November 18th, 2014
CORCORAN, Calif. â€” Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.
Afton Elaine Burton, the raven-haired bride-to-be, said she loves the man convicted in the notorious murders of seven people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate.
No date has been set, but a wedding coordinator has been assigned by the prison to handle the nuptials, and the couple has until early February to get married before they would have to reapply.
HASKELL â€” When deciding on where she wanted to play college softball next season, Harmony Grove senior Kristen Dempsey wanted to attend a program where she felt the most at home.
And for the Dempsey that place was Harding University in Searcy.
â€śWhen I got up there,â€ť Dempsey started, â€śit just felt like one of the best atmospheres I have ever been in.
â€śI wanted to go somewhere where it felt most like home.
â€śAnd when I walked on campus, it felt like home for me.â€ť
Dempsey signed her letter of intent on Tuesday inside the old gymnasium at Harmony Grove.
BRYANT â€“ After leading the Bryant Hornets to their third 7A state title in five years, senior Hornet Blaine Knight is reaping the rewards of being named the 7A Tournament MVP after a 10-0 Bryant shutout of the Fayetteville Purple Dogs in the 7A state championship game this past season. On Friday at Bryant High School, Knight signed a national letter of intent with the Arkansas Razorbacks to play baseball.