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Volume 136 Number 150 1 Sections 14 Pages 50¢ Home of Ernest Wild and Virginia Coburn
Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Couple’s nuptial kiss will have more significance than most
By Lynda Hollenbeck
Saline Courier accepting entries for 2014 Pet Calendar Contest
The Saline Courier is sponsoring a 2014 Pet Calendar contest, beginning Monday, as a fundraiser for its Newspapers in Education program. The top12 vote-getters will be featured in our 2014 Pet Calendar. The contest entry period runs through June 10. Entry fee is $5 per pet. Entries will be featured in the pages of the Courier throughout the voting period, with updated voting totals. The 2014 calendar will feature the 12 pets who gain the most votes. Each pet will be professionally photographed for the calendar. The calendars will be available by Thanksgiving and will cost $2 each.
When the officiating minister tells Ben Ackley that he may kiss his bride, it won’t be just the couple’s first kiss as husband and wife: It will be their first kiss on the lips. Period. That ceremony uniting Ackley and Sarah Ramsey will be taking place Saturday night at Benton’s First Assembly of God, where both Sarah and Ben are active members. Sarah said she was influenced to make a “no kissing before marriage” decision by the wife of a former youth pastor who had made the same type of commitment. “I heard about it, prayed about it and that inspired me to do the same thing,” she said. “So when
I was about 15, I decided not to kiss anyone on the lips until I kissed my husband on my wedding day.” Unlike many others who set such lofty goals, Sarah has kept her promise; and perhaps even more significant is the fact that her fiance has honored her pledge and not pressured her to relent on the oath. Sarah, 21, said she never dated anyone seriously before Ben. “We’ve been dating for about five years, and we’ve been engaged since March of 2012,” she noted. When people ask why she chose this path, she explains it this way: “I did this because I didn’t want to be tempted to go
Curbside recycling bids open in July
By Jennifer Joyner
beyond a kiss. For me, purity is a really big deal.” Because of her pledge, she said she has received many opportunities to witness to other girls. “I’ve spoken in several church
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The Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District will make a request for proposals in July in order to find a company to take over both the trash pickup and curbside recycling program — which will start in 2014 — for cities and towns in Saline County. Saline County RSWMD Executive Director Michael Grappe said a few weeks ago that bids would likely open in June, but now he said it looks more like July. Grappe said he projects the new system will be more efficient and will lessen the carbon footprint of the district. Grappe said the major positive impact will be that it will cost less for residents than what most people pay for trash pickup alone. The black boxes recently put in by the waste management district, once curbside service starts, still will be available for glass recycling. The new system likely will put many of the 30 trash haulers that currently service areas of the county out of work. Grappe, however, said the decision was made based on what benefits the most people. Allowing the current trash haulers to also pick up recycling does not seem feasible to the board, and either way this will mean more cost to customers, Grappe said. Although a switch will be made for Benton, Bryant, Haskell, Shannon Hills, Traskwood and Bauxite residents, current trash haulers may still have clients outside the municipalities in the county.
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Ben Ackley and Sarah Ramsey will pledge marriage vows Saturday night in Benton.
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THURSDAY NIGHT: Lows in the lower 70s. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy with highs in the upper 80s. FRIDAY NIGHT: Lows in the mid 70s. SATURDAY: Chance of rain with highs in the lower 90s.
Local artists earn honors in Malvern art competition
By Lynda Hollenbeck
Shopping, fashion themes of charity event tonight
By Jennifer Joyner
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Several artists from the Saline County area took part in the 26th Annual Virginia P. Weaver Spring Art Show sponsored by Malvern National Bank. Students of art instructors Dianne Roberts and Pat Reed entered works in the competition, with several receiving awards. All of the artwork entered in the contest was displayed in the main lobby of the bank’s main branch in downtown Malvern, where the artists were honored at a recent reception. Each artist was limited to one entry each
ART, page 9
Raven Bentley displays her painting that received top honors in the landscape category of the contest’s youth division. Bentley is a student of Dianne Roberts at Dianne Roberts Art Studio.
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The Leadership Saline County Fashion for Funds fashion show and silent auction to benefit Safe Haven will take place tonight at The Center at Bishop Park in Bryant. Tickets are still available and may be purchased at the door for $15 or prior to the event for $10. To purchase tickets or make a donation, contact Lauren Lisowe at 404-964-3236. The event, themed “Take Back the Night,” will begin at 6 p.m. with a silent auction. Appetizers and light desserts will be served. A fashion show will follow at 7 p.m. Heather Brown, known as Alice at 107.7, will act as emcee. Music will be provided by DJ Raquel. The Leadership Saline County class made a group decision to raise money for Safe Haven with the event, in light of the fact that one of its members was a victim of domestic violence. Saline County Safe Haven is a nonprofit organization that provides shelter and support for victims of domestic violence. It is a collaborative effort between representatives of the juvenile court, the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, The Churches Joint Council on Human Need, The Department of Human Services and local churches. It was established in 1997. Leadership Saline County was started in 2006.
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Former audit chief named new Arkansas treasurer
LITTLE ROCK — Former Legislative Auditor Charles Robinson will replace the Arkansas state treasurer who resigned last week over charges she accepted cash payments for steering business to an investment banker, Gov. Mike Beebe announced Wednesday. Beebe named Robinson as his pick to serve the remaining 19 months of ex-Treasurer Martha Shoffner’s term. Shoffner stepped down after she was arrested by the FBI and accused of accepting more than $36,000 in cash payments from a bond broker. Robinson, 66, worked for 34 years in the Division of Legislative Audit, serving 28 years as the chief of that division before retiring in 2007. “He was the perfect fit for somebody who had managerial experience, somebody who had the ability to immediately gather trust based upon previous work experience and had a reputation for integrity,” Beebe said during a news conference at the state Capitol. Robinson said the governor, “has convinced me to do something that I said I would never do, and that is to go back to work again.” Robinson, who said he was on his way to a hunting trip in Wyoming when Beebe offered him the job, said he’d prefer to forgo the position’s $54,305 salary. The governor said the Department of Finance
Carrel A. Bethards, 61, of Route 1, Bauxite, was the driver of the 1966 Rambler Shown here which was struck by a train at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday at the Missouri-Pacific railroad crossing where it intersects with Canterbury Road, according to the Benton Police Department.
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and Administration was researching whether it was legally possible to give up the state salary for the position. Robinson will serve as treasurer until January 2015, but he is barred from running for the post next year because of a constitutional restriction for appointees to elected positions. Shoffner, a Democrat, was re-elected in 2010. Robinson offered few clues on what changes he would make to the office or its investments and said he first wanted to meet with the staff. “What has happened has happened,” Robinson said. “What I expect to do is to go from this point forward and work with the people of the treasurer’s office and officials at the state and local level, financial officials and I just want the treasurer’s office of the state to be what everyone expects it to be.” Shoffner was charged
with attempt and conspiracy to commit extortion under color of official right through the Hobbs Act, a federal law often used to prosecute public officials for accepting bribes. Her attorney has said she plans to plead not guilty at the appropriate time. The FBI arrested Shoffner at her Newport home after she was recorded accepting $6,000 in a pie box from a bond broker, according to an affidavit filed last week. If convicted, Shoffner faces up to 20 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine. The office that Robinson once headed raised questions about Shoffner’s investment practices last year, when legislative auditors said her decision to sell bonds before they matured cost the state more than $400,000 in potential earnings.
