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September 25th, 2014

Downtown group readying for arts festival Saturday

September 25, 2014

The Downtown Benton Association is finalizing preparations for a creative arts and crafts fair to be held Saturday, Sept. 27, on West South Street in front of Regions Bank.

Activities are planned from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Coordinator Janet Ausburn said the event will include bounce houses and other inflatable fun for children; various information and activity booths; numerous vendors; jewelry booths; and artwork on exhibit and for sale.

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

Recycling, coupons and resolutions discussed at waste meeting Wednesday

September 25, 2014

A public meeting Wednesday to discuss final revisions of a resolution for the Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors ended after an approximate 70-minute comment session involving half a dozen members of the public.

The resolution under consideration would establish requirements for waste hauler licenses, vehicle permits and regulations associated with businesses engaged in waste collection in Saline County.

The resolution includes regulations waste haulers have been following for a number of years plus two changes.

Benton wins Salt Bowl blood drive

September 25, 2014

The American Red Cross offered Salt Bowl rivals Benton and Bryant high schools a chance for a rematch and Benton came out victorious.

The two schools had partnered with the Red Cross in a competition to determine which one could draw the highest percentage of student donations.

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

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