There will be a special meeting of the Shannon Hills City Council at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Shannon Hills City Hall. The public is invited to attend.
BOONEVILLE â€” A convicted killer who escaped an Arkansas prison turned himself into authorities Thursday after about three months on the run.
Timothy Buffington escaped June 21 from the Pine Bluff Unit after stealing a shotgun from a house on the prison grounds where he'd been performing janitorial work. He was found more than 150 miles away Thursday â€” in the same area where he was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1998 shooting death of his ex-wife, Rhonda Combs.
During a meeting of the Finance and Personnel Committee of the Bryant City Council, the aldermen discussed the outlook for the city's end-of-year finances.
While discussing the monthly financial report, Joy Black, finance director, told the committee that sales tax revenue is less than what was budgeted and she does not expect the city to make up the difference by the end of the year.
The committee suggested that the council discuss postpone some projects until the beginning of 2015 in case their is not enough revenue to cover the costs.