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Archive - Jan 2012

January 30th

Mark Steven Meeks

January 30, 2012

Mark Steven Meeks, 54, of Bryant, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, at his home. He was born on December 28, 1957 in Camden. Mr. Meeks was a project architect with Cromwell Architects in Little Rock for over 21 years, was of Christian faith, and loved his family and granddaughter. He loved riding his Harley, was a member of the Unforgiven Militia Motorcycle Club, and was an exceptional artist.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris (Garner) Meeks.

Frances Anna Buffington

January 30, 2012

Frances Anna Buffington, 89, of Benton, passed away Jan. 26.  She was born on December 13, 1922 to the late Robert and Melissa Hunt.  She was of the Baptist faith.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Vernon Buffington, sons, Mac and Tim Buffington, daughter, Alpha Yates and granddaughter, Kathleen Yates.
She is survived by her son, James Buffington and wife, Margaret of Benton, sister, Delpha Chambers and husband, James of Paron, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Graveside services by Ashby Funeral Home will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at Fowler Cemetery. 

January 27th

Henley, five others create blog against Mayor Dabbs

January 27, 2012

The website www.improvingbryant.com has been in operation for several monthsm but the people behind the scenes posting the information have been in the background — until now.

Shortstop has big shoes to fill

January 27, 2012

BENTON – Benton Panthers senior shortstop Brooks Balisterri signed a letter of intent to play for former Panthers’ pitcher, now major-league ace, Cliff Lee’s first college before becoming an Arkansas Razorback. Balisterri signed with the Meridian Eagles out of Meridian, Miss., the heart of SEC country, on Wednesday at Benton Arena and hopes his path becomes similar to Lee’s.

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