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October 27th, 2014
Months after her sonâ€™s death, a Benton woman organized a 5K race to raise money for a research foundation.
Sarah Burnsâ€™ son, Hudson Andrew, died Feb. 19, 2014, at the age of 16 months. He died in his sleep during nap time at a day care facility, she said.
The exact cause of death has not been determined, but it has been ruled a sudden and unexplained death in childhood â€” also known as SUDC. This is similar to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but applies to children who are older than 1.
Hudson had been in perfect health, Burns said.
Two hours before The Sifted Flour bakery is scheduled to open on a recent Thursday, two Benton High School students make their way through the doors and clock in on an electronic tablet. They have work to do.
Mason Langley, a senior, and Brooklyn Fiedler, a junior, are part of a community-based instruction class that focuses on life skills for special needs students.
As the day begins, the two wash their hands and grab aprons. According to the chores chart, Mason is supposed to help make bread and Brooklyn is supposed to take care of stickers.
Benton Police Department
â€˘A report of a breaking and entering of a vehicle parked on Hermitage Drive was reported. Reported as missing from the vehicle are one .45 caliber handgun and magazine without ammunition; one brown leather wallet/day planner; one personal debit card; one business debit card; one credit card; a driver's license and $1,500 cash.
At the close of an Oct. 22 Finance and Personnel Committee meeting, Bryant Alderman Brenda Miller asked for the voting rules to be suspended in order to add an item to the agenda.
Miller wanted an opportunity to speak about the city attorney position and how it is structured.
She said she has questions about the position. "The reason I brought this up at the Finance and Personnel meeting is because I felt like discussion needs to be before the election." she said.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.