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March 5th, 2014

City mourns the passing of Mrs. Florrie Lyle, age 100

March 5, 2014

Florrie Deen Wakenight Lyle saw a century of change in her full life.
The retired Benton teacher, who was in her 101st year, died Tuesday, March 4, at Saline Memorial Hospital.
Lynda Hollenbeck has a tribute to Mrs. Lyle in the March 5 edition of The Saline Courier.

March 4th

AP: Arkansas compromise Medicaid expansion stays alive

March 4, 2014

Arkansas compromise Medicaid expansion stays alive
ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' first-in-the-nation plan that uses Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for the poor survived an effort to defund it Tuesday, as lawmakers gave final approval to continue a program that has extended health coverage to nearly 94,000 people.

March 3rd

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Benton, Bryant districts closed Tuesday

March 3, 2014

According to multiple reports, Benton and Bryant school districts will be closed tomorrow. Both districts, along with Harmony Grove and Bauxite, were closed Monday after winter storms dumped freezing rain and sleet on Central Arkansas on Sunday.

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