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Archive - Oct 2013

October 24th

William Jerry Manley

October 24, 2013

William Jerry Manley, 69, of Alexander passed away on Oct. 19, 2013. He was born Sept. 4, 1944, to the late, William Gilbert “GW” and Ruby Page Manley in Little Rock.
Jerry enjoyed collecting antiques and playing the guitar and harmonica, and he loved all animals. He was a Mason and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice.

Arch Griffin Sr.

October 24, 2013

Arch Griffin Sr., 76, of Little Rock passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.  He was born Jan. 2, 1937 in Sherrill.  Mr. Griffin served in the U.S. Navy and the National Guard. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Edsil Griffin Sr.; and a brother, Ben Johnson.

Doug Davis

October 24, 2013

Doug Davis, 51, of Conway went to be with his Heavenly Father, the Lord Jesus Christ, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. He was born Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1962 in El Dorado, to Jim R. Davis and Gloria (Pyle) Wisdom.
Doug was a good father, faithful and loyal husband, who was strong, independent, loved the Lord, and cared for his family. He was hard-working and "bullet proof."

Clyde Kelley Scott Sr.

October 24, 2013

Clyde Kelley Scott Sr., 82, of Benton, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.  He was born Oct. 11, 1931 in Benton. 
Mr. Scott graduated from Benton High School in 1950 and went on to serve in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He was very involved with the Boy Scouts of America: He served as a Scout Master for Troop 33 in Benton. In 1964, he attended the National Jamboree in Valley Forge, Pa.; In 1965 and 1972 he attended the Philmont Scout Ranch; in 1969, he attended the National Jamboree in Farragut State Park, Idaho; and in 1973 he was a Silver Beaver recipient.

Clyde Kelley Scott Sr.

October 24, 2013

Clyde Kelley Scott Sr., 82, of Benton, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.  He was born Oct. 11, 1931 in Benton. 
Mr. Scott graduated from Benton High School in 1950 and went on to serve in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He was very involved with the Boy Scouts of America: He served as a Scout Master for Troop 33 in Benton. In 1964, he attended the National Jamboree in Valley Forge, Pa.; In 1965 and 1972 he attended the Philmont Scout Ranch; in 1969, he attended the National Jamboree in Farragut State Park, Idaho; and in 1973 he was a Silver Beaver recipient.

October 23rd

Benton board retracts vote; PPC to get new decision on salary proposals

October 23, 2013

Benton School Board began a special meeting Monday night by voting unanimously to rescind a previous vote regarding a teacher salary proposal that had not been presented to the district's Personnel Policies Committee as required by state law. The earlier vote would have put in place the administration's salary proposal for teachers, which the board had discussed in an illegal executive session before voting on the issue.

Lady Hornets runner-up

October 23, 2013

PEARCY – Behind a third-place individual performance from senior Melinda Murdock, the Bryant Lady Hornets finished runner-up in the team competition at the Lake Hamilton Cross Country Invitational Saturday. Defending 7A state champion Rogers Heritage won the title with 37 points. Bryant finished with 90 points followed by Lake Hamilton (93), Mount St. Mary (148), LR Christian (161), Cabot (277), Watson Chapel (303), and Conway (307). There were 33 teams and 235 individual runners in the race.

October 22nd

2 teens severely burned in Arkansas haunted house

October 22, 2013

2 teens severely burned in Ark. haunted house fire

BONO, Ark. (AP) — Two teenagers working as volunteers at a northeast Arkansas haunted house suffered severe burns when another worker poured paint thinner into a burning barrel, causing it to burst into flames, authorities said.

The fire broke out late Saturday at Nightmare Productions Haunted House on U.S. 63 between Jonesboro and Bono. The haunted house's owner, Cody Russell, said they don't yet know why the worker poured the chemical into the barrel but said he's since been dismissed from the company.

October 21st

Tim Griffin decides will not seek re-election

October 21, 2013

Ark. GOP Rep. Tim Griffin won't run for 3rd term
ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin made the unexpected announcement Monday that he won't run for a third term representing central Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Griffin's decision throws uncertainty into an election where Republicans had hoped to build upon recent gains in Arkansas. The GOP holds all four of the state's U.S. House seats, both chambers of the state Legislature and one of its two U.S. Senate seats.

Rose Alice Green

October 21, 2013

Rose Alice Green, age 90, of Benton left this world for her eternal home in heaven on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. 
She was born Nov. 4, 1922, in Wave (Dallas County) to Dock and Jewel Hubbard Womack. 
Mrs. Green graduated from Princeton High School and retired from Jones Lumber Co. after 42 years of service.  She was a charter member of Parkview United Methodist Church in Benton, serving as a Sunday School teacher and on many of the church’s committees. 

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