Archive - May 4, 2011
Christina Wilson Hudgins, 37, of Benton passed away May 1, 2011, at her home in Benton.
She was born June 18, 1973, in Little Rock to James and Debbie Wilson.
Christina was employed by Otter Creek Assembly of God and was a member of the Holland Chapel Baptist Church in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chris Hudgins; and a son, Blake Hudgins.
Nancy Faye Edwards, 64, went home to be with her Lord and Savior May 2, 2011.Â
She was born in Little Rock March 26, 1947.Â
She and her husband owned Shannon Hills Christian Pre School and CW Edwards Construction Company.Â Nancy loved spending time with her family and working with children.Â She was a member of Christ Church.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Alene Pinkerton; and her sister, Carylon Holland.Â
The Benton Lady Panthers are looking to secure at least a No. 2 spot in the 6A State Tournament as they host El Dorado today and Lake Hamilton tomorrow.
After losing to Sheridan last week in 10 innings, the Lady Panthers currently sit in second place in the 6A South with two losses in conference, while Sheridan is 12-1.
Benton will face the El Dorado Lady Wildcats today at 4:30 p.m. at the Lady Panther Softball Complex. El Dorado currently has six seniors on the team and is fresh off a 2-1 loss to Lake Hamilton.
This morning rumors were abound that the Bryant Public Schools System was ready to name a new athletic director.
When asked if a candidate had been chosen, Bryant director of communications Jessica Bollen said, â€śNo.â€ť
But, Bollen said the Bryant School Board will hold a personnel hearing at 5 p.m. today in the Professional Development Center.
Bollen said the board will discuss â€śsome recommended hirings.â€ť However, Bollen said she could not confirm whether the meeting, which will go into executive session, will include any discussion of the athletic director position.