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February 27th

Joseph A. Gonsalves

February 27, 2013

Joseph A. Gonsalves' journey through life came to an end on Feb. 16. He was 48 and of Benton..
He was born March 19, 1964. He attended John Glenn High School and later earned his diploma in San Diego. He had a passion for fishing, and he loved being a carpenter and roofer. He loved being a father, and he cherished his family and friends. His ability to see a silver lining in everything will be missed.

Porter Everette Tully

February 27, 2013

Porter Everette Tully, 67, of Benton passed away Saturday, Feb. 23. He was born Aug. 12, 1945, in Monticello. Porter was retired from General Electric, served in the U.S. Navy and was a member and deacon of East Side Baptist Church. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Annie Tully; a brother John Tully, Jr.; and a sister, Scharlene Cornett.

February 26th

Common Sense: Who wants to live to be 200 years old?

February 26, 2013

By Brent Davis

A news report came across my television screen recently. The headline was “72 is the new 30.” The premise of the report was that with all the advances in health care, housing, clean water supplies and the availability of food, human beings are living longer lives.
The next question should be, “But do you really want to live to be 200 years old?”
My answer would be, “Only if everyone else does, too.” Here’s why.

PEARCY – After enduring a seven-game losing streak at the end of December and the beginning of...
BRYANT – Bryant senior guard Jakeria Otey scored a season-high 31 points in a 52-47 victory over...
BRYANT – The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornets’ swim teams dominated and the Benton High school swim...

 

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