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City offices resume business today

December 27, 2012

Benton and Bryant city offices will resume business today, although they opened late because of possible issues having to do with the winter storm that hit the county Tuesday.
The Bryant Development Review Committee meeting originally set for today has been rescheduled for next week.
The Bryant City Council has scheduled a special meeting for next week.
There is a community services meeting in Benton scheduled for Jan. 1 at 6 p.m. A civil service commission meeting is scheduled for Jan. 2 at 6:30 p.m.

Power outage continues; warming centers open

December 27, 2012

In the aftermath of the winter storm that struck Christmas day, thousands of Saline County residents still do not have electricity in their homes.
According to reports from Entergy Arkansas, 13,919 customers in Saline County are still without power, as of 8 a.m. Thursday morning.
That number is down from 16,220 at the peak of the crisis. Nearly 4,000 workers are joining Entergy efforts to restore electricity around the state, according to the Entergy website.
Entergy/Benton Utilities customers may report an outage by calling 501-776-5931 or 1-800-9OUTAGE.

Kathryn Guenter Nix

December 27, 2012

Kathryn Guenter Nix, 62, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Christmas Eve, surrounded by her family, after a valiant battle with cancer. Kathy was born August 15, 1950, in Minneapolis, MN, to a DuPont engineer and a nurse. The family moved to Niagara Falls, N.Y. shortly thereafter. In 1972 she earned a degree in Home Economics from Bowling Green State University and began working for Gerbers department store in Memphis, Tenn. before transferring to Little Rock. While working as a buyer for M. M.

Olin O. (Fritz) Hester

December 27, 2012

Olin O. (Fritz) Hester, 89, of Alexander, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 23.
He was born August 28, 1923 in Benton. 
Mr. Hester was a U.S. Army Veteran, a mechanic and a member of Springhill Baptist Church for 74 years. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Josie B. Hester; wife, Bertha (Midge) Hester; and a son, Ronald Gene Hester.

December 24th

Benton students join Kiwanis in delvering Christmas cheer

December 24, 2012

Once again, the Elf Club at Benton Middle School came through in a big way to help children who otherwise would face a bleak holiday.
Starting a year ago, the students sponsored projects to raise money for the annual toy drive that benefits hundreds of local families.
And the sponsoring organization, Saline County Kiwanis Club, say it's one of the most rewarding projects they have ever been involved in.

Coyce Boone

December 24, 2012

Coyce Boone, 77, of Bryant, passed peacefully into the care of his heavenly Father on Friday, December 21.
He was born on November 3, 1935 to Frank and Maudie Boone.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Billy Campbell Boone; brother-in-law James Adams; sister-in-law Edna Lee Boone; niece Leslie Miller; and father and mother-in-law Harold and Melba Jones.

Jennifer “Lea” Darnell Ellingston

December 24, 2012

Jennifer “Lea” Darnell Ellingston, age 39, of Benton, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012. She was born August 10, 1973 in Little Rock to Mike Darnell and Debbie Littlejohn. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Benton. Before becoming fully disabled, Lea worked as a certified nursing assistant.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Evalyn Littlejohn, and grandfather, Roger Darnell.

Katherine Deloris Stone

December 24, 2012

Katherine Deloris Stone, 77 of Camden, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, at Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs. She was born March 1, 1935, to Bryan and Lois Parson Baxley in Bauxite.
She was a member of Cullendale First Baptist Church, Camden Flower Club, Hospital Auxiliary and Order of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Carl Baxley.
She is survived by her husband, Edwin Stone; a son, David Stone both of Camden; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn Stone and Lauren Stone, both of Royal; and two sisters, Margaret Rainey of El Dorado and Martha Crouse of Sheridan.

Mary Caple Glenn

December 24, 2012

Mary Caple Glenn, 69, of Little Rock, formerly of Benton, passed away Dec. 19. She was born June 6, 1943, in Benton to the late Raymond Hughes Sr. and Helen Franks Hughes.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Ervin Hughes; three sisters, Francis Wilkerson, Reba Gay and Theresa Mize; and a daughter, Rebecca Caple.

Lula Mae Miller

December 24, 2012

Lula Mae Miller, 76, of Benton died Friday, Dec. 21. She was born Jan. 12, 1936 in Abilene, Texas, to Floyd and Nollie Seth Willis. She was the youngest of three children. She graduated from Abilene High and attended Abilene Christian College. While living in Alaska, she worked as a Tupperware manager and a substitute teacher. She retired from Arkansas State Revenue Central Office in Little Rock. In November 1956, Lula married the love of her life, Thomas Edison Miller Jr. Lula is preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Newton, of Abilene, Texas.

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