Archive - 2012
David Lee Patterson, 55, of Traskwood finished his life's work on earth and went on to be with our Heavenly Father to start his next life's adventure on Sept. 28. He was born April 15, 1957, to Robert Curtis and Francis Elaine Patterson.
He is preceded in death by his loving parents and grandparents; a brother, Michael Patterson; and nephew, Christopher Patterson.
Three Saline County men were arrested after they allegedly broke into a home and shot a man.
Lt. Kevin Russell, public information officer for the Benton Police Department, said this was not a random act of violence.
"There was a history of ongoing personal conflicts between all of the suspects and the victim, but nothing violent until this incident," he explained.
A Benton institution closed at the end of the day Sunday.
Longhills Golf Course owners Bud and Mary Jean Busken and Jeff and Sam Hamm are ending their oversight of the operation that has served the community for more than a half-century.
The owners have been trying to sell the property for some time to Lindsey Management Co., which has wanted to build an upscale apartment complex at the site while continuing to operate the golf course with its swimming pool, tennis courts and other amenities.