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February 25th, 2015

Inclement Weather Closings and Delays: Wednesday, Feb. 25

February 25, 2015

The following schools, government offices and businesses will be closed or delayed on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015:

Bauxite Public Schools: CLOSED
Benton Public Schools: CLOSED
Benton First United Methodist Daycare: CLOSED
Bryant Public Schools: CLOSED
First Baptist Church Preschool: CLOSED
Fountain Lake School District: CLOSED
Glen Rose School District: CLOSED
Harmony Grove School District: CLOSED

This list will be updated as more information becomes available.

February 24th

Police nab 3 juveniles in burglary case

February 24, 2015

Three local juveniles accused of breaking into a Benton business earlier this month have been arrested.

According to a news release from the Benton Police Department, investigators located stolen property and gathered sufficient evidence to charge the three minors, who have been turned over to juvenile authorities. Their arrest comes two weeks after a Feb. 9 burglary report by Ambient Minerals, located at 705 Bird St. The proprietor there told police that perpetrators had gained entry into the business and that “some items had been stolen.”

Benton basketball games rescheduled

February 24, 2015

Due to inclement weather, Tuesday night's Benton Panther girls and boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games at Pine Bluff have been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

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Benton centerfielder Hannah Ward, 30, celebrates with her teammates after rounding the bases...
Because of winter weather which is expected to cover the state with either snow or ice today, the...


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