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June 11th, 2014
Republican candidate for Saline County sheriff Simon Haynes was defeated by opposing GOP candidate Rodney Wright on Tuesday during a runoff election. Despite losing, Haynes said he was happy with his campaign.
"Thanks to my family and my supports for a great run," he said. "I am very proud of the professional and positive campaign that we ran."
Haynes hopes to continue to help the county grow.
The Bauxite School Board has announced that they have hired a new superintendent, Matt Donaghy.
Donaghy was chosen from six people who applied for the position, said Kimberly Arnold, public information director for the Bauxite School District.
Donaghy has served as superintendent in Hazen for seven years and has 18 years of educational experience, Arnold said.
His contract will begin July 1, 2014.
A more in-depth story about Donaghy will be available once more details are released.
The Bryant Police Department is asking for residents' help in locating a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Walmart in Bryant.
Brandy Leeann Griffin, who may also go by Brandy L. Selvidge, 26, allegedly used a stolen credit card to make large purchases at Walmart and Lowe's on May 24.
The card was stolen from a vehicle in Bryant and has also been used in Cabot and Little Rock, according to Sgt. Todd Crowson, Bryant Police Department spokesperson.