Nearly 500 people turned out for first day of early voting in a Bryant school election.
Eighty-five residents voted at the Benton poll and 492 residents voted in Bryant, according to the Saline County Clerkâ€™s office.
â€śThe number of early voters is an indicator of how much our patrons have educated themselves about the millage proposal,â€ť said Superintendent Dr. Tom Kimbrell.
The current millage rate for the Bryant School District is 37.2 mills. Officials are seeking an increase of 4.9 mills.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) â€” Arkansas highway crews will close lanes at the intersection of Interstates 40 and 430 in North Little Rock this weekend.
Crews are putting down pavement on the ramp connecting northbound Interstate 430 and westbound Interstate 40. The northbound inside lane on I-430 will be closed north of the Maumelle exit.
The work will take place overnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Work will start at 9 p.m. each night and conclude by 7 a.m. the next morning. The closures will not be in effect during the day.