Archive - Aug 7, 2013
LITTLE ROCK â€” Two national conservative groups say they're prepared to back Republican Rep. Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas next year.
The Club for Growth's political action committee on Wednesday endorsed Cotton, while the Senate Conservatives Fund said it's open to supporting the first-term congressman's Senate bid. Cotton announced Tuesday he was running against Pryor.
Phyllis Beam Rickard, 64, of Paron died Aug. 4, 2013, at home.
She was born and raised in Saline County. She graduated from Benton High School and attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She was a member of the Benton Seventh-day Adventist Church.
She was employed for several years at Smith-Caldwell Drug Store, Paron Public Schools, Benrock, District Court and Central Arkansas Development Council.
Isaac Joe Wilson, age 84, of Benton passed away Aug. 4, 2013, in Texarkana, Texas. He was born May 5, 1929. in Grape, Ark.
Isaac was retired from Reynolds Metals Co. and was a member of Grape Chapel Church of God.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Robert Wilson and Josephine Keene Wilson; a son, Roy Wilson; three brothers, Melton, Elton and Doyle Wilson; and four sisters, Emma Hussey, Margie Moody, Edith Woodall and Lois Berry.