Archive - Feb 2013
Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs and a panel of public safety officials, including representatives from the police, fire, code enforcement and animal control departments, gave updates and fielded questions from Bryant residents during the first in a series of town hall meetings Thursday.
Those in attendance â€” about 30 Bryant residents and a handful of aldermen â€” were given an opportunity to answer survey questions via cell phone during the event. When asked where public safety funding best would be spent, 42 percent said the city should put more money into the school resource officer program.
Harry R. Butzlaff, 88, Â of Bryant went to be with his Lord on Feb. 23. Harry was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Harry and Clara Butzlaff. He was a lifelong member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church â€“ Missouri Synod.Â He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a chemical engineering degree. He retired in 1989 as manager of quality/process control from A. O.
Louis A. â€śLouâ€ť Cyr, of Benton born Oct. 2, 1928, in Pittsfield, Mass., passed away on Feb. 23, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant.Â As a young man, he served in the U.S. Army, and after leaving the service, he worked for Western Electric Company as an engineer. He was involved in the early years of the ICBM Program at Bell Laboratories.Â He was a Boy Scouts leader and commissioner in the organization.Â He enjoyed camping with his children and the beautiful sites in the U.S.