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Archive - May 2013

May 24th

Ozone advisory for counties in Tenn., Ark., Miss.

May 24, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials have issued an ozone advisory for residents in three counties in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
The Shelby County Health Department is warning that ozone levels are going to be higher than normal Saturday in the Memphis metropolitan area due to stagnant conditions, increased temperatures and decreased winds.
The advisory affects residents of Crittenden County, Ark., DeSoto County, Miss., and Shelby County, Tenn.

Benton police searching for missing man

May 24, 2013

The Benton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person.
Richard Gilliam, 61, was last seen leaving for work on Friday, May 17 and has not been seen or heard from since, according to police.
Gilliam is a white man with brown hair and a gray and brown beard.
He is about 5 feet 11 inches tall and 200 pounds.
Authorities say Gilliam’s vehicle was found unoccupied recently in Little Rock, but at this time there is no reason to suspect foul play.

Sarah Loraine Wilson

May 24, 2013

Sarah Loraine Wilson, 58, of Benton passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013. Sarah was born Feb. 5, 1955, in Little Rock to the late John Archie Lee and Alberta (Shenault) Wilson.
She is survived by siblings Earl Wilson, Mary McAfee, Chester Wilson, and Lily Wilson, and nephew Jerry C. Wilson.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Arkansas Funeral Care, located at 2620 W. Main St. in Jacksonville.
Online guest book: www.arkansasfuneralcare.com.

Bauxite reunion set for Saturday

May 24, 2013

The annual Bauxite Reunion will be Saturday at Bauxite Community Hall.
Registration for the event will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m.
Featured speaker at Saturday’s event will be Ragon Don Kinney Sr., a 1960 graduate of Bauxite High School.
Shepard said Saturday's program will conclude with Wilson DuVall, a 1958 Bauxite High School graduate, singing, “Proud to Be an American.”
While the reunion is traditionally attended by people with ties to Bauxite, anyone is welcome to attend the event, Shepard said.

Class 6A state tourney postponed on Friday. Will continue on Saturday.
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