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TODAY “FASHION FOR FUNDS” EVENT FOR SAFE HAVEN: 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30 at The Center at Bishop Park in Bryant. The Leadership Saline County, Fashion for Funds Fashion Show & Silent Auction, The event will begin with shopping, light desserts and appetizers. Heather Brown from Alice 107.7 will Emcee the Fashion Show which will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. To purchase tickets or make a donation please contact Lauren Lisowe at Lauren.Benson@xerox. com or 404.964.3236 Saline County Safe Haven promotes and provides services that address the physical, social, and emotional needs of victims of domestic violence within this community. CREATIVE WRITING: 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30 at Boswell Library. Jennifer Watson will teach creative writing for ages 16 and older. No registration is required. Call 8472166 for more information. BAUXITE SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENT, COMMUNITY MEETING: 6:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30 in the Bauxite High School auditorium. The meeting is to discuss the new Miner Academy public conversion charter school. If you are unable to attend and would like more information about the Miner Academy, please call the district’s superintendent’s office at 501-557-5453.  FRIDAY, MAY 31 BATTLE OF THE BADGES BLOOD DRIVE: 2 p.m. Friday, May 31 at the Bryant Fire Department training room 312 Roya Lane. The Bryant F.D. will challange the Benton FD to see how many units of blood can be raised from 2 and 6 p.m. that day.. To make an appointment go to redcrossblood. cor and enter sponsor code:
FireDeptBryant or stop by the Bryant Fire station. SATURDAY, JUNE 1 TRASKWOOD SCHOOL REUNION: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Western Sizzlin’ Steak House in Benton.  The doors open at 11:00 a.m. and we have a room reserved for our meeting. Each person can order their choice from the menu for lunch. Everyone who attended school at Traskwood is invited. For more information call Morris King at 501-776-3960. WHITFIELD FAMILY REUNION: 10 a.m., Saturday, June 1 at Tyndall Park, Pavilion 2. Descendants of Elisha and Mary Whitfield will hold their annual reunion. Potluck served at noon. LORANCE RIDING CLUB HORSE SHOW: 2 p.m., Saturday, June 1 in East End. Pleasure Events ( first half ), Speed Events (second half ), Open to all riders, Negative Coggins Required. Concession on site. Free to spectators, $3.event fee/per event, $4. trailer fee and $1. participation fee. Email or go to www.midstatehorse. com for more info and show bills. SALINE COUNTY LIBRARY CAREER DAY: 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at both Saline County Library locations. The Saline County Library has partnered with local career/education centers to offer a career day. Three sessions will comprise the day’s agenda and attendees may attend one, two or all three. No registration is required. Each session will offer tips about various aspects of job searching, resume writing, interviewing and more taught by representatives of the Saline County Adult Education Center, Goodwill Career Center and UALR-Benton. Call 778-4766 for more infor-
mation. SUMMER REaDING 2013: Preregistration begins Saturday, June 1 at both Saline County Library locations for children, tweens and adults wishing to participate in the 2013 Saline County Library Summer Reading program. The program will begin Monday, June 10 at both library locations and is open to all ages. No registration is required for the teen program. Registration ends June 29. Call 778-4766 or 847-2166 for more information. SUNDAY, JUNE 2 NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVOR’S DAY, PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING: 2 p.m., Sunday, June 2 at the Saline County Courthouse gazebo. Hands of Hope cancer support group is having a prayer of thanksgiving on National Cancer Survivor’s Day. This is open to the public, all who have dealt with cancer in their lives are encouraged to attend.  For information contact Linda Hankins, 501939-9823, email lhankins@ MONDAY, JUNE 3 MONDAY AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m. Monday, June 3 at Boswell Library. The Monday Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss its chosen title. The group is open to adults 18 and older. Call 847-2166 for more information. MONDAY WITH THE MASTER GARDENERS: 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 3 at Herzfeld Library The Saline County Master Gardeners and presenter Ruth James will discuss “Cooking with Vegetables” . The program is open to all ages. Call 7784766 for more information. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 NATIONAL ACTIVE ND RETIRED FEDERAL EMLOYEES CHAPTER 1256 MEETING: 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 5, at Western Sizzlin, in Benton. Lunch at 11a.m. and program begins at noon. No meetings in July and August. Will resume meetings on September 4. SATURDAY, JUNE 8 BUDDY CARTER RIB COOK OFF SHOW AND SHINE: 8 a.m., Saturday, June 8 at the Saline County Moose Lodge in Benton. For Entry fees and information Check out on Facebook or call Carol Hardin 501-860-4177 MONDAY, JUNE 10 LITTLE HORNETS CAMP: 9 a.m. Monday, June 10 in the High School Gym. The three day camp is for students entering grades 3-7 and the cost is $75 per camper.  All campers will receive a T-shirt. For information and registration form.Contact Mike Abrahamson
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New members of Benton Mayor’s Youth Council announced
Julie Thornberry, 89, of Bolingbrook, Ill., formerly of Benton, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013. She was born June 1, 1923, in Paducah, Ky.  Mrs. Thornberry was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Lizzie Davis; her husband of 49 years, the Rev. Richard Thornberry; and a daughter, Charlene Humphrey. She is survived by three daughters, Betty Hillis of Wynne, Jeanette Wunglueck of Bolingbrook, Ill., and Judy Davis of Buffalo Thornberry Grove, Ill.; a brother, Bill Davis of Mountain Home; eight grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Harmony Cemetery. Pallbearers are Chad Fisher, Chase Fisher, Chuck Fisher, Alan McClintock, Dwayne LeBeau and Richard Smart. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Ashby Funeral Home. Online guest book:
Man charged in Arkansas girl’s death to be evaluated
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BENTONVILLE — An Arkansas man charged with killing his 6-year-old neighbor is expected to undergo another mental evaluation. Defense attorney Pat Aydelott says a psychologist will evaluate Zachary Holly next month. Aydelott says Holly has already undergone one mental evaluation, but the results of that evaluation have not been made public. Holly appeared in court Wednesday in the northwest
Arkansas city of Bentonville. The 28-year-old has pleaded not guilty to capital murder, rape, kidnapping and residential burglary in the November death of 6-yearold Jersey Bridgeman. The girl’s death ended a short life marred by abuse. Her father and stepmother are in prison for chaining her to a dresser in 2011. Prosecutor Van Stone says Holly is due back in court July 25. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Holly.
Newly selected members of the Benton Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council are, from left, in the front row, Ashlynn Price, Bella Slaughter, Reagan Hammonds, Courtney Golman, Kaitlyn Bailey; second row, Kenzie Williams, Johnna Lawrence, Ashlynn Watkins, Christina Redmann, Christian Tiffin, Cassey Corbin; third row, Bayleigh Simpson, Grayson Morrow, Bret Stracener, Max Hart, Alec Shilling, Abby Clay, Becky Rand, Hayley Rand; fourth row, Frank Ventry, Chandler Tackett, Jake Garner, Reid Yarberry, Jonathan Douglas, Andrew Norris and Thomas Austin Ward. Returning members are not included in the photo. Laura Stilwell serves as adult coordinator of the council.
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Pryor preparing to launch first campaign ads 

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Like your health care policy? You may be losing it soon

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WASHINGTON — Many people who buy their own health insurance could get surprises in the mail this fall: cancellation notices because their current policies aren’t up to the basic standards of President Barack Obama’s health care law. They, and some small businesses, will have to find replacement plans — and that has some state insurance officials worried about consumer confusion. Rollout of the Affordable Care Act is going full speed ahead, despite repeal efforts by congressional Republicans. New insurance markets called exchanges are to open in every state this fall. Middle-class consumers who don’t get coverage on the job will be able to pick private health plans, while low-income people will be steered to an expanded version of Medicaid in states that accept it. The goal is to cover most of the nation’s nearly 50 million uninsured, but even Obama says there will be bumps in the road. And discontinued insurance plans could be another bump. Also, it doesn’t seem to square with one of the president’s best known promises about his health care overhaul: “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan.” But supporters of the overhaul are betting that consumers won’t object once they realize the coverage they will get under the new law is superior to current bare-bones insurance. For example, insurers will no longer be able to turn people down because of medical problems. Other bumps on the road to the new health care law include potentially unaffordable premiums for smokers unless states act to waive them, a new $63-per-head fee that will hit companies already providing coverage to employees and dependents, and a long-term care insurance program that had to be canceled because of the risk it could go belly up The Obama administration did not respond directly to questions about the potential fallout from cancellation notices. Instead, Health and Human Services spokeswoman Joanne Peters released a prepared statement saying: “Beginning
in October, individuals and small businesses will be able to shop for insurance in the marketplace, where we are already seeing that increased competition and transparency are leading to a range of options for quality, affordable plans.” For the most part, state insurance commissioners are giving insurers the option of canceling existing plans or changing them to comply with new federal requirements. Large employer plans that cover most workers and their families are unlikely to be affected. Seen as consumer safeguards by the administration, the new requirements limit costs paid by policyholders, and also expand benefits. That includes better preventive care, and also improved prescription coverage in many cases. The most important feature may be protection for your pocketbook if you get really sick: The new plans limit copayments and other outof-pocket costs to $6,400 a year for individuals. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners says it is hearing that many carriers will cancel policies and issue new ones because administratively that is easier than changing existing plans.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor’s campaign said Wednesday it is preparing to launch the first campaign ad for his re-election bid as he faces a high-dollar television blitz from groups on the left and the right. Jeff Weaver, Pryor’s campaign manager, said the 30-second ad would begin airing Friday in Arkansas but declined to say how much airtime the campaign has purchased. Pryor, who is seeking a third Senate term, doesn’t have any announced opponents yet but is widely viewed by Republicans as one of the most vulnerable incumbents next year. “It’s a substantial buy,”
Weaver said. “We’re looking forward to putting that ad up.” Weaver disclosed the plans shortly after a Republican group said it would begin airing television ads in the Little Rock and Fort Smith markets. The 30-second spot by Senate Conservatives Action features several conservative activists calling Pryor too liberal and criticizes the lawmaker for supporting the federal health care law in 2010. The Virginia-based GOP group said the ad was part of a $320,000 buy over the next three weeks in Arkansas. Another conservative group, the Club for Growth, aired television ads earlier this
year calling Pryor President Barack Obama’s “best ally” in the state. Pryor also faces criticism from Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group co-founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, which is airing ads in the state criticizing Pryor for opposing a measure to expand background checks for firearms purchases. Pryor has defended his vote, saying a competing measure he supported would have done more to address gun violence. Weaver didn’t offer many details about what would be in the ad, but said it was
aimed at responding to outside groups targeting Pryor. “The outside groups are trying to convince people that Mark Pryor is something different than what he is,” Weaver said. “We think it’s important that he tells people that he’s not far left or far right. He’s right in the middle. He listens to Arkansans and not these outside interest groups.” Pryor is the only Democrat in Washington from Arkansas, a state that has turned increasingly Republican in recent years. He easily won re-election in 2008 with no Republican opposition.
