Archive - Dec 5, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is declaring a statewide emergency because of the wintry storm that's hitting the state.
Beebe declared a statewide disaster on Thursday afternoon.
The governor's office says that combined with additional proclamations, the disaster declaration will ease restrictions on utility crews, fuel haulers and propane deliveries during the wintry storm.
Benton, Bryant, Bauxite, Harmony Grove and Glen Rose has announced that they will be closed tomorrow because of increment weather. The University of Central Arkansas will be closed starting today at 3:30 p.m.
Brenda Kay Lincoln, 66, of Benton went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
She was born Oct. 24, 1947, in Texarkana, Texas, to the late Earl Franklin Nelson and Julia Faye Barlow Nelson.
Brenda was an active member of Northside Church of Christ, where she was instrumental in starting the church day care school. She also spent 30-plus years working in numerous positions at the church camp and was active with the church food pantry.