October 1st, 2014
GLENWOOD â€” The Pike County Sheriff's Office says two men have been arrested after $56,000 in cash, 45 guns and drugs were seized from two homes.
The Texarkana Gazette reports deputies raided the Glenwood homes on Tuesday. Sgt. Clark Kinzler says the 49-year-old and 37-year-old men were arrested on suspicion of drug distribution. They haven't been charged yet.
The search warrants were simultaneously executed but authorities didn't say how the men are connected. They say both marijuana and prescription drugs were seized.
LITTLE ROCK â€” The Storm Prediction Center says all of Arkansas is at a slight risk for severe weather Thursday as a band of thunderstorms forms along a cold front moving through the state.
Forecasters say the best chances for storms will be late Thursday afternoon and evening, with damaging straight-line winds the main threat. The National Weather Service says large hail and heavy rainfall are also possible with the storm system.
Some local areas could see more than 2 inches of rain Thursday.
New lighting is on the way for the ball fields at Bernard Holland Park.
In a meeting Tuesday night, the Benton City Council's Parks Committee approved a proposal for the lighting upgrade.
The committee also approved a land swap with adjacent Holland Chapel Baptist Church and addressed a lease between the parks department and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock system for the use of C.W. Lewis Stadium in Downtown Benton.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.