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September 13th, 2014
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18, to present and discuss proposed design plans to widen Arkansas 5 from Alcoa Road to Arkansas 183 in Bryant.
Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs said this will be an "open house" event with no formal presentations scheduled. The public is invited to attend the meeting any time between 4 and 7 p.m. to view exhibits, ask questions and offer comments.
The meeting will be held at Grace Church in Bryant, 4200 Highway 5 North.
In hopes of raising the last bit of money for a new building in Bryant, Civitan Services will be hosting a murder mystery dinner.
"Murder at the Masquerade," which will serve as Civitan Services' largest fundraiser of the year, will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Benton Event Center.
During the event, the audience will be able to try to figure out with their table mates a mystery portrayed by a group of professional actors from Murder Mystery Company in Nashville.
The Arkansas Department of Correction Agriculture Division will host its annual horse auction on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Saline County Fairgrounds in Benton.
The public will have the opportunity to bid on 25-30 retired horses, colts and mules from ADC's working herd.
Those interested in bidding on the animals may view and ride them from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the fairgrounds.Â
On the day of the sale, the horses may be viewed from 8 a.m. until noon and the sale will then begin at 1 p.m.