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Dorsey trial set for June; actual date undetermined

October 31, 2014

The man charged with first-degree murder in connection with an Aug. 21 hit-and-run accident will be tried in June in Saline County Circuit Court.

Marcus Dorsey, 39, of Little Rock will be tried before Circuit Judge Robert Herzfeld on a June date yet to be set, said Rebecca Bush, chief deputy prosecutor. Bush is representing the state and attorney Bill James is serving as Dorsey’s counsel.

The accident occurred on the Target parking lot at the Alcoa Exchange shopping center.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

October 29th

Early voting continuing at 4 Saline County sites

October 29, 2014

A total of 12,238 ballots have been cast in the six days since early voting started Oct. 20 in the November general election.

Broken down by specific sites, the Saline County Clerk's Office reported that 5,653 people have voted to date at the county election center ("vote here" building) in Benton; 3,446 at Grace Church in Bryant; 2,235 at Bank of the Ozarks (formerly Summit Bank) in Hot Springs Village; and 904 at the East End Fire Station.

Early voting will be continuing today. Hours, dates and sites for the continuation of early voting are:

Last public meeting on recycling issue set for tonight

October 29, 2014

The last of three public meetings to discuss the future of recycling bins in Saline County will be held at 7 p.m. at Bryant City Hall.

During the meeting, Michael Grappe, executive director of the Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District, will speak about the history of the bins, the purpose they have served and the anticipated future of the program.

 

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