July 29th, 2014
David L. Shewmaker, 53, of Bryant, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 26, 2014. David was born in Paragould, on November 4th,1960 to W.T. and Neva Shewmaker. David graduated from Paragould High School in 1978 and received a bachelorâ€™s degree in Computer Science from Arkansas State University. David's career as a software engineer spanned 32 years most recently with SAP of Walldorf, Germany.
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Benton Police Department's leadership and expertise have drawn the attention of the Arkansas Safe Schools Conference in North Little Rock and drew praise Thursday night from officials of the Benton School District.
During the recent conference, Chief Kirk Lane was selected as the winner of the 2014 top award for the department's contribution to the School Resource Officer program.