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September 3rd, 2014

Daily Dispatch, Sept. 2, 2014

September 3, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A man on Edison Avenue reported the theft of three guns.
•Robert Detling, 35, of Haskell and Brandi Gregory, 41, of Benton were arrested on Military Road for being named in active warrants.
•Ronald Layton, 30, of Benton was arrested on East Narroway Street for being named in an active warrant.

Saline County Sheriff's Office
•A woman on Billinglsey Lane reported another dog killed her dog.
•A man on Chicot Road reported a theft.
•A man reported the theft of a leaf blower.

Benton Fire Department

Mother/daughter event set

September 3, 2014

A new chapter of National Charity League is being organized locally.

The league is the oldest and largest mother-daughter volunteer organization in the nation and gives mothers and daughters unique opportunities to strengthen their bond while growing together, sharing of themselves and improving their communities.

Organizational meetings are scheduled today and Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Herzfeld Library in Benton and at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 24 at Boswell Library in Bryant.

Large crowd turns out for fair parade

September 3, 2014

In keeping with local tradition, thousands of people lined the streets Tuesday evening to watch the annual Saline County Fair Parade.

The fair theme "Blue Jeans and Country Dreams" was incorporated into many of the entries in the procession that began on South Market Street and processed through Downtown Benton.

More than 100 entries took part in the event, said Tom Wallace, a member of the county fair board.

Decorated floats, cars and trucks were included, along with marching bands, cheer squads, Shriners units and a procession of tractors from an organization in Sheridan.

 

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