Archive - May 2012
Linda Annmarie White, 63, of Benton passed away Sunday, May 27.
Linda was born Feb. 10, 1949, in Little Rock, to the late Sylvester and Jewel Haire. .
Mrs. White never met a stranger; she was a very loving and giving person. She attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church when she was able. Linda and her husband enjoyed helping feed those persons in need.
She was preceded in death by several siblings.
Linda is survived by her husband of 20 years, Jimmy D. White of Benton; stepchildren Jimmy, Jr., Kenneth, Angela, Daman, and Traciel; and many grandchildren.
The Benton Parks Commission has compiled a list of specific areas into which the group wants local accounting firm Yoakum, Lovell and Co. to investigate.
The audit was approved by the commission in April following a review of concession stand cash transactions handled by the Benton Parks Department at Tyndall Park in 2011.
The review, conducted by the city of Benton Finance Manager Karen Scott, revealed a lack of documents such as receipts and invoices to track transactions from the fund.
Award-winning Elvis Tribute Artist and entertainer Tony Witt will be returning soon to the stage of the Royal Theatre in Benton.
A concert by Witt is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door and may be purchased by calling KingSized Entertainment at 501-952-6005 or by visiting www.tonywitt.com.
BENTON â€“ Senior Benton Panthers catcher Matthew Krikorian may not be the biggest guy on the field, but his size didnâ€™t stop him from posting big numbers this past season. Krikorian signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the University of Central Arkansas (Conway) on Tuesday night at Holland Chapel Baptist Church Life Center in front of friends and family before the Panthers announced their postseason awards.