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October 10th, 2014

Daily Dispatch, Oct. 9, 2014

October 10, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A man came to the Benton Police Department to report money was stolen in Tahlequah, Okla.
from his bank account.
•A woman on Galloway Drive reported jewelry was stolen from her residence.
• A man on Beverly Drive reported tools were stolen from his residence.
•A woman on Parker Street reported money was stolen from her residence.
•Gregory Crook, 28, of Benton was arrested on Alcoa Road and charged with public intoxication.

Saline County Sheriff's Office
•A woman on East Sawmill Road reported her tires were slashed.

2 charged with 37 counts of forgery

October 10, 2014

A man and woman have been charged with 37 counts of forgery for allegedly forging more than $5,000 in checks stolen from a family member.

Ashlee Rodgers, 23, and Neil Phelps, 27, both of Benton, were arrested Monday.

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

Former 'SNL' cast member Jan Hooks dies at age 57

October 10, 2014

NEW YORK — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jan Hooks, whose impressions ranged from Nancy Reagan to Sinead O'Connor to Tammy Faye Bakker during a five-year stint on the show, has died.

The 57-year-old Hooks died Thursday in New York, according to her agent, Lisa Lieberman. She had no other details.

Hooks, a Decatur, Georgia, native, moved into prime time in 1991 as a cast member on the sitcom "Designing Women." She later did an Emmy Award-nominated turn on "3rd Rock From the Sun."

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