A mother and a grandmother charged in connection with a childâ€™s death have entered not guilty pleas in Saline County Circuit Court.
Circuit Judge Gary Arnold set Feb. 18 and 19 as trial dates for Rosie Crone, 22, and Rosie Hobby, 59, both of Alexander.
Crone, who is the childâ€™s mother, has been charged with maintaining a drug premises, manslaughter and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Benton City Council will hold its regularly-scheduled meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Benton Municipal Complex.
Members of the Finance Committee will present to the council the 2015 budget for general fund, animal control, and parks and street funds, now up for adoption.
Also on the agenda tonight is :
â€˘Â An ordinance authorizing the purchase of a new police vehicle
â€˘Â A resolution recognizing the service of Lt. Rodney Wright and authorizing the presentation of his badge and service weapon
â€˘Â An ordinance amending personnel policies
An Alexander mother and daughter who were charged in connection with a childâ€™s death are scheduled to appear in Saline County Circuit Court Monday morning before Judge Gary Arnold.
During this appearance Rosie Crone and Rose Hobby will enter a plea or receive a trial date.