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August 25th, 2014

"Hill-jumping" teen released without bond

August 25, 2014

The teen who was arrested in connection with a "hill-jumping" accident earlier this month appeared in District Court on Monday before Judge Mike Robinson for a bond hearing. Robinson did not give Sadler a bond saying that it was "because of his age."
Charles K. Sadler of Bryant had his bond revoked on Aug. 20 and he was arrested on Aug. 21 after he received two traffic citations on Aug. 14.
Sadler was pulled over by Arkansas Highway Police for allegedly traveling 94 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate 30. Sadler was cited for speeding and reckless driving according to the officer.

E-Edition, August 25. 2014

August 25, 2014

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Longhills' lasting legacy

August 25, 2014

Mark Twain is credited with the quote, "Golf is a good walk spoiled."
Obviously, Twain never experienced a round of golf at Longhills among the rolling hills and tree-lined course that became a part of this community over a span of six decades.

Longhills is more than a golf course, it's a piece of county history woven into the fabric of many lives and families.

Longhills opened as a 9-hole course built by Bill Martin in 1955 and through various renovations and growth, the course extended to a full 18-hole, 6,400-yard layout in the 1960s.

The Martins were the original owners.

DAVIS: Sometimes comprehension doesn't come

August 25, 2014

The paths of two people crossed Thursday in the parking lot at Target in Bryant. Less than 24 hours later, one life ended at the hand of the other and a community struggles to understand why.

The tragic death of Heather Baker has left me puzzled and, quite frankly, numb.

I was driving back to Benton from Bryant by taking the long way through Bauxite. Along the way a sheriff's department vehicle sped by me in the opposite direction as if on fire with lights and siren blazing. Flipping on the police scanner, I heard the sounds of an emergency in progress.

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