Benton Police Department
â€¢Employees at Benton Middle School and Ringgold Elementary reported a child's parent, who is a registered sex offender, entered the schools without an escort from a police officer.
â€¢Employees at Walmart reported a man stole a cell phone case.
â€¢Alexander Hoover, 25, of Benton was arrested on River Street and charged with assault and false imprisonment.
â€¢A man on Grayson Drive reported a gun was stolen from his residence.
Saline County Sheriff's Office
â€¢A man on Highway 5 reported his brother's trailer was stolen.
Members of the Saline County Fair Association Board of Directors remind area residents of the upcoming 2014 Saline County Fair and Rodeo Parade and encourage participation in the event.
The parade will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Downtown Benton.
This yearâ€™s theme is â€œBlue Jeans and Country Dreams."
"If you are interested in participating as a school group, marching band, horse and rider, church group, civic group, classic car, old tractor or politician, you are encouraged to do so and help make this the best parade ever," said Mollie Wright, a member of the board.