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October 16th, 2014

Connecticut man accused of 'mopping aggressively'

October 16, 2014

BRISTOL, Conn. — A Connecticut man is facing charges after police said he grabbed a mop out of a hotel employee's hands and was "mopping aggressively" over the worker's shoes.

Police say 30-year-old John Thornton, of Southington, was arrested Monday night and charged with breach of peace and threatening.

Arkansas high court strikes down voter ID law

October 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' highest court on Wednesday struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, ruling the requirement unconstitutional just days before early voting begins.

In a decision that could have major implications in the Nov. 4 election, the Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that determined the law unconstitutionally added a requirement for voting.

Bryant City Clerk race draws two candidates

October 16, 2014

During early voting for the Nov. 4 general election, Bryant voters will have a choice between two candidates for city clerk — incumbent Heather McKim and challenger Sue Ashcraft.

Early voting will get under way Monday, Oct. 20.

The Saline Courier, on Oct. 13, submitted questions to both candidates at the email address on file with the candidates' paperwork at the county clerk's offices. McKim submitted her answers on Wednesday morning.

A follow-up reminder telephone call was placed to Ashcraft on Wednesday morning, but as of press time, she has not responded.

 

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