Archive - 2013
Bill N. Boston, 88, a longtime resident of Bryant, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was loved by all who were fortunate to meet him.
He was born in Wichita, Kan., to Paul W. and Gladys E. Norris Boston, residing in that area for 46 years before moving to Arkansas.
Salem/Southwest Water Users officials advised customers who mailed checks to pay their water bill either last Wednesday or Thursday, their checks may have been stolen.
Customers can call the office to find out if their payment was received," said Clarissa Harris, manager.
BRYANT â€“ The Bryant swim team dominated once again as the Lady Hornets scored 530 points and Hornets 382 points to demolish the competition on Thursday at the Bishop Park Natatorium in Bryant. The Bryant girls defeated second-place Pulaski Academy (236) by almost 300 points, while the boys topped Magnolia (306) by 76. The Benton boys (251) took fourth, while the Lady Panthers (163) took fifth.
The Freezing Fog advisory for Saline County has been canceled. Currently, there are no active weather advisories for Saline County.
The winter weather warning for Saline County has been cancelled.
Icy conditions may still be possible tomorrow night into Sunday afternoon, according to accuweather.com.
The Boys & Girls Club of Bryant benefit, the Starlight Gala, has been rescheduled because of weather. The event will take place on New Years Eve, Dec. 31.
Due to inclement weather, the American Red Cross blood drives scheduled for Dec. 7 at the Saline County Library branches in Benton and Bryant have been cancelled.
First Electric Cooperative has reported that 582 people in Saline County near Shannon Hills are out of power. Six residents are out of power in Cleburne County and 17 residents have reported power outages in Pulaski County, according to First Electric Cooperative's website.
About 11,150 Entergy customers are out of power, according to their website. Pope County has the most customers affected.
Benton Utilities has not received any reported outages at this time.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
600 PM CST THU DEC 5 2013
600 PM CST THU DEC 5 2013
From the City of Bryant:
The Bryant School District has announced their closings for Friday, Dec. 6, due to inclement weather. Based on City past practices, only essential city personnel will be required to report to work on Friday, Dec. 6, per Mayor Jill Dabbs.