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July 10th, 2013
Peter Brown, an award-winning children's author and illustrator, will read stories and provide a drawing demonstration for children Thursday, July 18 at both Saline County Library locations.
Childrenâ€™s programs will occur at 10:30 a.m. at Boswell Library and at 2 p.m. at Herzfeld Library.
A program for ages 18 and up will be held at 6 p.m. at Herzfeld Library. Brown will discuss the creative process, the publishing industry, and tips on how to best pursue publication.
The programs are free and open to the public. Call 501-778-4766 or 501-847-2166 for more information.
ASHDOWN â€” A trial is scheduled for next week for an Oklahoma woman accused of stealing cattle in southwest Arkansas.
Wendi Cox appeared in court Tuesday in Ashdown where she waived her right to a trial by jury. Shreveport, La., television station KSLA reports that Cox is scheduled for a bench trial beginning Monday.
Cox is already serving a 60-year prison sentence after she was convicted in March of stealing five rodeo team horses and equipment from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.
BOSTON â€” Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will watch as the young man who could face the death penalty for the attack appears in court for the first time since he was found bleeding and hiding in a boat in a suburb days after the April 15 explosion.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's arraignment was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Boston. He has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 260.