Dassault Falcon Jet announces $60M expansion in LR
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other features to planes that are built in France. Dassault employs nearly 2,000 people in Little Rock. Arkansas Economic Development Director Grant Tennille says other states tried to recruit Dassault for the new facility. Had the company chosen to go elsewhere, Tennille says Little Rock would have lost 400 jobs and more would have been cut later. The state and city offered an incentive package to help keep the plant in Arkansas.
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Celebrating the art of compromise
Singing sheriff an icon to a now old man — me
ne of the iconic people in my life is “the singing sheriff,” Joe Lee Richards, but my friendship with him predates his terms in office by many years. Joe Lee was one of the guys who helped usher me into the brotherhood of C.B. radio back in the early ‘60s. Later, as I was beginning to develop my skills as a news photographer, he would let me ride along with him in his rocket-powered police cruiser and regale me with stories of busting bad guys and making the county’s highways safe. When Joe was elected sheriff, he always treated me as a professional and helped make my career more exciting and make my mark by David calling me – even if it was Hughes the middle of the night – to tell me to “get up and get GET THE out here, there’s something POINT going on that would make some great photos.” Back in the day when C.B. radio was young, I quickly found that just because I had one didn’t mean other people would talk to me. It literally was a good old boys club whose members were old – in their 30s-to-50s. One of the first voices I remember coming out of that speaker of Hallicrafters radio was someone whose favorite saying was “mercy!” But it was the way he said it that was fascinating and miracle of miracles he actually would speak to me on the air. In fact he invited me to come to his house one time and help him and some other fellas put up a new antenna. That invitation and “eyeball” with other of Joe’s C.B. friends opened the door so others in the group began talking to me. This was really something to a nerdy teenager and I have always been grateful to Joe for that tiny kindness. I’m sure he has no recollection of that day, but it was my introduction to a kind and fascinating man. I can truthfully say that knowing Joe Lee in my younger days as a photographer was exciting, and at times death defying (grin). Back in the ‘60s the Arkansas State Police bought a fleet of specially equipped interceptors for troopers working heavily travelled interstates. Joe was given a car with one of the new Chrysler HEMI engines which looked kinda grayish instead of the standard ASP blue and he loved to work VASCAR with it, but he was a little different. … Yeah, different. One night is seared into my memory … Joe invited me to ride along in the front seat of his cruiser as he worked traffic on Highway 70 on the way to Hot Springs. Joe worked VASCAR there by setting up the little box which signaled when a car passed me and flashed a light. He would then start a stop watch and when the vehicle reached a certain point another flash would indicated when to stop the watch. This would give him the vehicle’s speed. Radar was expensive in those days and this worked as well and allowed the officer to hide off the road if he or she wished. Well, Joe hid down a side road about what seemed a quarter-mile away from 70. His lair was just past the big hill eastbound headed toward Benton after Spring Lake road. That hill plays a part in what’s coming. A speeder whizzes past the VASCAR sensors, Joe clocks them about 70, looks over at me and says “buckle up” and puts that rocket in gear… … … All I hear is a deep-throated VROOOOOOOOOOOOM! And he blasts off up that little road, makes a bat turn to the right and begins his “pursuit” of the speeder. We reach the hill’s apex in what seems 20 seconds and the car leaves the ground at what must have been 1,000 miles an hour. We were going so fast this HEAVY police car was about to lift off the ground. Joe got his speeder and nonchalantly walked back to the car and seemed amused that I was in a catatonic state. I have so many other tales thanks to Joe Lee Richards and I want to thank him for them and for the years he served the county as sheriff. Joe and I also have a love for country music and the man is a real talent. He sounds a lot like Johnny Cash with a little Willie thrown in for feeling. I also know that one of his favorite things to do is be a part of impromptu picking parties where all anyone has to do is pick up a geetar or just sing along. Joe’s secret weapon through the years was his wife Lou who passed away in 2000. She was the epitome of Southern womanhood and one of the kindest and most gracious ladies I ever met. Lately, that role has been filled by his daughter, Kathy Blue who has been at her daddy’s side through his illness and now residence in Saline Memorial’s Hospice House. She keeps all his friends on Facebook updated on how the sheriff is doing several times a day. If you have the time NOW is the time to stop by and see Joe to tell him what he means to you and I also ask you pray for a good man. David Hughes is a former resident of Saline County. His column appears each Thursday in The Saline Courier.
