Archive - Sep 2011
Margaret Lucille Gattin, 87, of Benton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15.Â She was born July 11, 1924, in Waldron.Â
Mrs. Gattin was a homemaker and mother to five boys.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Estes and Med Lavona Brashier; her husband, Leroy Gattin, a former superintendent of schools in Dierks and the Pulaski County Special School District.; a son, Richard Cross Gattin; two brothers, Howell R. â€śBusâ€ť and William H. Brashier; and a sister, Dorothy Helen Atkins.
The Sheridan Yellowjackets went down to White Hall and hung on for a win, defeating the Bulldogs 13-8. The Yellowjackets gave up 363 total yards to the Bulldogs in the low-scoring game, but was plus six in the turnover department, including four turnovers on downs, to take the victory.
â€śIt was ugly, but it was a win,â€ť Sheridan Coach Louis Campbell said. â€śThatâ€™s all that counts. â€ś
The Bryant Hornets took first place scoring a 154 at Hurricane Country Club, while the Lady Hornets scored a 139, coming in last on Thursday. Cabot shot a 161 for second and Lake Hamilton came in third with a 165. North Little Rock didnâ€™t field four golfers, so they did not qualify for a score.
Bryant junior Tyler Green shot a 4-under 32 to lead the Hornets to victory. Green started the round with three consecutive birdies and finished with five for the round. He had one bogey on the par-3 sixth hole, but was very good other than that.
On Sept. 8, after their win over Lake Hamilton, Benton coach Brandy Chumley said sometimes the Lady Panthers like to put themselves into holes just so they can get themselves out of it.
Well, against Texarkana on Thursday, the Benton Lady Panthers volleyball team found themselves in one giant hole, trailing 2-1 to the Lady Razorbacks at home.
Memorial services for Ms. Telisa Ann Sikes, 48, of Gilmer, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer, Texas. Ms. Sikes passed away on Sept. 13 in Gilmer.
Telisa was born Nov. 21, 1962, in Benton, to Keith Dale and Maria Rebecca Landeros Rhea.Â She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Alpha Latisha Yates, 55, of Traskwood, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14.Â She was born Feb. 12, 1956, in Saline County to Vernon and Frances Buffington.Â Alpha was of the Baptist faith, a retired LPN and enjoyed scrapbooking and crafts.Â
She was preceded in death by her father, Vernon Buffington; an infant daughter, Kathleen Yates; and two brothers, Mac and Tim Buffington.
Horace H. Rutherford Jr., 83, of Bryant, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 14, after a lengthy illness.Â He was born May 9, 1928 in Fairview, to Horace H. Rutherford Sr. and Maybelle Gilliam Rutherford.Â Mr. Rutherford is a veteran of World War II, where he served in the South Pacific.Â He was a builder and general contractor almost all of his life.Â When healthy, he served in many positions in the church and performed numerous community services and volunteer work.Â Mr.
The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornetsâ€™ tennis team had a rough time with Mount St. Maryâ€™s Belles and the Little Rock Catholic Rockets on Tuesday at Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock.
The Lady Hornets took home one win in singlesâ€™ play and were swept in doubles play, while the Hornets won just one set for the Boysâ€™ 1 and 2 matches, getting swept in both singles and doubles play.
Sophomore Whitney Butler picked up Bryantâ€™s only win, defeating Samantha Cook 8-3 in Girls 2 singles. Senior Callie Hogancamp lost to Mary Menz 4-8 in Girls 1 singles.
The Benton Panther boys tennis team was able to win three out of five matches against El Dorado and Little Rock McClellan Tuesday night at Tyndall Park in Benton.
Benton senior Eric Emmons lost to El Doradoâ€™s Taylor Thomas 6-8 and senior Austin Willis defeated Drew Hazen 8-5.
Sophomore Trey Young lost to El Doradoâ€™s Lawson Smith 3-6 and freshman Morgan Smith defeated McClellanâ€™s Justin Washington 8-5. Senior Nathan Perry defeated El Doradoâ€™s Thomas 6-1.
â€śWe had kind of a rough day,â€ť coach Justin Warner said. â€śIt was probably the roughest day weâ€™ve had since the season started.â€ť
The Benton boys and girls golf team split with Lake Hamilton Tuesday as the Lady Panthers lost 133-131 and the Panthers defeated Lake Hamilton 294 to 318.
Grace Lile and Austin Eoff earned medalist with a score of 36 and 65 respectively.
â€śThe girls are getting better and they are improving, its just not showing up in the results,â€ť coach Chad Pitts said. â€śWe are playing better golf, but the people we are playing are playing good too.â€ť
Daphne Bono shot a 48, Kayla Payne shot a 49, Karli Lipinski 52, Drew Melton a 53, Jenna Jamison a 54, and Braxton Chumley a 57.