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April 3rd

Roy Dean Jackson

April 3, 2013

Roy Dean Jackson, 60, of Sardis died March 31, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wiley and Maggie Durham of Little Rock; his parents, Roy Obid Jackson and Lillie Mae Kesterson of Sardis; and two sisters, Rose Mary Burry and Cynthia Lynn Kesterson.

Larry 'Bones' Windell McKim

April 3, 2013

Larry “Bones” Windell McKim, 60, of Donaldson passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.
Larry was born Sept. 9, 1952, in Malvern, to Windell and Lula Mae Gray McKim.  He attended Ouachita High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976 as a tank driver and sharpshooter.
Larry owned a logging business, worked at Acme Brick Co.. was a regular at the Donaldson Store and of the Baptist faith. 

Jackie Wayne Baxter

April 3, 2013

Jackie Wayne Baxter, 71, of Traskwood passed away March 30, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1942 in Fort Smith.
Jackie was retired from Alcoa and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, G. E. and Troyle Rogers Baxter; and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Baxter of Traskwood; two daughters, Nelda Flieger and husband Vernon of Greenbrier and Brenda Wheatley of Conway; a sister, Velma Tuggle of Malvern; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

April 1st

Battery suspect in custody

April 1, 2013

Police are no longer searching for a man accused of felony assault.
Trent Duncan surrendered voluntarily at the Saline County Detention Center earlier today.

Here is the story that was posted on The Saline Courier website earlier today:
The Benton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a battery suspect.

Local man arrested for possession of stolen vehicle

April 1, 2013

The Benton Police Department on Friday evening located a vehicle on Interstate 30 that was reported stolen in Little Rock.
Driver Jeremy Holt, 36, was arrested and charged with theft by receiving and driving with a suspended license. Officers also reportedly found a meth pipe in the vehicle, and Holt received an additional charge of drug paraphernalia possession. He also was found to have active felony warrants out of two other police departments, according to a police report on the incident.
More details will be available in Tuesday's issue of The Saline Courier.

Benton PD searching for suspect in felony assault

April 1, 2013

The Benton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a battery suspect.
Police are encouraging anyone with information on the location of 32-year-old Trent Duncan to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous tip about his whereabouts to CRIMES (274637), with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com to leave a tip.
Police reportedly believe Duncan is still in the Central Arkansas area.

Ruth A. Mathews Snow

April 1, 2013

Ruth A. Mathews Snow, 91, of Little Rock left this life and entered into Heaven on Thursday, March 28, 2013.  She was surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Dosia Mathews; a sister, Edna Mathews Townsend; and four brothers, John, Robert, Stanley and Otis Mathews.

Beverly Lanier Kaufman Angrand

April 1, 2013

Beverly Lanier Kaufman Angrand, 65, of Benton died at home on March 26, 2013.  A talented artist who loved to travel, she was born in Hot Springs on March 31, 1947.
Beverly graduated from Clarendon High School and the University of Arkansas and received a master's degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. She taught art for many years in the Pulaski County School System. 
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Marcus and Margaret Kaufman.
Beverly is survived by her daughter, Monica Angrand of Santa Monica, Calif.; and two brothers, Dr. Dwight Kaufman and Mark Kaufman.

Alexine R. Timm

April 1, 2013

Alexine R. Timm, 96, of Benton passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013. She was born May 12, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa, to the late Alexis and Florence Menard.
Mrs. Timm was a lifelong advocate for those in need.  She served as the executive director of the Garland County Mental Health Association and helped found Jackson House of Hot Springs, serving as the first chairman of the board. She was recognized as Mental Health Volunteer of the Year in 1980, and was honored to meet with First Lady Rosalyn Carter in Washington, D.C., as a result. 

Roberta C. Davis

April 1, 2013

Roberta C. Davis, 84, of Benton passed away Friday, March 29, 2013. She was born June 9, 1928, in Tull. Roberta was retired from Sherwood Furniture in Benton, was a very active member of Parkview United Methodist Church in Benton for more than 60 years and was a member of National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Alma Crowson; husband Harold Davis and sister Dolphine Keenum.

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