ompromise is one of the noblest words in the political lexicon. Especially when power is divided between the parties, as it is now, governing a country this vast and diverse is virtually impossible unless lawmakers bring a certain level of trust and flexibility to the bargaining table. Too often in today’s Washington, too many legislators -- in both parties -- refuse to acknowledge this basic truth. Too often, compromise is equated with betrayal, even treason. But without it, the machinery of democracy seizes up and breaks down. That’s why the immigration reform bill that recently emerged from the Senate Judiciary Committee on a 13-to-5 vote was such a heartening development. A bipartisan “Gang of Eight” -- four Republicans and four Democrats -- forged a reasonable, common sense package and then defended it against attacks from both sides. The center survived. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the chief conservative critic of the measure, expressed his frustration at the Gang of Eight’s success to the Washington Post: “They announced ... that they would rally around and Steve & Cokie defeat any amendment that would Roberts alter their agreement. The core has held, and the bill is coming forward to the floor of the Senate with not a lot of changes.” There is a long way to go, but there’s a real possibility that the core will keep holding, and the bill will become law later this year. Four challenges to the immigration measure show how compromise can work in practice: how consensusbuilding is not entirely dead in a capital that often seems gripped by holy war. The first challenge came from the left and involved the rights of legally married gay couples. A citizen can easily gain a green card or permanent residency for a non-American spouse of the opposite sex. But same-sex couples do not have the same right, and gay activists lobbied hard for an amendment that would grant them equality. That’s certainly a worthy goal, but in a compromise nobody gets everything they want. Liberals had to face a harsh fact: Giving gay couples equal rights was a deal breaker for Republicans. “To try to redefine marriage within the immigration bill would mean the bill would fall apart,” said Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina, a key member of the Gang of Eight. Then there were the numbers. Perhaps 30,000 gay couples could benefit from a marriage amendment, but many millions of illegal immigrants could potentially gain citizenship from the bill that the amendment would jeopardize. The cost-benefit calculus was clear. The amendment was withdrawn. The second challenge came from the right: a strong push to make a path for citizenship contingent on enhanced border security. The Gang of Eight accepted some modest suggestions from Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, the panel’s senior Republican, but rejected targets for severely reduced immigration flows that would have been impossible to meet. The third challenge was posed by organized labor and concerned visas for foreign-born graduates of American universities with STEM degrees (science, technology engineering and math). The original measure doubled the number of visas granted annually, but unions pushed the sponsors to make them harder to use by high-tech companies. Those companies lobbied fiercely to ease those new restrictions and Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, said he could not support the bill unless the limits were alleviated. Democrats like Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York faced a tough choice: side with the unions or win Hatch’s vote. They went with Hatch and broadened the coalition backing the bill. The fourth challenge involves the use of facts. There is an extremely pernicious notion out there that facts don’t exist -- that there’s no such thing as independent reality, just subjective opinion. The Heritage Foundation, an influential conservative think tank, issued a report alleging that the immigration bill would cost American taxpayers more than $6 trillion. But even fellow conservatives could not swallow the report’s total disregard for the clear consensus among professional experts that immigration boosts economic growth. Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour dismissed the report as “a political document. It’s not a serious analysis.” That’s exactly what it was, and to their credit, most committee members rejected it as ideology, not evidence. The committee action was one victory in a long war, but any time the spirit of compromise wins in Washington these days, it’s worth celebrating. Steve and Cokie Roberts can be contacted by email at
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n 1798, only seven years after the First Amendment was ratified as part of the Constitution, President John Adams undermined the First Amendment by pushing the Alien and Sedition Acts through Congress. This law subjected citizens to imprisonment for speech that brought the president or Congress into “contempt or disrepute” (my book, “The First Freedom: The Tumultuous History of Free Speech in America,” Delacorte Press, 1988). That led enough angry Americans to deny Adams a second term, bringing Thomas Jefferson, a leading opponent of the Alien and Sedition Acts, to the presidency. In 1786, Jefferson wrote to a friend about one of the anchors of our freedom of speech: “Our liberty Nat depends on the free- Hentoff dom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” But President Barack Obama, since taking office, has continually limited the First Amendment, the most singular and powerful right that distinctly identifies Americans from residents in all other countries on Earth. Political speech is our quintessential weapon against imperious presidents towering over the Constitution’s separation of powers. In the past few weeks, more Americans have been awakened to the diminishment of theirs and the press’s rights of free speech. Alerted to revelations of the multiple “scandals” of the Obama administration, The Wall Street Journal’s Peggy Noonan writes: “In order to suppress conservative groups -- at first, those with words like ‘Tea Party’ and ‘Patriot’ in their names, then including those that opposed ObamaCare or advanced the Second Amendment -- the IRS demanded donor rolls, membership lists, data on all contributions, names of volunteers, the contents of all speeches made my members, Facebook posts, minutes of all meetings and copies of all materials handed out at gatherings.” In this land of the free and home of the brave, the IRS asked such questions as: “What are you thinking about? Did you ever think of running for office? Do you ever contact political figures? What are you reading?” (“This Is No Ordinary Scandal,” Noonan, The Wall Street Journal, May 17). Dig this: One respondent answered that last query simply: “The U.S. Constitution.” For an administration that regards the word “Patriot” with suspicion, that must have been disquieting. As for the Obama Justice Department, headed by Attorney General Eric Holder, it demonstrated its utter disrespect for the First Amendment’s freedom of the press by how it has investigated leaks of classified information to reporters: “The Justice Department subpoenaed a sweeping two months of AP (Associated Press) phone records from Verizon Wireless last year without notifying the news organization -- essentially giving the AP no chance to fight back in the courts” (“Obama’s Leak Obsession Leads to Privacy and Free Speech Abuses,” Roger Aronoff,, May 23). Accuracy in Media’s Aronoff quotes Lynn Oberlander, general counsel for The New Yorker, who wrote on the magazine’s website:
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“Even beyond the outrageous and overreaching action against the journalists, this is a blatant attempt to avoid the oversight function of the courts” (“The Law Behind the AP Phone-Record Scandal,” Oberlander,, May 14). And by invading the privacy of the AP’s reporters and editors, Aronoff writes: “Associated Press CEO Gary Pruitt says that sources are now hesitant to talk to the AP because they’re concerned that they’ll be monitored by the government.” Aronoff quotes Pruitt, who says: “Sources, just in the normal course of news gathering, recently, say we don’t necessarily want to talk to you. “We don’t want our phone records monitored by the U.S. government.” These Americans agree with Pruitt, as he tells Aronoff that the Justice Department’s actions are “unconstitutional.” Aronoff cites a Foreign Policy article from last year, in which Trevor Timm reported: “America’s finest journalism is often produced with the aid of classified information. “The New York Times’ report on warrantless wiretapping and The Washington Post’s expose on CIA secret prisons, both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, are just two of countless examples” (“Obama’s Secret Hypocrisy,” Timm, Foreign Policy, June 2012). Meanwhile, the president has now slickly “ordered a review ... of the Justice Department’s procedures for legal investigations involving reporters.” He emphasized that “journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs ... “Our focus must be on those who break the law” (“Obama, in Nod to Press, Orders Review of Inquiries,” Mark Landler, The New York Times, May 24). But, Mr. President, it was the Justice Department that broke the law. Can you imagine Thomas Jefferson’s reaction to this news? Obama actually had the gall to tell us that Attorney General Holder, a leading law-breaker in this operation, will direct this official fact-finding review! He directly approved removing Fox News’ First Amendment rights when “prosecutors obtained a search warrant for (Fox News reporter James) Rosen’s phone and email records.” Next week: I, and other reporters, respond to Obama’s current canny deflections of these charges concerning his extrajudicial commands. If Thomas Jefferson were still here, he would have instantly condemned them. Regardless of political parties, though, where is there a Jefferson among us today? Someone who would demand an independent commission with due process rights for the primary witness, President Obama, in a possible impeachment case against him? Mounting evidence, going back to the beginning of his first term, could be examined. Should there be an actual fully televised impeachment procedure -which could happen if We the People demanded it -- public school students watching might call for a return of civics classes to their schools, newly reminded that they are self-governing Americans. Nat Hentoff is a nationally renowned authority on the First Amendment and the Bill of Rights. He is a member of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and the Cato Institute, where he is a senior fellow.
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Local students bring home ASU diplomas
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Robert L. Davis Elementary Green Team members receiving honors in a countywide art contest aimed at identifying ways to reduce, reuse and recycle are, from left, Ainslie Nolan, Leea Hoerschelman and Judi Copley, shown with media specialist Gabriela Diaz. The overall Saline County winner was Leea Hoerschelman, a fifth-grader. Other winners were fifth-grader Ainslie Nolan, who won first place; and third-grader Gabriela Diaz, who finished second. The Green Team was sponsored by Copley.
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Commencement ceremonies at Arkansas State University were held on May 11. the following students from Saline County were among those receiving their diploma’s. Benton: Adam Dewitt Eoff, Bachelor of Science, Finance; Laura Francis Fee, Master of Science in Education, Special Education - Gifted, Talented, and Creative, Natalie C. Graham, Associate of Science, Veronica Anne Heatherly, Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Mallory Marie Horn, Associate of Science, John Brandon Nichols, Master of Science in Education, Special Education - Instructional Specialist, 4-12, Melissa Kay Smith, Master of Science in Education, Curriculum
and Instruction, Stacey Elizabeth Spivey, Bachelor of Science, Radio Television, Cameron Gage Whaley, Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Cody Ross Wineland, Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry Bryant: Kimberly Dineen Holloway, Master of Science in Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Kimberley Anne Lindsey, Associate of Science; Clint Shadwick, Master of Science in Education, Educational Leadership; Keri Sullivan, Master of Science in Education, Special Education - Instructional Specialist, 4-12; Paige Elizabeth Turpin, Bachelor of Science in Education, Early Childhood Education; Stephanie Lynn Wyeth, Master of Science
in Education, Education Theory and Practice; Hensley: Ashley Elizabeth Henning, Bachelor of Science, Marketing, Mabelvale: Heidi C. Campbell, Master of Science in Education, Special Education - Gifted, Talented, and Creative; Saline, Mabelvale, Benjamin T. Harris, Associate of Science
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Instructional AA 4-5s Red Sox vs. Angels, 6 p.m. F8 Rangers vs. White Sox, 7 p.m. F8 Instructional AAA 5-6s Razorbacks vs. Phillies, 6 p.m. F1 Brewers vs. White Sox, 7:15 F1 Minor AA 7-8s White Sox vs. Gamecocks, 6 F7 Rockies vs. Angels, 6 p.m. F2 Scrappers vs. Yankees, 7:30 F7 Marlins vs. Cardinals, 7:30 F2 Major AA 9-10s Mudcats vs. Braves, 6 p.m. F3 Razorbacks vs. White Sox, 7:45 F3 Major AAA 11-12s Phillies vs. A’s, 6 p.m. F4 Mudcats vs. Dodgers, 7:45 F4 Babe Ruth 13-15s Giants vs. Tigers, 6 p.m. F5 Phillies vs. Cardinals, 8 p.m. F5
Stanek semifinalist for Golden Spikes
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FAYETTEVILLE - Named first-team All-SEC earlier in the day, Arkansas Razorbacks  junior pitcher Ryne Stanek was announced Tuesday afternoon as one of 30 semifinalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. The USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award is presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. The 30 semifinalists will be narrowed to three finalists on June 4 with the winner of the award being revealed on Friday, July 19, on the MLB Network show The Rundown. Fans can also have their say on who they think should win
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Arkansas Razorbacks pitcher Ryne Stanek throws a pitch in a game last season. Stanek was named a finalist for the Golden Spikes Award on Tuesday. Stanek has a 9-2 record this season with a 1.40 ERA.
