March 5th, 2015
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TRAFFIC UPDATE: I-30 east bound at mile marker 116, I-30 west bound mile markers 121 to 118 shut down due to traffic issues.
Benton Police Department and Arkansas State Police are working to clear the roads.
UPDATE: In light of hazardous road conditions following several inches of sleet and snow accumulations overnight, today's edition of The Saline Courier will be printed about two hours later than usual and delivered by our carriers along with Friday's paper.
Because of winter weather which dropped snow and ice over the entire state, the Arkansas Activities Association has postponed Thursdayâ€™s state tournament play in all classes 7A, 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A., delaying the start or continuation of tournament play for the second straight day.
The postponement will which push the semifinal round in each classification to next week, and will keep the State Finals which are scheduled for March 12-14 at Hot Springsâ€™ Bank of the Ozarks Arena on schedule.
The starting times will remain the same for all state tournament games.