Archive - Nov 2012
The Bryant City Council voted Tuesday in its monthly meeting for the water company asked to "shred upon receipt" documents that were sent out in this month's water bill which ask for residents to provide personal information.
Bryant residents received forms labeled "customer information update form" which solicit the driver's license, social security and phone numbers of every occupant of their home who is over the age of 18.
Mayor Jill Dabbs released a statement regarding the issue Wednesday.
A vehicle crash in Bryant early Wednesday cost a Benton teenager her life, and four more teens remain in area hospitals with injuries, authorities said.
Sgt. Todd Crowson of the Bryant Police Department said at 1 a.m. Wednesday five teenagers inside a passenger vehicle were driving on Northlake Road. Near the Springhill intersection, the vehicle topped the hill, lost control, veered off into a wooded area and crashed into a tree.
Mildred Wright Shipp, age 91, of Bryant, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 20.Â Mildred was a 50 year member of Bauxite #81 and Bryant O.E.S., a Mother Advisor of Bauxite Bauxite Rainbow Assembly and a Grand Representative to British Columbia Canada.
She was predeceased by her parents, Lee and Leatus Wright; her husband of 73 years, Cyril Shipp and a grandson, Kenny Harrell.Â
She is survived by daughters, Barbara Davis and husband, Kenneth of Sardis and Martha Barr of Searcy; five grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Maurine A. Mills, 99, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, November 21.Â She was born September 7, 1913 in Haskell.Â Mrs. Mills retired from the Arkansas Health Care Center and a member of Northside Church of Christ.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Lola Atchison; husband, Roy E. Mills; brother, Lester Atchison and three sisters, Ethel Mitchel, Bessie Lee Burnett and Vida Westbrook.