Arkansas, Texas Tech renew rivalry
By Nate Allen
Razorback Report
FAYETTEVILLE -  Arkansas and Texas Tech, old Southwest Conference rivals until Arkansas left the since defunct league for the SEC in 1992, will renew their football rivalry  in 2014 and 2015, it was announced Wednesday. The Texas Tech Red Raiders of the Big 12 will host the Razorbacks Sept. 13,  2014, at Lubbock and visit Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville on Sept. 19, 2015 .
“With the Texas Tech series, we are renewing a Southwest Conference rivalry and strengthening our non-conference schedule while gaining valuable exposure in Texas,” Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long was quoted in a Wednesday University of Arkansas issued press release. “With the landscape of the college football postseason changing, it is imperative that we schedule competitive non-conference matchups that will benefit
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‘So what’s the scouting report, Trent?’
By Nate Allen
Razorback Report
Former Bryant BENTON SOFTBALL Hornet Trent thursday Daniel may get Lady Panthers vs. Limelight, 6 p.m. F5 call Friday night Diamond Dolls vs. Tree
Gals, 7 p.m. F5 BWB vs. Diamond Dolls, 6 p.m. F4 Hurricane vs. Crush, 7 p.m. F4 Gators vs. Angels, 8 p.m. F4 Angels vs. Flames, 6 p.m. F3 Lady Panthers vs. Cherry Bombs, 7 p.m. F3 Rockers vs. Impact, 8 p.m. F3 FAYETTEVILLE -  Trent Daniel repeatedly  represented Bryant and  never opposed Bryant.  Until perhaps  Friday  night in Manhattan, Kan. For Daniel would be pitching against  Bryant should the Arkansas Razorbacks summon their senior southpaw native son of Bryant, Ark., to relieve vs.  Bryant University in A Volleyball Camp will be the  first round of the fourheld on May 30 and 31 at team, double-elimination  Benton Arena. The camp will Manhattan  Baseball Regional. begin at 8:30 a.m. and last “I’ve gotten a couple of until 2:30 p.m. jokes from my teammates,” The camp is for kids Daniel said. “ It’s kind of entering grades 3-9 in 2013. funny being from Bryant Cost is $60. Pick up forms at and playing a team called Sport Shop or administration Bryant, I guess.” office. What have they said? “Oh,  ‘Guess we are going to have a good scouting report, and playing your little brother,’ stuff like that,” Daniel said. June 3rd-5th in the Bryant So what does he know High School Gym. 8:30-11:30 DANIEL, page 7 Graders 3rd -8th ( next school year) Cost is $20 per camper and each camper will receive a T-shirt.
Volleyball camp
Lady hornet basketball camp
Former Bryant Hornet Trent Daniel throws a pitch in a game last season. With the Arkansas Razorbacks playing Bryant University Bulldogs (Smithwick, R.I.) on Friday at the Manhattan Regional in Kansas, Daniel, a left-handed specialist, may face the Bulldogs’ talented lefthanded hitters on Friday.
future cardinal basketball camp
Harmony Grove athletics will be hosting its annual Future Cardinal Basketball Camp Monday, June 3, through Wednesday, June 5, for students entering the 3rd - 9th grade beginning in the fall. Both boys and girls camps will be from 9 a.m. to noon in the Daniel Henley Fieldhouse each day. Cost is $40 per student and includes the cost for the camp and official camp T-shirt. An awards ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. on the final day of camp. Parents are encouraged to attend. Registration ends the morning of June 3. For more information call Coach John White (girls) at 776-2337 or Coach Dexter Hendrix (boys) at 860-6796. Harmony Grove is located at 2621 Highway 229 in Haskell. Make all checks payable to Future Cardinal Basketball Camp.
Echavarria shoots 64, Razorbacks in fifth
ATLANTA – Freshman Nicolas Echavarria shot 6-under-par 64 on Wednesday morning at the 2013 NCAA Championship to lead the No. 9 University of Arkansas men’s golf team to a 9-under par day and into a tie for fifth as a team at the Capital City Club in Atlanta, Ga.  Echavarria is in a tie for second place as an individual, one stroke behind Arizona State’s Jon Rahm, who followed up a 9-under par first day with a 2-over par second. Echavarria’s score combined with junior Sebastian Cappelen’s 3-under par day helped the Razorbacks post the round’s lowest score and the second lowest team score of the tournament propelling the Razorbacks from 14th into their tie for fifth. “As a team we did what we set out to do which was shoot under par and put ourselves in a position to make it into match play,” Arkansas Head Coach Brad McMakin said.  “Getting into that top eight and continuing to play this week was our number one goal, but we still have a lot of work to do in the final round.  Nicolas and Sebastian were phenomenal.  Nicolas was rarely in danger of making a bogey today; every putt was right in the center of the cup.  Sebastian closed well and sank a tough putt on 18 to get to 3-under.” Echavarria’s 64, 6-under par, set an Arkansas record for a single-round at a NCAA Championship besting the mark of John Daly who shot 65 during the third round of the 1986 NCAA Championship at Bermuda Run Country Club in Winston-Salem, N.C.  To achieve his record-setting day, the freshman was 5-under par at the turn and closed with a birdie and eight pars over the toughest holes of the course.  As a part of his 5-under par front nine, Echavarria sank four consecutive birdies on holes No. 4 through No. 7, which included a nearly 50-foot putt on the par-3, sixth.  Finishing his round in second place individually, he then had to wait six hours to know where his score of 6-under would stand following the second day’s action. Cappelen earned his 3-under par score after sinking four birdies and a bogey during Wednesday’s action.  Opening with a birdie on No. 1, he stayed at 1-under par until he sank his second birdie on No. 9, making the turn at 2-under par.  Another birdie on No. 10 had Cappelen at 3-under until his lone bogey on the par 4, 520-yard, 16th that was playing into a headwind.  After a par on No. 17, Cappelen hit his second shot on No. 18 roughly 8 feet past
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Odom to represent USA
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lady Panther BasketBAll Camp
The Lady Panther Basketball Camp will be on June 4-6 from 8 a.m. to noon at Benton Arena. The camp is for girls in kindergarten to ninth grade. Cost is $50 and can be paid on the first day of camp. Each camper receives a T-shirt. and certificate. Call Coach Jerry Chumley at 317-2570 for any additional information.
Austin Odom, a Benton high school senior who just walked the stage on May 23, won the team positions to represent the USA in both the Shotgun World Cup in Granada, Spain, in July and the Shotgun World Championships in Lima, Peru, in September. He won the opportunity shooting Olympic trap during the weekend of May 18 at Fort Benning Army base in South Georgia. He will be traveling as a member of a 10-person team made up of national champions, world cup medalists and Olympic medalists.
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TILLER – Austin Odom of Benton repeated his 2012 position as the top male high school international trapshooter in Arkansas, and Haley Colbert of Texarkana took first-place honors among females for the 2013 season. They were the overall winners in the recent 2013 Arkansas Junior Olympic State Qualifier at the Delta Conference Center near Tillar in southeastern Arkansas. The competition was on the center’s True International Bunker Trap fields, the type facilities shooters face in national, international and Olympic events. The Junior Olympic Qualifier competition is part of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program, a highly popular project of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The program is directed by J.D. “Chuck” Woodson. The top men’s medal winners: Gold - Austin Odom of Benton. 
