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November 21st, 2014
The future of Benton and Saline County concerning the change from a dry county to a wet one will be the focus of a presentation on Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Benton Event Center.
Rick Chrisman of the Alcohol Beverage Control is scheduled to speak for about 30 to 45 minutes following a lunch provided by the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce.
â€śThey are going to give us a presentation of what is going to happen in the next 10 months,â€ť Gary James, said executive director for the chamber.
More on this story can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.
The Bryant City Council was scheduled to meet Thursday evening but that meeting was canceled when only three aldermen were present.
Aldermen Randy Cox, Adrian Henley, Scott Curtis, Brenda Miller and Wade Permenter were absent.
The council had planned to discuss the cityâ€™s finances, two development projects and a proposed change to the city attorneyâ€™s position.
HAMPTON, N.H. â€” A New Hampshire man says he was working in his garage when a groundhog he had seen in his backyard charged at him.
Gary McGrath of Hampton tells WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/1uPMz6b) the groundhog got close, so he pushed him back with his foot Tuesday. But the animal returned. McGrath said he gave him a harder kick and closed the garage door.
But the groundhog sneaked through another opening â€” and McGrath ended up running to the front door.