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August 4th, 2011

Effie Louise Altom Bullock

August 4, 2011

Effie Louise Altom Bullock, 94, of North Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, August 3. She was the youngest of 8 and was born June 11, 1917 in Hickory Flat, Arkansas to John Alex Altom and Valula Day Pearson. She married J. R. Bullock on April 2, 1944.

She retired from JC Penney’s as a sales associate after 10 years. She loved to read and her hobbies were sewing, arts and crafts, painting and quilting. She was a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church in Benton and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Pangburn Chapter No. 502.

Benton residents filmed for ‘Blood Brothers TV’

August 4, 2011

Several Benton and Saline County residents showed off their hunting skills for a television program, which aired all last week.
Randy West, of Benton, was contacted by Freddy King of Cherokee Sports last July and he wanted to know if he could film a duck hunting show.
“He pretty much wanted to tell the story of how passionate the sport can be,” West said. “He saw all my Facebook pictures of ducks and he came down and filmed us and interviewed me.”
The show also featured: Chad Taylor, Zach Esry, Brian Moore, Trevor West, Trey West, Tim Wacov, Chris Reynolds and Zach Davis.

August 3rd

Mark Devoe Jackson

August 3, 2011

Mark Devoe Jackson, 83, of Haskell, went to join his Heavenly Father on August 1.  He was born on May 31, 1928 to the late Howell and Lillian Jackson in McJester.   He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Mark Edwin Jackson and brothers, James and Boyce Jackson. 
 

 

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