Silver Dustin McGoewern of Greenwood. 
Bronze - Brady Cotton of Huntsville. The top women’s medal winners: Gold - Haley Colbert, Texarkana. 
Silver Grace Hambuchen of Greenbrier. 
Bronze - Amber Culwell of Rose Bud.
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FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas athletic department has begun a study of fans to examine the opportunity of expanding the north end zone at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Wednesday. “As we continue to evaluate the potential of expanding our stadium in the north end zone, it is important to include input from our current season ticket holders and other fans,” Director of Athletics Jeff Long said. “This survey will help us better understand and quantify the demand expressed by supporters during our Razorback Seat Value Plan (RSVP). There are many variables to consider with
this project, and it is important that we strive to accommodate the preferences of Razorback fans now and in the future.” The survey was emailed to all season ticket holders Wednesday and will be open for 10 days, giving fans the opportunity to have their views expressed and provide information related to the potential expansion. The results of the survey are expected at the end of the summer. In February, the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees approved a market and cost analysis of the potential expansion. The purpose of the analysis is to examine the variables associated with an expansion such as seating capacity, design, construc-
tion, economic variables and the demand for additional seating, all of which should be studied when considering the feasibility of a stadium expansion. If the university determines the expansion to be viable and a decision is made to proceed, the project will be brought back to the Board of Trustees for approval prior to beginning of the actual project. The funding of the market and cost analysis study and any potential project will be from athletic revenues, gifts, and bond proceeds from a future bond issue amortized using athletic revenues generated from the stadium expansion. The Razorbacks open the 2013 season by hosting Louisiana in Fayetteville on Aug. 31.
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the award by going online toGoldenSpikesAward. com and selecting their favorite amateur player. A native of Overland Park, Kan., Stanek has been one of the top pitchers in the country during his junior season. The right-hander has started 15 games and has a 9-2 record with a 1.40 ERA, which is the lowest in the Southeastern Conference and 11th-lowest nationally. Stanek’s ERA of 1.40 currently ranks as the thirdlowest single-season ERA in school history. Stanek
has saved some of his best performances for the end of the season, winning 6 of his last 7 starts and turning in a quality start (six or more innings pitched, three or fewer earned runs) in 7 of his last 9 starts. Stanek has allowed two or fewer earned runs in 13 of his 15 starts and allowed one earned run or less in 10 of 11 starts vs. SEC opponents. In 11 starts vs. SEC opponents in 2013, Stanek has compiled an 8-1 record with an 0.86 ERA. In 73 innings vs. SEC foes, Stanek has allowed 14 runs, seven earned, on 54 hits and struck out 60 batters, while holding the opposition to a .203 batting average. Stanek
was even better when the team needed him the most – after losing the opening game of a series. In four SEC starts in the second game of a series, Stanek was 4-0 with a 0.33 ERA, allowing just one earned run in 27.1 innings. Stanek has pitched in 47 games, including 44 starts, in his collegiate career and has a 21-8 record with a 2.59 ERA. His career ERA of 2.59 currently ranks as the sixthlowest in school history. In 246.2 innings, Stanek has allowed 87 runs, 71 earned, on 195 hits, while striking out 200 batters. Opposing hitters are batting just .220 off of Stanek in his career as a Razorback.
Ryne Stanek vs. SEC Career
W-L 8-1 21-8
ERA 1.40 0.86 2.59
IP 90 73
R 22 14
ER 14 7 71
H 70 54 195
BB 35 25 97
SO 76 60 200
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the hole, leaving him a tough downhill putt back to the hole for his final birdie. Along with Echavarria and Cappelen’s 8-under par, senior Austin Cook and freshman Taylor Moore also counted to the Razorback score on Wednesday with rounds of even-par, 70. Cook carded three birdies and three bogeys during his round and saved his best for last when his tee shot on
No. 18 rested under trees on the left side of the fairway. Needing to hit a low shot to get under branches, yet also carry a fair distance to the green, Cook’s shot came out low and fast and hit a ridge just right of the final green stopping the ball’s momentum and nestling softly on the green where he putted in for par. Moore also sank three birdies and three bogeys during the second round, playing the first nine holes at 2-under par and sinking a birdie putt on No. 17 to get back to even. The first-year player played
both par 5 holes at even par and recorded a bogey on just one of the four par 3 holes. Sophomore Thomas Sorensen completed the Razorback competition on Wednesday with a good score of 2-over-par 72. Opening with a birdie, Sorensen would sink a second birdie on No. 5 and had three bogeys during his first nine holes to make the turn at 1-over par. He found a groove on the back nine with six pars before a bogey on No. 16, but closed with two additional pars for his final score.
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our program.” The 2014 season marks the beginning of Division I football playoffs for the national championship and an increased emphasis on strength of schedule beyond league play. “The addition of Texas
Tech gives us a quality non-conference opponent for the first two years when the world of college football changes with the playoffs in 2014,” Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said. “We anticipate strength of schedule being a factor in deciding which teams are selected and feel adding Texas Tech to our already strong conference schedule puts us in a great position in that
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about Bryant? Not the high school Hornets for which he played but these Bryant Bulldogs, the champions of the Northeast Conference. “We know they are from Rhode Island,” Daniel said, “and they had a really good year and a really good showing in their conference tournament. We heard they lost their first game and then won four or five straight. We know they are a solid team. You have to be if you are in postseason. We have to be ready to play.” Last year, Stony Brook, the Eastern unknown American East champion from South Hampton, N.Y., much like Bryant is the nationally unknown from Smithfield, R.I., was the surprise of the College World Series before it finally boiled down in Omaha to Arkansas, third behind South Carolina and national champion Arizona. “That’s what we have kind of mentioned that they could be the Stony Brook,” Daniel said. “Hopefully not for us because Stony Brook went to the World Series. But you can’t look past any opponent. You have to treat them all the same and that’s definitely what we are going to do because we know they can play. They are a good team.” Kevin Brown, .368 and 46 RBI, and Carl Anderson, .340, and 47 RBI, the Bulldogs’ two best hitters, both bat lefthanded. Host team Kansas State and Wichita State, opening the regional at 2 p.m. Friday with loser’s bracket and winner’s games scheduled Saturday afternoon and Saturday night, are both loaded left-handed hitters. Those left-handed hitters could signal Arkansas Coach Dave Van Horn and pitching coach Dave Jorn to summon Daniel at a critical juncture even with the Hogs starting two righthanders among the best in the country. Barrett Astin, just one earned run the last 15 innings, starts Friday night against Bryant.
Ryne Stanek, named Tuesday first-team All-SEC and one of 30 semifinalists for the Golden Spike Award, college baseball’s version of the Heisman Trophy, starts Saturday. Great as Astin and Stanek have pitched, Van Horn doesn’t hesitate going to Daniel in key lefton-left situations knowing closers Colby Suggs and Jalen Beeks are ready to finish. After an excellent 2011 following redshirting in 2010 as a sophomore transfer from Arkansas-Fort Smith, Daniel overcame a struggling start in 2012 to become Arkansas’ go-to guy against lefties en route to and during the 2012 College World Series. Daniel’s situational lefty vs. lefty matchups against slugger Logan Vick were pivotal during the Waco Super Regional when Arkansas beat host Baylor 2 of 3 to advance to Omaha. “That’s a guy I played with,” Daniel said, “He was on my (2011) summer team so we we were
already pretty good buddies. There was a rivalry. I got him those times, but he’s a great hitter. I was lucky enough to get him.” Though without a 2013 victory or save, Daniel has skillfully guided the
Hogs through key left vs. left situations, this season, too, though his last two relief outings at Auburn and in the SEC Tournament against LSU weren’t up to his standards. “It’s been a little bit up and down lately but I just have to stay confident and keep working hard with Coach Jorn and stuff,” Daniel said. “Things went well for me in the middle
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Gov. Mike Beebe and first lady Ginger Bebee visit with 2013 honor students at a recent reception at the Governor’s Mansion. With the governor and Mrs. Beebe here are Abigail Herzfeld from Benton High School and Tammy Aleshire.
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Gov. Mike Beebe and first lady Ginger Bebee visit with 2013 honor students at a recent reception at the Governor’s Mansion. With the governor and Mrs. Beebe here are Kevin J. Chaberlain Jr. from Bauxite High School and hsi parents, Kevin and Leanna Chamberlain.
