Archive - Mar 2013
Henry Delbert Hicks, 77, of Bauxite passed away Monday, Feb. 25.Â He was born Oct. 9, 1935, in Bauxite.Â
Mr. Hicks was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of Mars Hill Missionary Baptist Church.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon Wesley and Gladys Lucille Hicks; his lifelong companion, Carol Jean Allen; and nine siblings.
Clifton Eugene Ollar, 50, of Benton, passed away on Feb. 25. He was born March 12, 1962, at the U.S. Naval Station in the Philippine Islands.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Clifton is survived by his parents, Claudie Ray and Sarah Ollar of Benton; two sisters, Kimbralee Riggan and Lynn Ollar; a brother in-law, Samuel Riggan; a nephew, Casey Riggan and wife Kristin; and a great-niece, Randi Riggan
An early morning rollover accident on eastbound Interstate 30 near the 116 exit has traffic blocked. A tractor trailer rig rolled over onto its side, blocking all eastbound lanes. A second rig pulling two trailers jackknifed but remained upright. No injuries were reported. Highway Police officials at the scene say it will be several hours before the highway is cleared and urge motorists to find alternate routes.