A lawsuit filed by Bauxite resident Deborah Purifoy against the city of Bauxite, Mayor Johnny McMahan and police officials has been dismissed.
In the complaint, Purifoy alleged that she was mistreated during an incident in 2010.
The dismissal notes that on Sept. 11, 2010, Michael Turner, a defendant in the suit, was working as a Bauxite police officer and was called to the home of Gary and Peggy Hula in response to a domestic disturbance call. Purifoy is a neighbor of the Hulas.
The main entrance to Saline Memorial Hospital will be closed beginning this morning for approximately 12 weeks while the area undergoes a planned renovation.
According to Matt Brumley of Saline Memorial Hospital, "We have two alternate entrances, one by the mail lobby elevators and we are also using the health education building entrance. Signage will be placed throughout the hospital to assist visitors. We have also placed information in our local physicians offices."