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January 8th, 2015

Community Service Committee to discuss alcohol sales

January 8, 2015

The Community Service and Animal Control Committee of the Benton City Council is set to meet today at 6 p.m. in the Mayor’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.

Update: Skeletal remains of adult found

January 8, 2015

The Saline County Sheriff’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 Sheriff’s Office.
The officers received a tip about the remains from a resident, he said.
“The remains were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for possible positive identification and to determine a cause of death,” he said.

January 7th

Skeletal remains found in Bauxite

January 7, 2015

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office found what is thought to be human skeletal remains in Bauxite Wednesday afternoon near Woody Green.

“The remains were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for possible positive identification and to determine a cause of death,” said Lt. Scott Courtney, Saline County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson.

A resident allegedly reported finding the remains, he said.

No other information is available at this time, Courtney said.

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