Archive - 2011
Benton Mayor David Mattingly and UALR hold joint news conference today to announce a proposed 4-year degree program in Benton. See today's Saline Courier for details.
A request to rezone Longhills Golf Course from single-family residential to Planned Unit Development was unanimously approved by the Benton Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday night, but not before lengthy discussion that involved both supporters and opponents to the proposal.
The request, one of two items on the commission's agenda, had drawn a standing-room-only crowd.
Wanda Jean Parks, 85, of Haskell-Benton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13.Â She was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Little Rock.Â Mrs. Parks was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Louella Mandrel; her husband, William Henry Parks Sr.; and a daughter, Carolyn Parks.Â