September 16th, 2014
Thirteen local churches have joined forces to provide a home for a Benton man.
Wes Hogue's new house is the focus of the annual Apostles Build of Habitat for Humanity of Saline County.
Work on the structure in Partnership Village began Saturday morning. Along with volunteers from the sponsoring churches, Hogue was on site to assist.
All homeowners are required to provide "sweat equity" toward their home projects and Hogue has been contributing to this requirement as a volunteer at the Habitat ReStore.
The Finance and Personnel Committee of the Bryant City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Boswell Municipal Complex.
During the meeting, the committee will be discussing the August financial statements, the purchase of new equipment for the Bryant Fire Department and a grant for the Bryant Parks Department.
The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Association have scheduled a free prostate cancer education and screening event at the Ralph Bunche Community Center, located at 1600 Dixie St. in Benton.
The event is set from 3 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
A spokesperson for the program said men between the ages of 45 and 70 are encouraged to take advantage of the free preventative-health care services, which will include a discussion on risk and benefits of screening, a blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and a physical exam.