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Archive - 2012

August 24th

Vigils held at Capitol, courthouse 25 years after Ives, Henry deaths

August 24, 2012

"He was standing next to his car in the commuter parking lot in Bryant. He had put the T-tops on his car. It's where he was supposed to meet Don. I remember seeing him brushing his hair as I drove past the parking lot."
This was the last time Linda Ives saw her son, Kevin, alive. Don Henry, 16, the son of Curtis Henry, and Kevin, 17, had made plans to spend the night doing some rabbit hunting in the woods of Alexander.

Stephen Ashley Colvert

August 24, 2012

Stephen Ashley Colvert, 61, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22.  He was born Sept. 13, 1950, in Little Rock to the late Floyd and Betty Colvert.  Steve was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Benton, and was retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.  He loved woodworking and spending time with his family, especially his two grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, his sister, Tracey Noll, preceded him in death.

August 23rd

Bryant brings home World Series title

August 23, 2012

KITSAP COUNTY, Wash. – The Bryant 13-year old All Stars are World Series champions. Bryant defeated Greenville, N.C., 4-3 on Wednesday night to win the Babe Ruth World Series in Kitsap County, Wash., and finish the season undefeated. Bryant went 19-0 in this year's playoffs.

Entergy line raises concerns

August 23, 2012

A new energy transmission line for Entergy Arkansas will soon be located in Benton; however, a number of area residents have expressed some serious concerns about this type of project.
Benton Utilities' Electric Department has issued a formal news release about a new energy transmission line for Entergy Arkansas being located in the city.
The announcement, issued by Jeff Barnett, manager of the department, is being made primarily for informational purposes to alert Benton Utilities customers to anticipated construction related to the installation of the high-voltage line.

Class 6A state tourney postponed on Friday. Will continue on Saturday.
Because of winter weather which dropped snow and ice over the entire state, the Arkansas Activities...
Bryant Hornets junior Evan Lee runs the bases in Bryant’s 6-4 victory over Arkadelphia at Hornets...

 

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