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October 21st, 2014

Bryant City Clerk race pits incumbent against newcomer

October 21, 2014

In the Nov. 4 general election, Bryant voters will have a choice between two candidates for city clerk — incumbent Heather McKim and challenger Sue Ashcraft.

Early voting began Monday, Oct. 20.

The Saline Courier, on Oct. 13, submitted questions to both candidates at the email address on file with the candidates' paperwork at the county clerk's offices. McKim submitted her answers on Wednesday morning.

A follow-up reminder telephone call was placed to Ashcraft on Wednesday morning, but as of press time, she has not responded.

October 20th

Benton PD investigating death of infant

October 20, 2014

According to a report released today by Benton Police Department, an ongoing investigation is being conducted into the death of am 11-month-old. See tomorrow's issue of The Saline Courier for more information.

Local man killed in I-30 wreck

October 20, 2014

A 33-year-old Saline County man died Saturday night in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 30 near the Alexander overpass.

Caleb Alsup of Benton was killed when the 2014 Ford Focus he was driving was struck by a 2003 Food Mustang, the Arkansas State Police reported. The driver of the Mustang allegedly was "attempting to evade law enforcement officers at a high rate of speed and without headlights," according to a reported prepared by Cpl. Jack Williams of the ASP.

The driver of the Mustang was injured along with Alsup's three passengers during the crash.

 

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