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June 18th, 2014

City passes long-range water plan

June 18, 2014

The Bauxite City Council approved a long-range plan for the city's existing public water system during a regular council session Monday night. Gary Beck of the water department had spoken to the council about this plan during in a May 19 meeting.

The plan is required under section VII.H of the Arkansas Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Public Water systems.

The plan must be updated at least every five years and must cover a planning period of at least 10 years.

Ezell named Gatorade POY

June 18, 2014

Talk about capping off your high school career in style. Roughly a month after the Bryant Hornets won their third 7A State Championship in the past five seasons, former Hornets shortstop Trevor Ezell was honored with the Gatorade Player of the Year award on Monday at Bishop Park in Bryant.
“It is kind of hard to believe,” Ezell said. “It is a great honor. I’ve been playing with and against some of the greatest kids in the state, so to be named that really feels special. It is definitely humbling for me.”

Quorum Court OKs grants for community projects in Paron

June 18, 2014

Two resolutions to benefit the Paron community were approved Tuesday night in a meeting of the Saline County Quorum Court.

One of the grants seeks funding for a volunteer fire association equipment project. The application will be submitted to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission to secure state grant funds in the amount of $38,944 to assist the project and and to authorize the county judge to administer the funding for the project.


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