October 1st, 2012
Eloise â€śMeMaâ€ť Kirkwood, 81, of Bryant passed away Thursday, September 27, at UAMS.Â She was born on February 9, 1931 in Tuscumbia, Ala. to the late W.B.Â and Mattie Staggs Scott.Â Â She retired from Dillards after working for 35 years.Â
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one grandson, Justin Darter.
Omer Ray Crone, 79, of Sardis died Wednesday, Sept. 19, in a VA foster home in Cabot from many ailments to his body.
He was born Aug. 21, 1933, to the late George C. Crone and Sarah Alma Ball Crone in England.Â Ray was a graduate of Sheridan High School and Henderson State Teacher College in Arkadelphia.Â He was of the Baptist faith and a Korean War veteran.
Eva Dell Schaal, 76, died Sept. 13, in Benton.
She was born March 26, 1936, to Andrew Clark Keys Sr. and Gertrude Gogel in Oklahoma City, Okla.
She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Nurses Association.
Eva was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Gus Schaal.
Tyler Dewayne Cash of Mabelvale went to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 21. Even though his time here on Earth was short, it was very cherished. Tyler will always be loved and will never be forgotten. He will always be our sweet baby angel.
He is survived by his parents, Gary and Christy Cash; one sister, Kyleigh Cash; his grandparents, Connie Stark and James Smith, Marie and Vern Stubbs, Danny and Sandra West, and Gary Cash; and his great-grandparents; Buddy and Sue Skinner, Leroy Potts, Eva Britton, Barbara and Billy West, Vern and Barbara Stubbs.
Janie A. Linsley, 64, of Malvern passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Janie was born Nov. 7, 1947, in Malvern, to Hebert and Thelma (Rae) Erwin. She was a member of Victory Fellowship Church in Bryant, where she was a church secretary for more than 25 years. She also worked at Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
Janie loved to pick blueberries and she loved her family, especially her son, Brent.
She was predeceased by her parents.
Christine U. Lashlee, 79, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25.Â She was born March 22, 1933 in Malvern.Â
Mrs. Lashlee was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin Neill Carr and Ella Mae Carr and her husband, Jim Lashlee.
Juanita Bingham of Mabelvale passed away Friday, Sept. 21.
She was born to the late Lonnie and Ethel Brazil. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Sardis. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and children, whom she loved dearly. She was known for always putting others before herself.
The Bryant Lady Hornets hosted the Little Rock Fair War Eagles on Thursday night in 7A/6A South conference action and came up with their seventh sweep in eight conference games, with the Benton Lady Panthers being the only team to take conference undefeated Bryant to more than three games. Bryant won 3-0 (25-11, 25-9, 25-9) against Fair at Bryant gym.
â€śIâ€™m proud of the girls,â€ť Bryant Coach Beth Solomon said of her team. â€śWe played better than the last time we played them; as far as not playing down and trying to stay at our level.â€ť
The Alexander City Council called a special meeting late Friday and discussed at length about three items, but one item was tabled and another was dropped.
Mayor Paul Mitchell informed the council that Saline County District Judge Curtis Rickard requested the council to vote on a resolution that would authorize him to hire a court clerk. Rickard also requested the council set the salary for the court clerk position, which Mitchell said had been advertised recently at $9 an hour.
CABOT - The Benton Lady Panther golf team won the 6A South conference and took second in the State on Tuesday and Wednesday at Greystone Country Club in Cabot.
Greenwood took the 6A State Title by shooting a 559 with Benton following with a 579, and Jonesboro (583), Marion (583) and Searcy (587) rounding out the top five.