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October 9th, 2014

Harris, Carper Old-Fashioned Day king and queen

October 9, 2014

John Harris and Nona Carper, active participants at the Benton Senior Wellness and Activity Center, will be reigning over activities Saturday at the 40th annual Old-Fashioned Day.

The two were selected through a monetary voting system, with all proceeds benefiting the center.

All activities will be held on and around the Saline County Courthouse square and adjacent areas of Downtown Benton.

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

Depression screenings offered at SMH as part of observance

October 9, 2014

In an effort to help build public awareness of behavioral and mental health issues, Saline Memorial Hospital is hosting a depression screening event today in the Health Education Building.

The event began at 9 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m.

The screening is being held on National Depression Screening Day.

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

'Take Back' event nets 3.5 tons of medication

October 9, 2014

In the past 10 years, law enforcement agencies in Saline County have collected more than three and a half tons of prescription medication because of the Operation Medicine Cabinet X drug take-back events.

Benton Police Department, along with the Alexander Police Department and the Haskell Police Department, hosted a drug take-back event on Sept. 27 in conjunction with the 9th National Drug Take Back Day.

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