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BREAKING NEWS: Wet/dry vote to be on Saline County ballot in November

July 31, 2014

An effort by Our Community, Our Dollars to get a wet/dry issue on the Nov. 4 general election ballot has succeeded.

The required number of signatures on a petition to allow the sale and manufacture of alcoholic beverages in Saline County has been met, according to County Clerk Doug Curtis.

Curtis reported late Thursday afternoon that 31,528 signatures were processed and 25,653 were accepted after 5,875 were rejected.

He said 25,580 signatures of registered voters were required to place the measure on the general election ballot.

VIDEO: Viewer Reaction: Sharknado 2

July 31, 2014

Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels 


July 31, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.

Netanyahu's vow came as international efforts to end the 23-day-old conflict seemed to sputter despite concern over the mounting death toll, with more than 1,300 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and more than 50 Israelis, almost all of them soldiers, killed since July 8.

Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

July 31, 2014

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail.

The Jonesboro Sun reports that 27-year-olds Brandon and David Buck were charged July 2 for meth possession. David Buck posted bond, but his brother remained incarcerated with a parole hold.

Craighead County Deputy David Bailey says he was monitoring inmate phone calls Sunday when David Buck told his brother he was going to mail him meth. Bailey says the drugs would be hidden under the label on an envelope.

The Bryant Lady Hornets went 2-1 over the weekend at the Beebe/Cabot Tournament. Falling 4-3 to...
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