June 19th, 2014
Larry Olen Lewis, 64, of Hot Springs, passed away June 18, 2014.Â He was born November 3, 1949 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to the late Elmer and Earline Caldwell Lewis.Â Larry worked for the City of Benton for many years.Â Â He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Â Â War and was awarded two purple hearts during that conflict. Larry can be best remembered for his gentle soul.Â He loved making memories with his family and was an avid outdoorsman.Â Larryâ€™s talents were many, but working and restoring cars was his passion.
The Bryant School Board will meet tonight at 6 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will be discussing a portion of land near Hurricane Creek Elementary that is needed for the Alcoa Road expansion project, adding personnel and the 2014-2015 board meeting dates.
Benton Police Department continues to seek help from the public in locating two people accused of robbing a Benton bank earlier this week.
The department has received some tips, but the suspects have not been located, said Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton Police Department spokesperson.
An undisclosed amount of money was taken Monday during the robbery at Malvern National Bank on Military Road.
The two suspects fled the area before officers arrived, Russell said.