In a special ceremony Wednesday, Saline County Judge Lanny Fite presented a prestigious award to representatives of Saline Memorial Hospital.
For the second consecutive year, the hospital received the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award.
The distinction places Saline Memorial Hospital within the top 5 percent of all hospitals for its excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
A Little Rock man has been charged with commercial burglary in conjunction with a burglary early Thursday morning at Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene.
Michael Lyn Jones, 46, is charged with commercial burglary and breaking or entering.
Saline County deputies received a report of the break-in at the church via a security system. When an officer arrived at the scene, he observed a man, later identified as Jones, climbing out a broken window of the church, said Lt. Scott Courtney, spokesperson for the Saline County Sheriff's Office.