Archive - 2014
Traci Hardig, 42, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.
She was born Feb. 1, 1972, in Benton.Â Â
Her father, Aubrey Uptigrove, and a sister, Connie Uptigrove, preceded her in death.Â
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Hardig of Benton; two daughters, Jessica Goeman and Kali Hardig, both of Benton; her mother, Linda Uptigrove of Mabelvale; three sisters, LaDeana McPeak (Scot) of Charleston, Illinois, Gail Vick of Camden, and Bonnie Rodgers of Pine Bluff; and her grandmother, Obeda Beck of Benton.Â
A Saline County mother was arrested Saturday for endangering the welfare of a minor. This is the second time she has been arrested on similar charges within 60 days.
Shelby Nalley, 31, of Shannon Hills allegedly left her child, who is approximately a year-and-a-half old, in her vehicle while she went inside Fredâ€™s Super Dollar Store. The vehicle was unlocked and the ignition was turned off at the time, said Asst. Chief Jeremy Brown, who was the arresting officer.