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July 30th

Ray Edward Bunt

July 30, 2013

Ray Edward Bunt, age 57, of Benton passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013.  He was born Sept. 27, 1955, in Little Rock. Mr. Bunt was a U.S. Marine and a truck driver. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Ray Bunt.

Rev. Grover L. Farrow

July 30, 2013

Rev. Grover L. Farrow, 82, passed away July 25, 2013. Grover was born March 11, 1931, in Oak Grove, La. Rev. Farrow pastored the Pentecostal Church of God in Bryant for 14 years. He enjoyed spending time camping and fishing at Tar Camp and Lake Sylvia. His children and grandchildren enjoy reminiscing of happy times spent at deer camp with him.
Grover was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Alba Farrow; four brothers; and one sister.

Sense and Nonsense: Ice cream still tops the list for summer treats

July 30, 2013

By Lynda Hollenbeck

You may not know this, but July is National Ice Cream Month. Other than the flag, could anything possibly be more American than ice cream?
As an ice cream zealot, I proudly take up the familiar chant of "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream."
Don't know who coined that, but it's a gem.
I'm proud there's a designated time to celebrate ice cream, but for me it never goes out of season. The mercury can dip well below the freezing mark, but I still enjoy the taste of this treat — summer, winner, springtime and fall.

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