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October 2nd, 2014

Ghosts, ghouls and goblins to be focus of library event

October 2, 2014

Shelle Stormoe, education coordinator for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, will present “Arkansas’ Haunted History,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at Herzfeld Library in Benton.

The program will explore the ghost stories and folklore associated with historic Arkansas buildings and sites, according to AHPP Director Frances McSwain.

The public is invited to attend the free event.

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

Daily Dispatch, Oct. 1, 2014

October 2, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A woman at Home Depot reported her credit card was used without her permission.
•Terry Dyess, 55, of Benton received a citation at Walmart for public intoxication.
•A woman on Gibson Street reported the theft of two bicycles from her residence.
•Edith Penny, 46, of Benton was arrested on Denton Street and charged with domestic battery and aggravated assault.
•James McCool, 38, and Jessica Higgins, 28, both of Tull, were arrested on Edison Avenue and charged with criminal attempt to commit burglary.

Saline County Sheriff's Office

3rd suspect apprehended in robbery of local bank

October 2, 2014

Benton police detectives have arrested the last of three suspects being sought in connection with a June 16, 2014, robbery at Malvern National Bank in Benton.

Oneida Saylor, 35, was apprehended in Texas and is currently being held by the U.S. Marshal's Office awaiting extradition to Arkansas, said Lt. Kevin Russell, public information officer for the Benton Police Department.

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

Three cited for selling alcohol to minors

October 2, 2014

Three area establishments — Eat My Catfish, Colton's Steakhouse and the Moose Lodge — have received citations for allegedly serving alcohol to minors during an undercover operation conducted by the Benton Police Department and Saline County Sheriff's Office.

Six other businesses — Smokey's Joe's, Chili's, Gino's Sports Grill, Riviera Maya, La Hacienda and Applebee's —passed the test to determine whether alcohol would be served to a minor, said Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton Police Department spokesperson.

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

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