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Archive - May 2012

May 25th

Thomas E. Williams Sr.

May 25, 2012

Thomas E. Williams Sr., 75, of East End went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 23. Tom was born on July 10, 1936, in Little Rock to T. A. and Elouise Williams. He was retired from Alcoa of Benton and a consultant of Employers Mutual. He was a member of East End Baptist Church, a 32nd-degree Mason, Iron Springs Lodge 342, and a former member of the Scimitar Shriner. He will be remembered well by family and friends that received gifts from his hobbies of wood carving and cooking. He was very generous and caring of others' needs.

Lennis E. Watts

May 25, 2012

Lennis E. Watts, 94, of Benton passed away Tuesday, May 22.  She was born Oct. 5, 1917, in Benton. 
Mrs. Watts was a homemaker and the oldest member of Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Nancy Elizabeth Wise; her husband, John Allen Watts; and a daughter, Doris Keesee.

May 23rd

Saline County Election Coverage: Sheriff Pennington Defeats Ward By Hefty Margin

May 23, 2012

It was arguably one of the most heated campaigns in Saline County in many years, but incumbent Bruce Pennington won a decided victory Tuesday in the Republican Party's preferential primary election.
Pennington is now the party's nominee and will face Democratic challenger Rodney Goshien Sr. in the Nov. 6 general election.
On Tuesay, Pennington, 61, soundly defeated James Ward by receiving 64.81 percentage of the total votes to 35.19 percent for Ward. Of the 10,287 ballots cast, 6,667 votes were for Pennington and 3,620 for Ward.

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