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September 23rd, 2014

Iris bulb sale generates $2,300 for area projects

September 23, 2014

A member of Salem United Methodist Church reported that an unusual fundraiser held Saturday proved to be extremely successful for the church.

Richard Bondurant said the sale of iris bulbs brought in $2,300 for community projects the church members will conduct.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

Suit filed to remove minimum wage initiative from '14 ballot

September 23, 2014

A lawsuit has been filed to remove the minimum wage initiative from the November general election ballot.

The suit asks the Arkansas Supreme Court to block the "Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage" from placement on the Nov. 4 ballot.

The issue, if approved, would incrementally raise the state's minimum wage from $6.25 to $8.50 an hour by the year 2017.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

Former finance director runs for alderman

September 23, 2014

Gary Hollis, former finance director for the city of Bryant, has announced he is seeking election to the Ward 4, Position 2 seat on the Bryant City Council.

The position is currently held by Steve Gladden, who is not seeking re-election.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

 

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