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Archive - 2012

October 22nd

Jo Anne Walker Jacobs

October 22, 2012

Jo Anne Walker Jacobs, of Benton, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.  She was born in Spadra to the late Millard C. Walker and Emma Harmon Walker.
She owned and operated Jo Anne’s Hairstyles in Benton for many years.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Benton, a 50-year member of Calvary Baptist Church’s choir, a Sunday School teacher and director, and a pillar of the church.
She was a member of Fortnightly Club. 
Mrs. Jacobs loved the Lord, was a fantastic cook, enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and was loved by all.

Royce William Wray

October 22, 2012

Royce William Wray, 92, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20.  He was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Bauxite.
Mr. Wray served in the U. S. Marine Corps. On Jan. 3, 1942, his unit was the first to be sent to the South Pacific and stayed for 33 months.
He retired from Southwestern Bell and was a member of First Lutheran Church in Benton. 
Mr. Wray was preceded in death by his parents, Tobe and Della Wray; and two sisters, Lula B. Besancon and Floyce Holland.

October 19th

Jr. Hornets keep pace in chase for conference title

October 19, 2012

Thursday night proved to be a great one for the Bryant Junior High Hornets. Needing a big win over Little Rock Central to stay in contention for the conference title, the Hornets took care of business, and in dominating fashion. After a slow start, the Hornets finished with 24 unanswered points to win 24-6.

BRYANT – After losing a ton of seniors this past season, the Bryant Lady Hornets went with a very...
BENTON – After a historic year which saw the 23-4 Benton Lady Panthers volleyball team fall in five...
FORT SMITH – The CASC Racers, a local year-round swim team, claimed third place overall in the...

 

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