Archive - Jan 14, 2013
Nora Lavone Cook, 81, of Benton passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.Â She was born May 27, 1931, in Star City.
Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Pauline Wimberly; her husband, John H. Cook; and three brothers, Wesley, Harold and Walter Wimberly.
Herbert C. Reagan, 88, died Jan. 4, at his home in Benton after a long illness. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Benton, where the Rev. Mike Titsworth is pastor.Â
He is survived by his beloved wife, Norma; a brother Louis V. Reagan of Fortuna, Calif.,; and his children and their spouses,Curtis and Barbara Walsh of Indianapolis, Ind., Wendy and Thomas Shipman of Frisco, Texas, and Michael and Crandolyn Reagan of Bloomington, Calif.Â
Cremation service was provided by Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
L.C. (Candy) Revis, 90, of Benton died Wednesday, Jan. 9. He was born March 11, 1922, in Scott. L.C. was retired from Reynolds Mining.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Mattie Wright Revis; wife Vera Mae Revis; four brothers; and two sisters.
He is survived by his son, Jerry Revis of Alexander; daughters Janis Stith and Lynda Shelton, both of Benton; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan 14, at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Lee Cemetery.
This year like many years in the past, I made the trip down to War Memorial to see the Salt Bowl between the Benton Panthers and the Bryant Hornets. Again this year over 20,000 people gathered to see this high school football game. Many doubted the crowd would be that big this year since the game was moved to the fourth week of the football season, but the naysayers were wrong. The Saline County shootoutÂ drew another huge crowd. That is what I call having a passion for football.
Longhills Inc. is seeking a declaratory judgment in Saline County Circuit Court in regard to a 1986 covenant that restricted the use of the property to a golf course and related activities, such as a tennis court, swimming pool and pro shop.
This action is sought through a lawsuit filed by Longhills stockholders, which include Jeff and Mary Jean Busken and Jeff and Sam Hamm.
The owners are asking the court to stop the enforcement of the covenant.