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Third place in adult portrait went to this entry by Frank Willix. He is a student of Dianne Roberts.
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Reports of chase lead to drug arrest
On May 17 about 4 a.m., Lt. Monte Hodge of the Benton Police Department was dispatched to the area of Sunset Lake in response to a report of a man being chased. Hodge located someone matching the description of the person who allegedly was being chased. Hodge made contact with the man, who was wet but could not provide Hodge with an “intelligent answer” as to why, according to a police report of the incident. The man, later identified as 31-year-old Timothy M. Churchill of Benton, reportedly walked away from Hodge repeatedly while the officer attempted to speak to him. He then took off his shoes and threw them in a trash can, according to the police report. When asked to provide his driver’s license, Churchill reportedly handed his entire wallet to police. According to the police report, a plastic bag containing three wet pills was found in the wallet. Churchill told police the pills were put in his wallet by a girl who was with the people that were chasing him. Police searched the area for but could not locate a vehicle matching the description of the one that the people allegedly chasing him were driving. Churchill was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.
police the poor driving was because he was tired. Although he appeared to police to be intoxicated and smelled of alcohol, Howard said he had not been drinking and had no alcohol in the car, according to a police report on the incident. Howard was arrested on suspicion of DWI. A search of his vehicle reportedly turned up an ice chest containing an unopened bottle of Corona beer and an opened iced tea can filled with an alcoholic beverage. A nearly empty bottle of Corona also was found near the driver’s seat. Howard had difficulty providing a sufficient sample, but one breath test showed his blood-alcohol level to be 0.148 percent. He was charged with DWI.
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On May 17 at 7:29 p.m., Benton Police Officer Jimmy Thompson conducted a traffic stop on Shenandoah, after witnessing the vehicle traveling 40 mph in a 30-mph zone. Driver Joseph Brian Naylor, 33, of Benton reportedly seemed intoxicated, and the vehicle smelled of alcohol, according to a police report of the incident. Naylor reportedly told police he drank a few beers prior to being stopped. After failing parts of a field sobriety test, Naylor agreed to provide a sample to show his blood-alcohol level. A breath test reportedly showed his blood-alcohol level to be 0.1 percent. Naylor was arrested and charged with DWI. He also was cited for no seat belt and speeding.
causing the accident. The alleged victim told police Little attempted to run to his truck, but that he managed to escape. Little then reportedly left the scene, driving toward his home in Bauxite. A witness account was in line with the family member’s story, according to a police report of the incident. Officers Tullos and Hunter Begoon went to Little’s home and reportedly found him drinking beer in the front yard of his neighbor’s house. Little showed “increasingly aggressive behavior” according to the police report and was escorted to his a cell by three jailers at the Saline County Detention Center. Little reportedly was verbally abusive and uncooperative during the process. He was placed forcibly into a restraint chair, according to the police report. Police Beat is published daily in the Courier, as reports are received from local law enforcement agencies. In some cases, incident reports are not released for several days, and are published in the order they are received at the Courier. Police Beat articles are edited for brevity and relevancy, and contain only information provided by law enforcement.
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Benton resident Lisa Carter reported on the evening of May 17 that several items had been stolen from a shop building on her property on the 300 block of West Cross Street. Missing items reportedly are valued at $840 and include a chop saw, a red Troybilt lawnmower, an orange Black & Decker weed eater, a child’s red and gray Mongoose bicycle and two extension cords, according to a police report of the incident. Carter told police the items were taken some time between 11 a.m. the day before and noon on May 17. Officer Anya Hogan investigated.
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how he really will love you if he’s willing to wait.” She is aware of at least one person who has made a similar decision because of her example. “When I spoke at one of the churches, one of the ladies there decided to make the same commitment because of what I had said to them,” she said. “My parents love it,” Sarah added. “They think it’s great.” Sarah is the daughter of Johnny and Lisa Ramsey and is a full-time student at University of Arkansas Little Rock, where she is pursuing an education degree that will enable her to become an elementary schoolteacher. She also works part time at First Security Bank. Ben, 20, is the son of Richard and Lisa Ackley and is a full-time student at UALR, where he is majoring in management information systems. He works as the manager of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Little Rock.
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The decision to go toward curbside recycling was made by the Saline County RSWMD Board of Directors, and is part of the district’s efforts to meet Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality expectations of recycling quotas. The board includes Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs, Benton Mayor David Mattingly, Alexander Mayor Paul Mitchell, Haskell Mayor Jeff Arey, Shannon Hills Mayor Mike Kemp and County Judge Lanny Fite. Arkansas state law gives the board the authority to implement these regulations since they encourage recycling in the area. A high percentage of Alexander, Bauxite, Benton and Bryant residents polled by Impact Management Group earlier this year said they would participate in a curbside recycling program.
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Three Benton residents are among the 37 Ouachita Baptist University students who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Malone Universities and Colleges. They are: •Lacey Brooks, 21, a mass communications major. Brooks A graduate of Benton High School, she has been a member of the Ouachita Student Foundation and was the James assistant director of Campus Ministries’ Tiger Tunes show in 2012. She has been named to the OBU’s Dean’s and President’s Lists. She has taught Sunday School classes and volunteered with AWANA at Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church, volunteered with Habitat for Humanity Youth United and is involved with Crossroads College Ministry at Second Baptist Church of Arkadelphia. She worked at Ashley Home Furniture and the Ouachita Post Office. She is a December 2012 graduate of Ouachita and is pursuing a career in public relations. •Ryan James, 21, a biol-
ogy major. A graduate of Benton High School, he served as co-president of the Ouachita Student Foundation and was a member of the Tiger Serve Day Leadership Team, the Welcome to Ouachita’s World Steering Committee, the Homecoming Steering Committee and the American Chemical Society. He has been named Outstanding Senior Man and the Richard H. Brown Outstanding Student in Biology, a recipient of OBU’s Presidential Service Award, was a delegate to the Arkansas Leadership Forum and has been a beau of the EEE women’s social club. He has worked in Ouachita’s Campus Ministries office and in the summer research program of OBU’s Patterson School of Natural Sciences.
He also has been a part of First Baptist Church of Arkadelphia’s home groups. A May 2013 graduate, he is scheduled to work at Baptist Health Medical Center with ultimate plans to attend medical school. •Devan Malone, 22, a mass communications and speech communication double major. She is a Benton High School graduate and was named the top Academic Achiever for OBU’s School of Humanities as well as Outstanding Senior Speech Communication Major and first runner-up on the 2012 Homecoming Court. She was a recipient of OBU’s 125th Anniversary Community Service Award. She has served as missions and publicity leader for Campus Ministries; co-president and communications
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Miscellaneous Autos For Sale
GOOD BUY 2 0 0 4 J e e p G ra n d C h e ro k e e 6 2 ,0 0 0 m ile s 1 O w n e r C a ll A fte r 5 7 4 9 -6 0 7 8
4 lines – 3 days – $18.68* 4 lines – 7 days – $29.28* 4 lines – 14 days – $ 45.44* Extra lines available
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Garage / Yard
Health Services
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Garage Sales
BLOW-OUT SALE 4 4 3 C re e k R d .(H a s k e ll) F ri & S a t 8 a -? M a n y m o re ite m s!
EARLY BIRD SANITATION Once a week pick up + Rolloff Dumpsters 332-7202 • 840-6758 • 778-3969
Saline County Fairgrounds June 8th 9a.m. Turn that “For Sale” sign in your yard into cash! Farm, Construction, Lawn & Garden, Recreation equipment and vehicles of all types. Sign up early so we can advertise your equipment. Contact: Cox Auctions & Realty, LLC John Cox AALB#2066 501-617-1759 & Matt Cox AALB#2067 501-609-6659
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Call Valinda 501-455-4224
or apply at: County Line Super Stop 13400 I-30, L.R.
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Autos Wanted
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Recreational Vehicles
RIVERSIDE BOAT a n d R V s to ra g e , c o v e re d a n d u n c o v e re d p a rk in g , g a te d 2 4 h o u r a c c e s s , s e c u rity lig h ts , 4 1 6 7 M u lb e rry R d . 5 0 1 -8 6 0 -5 7 3 7
Mobile Homes For Sale
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w ith yo u r L a n d !
