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MySaline: Straw poll to be taken tonight

MySaline: Straw poll to be taken tonight

Event: Saline County GOP Straw Poll
Date: April 26, 2012
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Location: Saline County Courthouse Lawn

 

Who can attend: Everyone weather they are a registered voter or not and all candidates both in a general or a primary race.

Who can vote: Anyone 18 years or older who receives a $10 bracelet from a candidate or purchases one at the event gets one ballot per person.

Only Candidates who are in a primary will be able to participate in the forum.

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Hall runs for county judge on Libertarian ticket

Hall runs for county judge on Libertarian ticket

From the Arkansas Libertarian Party:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- On Saturday, the Libertarian Party of Arkansas (LPAR) nominated candidates for the 2012 election during their state convention.  The LPAR nominated candidates to run in all four Congressional districts as well as candidates in several state-wide and local races.

This is the first time in history that the LPAR has met the ballot access requirements to run candidates for any office other than President. The LPAR was certified as a new political party by the Secretary of State in 2011 after submitting more than 16,000 signatures of registered voters. In Arkansas, new political parties choose their candidates at a nominating convention rather than in a primary.

“We are thrilled that every Arkansan will have at least two Libertarians on their ballot this year,” said Chairman Rodger Paxton of Marion.

Governor appoints 35 to boards, commissions

Governor appoints 35 to boards, commissions

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe today announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Stephen Ballard, Benton, to the Burial Association Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2014. Replaces Ben Brazzel.

Dr. Joseph Beck, Fayetteville, to the Oversight Committee on Breast Cancer Research. Appointment expires January 1, 2016. Replaces Dr. Malcolm Hayward.

The Honorable Larry Bryant, Forrest City, to the Arkansas Service Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2015. Replaces the Honorable Robert Taylor.

Teresa Bullock, Bryant, to the Public Health Advisory Board. Appointee serves at the will of the governor. Replaces Sandra Lancaster.

Bobby Burns, Beebe, to the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. Appointment expires June 1, 2013. Replaces Garland Camper.

Matt Cashion, Little Rock, reappointed to the Information Network of Arkansas. Appointment expires December 31, 2014.

Governor appoints 26 to boards, commissions

Governor appoints 26 to boards, commissions

GOVERNOR BEEBE ANNOUNCES 46 APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

 

MySaline hosts 'Freedom of Speech Rally' at Denton's Trotline

BENTON, Ark. -- When three Bryant aldermen sued to reveal the names of their online detractors, Shelli Russell found herself caught in the crossfire.

Russell runs a popular social network called MySaline.com. The ensuing legal battle prompted her to organize a rally focusing on the First Amendment.

I caught up with Shelli at Denton's Trotline just before the Dave Elswick Show went on the air. She talked a bit about the purpose of the event, and why it's important to remember what free speech is all about.

Aldermen file lawsuit over MySaline.com anonymous comments

Aldermen file lawsuit over MySaline.com anonymous comments

From the Arkansas Times:

Three Bryant aldermen — Adrian Henley, Brenda Miller and Danny Steelefiled a lawsuit yesterday in Saline Circuit court over anonymous comments made on local websites. They contend unnamed defendants, principally using mysaline.com, have defamed them. They say the comments were knowingly false, a standard necessary for a public official to make a defamation claim.

They also accuse the unnamed defendants with "cyberbullying."

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Dabbs to give 'State of the City' address

Dabbs to give 'State of the City' address

From MySaline.com:

The State of the City will be given tonight by Mayor Dabbs at 6PM, Love Auditorium, Bryant High School. The City Council meeting will follow at 7PM. Please make plans to attend and find out all the achievements of 2011 and the future plans for our city!