Archive - Jan 2013
Donald Wesley Jordan Sr., 72, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, at his home. He was born Aug. 4, 1940, in St. Louis, Mo.
Donald served his country in the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. He was a certified locksmith, a 32nd-degree Mason, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a Shriner. He was a member of Grape Chapel Church of God.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Pearl Adams Jordan; a son, Mark Jordan; and a grandson, Matthew.
BENTON â€“ The Benton Panthers had very little problem to improving to 4-0 in the 7A/6A South conference when they trounced the Arkansas High (Texarkana) Razorbacks 51-23 in a make-up game on Thursday night. Originally scheduled for Tuesday night, the game was postponed to Thursday due to inclement weather.
Ian Shuttleworth, a senior football star for the Bryant High School Hornets, was awarded the coveted Paul Eells Award during the 2012 Landers Award Ceremony on Wednesday.
The show was broadcast from the studios of KATV Channel 7 and included 13 of the top high school athletes in Arkansas. The award, part of the annual Landers Award presentation, recognizes a football player who overcomes obstacles and displays the spirit of the game.
Cleanup of debris from the Christmas Day winter storm is continuing throughout Saline County.
The city of Benton has been collecting curbside yard debris sporadically along roads and by request, according to the Benton Street Department. A comprehensive pickup effort, however, will begin in the middle of next week.
Benton residents may call the street department at 776-5990 to have their names put on a list to ensure the city is aware they have debris that is ready to be picked up, according to the department.