Archive - Mar 2013
Gladys Oleen Henry, 91, of Benton passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013.Â She was born Oct. 11, 1921, in Hot Springs.Â Mrs. Henry was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Effie Carpenter; her husband, Rome James Henry; a son, Rodney Doyle Henry; two brothers and four sisters.
Raymond G. Arey, 78, of Haskell, passed away on Wednesday, March 13.Â
Raymond honored God, and country, and adored his family. Born on Dec. 24, 1934, he graduated from Harmony Grove High School in 1954, served his country in the U.S. Air Force and attended Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.Â Raymond owned and operated several businesses: Areyâ€™sÂ General Store from 1972 to 1992; Homes 4 U, a mobile home dealership; and RGA Properties, a property management company.Â He was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
POYEN - The 2013 softball season, though it is still early, has been good to the Harmony Grove Lady Cardinals thus far. After winning 6 of its first 7 contests, including a 6-1 win over Arkadelphia on Monday, Harmony Grove got back to work on Tuesday, adding yet another win to the stat sheet.
With red-hot bats and golden gloves, the Lady Cardinals took down the Lady Indians of Poyen with a 19-1 rout on the road. Led by great hitting and stellar pitching, the Lady Cardinals paced their way to a 7-1 start to the year.
BRYANT â€“ For the baseball purist, Tuesday nightâ€™s 7A/6A South conference opener between rivals Benton Panthers and Bryant Hornets was the game to be at. The Panthers topped the defending 7A State Champion Hornets 1-0 in a pitcherâ€™s duel between Benton senior left-hander Coulton Lee and Bryant senior right-hander Nate Rutherford.