Archive - Jan 30, 2013
Employees of Westside Pharmacy found their business had been burglarized early Wednesday.
Lt. Kevin Russell, public information officer for the Benton Police Department, said officers found that the suspects used forcible entry to gain access to the pharmacy. Details on how the burglars broke into the building was not released as of press time, but Russell said "details will be forthcoming on this incident."
Two Benton men were arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing from a home while in the view of officers.
Lt. Kevin Russell, public information officer for the Benton Police Department, said at 12:15 a.m. officers drove to the 1400 block of Arkansas 35 South to check out a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area. What officers found was a truck backed up to a shop and two men loading items into the bed of the truck, Russell said.
Ramona Lois Davenport, 60, of Conway passed away Jan. 29.Â She was born Aug. 31, 1952, in Conway to the late Emmett and Florence Avis Mobley Moore. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Benton.
Ramona was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Linda Kay Moore.
Jerry W. Johnson, 78, of Benton passed away Monday, Jan. 28.Â He was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Cherry Valley to the late Ralph and Annie Elizabeth Barkley Johnson.
Jerryâ€™s favorite pastimes were fishing, being with his family and the love of his life; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Brenda Blackburn; and grandchildren, Matt Johnson and Robbie Blackburn.