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October 8th, 2014

Horseshoe competition, car ride raffle planned for festival

October 8, 2014

Wade Marshall of the Benton Fire Department and a member of the Old-Fashioned Day Planning Committee, is coordinating a horseshoe tournament to be included at the Oct. 11 fundraiser.

The event raises funds for the Benton Senior Wellness and Activity Center.

Those wanting to enter the contest should sign up at the courthouse gazebo starting at 9 a.m. The tournament is scheduled for 10 a.m. near the gazebo and is open to anyone who desires to participate.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

Moore moving, drops out of Benton Council race vs. Gardner

October 8, 2014

Alderman Brad Moore is dropping out of the race for another term on the 10-member Benton City Council.
Moore said he and his family will be moving out of the area, according to a statement he released Tuesday afternoon.

In the statement, he noted that he has accepted an offer of a career promotion and the job will require his family to move to Northwest Arkansas.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

Jeanette Hensley Allen

October 8, 2014

Jeanette Hensley Allen, 77, of Malvern passed away Oct. 6, 2014.
Jeanette was born May 10, 1937, in Benton, to Porter and Alene "Cotton" Hensley.
She was a good cook who loved big dinners. She enjoyed going fishing and camping and one of her favorite memories was a trip to Yellowstone National Park.
Jeanette also loved watching the birds and deer. She was very devoted to her family and friends and everyone who met her loved her.
She was of the Pentecostal faith.

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