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August 21st, 2014
A letter from Bauxite Mayor Johnny McMahan, dated July 30, was sent to a select number of Bauxite residents to encourage them to run for the offices of alderman, mayor and town treasurer in the November 2014 general election.
According to McMahan, the letter was sent out to about 15 residents.
The letter stated: "I am asking you personally to consider becoming one of these candidates as I believe Bauxite needs intelligent, serious and dedicated people to help our town through the next two to four years."
An accident involving a school bus and a car was reported on Wednesday evening near Bauxite Cutoff Road, according to Lt. Scott Courtney, Saline County Sheriff's Office spokesperson.
Children were on board the bus at the time of the accident, but only three minor injuries were reported, Courtney said.
More details will be released at a later time.
First United Methodist Church of Benton is participating in Financial Peace University, a nine-week course designed to provide families and individuals with with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success.
Classes meet once a week for a different lesson taught by program founder Dave Ramsey on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing.