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December 27th

Olin O. (Fritz) Hester

December 27, 2012

Olin O. (Fritz) Hester, 89, of Alexander, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 23.
He was born August 28, 1923 in Benton. 
Mr. Hester was a U.S. Army Veteran, a mechanic and a member of Springhill Baptist Church for 74 years. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Josie B. Hester; wife, Bertha (Midge) Hester; and a son, Ronald Gene Hester.

December 24th

HOLLENBECK: Trying to think positive while remembering Christmases Past

December 24, 2012

As I get ready to mark the first Christmas without my husband — which as anyone who has walked this path will tell you is no easy undertaking — I'm borrowing on the Norman Vincent Peale premise of "The Power of Positive Thinking."
In that vein, I'm turning my focus toward special memories of the 37 wonderful Christmases we had together.
There are some funny times, some hectic times, some frantic times, some times overshadowed with illness and loss. But through them all was the deep, abiding love we were blessed to share.

Benton students join Kiwanis in delvering Christmas cheer

December 24, 2012

Once again, the Elf Club at Benton Middle School came through in a big way to help children who otherwise would face a bleak holiday.
Starting a year ago, the students sponsored projects to raise money for the annual toy drive that benefits hundreds of local families.
And the sponsoring organization, Saline County Kiwanis Club, say it's one of the most rewarding projects they have ever been involved in.

Coyce Boone

December 24, 2012

Coyce Boone, 77, of Bryant, passed peacefully into the care of his heavenly Father on Friday, December 21.
He was born on November 3, 1935 to Frank and Maudie Boone.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Billy Campbell Boone; brother-in-law James Adams; sister-in-law Edna Lee Boone; niece Leslie Miller; and father and mother-in-law Harold and Melba Jones.

Class 6A state tourney postponed on Friday. Will continue on Saturday.
Because of winter weather which dropped snow and ice over the entire state, the Arkansas Activities...
Bryant Hornets junior Evan Lee runs the bases in Bryant’s 6-4 victory over Arkadelphia at Hornets...

 

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