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February 25th, 2015
The following schools, government offices and businesses will be closed or delayed on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015:
Bauxite Public Schools: CLOSED
Benton Public Schools: CLOSED
Benton First United Methodist Daycare: CLOSED
Bryant Public Schools: CLOSED
First Baptist Church Preschool: CLOSED
Fountain Lake School District: CLOSED
Glen Rose School District: CLOSED
Harmony Grove School District: CLOSED
This list will be updated as more information becomes available.
Three local juveniles accused of breaking into a Benton business earlier this month have been arrested.
According to a news release from the Benton Police Department, investigators located stolen property and gathered sufficient evidence to charge the three minors, who have been turned over to juvenile authorities. Their arrest comes two weeks after a Feb. 9 burglary report by Ambient Minerals, located at 705 Bird St. The proprietor there told police that perpetrators had gained entry into the business and that â€śsome items had been stolen.â€ť
Due to inclement weather, Tuesday night's Benton Panther girls and boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games at Pine Bluff have been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) â€” Forecasters say a thawing Arkansas should brace for another round of snow and sleet.
The National Weather Service in North Little Rock issued a hazardous weather outlook for Tuesday and a winter storm watch for Wednesday.
The outlook covers much of the state and does not project any additional wintry precipitation through Tuesday night. Many roadways remain icy after 2-3 inches of snow fell Monday on much of central and western Arkansas.