal acts of kindness and compassion, coupled with the contents of her six diaries, have become the foundation for the most life-changing school program in America," said Devin Sherrill, Bryant School District communications director.


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