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Archive - Jun 12, 2012

Saline Memorial launches study to evaluate community needs

June 12, 2012

Saline Memorial Hospital, in collaboration from other local health professionals and stakeholders, is working on a "road map to health" for the people of Saline County, identifying public health needs, goals, objectives and priorities.
The hospital reportedly has launched a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment that is intended to provide the foundation for improving and promoting the health of each community member.

Vendors to receive added hospitality at 'Cinderella'

June 12, 2012

Benton City Council members have taken a protective measure regarding Saturday's Cinderella In the City celebration by adopting an ordinance exempting event vendors from a requirement to pay the city's occupation tax.

Lora Peek

June 12, 2012

Lora Peek, 89 of Benton died Sunday, June 10, in Bryant. She was born September 5, 1922 the daughter of the late Robert Allen and Rettie Isabella Hardy Peek. Lora was retired from the Timex Corp. in Little Rock.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Lovice Garner; two brothers, Lual Peek and Leamon Peek.
She is survived by one sister, Loice Peek of Benton and one niece.
Services will be 10 a.m.,Wednesday, June 13 at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Body will lie n state Tuesday, June 12 at the funeral home.

David Ray Dickerson Sr.

June 12, 2012

David Ray Dickerson Sr., 65, of Benton, passed away Saturday, June 9.  He was born September 27, 1946 in Morton.  Mr. Dickerson worked at the Benton Service Center for 30 years.  His grandkids and his flowers were his joy in life. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Velma Brawley and Kaylor Monroe Dickerson and two brothers, Billy Dickerson and Kaylor Dickerson II.
He is survived by two children, Branda Blakley and David Dickerson Jr.; sister, Veleta Green; three grandchildren, Kaylor, Devlyn and Chloe and his ex-wife and friend, Nancy Smith.

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