Archive - Aug 2012
Jent Allan Monk, Comedian/Hypnotist J Medicine Hat, 51 of Benton, passed away on August 13, with his loving wife and family by his side.Â Jent was born on September 21, 1960 to Earl and Bonnie Monk in Sioux City, Iowa.Â Jent spent the last 28 years traveling the country on the Comedy trail, making us laugh until we cried.Â He touched many people in many ways over his travels, he never met a stranger and he didnâ€™t have a pretentious bone in his body.Â Once you met him you couldnâ€™t help but to like him.Â To all his fans â€śHat Headsâ€ť, which he loved, thanks for all your support and Love of our favo
Edith Mae DuVall, 91, of Tull died Friday, August 17, at her home. She was born January 30, 1922 in Tull. Edith was a housewife and a member of Antioch Christian Church in Tull.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wylie and Dora Burton, and her husband, Richard Vernon DuVall.
She is survived by her son, Phillip DuVall, Tull; brother, Pal Burton, Sheridan; Two grandsons, Two Great-grandchildren.Â
Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Monday, August 27 at Ebenezer Cemetery in Tull. Minister will be Phillip Davis.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Harley Jefferson Caldwell, 92, of Little Rock, formerly of Bryant, passed away August 18. He was born in Rosston, February 8, 1920. After serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he and his wife moved to Little Rock and began working together at a small service station on Asher Avenue. He serviced cars and fixed flats while Velma washed windshields and pumped gas. They actually lived in a back room of the station.
Glenn Edward Brashier, 80, of Bryant passed away Tuesday, August 14 at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House.Â He was born April 7, 1932 in Parma, MO to the late Wesley and Dolly Bunn Brashier.Â He was a Baptist, U. S. Army Veteran, and retired as a chemical engineer having travelled all over the world for Stauffer International of Los Angeles, CA.Â
Mr. Brashier was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Donald Jackie Vice, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 10. Born October 19, 1932 in his grandmotherâ€™s bedroom in Saline County, the son of George and Jessie Vice. He was one of six siblings, Ruth, George, Georgia, Joy, and Carroll.
Shortly after graduating from Bauxite High School in 1951, he joined the Air Force. Don was stationed at McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, WA. Don met and married, Beatrice Larsen on August 2, 1953. Their family grew to include Margit, Donald Jr, Jon and Jessie.
Larry Warren Lovell, 66, passed away on Aug.16.Â
Larry was born Oct. 14, 1945, in Little Rock. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shopping, and traveling.Â He served our country in both the Army and Air Force.Â He was also administrator and CEO of rehabilitation companies.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Georgene Jackson Lovell.
Two Little Rock men were arrested by Benton officers on Friday for allegedly breaking into a vehicle.
Lt. Kevin Russell, public information officer for the Benton Police Department, said officers were conducting neighborhood checks when at 2:30 a.m. they noticed two men on Misty Drive in the Hidden Valley Subdivision acting suspicious.
Saline County is fortunate to have a sense of community that pays no attention to city limits or any other arbitrary boundary found on the map. It is this very same sense that doesn't require a natural disaster or catastrophe in order to find neighbor helping neighbor.
The Royal Players has set auditions for its next production, "Little Women," based on the well-known novel by Louisa May Alcott.
The auditions are scheduled at 7 p.m. on Aug. 26 and 27 at the Royal Theatre, 211 S. Market St. in Benton.
Actors should be prepared to note any scheduling conflicts as there will be a mock schedule available at the auditions. Actors will be asked to read from the script.
Production dates are Oct. 11-14 and 18-21.
Director is Lisa Goodrich. Additional information is available on the website, theroyalplayers.com.
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