January 16th, 2014
Daniel Boone Nickels Sr., 87, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.
He was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Soldier, Ky., to Sherman and Goldie Nickels. HeÂ served in the Navy during World War II and retired as a disabled veteran.Â
Mr. Nickels was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Perry Nickels; his wife, Pearl Nickels; and a son, Daniel B. Nickels Jr. of Louisiana.
BENTON â€“ It didnâ€™t start well for the Benton Panthers against their arch rival Bryant Hornets on Friday night at Benton Arena, but a 20-0 run from the end of the first quarter until the beginning of the third quarter propelled the Panthers to a 41-34 victory over the Hornets. It was both teamsâ€™ first 7A/6A South conference game of the season.