Mary Ellen Roberts, 47, of Alexander, passed away on Oct. 21, 2014. She was born on Sept. 16, 1967 in Oakland, Calif. to the late Lloyd Lee Kellems and Rosalie (Smith) Kellems.
Saline County Judge Lanny Fite is leaving office in January to serve in the Arkansas Legislature and voters will select between two candidates for his successor.
Current Haskell Mayor Jeff Arey, a Republican, is facing Libertarian candidate Shawn Hipskind in the effort to fill the soon-to-be vacated post.
The Saline Courier sent a set of questions to the email addresses listed in each candidate's information filed with the Saline County Clerk's Office. Arey responded to the questions and Hipskind did not.
The Q&A can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.
The Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District has set a series of three public meetings to gather input about the future of the recycling bins in Saline County. The effort commonly is known as the "black box program."
Board members of the district have been discussing the program and the increasing cost associated with it during board meetings for several months.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.