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September 26th

John Russell “J.R.” Harrell

September 26, 2011

John Russell “J.R.” Harrell, 87, of Jessieville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22.  He was born in Dardanelle on Nov. 7, 1923, to Osco and Myrtle Harrell.
Mr. Harrell retired from Reynolds Metals in Bauxite and was a member of Cedar Mountain Baptist Church in Hot Springs.
He was preceded in death by his son, Cecil Doyle Harrell.

September 23rd

Bama’s Barrett Jones has his eyes on eternal things

September 23, 2011

Sometimes you just know when there is a future NFL player in your presence. Back in 2000, the Bryant Hornets were preparing to play the Camden Fairview Cardinals at Hornet Stadium and future NFL pro-bowler Shawn Andrews played for the Cardinals

Bryant takes second, consistent in win

September 23, 2011

BRYANT — The Bryant Lady Hornets’ inconsistency has subsided for the time being according to Coach Beth Solomon and it showed as Bryant defeated 7A Central conference foe North Little Rock 3-1 (22-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-19) on Thursday night in Bryant.
Even though both the Lady Hornets and Lady Charging Wildcats have a 5-2 conference record, Bryant holds the tie-breaker between the two teams, giving them second place behind Conway.

Fae Dean Roberts

September 23, 2011

Fae Dean Roberts, 88, of Benton, passed away September 21.  She was born on September 19, 1923 in Highland, Arkansas to the late Joe B. and Lillian Gertrude Thomasson.
 
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Orville Roberts; one son Don Roberts and wife Cheryl of Springfield, Missouri; one daughter Judy Yearry and husband Allan of Benton; one brother Jack Thomasson, and four grandsons, Baron and Josh Roberts, and Brent and John Yearry.
 
She graduated from Arkadelphia High School and attended Henderson State Teachers College.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
 

September 22nd

Bobby Joe Mooney

September 22, 2011

Bobby Joe Mooney, 69, of Glen Rose went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 21.  He was born January 14, 1942 in Prattsville, the son of Clifton and Ila (Stuckey) Mooney.  He was a graduate of Prattsville High School and worked as a serviceman for Benton Utilities.  Bobby had served as president of the Glen Rose School Board and was a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church. 

Preceding him in death is his father; step-father, Halton Jordan; and son, Bradley Mooney.
 

Logan Dewell Crowson

September 22, 2011

Logan Dewell Crowson, of Benton, infant son of Darrell Crowson and Amy (Holley) Crowson, passed away Sunday, September 18. 
 
Logan was preceded in death by his maternal relatives; grandmother, Cecile Vick, grandfather, Robert Eugene Holley, aunt, Allison Holley; step-grandfather, Albert Scroggins, and uncle, Robert J. Wesley Holley, His paternal relatives; great grandfather, Dewell Lee Crowson, great uncle, William Willis “Bill” Crowson, and great aunt, Dulcie Elizabeth”Poopsie” Crowson.
 

David Eugene Brumley

September 22, 2011

David Eugene Brumley, 71, of Benton, passed away Sept. 18. He was born June 16, 1940 in Shreveport, La., to Deverett and Mary Alice Brumley.
David lived a full life and loved his family and friends.  He was an active member of the Saline County Moose Lodge and a pro-golfer for many years.  David enjoyed fishing and hunting. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Deverett Brumley.

September 21st

Sheridan has a tough road ahead; faces Lake Hamilton

September 21, 2011

The Sheridan Yellowjackets escaped the White Hall Bulldogs with a 13-8 win last week and it was the first time in 25 years that they picked up a victory in White Hall. Sheridan hits the road to Lake Hamilton to take on the Wolves this Friday in their first 6A South conference game.
The Yellowjackets are also 2-1 for the first time in a while according to Sheridan Coach Louis Campbell.
“And to think we gave the first one away … well I won’t go there and ruin the mood!” Campbell said on www.sheridanfootball.com.

Bryant Hornets golf nipped by Panthers

September 21, 2011

Both the Bryant boys and girl’s golf teams placed second on Tuesday at Hurricane Creek Country Club. Cabot took first for both boys and girls, edging the Hornets by one shot, while North Little Rock brought up the rear.
The Hornets shot a 151, led by junior Tyler Green’s 1-under 35. Green started off at 2-under before bogeying the fourth hole. He finished with three birdies and two bogeys.
Junior Austin Harmon shot a 1-over 37 including an eagle on the par-5 eighth hole, freshman Nick Canale shot a 3-over 39, and junior Aston Green shot a 40. Sophomore Chase Thornton added a 42.

Bobby J. Rowan

September 21, 2011

Bobby J. Rowan, 81, of Benton passed away Monday, Sept. 19, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant.  He was born Nov. 30, 1929, in Hot Springs to the late Henry and Maude Rowan and was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Ray Rowan.

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