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Free dental clinic on Dec. 14

Free dental clinic on Dec. 14

If you've got dental problems and can't afford to fix them, there's a free clinic coming up.

Benton Dental Associates will hold it December 14 from 6:30 a.m. to noon. They’ll provide a free exam, x-ray and extractions at the office at 437 highway five north. Call 501-794-4646 for more information.

4th Annual Pet Pictures with Santa at Animal Family Practice

Animal Family Practice Veterinary Hospital
800 West Commerce Dr
Bryant, AR 72022

Dec. 11 from 2 pm - 4 pm 

Pet photos with Santa Claus to benefit local animal shelters so that homeless dogs and cats can have a happy holiday too.  A $10 donation gets a 5" X 7" photo with additional packages available including Christmas Card packages.

For more information contact Dr. Scott Koenig at 501-653-0111 or email animalfamilypractice@yahoo.com or check online at www.animalfamilypractice.com

Parking available in the clinic parking lot with additional parking available across the street.

Royal Players of Benton present Once Upon a Mattress

The Royal Players of Benton will present the musical Once Upon a Mattress in the historic Royal Theatre, 111 South Market Street, in downtown Benton, Arkansas.  Show dates are  December 2-4 at 7:00 pm and December 5 at 2:00 pm and  December 9-11 at 7:00 pm and December 12 at 2:00 pm.  Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and $5.00 for students.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.royalplayers.com or reserved by dialing (501)315-LIVE (5483). 

Directed by Bob May of Conway with music direction by Karen Owings and choreography by Jenny Johnston, Once Upon a Mattress is a musical tale of finding love in a fictional medieval kingdom.

Annual fire hydrant testing in Bryant

This message is brought to you as courtesy of the Bryant Fire Department and The Bryant Water Utilities.

Effective Monday November 8th 2010 through Wednesday November 24th 2010 the Fire Department will be conducting our annual Fire Hydrant Testing throughout the city. The testing will take place from 8am till 4pm. It is possible that you may notice a slight discoloration of your water due to this testing. Please note that this is normal and safe for drinking. If you notice discoloration, then run your water for a minute and it will clear up.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Bryant Fire Department at 847-0483 or the Bryant Water Department at 847-8083.

On behalf of Fire Chief Randy Cox and the Bryant Fire Department, We would like to Thank You in advance for your assistance with this testing.

Benton Area Chamber First Thursday Luncheon Nov. 4

Date: November 4, 2010 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Event Description: First Thursday Luncheon for November will be held at Days Inn, 17701 Interstate 30.  Speaker for the day will be Stephen Svetz from the Attorney General's office.  He will speaking about identity theft.

Come out and network with Chamber members, enjoy a great meal catered by  EatMyCatfish,  and hear an interesting presentation.

More information at Benton Area Chamber website.

AHTD to hold public meeting in Bryant

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Public Involvement Meeting in Bryant to discuss proposed improvements to Highway 5, according to AHTD officials.

Plans call for replacing the existing single barrel box culvert on Highway 5, between Henson Place and Forest Drive in Bryant, with a triple barrel box culvert on existing alignment to improve drainage capacity within the Forest Cove watershed.    

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 9th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the cafeteria of Collegeville Elementary School, 4818 Highway 5, in Bryant. 

The public is invited to visit anytime during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments.  For more information, contact the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department’s Environmental Division at 501-569-2281.

(Source: Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department)