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2015 MLKJ Day: Ralph Bunche Park Cleanup

January 19, 2015

As part of a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. residents gathered at Ralph Bunche Park to clean up the area.

Slideshow: Transportation Day at Hill Farm Elementary

December 3, 2014

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Military Road gets road improvements, repaving

December 2, 2014

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Sarah Perry

Military Road traffic is currently at a standstill due to workers repaving the road. Consider alternate routes at this time.

Benton SROs receive Corvette for use in program

August 14, 2014

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Brent Davis

School Resource Officer Quinton Jackson debuts the newest addition to the fleet of vehicles available to SROs from the Benton Police Department. Officer Jackson is the recipient of the 2005 C-6 Corvette seized through the asset forfeiture program. With the start of the 2014-15 school term, Benton has added a fifth SRO to patrol the Benton District. Officer Bobby Shell, the newest SRO, will receive Officer Jackson's vehicle, affectionately named the "PawPaw car."


May 31, 2013

Tull wreck site

A Grant County man died Thursday night when a tree fell on his vehicle during a storm. The driver was on his way to work in Bryant at the time. Other storm damage was sustained by residents of the small Grant County community.

What happened to the Midtown vision?

March 10, 2013

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Midtown five years laterMidtown intrance

These are slides taken from a presentation given in a recent City Council meeting by Bryant resident Jerry Henson. He is one of many who object to the lack of progress in Midtown. Click on the photo to see two more photos.


March 19, 2012

River Holland, fourth grader, breaks it down on the dance floor, while mother, Jennifer, snaps pictures. Approximately 150 people attended the mother-son dance.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fighting back the flames

March 14, 2012

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Brent Davis/Saline Courier

High winds and dry weather have added to the potential for wildfires in Saline County. In this photo, a Tull firefighter works to extinguish flames near homes on Mars Hill Road south of Bauxite. The fire burned approximately 15 acres of land but no homes were damaged.

Bryant fire, March 5, 2012

March 6, 2012

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Brent Davis

A brush fire broke out in a vacant field behind the Wal Mart store in Bryant at approximately 4 p.m. on Monday, March 5. Two fire trucks and two brush trucks from the Bryant Fire Department responded to the call. One brush truck from the Collegeville Fire Department assisted in fighting the fire. High winds fanned the flames northward toward Arkansas 5. Ryan McCormick of the Bryant Fire Department said the cause of the fire was not determined at the time.

Mars Hill Road fire - Sunday Feb. 26, 2012

February 27, 2012

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Brent Davis

A brush fire fanned by high winds threatened several homes Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from Bauxite, Tull, Shaw and Sardis responded. Approximately 2 hours later, the fire was contained but not after burning nearly 15 acres.

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