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June 18th, 2014

Madeline Bolt Gerloff

June 18, 2014

Madeline Bolt Gerloff, 58, of Benton passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Baptist Health Medical Center Hospital in Little Rock.
She was born Oct. 26, 1955, in Houston, Texas, to the late Lois M. and Ted R. Bolt and raised by her grandmother, Ava Bolt.
Madeline worked as a pharmacy assistant for Kruses North Town Pharmacy in Houston, Texas, for 19 years before becoming a full-time, stay-at-home mom. Madeline was of the Baptist faith, had accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior, and was baptized at the campgrounds in Benton.

UPDATE: Two injured in fatal I-30 accident still hospitalized

June 18, 2014

Two injured victims involved in Friday's fatality accident that killed one and injured four others on Interstate 30 near the Alcoa Road Exit in Benton are still hospitalized.

Betty Moore, 69, of Little Rock was taken by MedFlight to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Friday after the vehicle she was a passenger in was hit in the rear end twice.

UAMS personnel would not release information pertaining to her condition, but did verify that she was still hospitalized.

City passes long-range water plan

June 18, 2014

The Bauxite City Council approved a long-range plan for the city's existing public water system during a regular council session Monday night. Gary Beck of the water department had spoken to the council about this plan during in a May 19 meeting.

The plan is required under section VII.H of the Arkansas Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Public Water systems.

The plan must be updated at least every five years and must cover a planning period of at least 10 years.


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