Archive - Dec 2013
Benton police officers had several shoplifting incidents reported on Monday and Tuesday.
Walmart, Jcpenney, Best Buy and RadioShack were all affected.
Two incidents were reported at Walmart. During one incident, an employee reported he witnessed a woman steal some merchandise. In a different incident, an employee reported a counterfeit $100 bill.
Orville Roberts, 93 of Benton, passed away Dec. 24, 2013.Â He was born November 19, 1920 near Harrison, Arkansas to the late A.C. and Mettie Roberts.Â He was happily married to the late Fae Dean Roberts for 65 years. Â He graduated from Harrison High School, Ouachita Baptist University, and Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee.Â Â He was proud to have served as a Marine Corps officer during World War II and The Korean Conflict and Â was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
Clarence Haltom, 85, of Gurdon, died Monday Dec. 23, 2013 at Twin Rivers Health and Rehab. Clarence was born Feb. 5, 1928 to Clarence Elba Haltom and Georgia Lou Malone in Okolona. Clarence was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Gurdon. He retired from Gurdon Lumber, International Paper Company and Cabe Land Company.
Clarence was preceded in death by his wife Martha of 50 years, two sisters, Jackie Stone and Joydell White.