October 29th, 2014
The last of three public meetings to discuss the future of recycling bins in Saline County will be held at 7 p.m. at Bryant City Hall.
During the meeting, Michael Grappe, executive director of the Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District, will speak about the history of the bins, the purpose they have served and the anticipated future of the program.
Seven Saline County residents have been arrested along with 26 others in an oxycodone conspiracy.
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration started the investigation in June of 2013 using multiple undercover operations and numerous other law enforcement action, said U.S. Attorney Christopher R. Thyer of the state's Eastern District.
During the operation, officers found that Charolda Walton, 41, of Little Rock was the primary distributor for the narcotics.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.
Benton Police Department
â€¢A woman at Childcare Network on Alcoa Road reported her purse was stolen.
â€¢A manager at I-30 Travel Park reported a picnic table was stolen.
â€¢Ashley Hinkle, 27, of Benton was arrested on Interstate 30 for being named on an active warrant.
â€¢An employee at the Heartland Health and Rehabilitation Center reported a television was stolen from a residentâ€™s room.
â€¢A man on Jackman Street reported his vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet 3500 pickup truck was stolen.
Saline County Sheriffâ€™s Office
â€¢A woman on Kent Drive reported a pitbull attacked her dog.
Elois Gossien Morris Oldner of Grapevine was born on December 12, 1930 to Carl and Ethel Gossien.Â She was a member of Bethany #1 Missionary Baptist Church at Grapevine.Â She loved being with her family and enjoyed making and painting crafts.Â Mrs. Oldner passed away at her home on Saturday, October 25, 2014.Â
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; two husbands, Harold Morris and Johnie Oldner; brother, Ray Gossien; three sisters, Edith Rider, Gearldee Baker, and Shirley Ainsworth; and by her beloved sons, Carl Morris and Ronnie Nickels.