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April 11th, 2012

Sen. Pryor tours Benton projects including events center location

April 11, 2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., spent several hours in Benton on Tuesday viewing street/drainage problems and also met with city leaders about two major upcoming projects — the implementation of a four-year degree program and a facilities expansion at UALR-Benton Center and the construction of an events center/hotel project adjacent to Tinseltown Cinema.
Pryor's visit began at City Hall, where he connected with Mayor David Mattingly, who accompanied the senator throughout his visit in the city.

Mary Elizabeth Griffin

April 11, 2012

Mary Elizabeth Griffin, 82, of Benton, passed away Monday, April 9.  She was born Sept. 19, 1929, in Bauxite to the late Clifton and Pearl Bevels Crawford.  Mary was a member of New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Ben Edgar Griffin of Benton; a sister, Marie Harding of Benton; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. today, April 11, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Wright officiating.  Burial will follow at Sharon Cemetery.
Visitation is scheduled today from 1 to 2 p.m. preceding the service.

HOLLENBECK: Easter celebrations in the South meant new clothes, family gatherings

April 11, 2012

Easter is a defining moment in a Southern girl's upbringing.
When I was growing up, it meant a new dress for Sunday School and church and family events that followed.
This was an especially big thing for little girls in small towns, like Cotton Plant, where the Methodist Church was the center of our social life at Easter time and pretty much year-round.

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