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October 23rd, 2014

Daniel Phillip Montgomery

October 23, 2014

Daniel Phillip Montgomery, 75, of Benton passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his home.
He was born May 14, 1939, in Hot Springs to the late Doyle and Fern (Baber) Montgomery.
He drove for ABF for more than 33 years with a perfect driving record award and served in the U.S. Navy.   Mr. Montgomery was a member of Teamsters Local 878 and was a Protestant. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Debbie Montgomery; and one brother, Walter Clyde Montgomery.

Graycee Ann Summers

October 23, 2014

Graycee Ann Summers, 2-month-old daughter of Michael Summers and Shannon Edens, passed away Oct. 20, 2014. She was born Aug. 5, 2014 in Little Rock.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Bailey Holt of Benton; and her grandparents, Donna Williams of Benton, Tony Edens of Little Rock, and Robert and Dianne Summers of Benton.
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Pinecrest Memorial Park with Brother Larry Ballard officiating.
Ashby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements..

Voters to elect new sheriff in Saline County

October 23, 2014

Cleve Barfield, who has served as Saline County sheriff since August 2013, will be leaving the office at the end of the calendar year. Barfield was selected as sheriff following the retirement of Bruce Pennington, who left the position following an arrest for public intoxication.

On Nov. 4, county residents will select a new sheriff by choosing between Republican Rodney Wright and Democrat Rodney Goshien.

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