Archive - 2013
William Michael May, 56, of Benton passed away Oct. 24, 2013.Â He was born Oct. 20, 1957, in Levelland, Texas, to the late William Dewey and Margaret Sims May.
William was a graduate of Magnet Cove High School, a member of New Friendship Baptist Church and a member of the Democratic Party.Â He worked as a dock loader at Levi Straus Co.
He is survived by wife, Anita May; a son, James May and wife Tara of Lahoma, Okla.; a grandson, Laikin May; a brother, Steven May; and a sister, Lisa Maynard.
Mary Mildred Huff Eubanks, 90, of Benton passed away Oct. 23, 2013, at Southern Trace Rehab and Nursing with her daughter and grandchildren by her side.Â She was born Sept. 5, 1923, in Visalia, Calif.Â
Mary worked and retired from Colonial Bakery and was of the Baptist faith.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mamie Huff of Visalia, Calif.; her husband, Leon Eubanks; and five children, Momi Eubanks, Bubba Eubanks, Roger Eubanks, William "Skip" Huff and David Eubanks; six half-sisters and one half-brother.
Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs announced during a City Council meeting Thursday night that Bryant Police Chief Mark Kizer will be placed on unpaid administrative leave for five days beginning Monday, Oct. 28.
The disciplinary action results from an incident that occurred last summer when Kizer and School Resource Officer Lee Ledbetter used the city's credit card to pay for a meal at an upscale strip club and steakhouse while in Orlando, Fla., for SRO training.