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The five individuals who were injured during a Hensley shooting Saturday have been identified by the Saline County Sheriff's Office. 

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After the Arkansas House Caucus voted in October to expel state Rep. Mickey Gates, of Hot Springs, from his seat, Gov. Asa Hutchinson scheduled a special election to fill the vacancy. 

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The man in red is planning to make a stop by the River Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7, to visit with children during Santa in the Park. 

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The Saline County Sheriff's Office is actively looking for a man who has been named a suspect in a shooting. The incident reportedly occurred at 1 a.m. today in the 6500 block of East Sardis Road in Hensley, according to Lt. Joe Traylor, spokesperson for the Saline County Sheriff's Office. 

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Local nonprofit organizations are pulling out their best chili and soup recipes for the Greater Bryant Chamber of Commerce's Chili and Soup Cook Off, noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 19 at The Center at Bishop Park. 

For those looking for something to do besides shopping on Friday, Friends of Saline and Saline River Canoe are hosting a Black Friday Cleanup from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The Benton School District Athletic Department is warning local residents and businesses about an individual representing himself as a fundraising sponsorship group for Benton High School Football.

Benton Police Department responded to the Carpenter Street overpass just before 8:30 Monday evening in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. 

To help raise money for projects to benefit children in Saline County, Junior Auxiliary of Saline County will hold Kalorie Killer Bootcamp-A-Thon, in partnership with McClure Fitness, from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at McClure Fitness, 1200 Library Dr. in Benton. 

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Construction on the Saline County Career Technical campus will begin soon with CDI Contractors winning the bid for the project. 

With Summer Reading being so popular, the Saline County Library decided to hold Winter Reading starting Dec. 2 at both library branches. 

When a local couple experienced infertility, they realized the best way to grow their family was by adopting one of the many children in Arkansas who are looking for their forever homes. 

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Benton Police Department officers responded just before 1 p.m. Thursday to multiple reports of a male subject threatening to kill everyone at several fast food establishments in the area of Military Road. 

After months of discussion, the Bryant City Council, during a meeting Tuesday, rejected a proposed change to the city's burning ordinance and sent it back to the drawing board. 

A variety of local vendors will gather in the multipurpose building at Harmony Grove High School for the Harmony Grove Parent Teacher Organization's Haskell Holiday House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 

During its regular monthly meeting Monday, the Bauxite Council heard an update on the process to enter the consent administration order with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and voted to promote the code enforcement officer to a part-time police officer position. 

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The City of Benton will host the inaugural Burt Reynolds Celebration on Dec. 2 and 3 featuring cars from "Smokey and the Bandit" and "White Lightning."

Tensions were high between city of Bauxite officials and a mixed group of Sardis and Bauxite residents Monday during a discussion of a proposed development that a developer wishes to have annexed into Bauxite and use Bauxite sewer service. 

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The Bryant City Council, during a regular meeting Tuesday, is scheduled to vote on items that council members have been discussing for some time. 

Leah's Gymnastics will put on the Saline County Holiday Invitational, the first USA Gymnastics sanctioned event in Saline County, Nov. 23 at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Saline County Riverside location. 

Starting the night of the Saline County Christmas Parade, Santa Claus is set to stop at the Saline County Courthouse through the holiday season to visit with area children during Christmas on the Square. 

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In an emotional morning of victim impact statements, family members of Dr. Stanley Kaiser took to the stand in Saline County Circuit Judge Grisham Phillips' courtroom to share their thoughts during the sentencing hearing for their loved one's murderer.

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According Saline County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Lt. Joe Traylor, the mother of Louie Schneider, a terminally ill Saline County boy, is currently under investigation.


The Benton High School volleyball team was honored Monday night with a Panther Pride Award from the Benton School Board for their success during the 2019 season.

The Benton School Board approved a one-time bonus for employees during their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night.

Many decades after he left school to join the U.S. Marines at the end of World War II, one local man was recently honored with his high school diploma during a Bauxite High School football game. 

Saline County is getting a new organization to bring students together across the community, teach them leadership and give them the chance to give back.