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March 21st, 2012

Benton woman crowned 'Miss Awesome' in Angels Pageant

March 21, 2012

Benton resident Sarah Young-Price, 20, was crowned “Miss Awesome Personality” in the 2012 Arkansas Angels Pageant on March 17 at Beebe High School.
The pageant was marked with the traditional grandeur - participants attired in rich gowns and suits, jewel-laden tiaras and satin sashes. Unlike other pageants, however, Arkansas Angels contestants are male and female, ages zero to 21, who have special needs.

McAdoo names Arkansas Street Rodder of 2011

March 21, 2012

Cliff McAdoo, 67, of Avilla, knows cars. His 50-plus years of car-building experience culminated this month when he was awarded the 2011 Arkansas Street Rodder of the Year by his peers.
"I was nominated back in November by James Hallman, a fellow street rodder," McAdoo explains.
In March, an awards dinner, with approximately 200 in attendance, was held in Conway for the 10 Arkansas nominees.

Lady Panther Prizes

March 21, 2012

BENTON – The Benton Lady Panthers’ basketball team had one of the best years in school history during the 2011-12 season. Coming out of the 6A South conference, the Lady Panthers had a .500 record, sitting at 6-6 on Dec. 17 and then went on a little run.

Benton went on a 15-game winning streak, including winning the conference on Senior Night against second-place Texarkana 42-26 to improve to 13-0 in conference. It was the Lady Panthers’ first conference championship in 19 years.

 

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