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July 1st, 2014
On Monday DC Trash/Terry's Waste Management ceased its operations and Republic Services began providing service to its Saline County customers.
Republic purchased DC Trash/Terry's Waste Management and announced the merger in a letter dated June 16.
The letter to customers signed by DC Trash/Terry's Waste owner Dwight Dicus and Republic Services General Manager Dan Christensen states: "Having served the community for eight years, our desire is to sell our Saline County routes to someone that we feel will continue our tradition of excellent service.
Benton police are at the scene of a reported bank robbery that occurred around 9:30 a.m. at Summit Bank on Arkansas 5 in Benton.
Police reported that the suspect is a white man 5 feet 10 inches tall wearing an "Affliction" T-shirt.
The suspect displayed a pistol before leaving in a gold-colored Chevrolet Impala, according to Lt. Kevin Russell, police spokesman.
If anyone has any information about this incident, he or she is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171.
For a video showing the man's face see http://youtu.be/KBOgPF2Fg-0.
David Collins, a detention officer at the Pulaski County Detention Center, was arrested by Benton police on June 28 and charged with aggravated assault.
Collins, who has worked at the detention center since June 17 of last year, has been placed on administrative leave, Lt. Carl Minden said.
For the full story, see Tuesday's issue of The Saline Courier.