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February 18th, 2015

Sex offender flees to Texas

February 18, 2015

Benton police are seeking the public’s help in locating a Saline County sex offender who fled town in an RV.
Authorities say 45-year-old Bobby Poe had been living at the I-30 Travel Park before he “abruptly left” the Benton area. Poe apparently skipped town in a motor home that he didn’t own, according to a news release from the Benton Police Department.

Benton can't complete sweep

February 18, 2015

BENTON – After beating them at their place in January to snap a seven-game losing streak, the Benton Lady Panthers couldn’t get the season sweep of the El Dorado Lady Wildcats due to poor shooting. Benton fell 44-33 to El Dorado on Friday night at Benton Arena, shooting 28 percent from the field.

The Lady Panthers’ two-game win streak was snapped and now sit at 13-12 overall, 6-5 in the 6A South with El Dorado improving to 18-5, 7-4 in the South.

Lady Miners clinch 3rd

February 18, 2015

ARKADELPHIA – After junior Sarah Cockman scored during the final seconds of the game, the Bauxite Lady Miners defeated the Arkadelphia Lady Badgers 51-20 Friday night in Arkadelphia. The Lady Miners also clinched third in 7-4A Conference with Mena, No. 4, losing to Malvern Friday night. Bauxite Head Coach Cody Lambert said the Lady Miners, which will play on Tuesday at 7 p.m. against the winner of Fountain Lake and Waldron, played well against the Lady Badgers.

PEARCY – After enduring a seven-game losing streak at the end of December and the beginning of...
BRYANT – Bryant senior guard Jakeria Otey scored a season-high 31 points in a 52-47 victory over...
BRYANT – The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornets’ swim teams dominated and the Benton High school swim...


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