The Community Service and Animal Control Committee of the Benton City Council is set to meet today at 6 p.m. in the Mayorâ€™s Conference Room at the Benton Municipal Complex.
During the meeting, the committee is scheduled to discuss alcohol sales in the city. The topic was brought before the committee during the December committee meeting when City Attorney Brent Houston presented a proposed set of regulations pertaining to alcohol sales in the city.
The Saline County Sheriffâ€™s Office recovered what is believed to be human skeletal remains in the Sardis community at approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Investigators believe the remains that were found approximately 200 feet from the road in a secluded area are those of an adult, said Lt. Scott Courtney, Saline County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
The officers received a tip about the remains from a resident, he said.
â€śThe remains were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for possible positive identification and to determine a cause of death,â€ť he said.
The Saline County Sheriffâ€™s Office found what is thought to be human skeletal remains in Bauxite Wednesday afternoon near Woody Green.
â€śThe remains were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for possible positive identification and to determine a cause of death,â€ť said Lt. Scott Courtney, Saline County Sheriffâ€™s Office spokesperson.
A resident allegedly reported finding the remains, he said.
No other information is available at this time, Courtney said.