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September 23rd, 2014

Mattingly OK after falling ill during meeting

September 23, 2014

Approximately 10 minutes into the Benton City Council meeting Monday night, Mayor David Mattingly blacked out while presiding in the session.

The mayor was reading a proclamation related to the 40th anniversary of Old-Fashioned Day when he closed his eyes and slumped to his right side.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

2 men killed in separate accidents

September 23, 2014

A Saline County man died early Sunday morning in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Robert O. Smith Road and a Bryant man died in a car accident Monday morning on Interstate 430.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

Fall foliage: Chilly nights in Northeast set stage for striking display

September 23, 2014

AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- 23 September 2014 -- AccuWeather reports with the start of fall this week, lows across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast have plummeted into the 30s and 40s at times, providing a sufficient cold blast to encourage the emergence of vibrant colors in autumn leaves.

"The weather between mid-September and mid-October is critically important to fall colors," Dr. Marc Abrams, professor of Forest Ecology and Physiology at Penn State University, said. "The period is often more important than all the preceding weather."

 

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