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October 20th, 2014

Local man killed in I-30 wreck

October 20, 2014

A 33-year-old Saline County man died Saturday night in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 30 near the Alexander overpass.

Caleb Alsup of Benton was killed when the 2014 Ford Focus he was driving was struck by a 2003 Food Mustang, the Arkansas State Police reported. The driver of the Mustang allegedly was "attempting to evade law enforcement officers at a high rate of speed and without headlights," according to a reported prepared by Cpl. Jack Williams of the ASP.

The driver of the Mustang was injured along with Alsup's three passengers during the crash.

Troy Marvin Steele

October 20, 2014

Troy Marvin Steele, 70, of Bauxite passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.  He was born April 11, 1944 in Fort Smith.
Mr. Steele was a dspatch supervisor for Safeway/Harvest Foods and was a member of Brooks Bethel Baptist Church. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert G. and Effie Steele; and a brother, Milbren Hickman.

Norma Brown

October 20, 2014

Norma Brown of Benton, born Nov. 24, 1938, passed at the age of 75 on Oct. 17, 2014.
She was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.
Norma loved her savior, family and friends. Her strength and devotion to God allowed her to survive multiple battles with cancer while taking care of her family.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ola Davis Brown; and her sister Collene Johns (Jerry).
She is survived by her brother, Ron S. Brown (Dee) of Albany, Ga.; a daughter, Lesa Baker (Mark); and a son, Darron Coffman.

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