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Lillie Dale Halbert Baxley

July 17, 2014

Lillie Dale Halbert Baxley, 101, of Little Rock went to join her heavenly father on July 15, 2014.
Born Jan. 17, 1913, in Mt. Olive, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Bob and Lizzie Halbert. She was a homemaker most of her life with a brief career at Munsey Toaster.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard "JL" Baxley; three daughters, Betty Sue Rhodes, Creda Sandlin and Juanita Batman; four brothers; six sisters; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Flash flood watch in effect for Saline County

July 17, 2014

A flash flood watch has been issued for much of Central Arkansas, which includes Saline, Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, and Yell counties.

The watch was issued by the National Weather Service, and extends into late Friday evening.

As much as 3 to 5 inches of rain is expected to hit Central Arkansas from Thursday to Friday evening, according to the NWS.

The NWS recommends keeping up to date with weather conditions, and more information will be posted as details come in.

Shurtleff sinks Sheridan

July 17, 2014

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Technically, the Bryant Everett Black Sox didn’t go undefeated in the Junior American Legion State Tournament. Needing to beat the Sheridan Yellowjackets just once, opposed to Sheridan having to beat Bryant twice, the Black Sox routed Sheridan 10-5 in the first state championship game of the night. But, Sheridan lobbied for the first game to be a Bryant forfeit because of an ineligible player. The game was forfeited by Bryant, but Sheridan may have preferred the first loss to what was ahead for the Yellowjackets the second game.

 

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