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Archive - Jan 21, 2013

Common sense: Message from 100 years ago still applies

January 21, 2013

By Brent Davis, editor of The Saline Courier

I like cemeteries. There it is. I've said it. There are days when I take a visit to one of the local cemeteries to walk around, clear my mind and think. When one opens their mind, it is amazing what one will learn.
During a recent walk through New Rosemont Cemetery in Benton, I came across a headstone with a touching epitaph. Messages found on the older markers were put there to remind of us the person buried nearby or as a means to express the sorrow and grief of those who are left behind on this mortal earth.

Common Sense: Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right ... here I am

January 21, 2013

By Brent Davis, editor of The Saline Courier

It is my studied opinion that no decade had better music than the 70s. The exception would be that timeless carryover from the 60s - the Beatles, a group that actually belongs to every generation since.

Benton Police investigating pedestrian fatality

January 21, 2013

On 1-19-13, at approximately 9:30 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the I-30 South Service Road near the 114 mile marker on report of a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident.

 

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