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October 22nd, 2014

Early voting numbers up to 6,888 in just 2 days

October 22, 2014

A total of 6,888 ballots have been cast since early voting started Monday in the November general election.

Broken down by specific sites, the Saline County Clerk's Office reported that 3,994 people have voted at the county election center ("vote here" building) in Benton; 1,390 have voted at Grace Church in Bryant; 1104 have voted at Bank of the Ozarks (formerly Summit Bank) in Hot Springs Village; and 400 have voted at the East End Fire Station.

Early voting will be continuing today. Hours, dates and sites for the continuation of early voting are:

SMH renovation includes lobby, gift shop

October 22, 2014

After being closed to the public for several months, Saline Memorial Hospital unveiled a redesigned and refurbished main entrance and lobby on Monday.

Members of the SMH Board of Directors, SMH staff, donors to the project and other invited community guests were given a “first look” at the lobby that had not been updated since the early 1990s.

"The main entrance is typically the first place our visitors go when entering the hospital," said Matt Brumley, director of the Saline Memorial Health Foundation.

The remodeling was a project of the foundation.

Daily Dispatch Oct. 21, 2014

October 22, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A man on Congo Road reported his motorcycle, a black 2008 Suzuki GSXR1000, was stolen.
•An employee at Murphy USA reported he received a counterfeit $20 bill.
•A couple on Scarlet Oaks Drive report a pumpkin and two ornamental deer were stolen from their front yard.
•A man on River Crest Circle reported his trash can was stolen.
•A woman on North Fourth Street reported several items were stolen from her storage unit.
•A woman at Walmart reported her credit card was used without her permission.
•An employee at Walmart reported a MP3 player was stolen.

October 21st

Details released in Salem crash

October 21, 2014

The Saline County Sheriff's Office has released additional details about a fatal single-vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon on Scott-Salem Road.

The driver, Aaron Shaw, 27, of Benton was killed in the crash.

Shaw, the driver of a 2012 Ford Mustang, was eastbound when the passenger side tires of his car veered off the roadway, according to a report from Deputy Samuel Griffin.

In trying to get back onto the road, Shaw "over-steered and lost control of the vehicle," Griffin said.

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