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October 14th, 2014

City council approves park lighting, purchases for local police cruisers

October 14, 2014

An ordinance to waive competitive bidding for lighting at Bernard Holland Park drew a comment from Alderman Brad Moore in a City Council meeting Monday night.

At the end of the first vote by aldermen, Moore asked to make a statement at the appropriate time. The council then invoked an emergency clause of the ordinance and voted on the second and third readings.

Daily Dispatch, Oct. 13, 2014

October 14, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A man on Surrey Lane reported wiring was stolen from a house under construction.
•A woman on West Narroway Street reported a gun was stolen from her residence.

Saline County Sheriff's Office
•An employee at Salem Citgo on Salem Road reported an individual drove off without paying for fuel.
•A woman on Gravel Ridge Road reported a disturbance.
•A woman on Jody Drive reported two chain saws were stolen.
•A woman on East Sawmill Road reported her tires were slashed.

Benton Fire Department
No reports were submitted.

Bryant Fire Department

October 13th

Arkansas State Fair gates closed until 4 p.m.

October 13, 2014

The Arkansas State Fair will not open its gates until 4 p.m. today. The official State Fair website notes that this delay is due to the severe weather in the area and concern for the safety of all visitors.

October 11th

Flood possibility continues in much of Arkansas

October 11, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — The National Weather Service says the threat of flooding continues for much of Arkansas.
A flash flood watch is in effect through Saturday afternoon for about 45 counties in central and southern Arkansas in the area south of a line from Clarksville to Batesville.

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