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September 2nd, 2014

County educators take part in ESL Academy

September 2, 2014

Public educators from across the state recently participated in the English as a Second Language graduate training program. Teachers were trained for 10 hours a day during the 13-day learning session and were required to complete a lengthy project in order to receive graduate hours from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.

Murder suspect scheduled to appear in court Thursday

September 2, 2014

Abel Enriquez, who has been charged with first-degree murder, is scheduled for a bond hearing Thursday.

Enriquez, 65, of Sardis was arrested in June in connection with the death of his 22-year-old neighbor, Anthony Ballentine. Shortly after his arrest, his bond was set at $500,000.

He remains in custody at the Saline County Detention Center.

In August his attorney filed a motion requesting a reduction in bond.

Daily Dispatch, Aug. 29-Sept. 1

September 2, 2014

Benton Police Department
Friday
•A man on Columbia Avenue reported his vehicle was stolen.
•A woman on Church Street reported an individual attempted to break into her vehicle.
•Shelia Smith, 55, of Benton was arrested at Walmart and charged with shoplifting. She was also named in two active warrants.
•Cara Head, 42, of Traskwood was arrested at Dollar General on Military Road and charged with shoplifting. She was also named in two outstanding warrants.
•Sam Buchanan, 60, of Benton was arrested on Cox Street and charged with domestic battery.

 

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