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Archive - Feb 2013

February 28th

Bryant Swimmers Break Records, Finish Top 15 in State

February 28, 2013

The men’s and women’s high school swim teams from Bryant had a strong showing at the State Championship swim meet on Saturday. The men’s team finished 11th out of 25 teams and the women’s team finished 6th out of 31 teams.

Apartment standards to be considered at council; Proposed ban on sale of animals to be introduced

February 28, 2013

Bryant Planning and Community Development Director Dave Green will present a set of proposed standards for multifamily housing to the City Council during its regular meeting set for 7 p.m. today in the courtroom at City Hall, 210 SW 3rd St.
Because the construction of apartments has been a contentious issue in the city, Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs and staff attorney Chris Madison have asked that the council only discuss on the proposed rules and delay action until the next meeting to allow time for further review and community input.

February 27th

Robert Henry Bell

February 27, 2013

Robert Henry Bell, 82, of Benton died Monday, Feb. 25. He was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Warner, Okla., to the late Ross Henry and Vera Duvall Bell. 
Mr. Bell had retired from Alcoa after working 40 years and was in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  He was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church and a Mason with the Congo Lodge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane (Scott) Bell, and one brother, Wayne Bell.

Joseph A. Gonsalves

February 27, 2013

Joseph A. Gonsalves' journey through life came to an end on Feb. 16. He was 48 and of Benton..
He was born March 19, 1964. He attended John Glenn High School and later earned his diploma in San Diego. He had a passion for fishing, and he loved being a carpenter and roofer. He loved being a father, and he cherished his family and friends. His ability to see a silver lining in everything will be missed.

The Bryant Lady Hornets went 2-1 over the weekend at the Beebe/Cabot Tournament. Falling 4-3 to...
The Bauxite Lady Miners went 2-1 in the Beebe/Cabot Tourney on Saturday. Bauxite defeated Greenwood...
The Benton Panther baseball team defeated Arkadelphia 9-2 and Cabot 6-5 on Saturday in the Central...

 

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