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April 28th, 2014
Jerrod Williams, who announced his plans to leave employment with the Bauxite School District on April 25, has been selected as the new superintendent of the Sheridan School District.
Officials of the Sheridan District announced that Williams will begin his duties July 1.
Williams was selected from a pool that included two other finalists, Dr. John Buchanan and Andrew Curry.
District officials utilized a search committee to select the new administrator, who will succeed Dr. Brenda Haynes.
Haynes announced her retirement on Dec. 9, 2013.
According to Arkansas State Police, Stephen Colebank, 64, of Bryant was killed in a single-vehicle accident near the 115 mile marker of Interstate 30 in Benton on Monday. More information will be available in Tuesday's issue of The Saline Courier.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours.
He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound.
That bump in the road just may have kept the 41-year-old from being in the midst of the chaos. He was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the two bomb explosions.
"A pothole," Glasbrenner said, "just may have saved me."