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September 27th

Ernest M. 'Tex' Phillips

September 27, 2013

Ernest M. “Tex” Phillips passed away Sept. 21, 2013. He was born May 24, 1919, in Tull. He was a sea-going Marine Corps veteran of Solomon Islands campaign.
He was a member and past commander of the VFW,. He was active in Masonic Orders and a past president of Lakewood Kiwanis Club. He wa active in local Republican politics.

Walter C. 'Pinky' Caldwell

September 27, 2013

Walter C. “Pinky” Caldwell, 86, of Bryant died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.  He was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Lonsdale to the late Walter S. and Dora Moore Caldwell.
He retired as a dispatcher for Arkansas Power and Light Co. and served as a deacon at Temple Baptist Church.  Mr. Caldwell served in the U.S. Navy and was a 32nd-degree Master Mason. 
In addition to his parents, his loving wife of 57 years, Reba C. Caldwell, and 11 siblings also preceded him in death.

Military Road officially opened

September 27, 2013

A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the official opening of the northern section of Military Road in Benton. The section of road between Burger King and Interstate 30 has been widened and traffic patterns altered to decrease vehicle congestion and to open the area to commercial development.
The plan to widen the road began during the administration of former mayor Rick Holland.

EL DORADO – The Benton Lady Panthers snapped two big streaks on Friday night as they defeated the...
WALDRON – Though the Bauxite Lady Miners improved to 3-3 in the 7-4A Conference with a 50-29...
BRYANT – The Bryant Lady Hornets swim team definitely defended its home turf at the Bryant...

 

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