Archive - Apr 2012
John Miller McGinness, 70, of Little Rock, died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at St. Vincents Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born November 5, 1941 in Little Rock the son of the late John and Neva Miller McGinness. He was retired from Maurice Sporting Goods and had served in the United States Air Force from 1960-1966. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul McGinness.
Virginia Elizabeth Dale Lawrence, 80, of Benton passed away Wednesday, March 28, at Saline Memorial Hospital.Â She was born Sept. 20, 1931, in Detonti to the late Robert Huey Dale and Eliza Geraldine Spurrier.Â
Mrs. Lawrence was a loving wife and mother, a member of New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and a retired store manager of the Jack 'N Jill childrenâ€™s shop in Benton. She will be greatly missed.
The Saline County Striders will host its third annual Run with the Dogs 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 21, in the Hurricane Lake Estates subdivision of Benton.
A one-mile Dog and Jog will follow at 9 a.m.; all proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Saline County.
"This is a great partnership we have with the Humane Society because we are able to get the word out, and they can use the funds the best way they see fit to help the animals of Saline County," said Jayme Butts-Hall, Strider and race co-director.