August 21st, 2014
Virginia Wise, 89, passed away peacefully on August 19 at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock following injuries sustained last week in a fall.Â She was married for 52 years to Hurdis Earl Wise, of Pensacola, FL, who pre-deceased her in 2005.Â Virginia was born in Booneville, one of six children of Stanley and Blanch Knight.
Wyatt Scott Welch, infant son of Nathen Scott and Heather E. (Brenkus) Welch of Benton, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Baptist Health Medical Center.Â He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Leonard Brenkus, James Etheridge Welch, and Denzil and Marie Walls.
An accident involving a school bus and a car was reported on Wednesday evening near Bauxite Cutoff Road, according to Lt. Scott Courtney, Saline County Sheriff's Office spokesperson.
Children were on board the bus at the time of the accident, but only three minor injuries were reported, Courtney said.
More details will be released at a later time.