Call 501-653-3201
FORECLOSED D O U B L E W ID E o n P riva te L o t. G re a t S ch o o ls, G re a t L o ca tio n , m u st se ll! 5 0 1 -6 5 3 -3 2 0 1 NEW 4 BR 2 BA H o m e $ 3 9 K in clu d e s d e live ry to yo u r p ro p e rty. C a ll fo r Q u ick A p p ro va l 6 5 3 -3 2 0 2 SPECIAL FINANCING FOR LAND O W NERS $0 Down fo r Y o u r H o m e A v a ila b le . E a s y te rm ,s a p p ly by phone 5 0 1 -4 0 7 -9 5 0 0
Cushing Piano Service T u n e • R e p a ir
Player Pianos & Pump Organs
Silica Heights off Hwy 183 Edison Ave. & Cole Dr.
3 BR, 1 b a , C H /A , k itc h e n a p p li.$ 6 7 5 m o + $500 dep. 1502 S o rre ll. 6 1 2 -8 8 4 8 3BR 2 B A B ry a n t N o P e ts 5 0 1 -5 9 0 -3 0 5 5 4 BR, 2 b a th , s ta in e d c o n c re te flo o rs , 2 c a r g a r a g e , g r e a t lo c a tio n , B e n to n S c h o o ls . For m ore in fo . 5 0 1 -7 7 8 -4 4 0 2 519 PEARSON 2 B r 1BA $625m o + 400 Dep. No P e ts 3 2 6 -3 9 0 7
• Pool & Park • All units available with or without full size washer & dryer • Pets welcome with limitations • On-site Management
Yamaha Alto Saxophone
With hard & soft carrying case $395
Excellent condition
Lots & Acreage
40 ACRES o f T im b e rla n d n e a r C ro w !s S ta tio n 5 8 0 -0 3 5 8
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NOTICE: NOTIFICATION OF DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS In a c c o rd a n c e w ith F e d e ra l a n d S ta te g u id e lin e s , p e rs o n a lly id e n tifia b le d a ta c o lle c te d o n sp e cia l e d u ca tio n stu d e n ts in th e H a rm o n y G ro v e P u b lic S c h o o ls w h o g ra d u a te d , m o v e d , d ro p p e d , d is m is s e d o r fo u n d in e lig ib le fo r s p e c ia l e d u c a tio n o r s p e e c h th e ra p y d u rin g th e s c h o o l y e a r 2 0 0 7 -2 0 0 8 w ill b e d e stro ye d o n M a y 3 0 th , 2 0 1 3 . P a re n ts o f th e s e c h ild re n o r th e c h ild h im s e lf, p ro v id in g h e /s h e h a s re a c h e d a g e 1 8 , h a v e th e rig h t to re v ie w a n d /o r re q u e s t c o p ie s o f th is d a ta . T h e s e re c o rd s w ill b e a v a ila b le fo r re v ie w b y re q u e s t d u rin g o ffic e h o u rs th e m o n th o f M a y 2 0 1 3 , in th e S p e c ia l E d u ca tio n O ffice , 2 6 2 1 H w y 2 2 9 , B e n to n , A r. 72015.
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NOTICE OF SALE OF $10,255,000 BRYANT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 25 OF SALINE COUNTY, ARKANSAS CONSTRUCTION BONDS Dated July 1, 2013 S e a le d b id s w ill b e re ce ive d u n til 1 1 :0 0 o !clo ck a .m ., lo ca l tim e o n Ju n e 6 , 2 0 1 3 fo r th e a b o v e B o n d s , w h ic h m a tu re s e ria lly o n F e b ru a ry 1 o f e a c h y e a r o f th e y e a rs o f 2 0 1 5 to 2 0 3 9 , in c lu s iv e . A ll b id s m u s t b e o n th e O fficia l B id F o rm o r su b m itte d e le ctro n ica lly, via P A R IT Y . C o p ie s o f th e P re lim in a ry O fficia l S ta te m e n t, O fficia l N o tice o f S a le a n d O fficia l B id F o rm m a y b e o b ta in e d fro m th e u n d e rsig n e d . S co tt B e a rd sle y F irst S e cu rity B e a rd sle y P u b lic F in a n ce F irst S e cu rity C e n te r 5 2 1 P re sid e n t C lin to n A ve n u e , S u ite 8 0 0 L ittle R o ck, A rka n sa s 7 2 2 0 1 T e le p h o n e (5 0 1 ) 9 7 8 -6 3 9 2
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Thursday, May 30, 2013
The Saline Courier – Page 13
Alley Oop
Crossword Challenge
Arlo and Janis
Big Nate
Born Loser
Frank and Ernest
Astro•graph Grizzwells
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Soup to Nutz
MAY 30, 2013 It’s beginning to look like you will be given greater responsibilities in the year ahead. Do your best to perform up to your capabilities, because you could reap substantial rewards over a protracted period of time. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -If you find yourself in a situation similar to on that didn’t handle well in the past, proceed with caution so that you don’t repeat the same mistakes. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- It’s never a good thing to poke your nose into someone else’s private business. If you needed to know, you would have been briefed. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- A close friend is beginning to lose patience with you, because she or he has started to feel taken for granted. Show this person you care. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Although you might lack the ability to see the error of your ways, you could easily find fault with others. This is not a good formula for popularity. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- When delegating important personal responsibilities, be careful of whom you choose. Someone could make a commitment on your behalf that you won’t like. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You and some family members might be on the edgy side. Be careful not to thoughtlessly do anything that could cause tempers to boil over. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- If at all possible, try to temporarily shelve distasteful tasks. If you’re doing work you dislike, your performance will suffer.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Business and pleasure may not mix well, so think twice before pitching a deal at a social gathering. Your chances for making a sale won’t be good. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- In a last-minute effort to catch up on things left undone, you might start cracking the whip on others. You’re the one who should be facing the lash. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -Don’t misread feelings of apprehension. These particular worries come from negative thinking and
are not related to reality. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Be as prudent as possible when enjoying leisure activities with friends. You’ll have a lot more fun if you don’t have to open your wallet for every little thing. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- If you allow yourself to get involved with people whose objectives are not in harmony with yours, it’s only apt to impede your progress.
Celebrity Cipher
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The Saline Courier
Honor’s Day
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Introducing the 2014 Saline Courier
Pet Calendar
Rules of the Pet Contest
The top 12 vote-getters will be featured in the 2014 Newspapers In Education Pet Calendar
Gov. Mike Beebe and first lady Ginger Bebee visit with 2013 honor students at a recent reception at the Governor’s Mansion. With the governor and Mrs. Beebe here are Kylie Rae Shepherd from Glen Rose High School and her parents, Mike and Sheri Shepherd.
Special to The Saline Courier
$ 00
5 ENTRY FEE • 25¢ to VOTE
1. All entries must be alive at the time of voting 8. Pet owners agree to allow their pets to be 2. Pets must reside in Saline County featured in the 2014 calendar without 3. Only one pet per entry compensation. 4. Accompaning photo must show only the pet 9. The Saline Courier reserves the right to refuse being entered into the contest. any entry into the contest for reasons it deems 5. Entry period is May 13 thru June 10, 2013 inappropriate. 6. Voting period begins June 11 thru Aug. 2, 10. All proceeds benefit the Newspapers in 2013 Education program of The Saline Courier 7. Votes cost 25¢ each. There is no limit to how many votes can be cast.
Official Entry Form • The Saline Courier 2014 Pet Calendar Contest
Name of Pet ____________________________________________________________________ Name of Owner __________________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Email Address ______________________________________ Phone _______________________ In 40 words or less, write a description of your pet, including bloodline, age, gender and why readers should vote for your pet. ___________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ Submit $5 payment with entry form and photo to: The Saline Courier, 321 N. Market St., Benton, AR 72015 - digital photos can be emailed to
Gov. Mike Beebe and first lady Ginger Bebee visit with 2013 honor students at a recent reception at the Governor’s Mansion. With the governor and Mrs. Beebe here are Matthew Griebel from Bryant High School and his parents, Butch and Tammi Griebel.
Special to The Saline Courier
All Proceeds Benefit the Newspapers In Education Program
y! Enter Your Pet Toda $ 00 ENTRY FEE ¢ VOTE
Gov. Mike Beebe and first lady Ginger Bebee visit with 2013 honor students at a recent reception at the Governor’s Mansion. With the governor and Mrs. Beebe here are Taylor Bishop from Bryant High School and his parents, Rhonda and Ed Bishop.
Special to The Saline Courier
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