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June 11th, 2014

Bauxite School District hires new superintendent

June 11, 2014

The Bauxite School Board has announced that they have hired a new superintendent, Matt Donaghy.

Donaghy was chosen from six people who applied for the position, said Kimberly Arnold, public information director for the Bauxite School District.

Donaghy has served as superintendent in Hazen for seven years and has 18 years of educational experience, Arnold said.

His contract will begin July 1, 2014.

A more in-depth story about Donaghy will be available once more details are released.

Benton's Pfeiffer goes to Orioles

June 11, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Former UALR shortstop Austin Pfeiffer has been selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 27th round on the 2014 MLB Draft. In 2014 Pfeiffer hit .253 with five home runs while starting every one of the Trojans 54 games at shortstop.

“Well the first person to contact me was my mother,” Pfeiffer said about how he found out he had been selected. “She called me and told me the good news shortly before the Orioles contacted me.”
Pfeiffer said the Orioles congratulated him and said they look forward to what he can bring to their organization.

Bryant Police Department asks for help to find suspect

June 11, 2014

The Bryant Police Department is asking for residents' help in locating a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Walmart in Bryant.

Brandy Leeann Griffin, who may also go by Brandy L. Selvidge, 26, allegedly used a stolen credit card to make large purchases at Walmart and Lowe's on May 24.

The card was stolen from a vehicle in Bryant and has also been used in Cabot and Little Rock, according to Sgt. Todd Crowson, Bryant Police Department spokesperson.


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