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August 25th, 2014

Jo Carol Harris

August 25, 2014

Jo Carol Harris, 81, of Benton passed away Aug. 20, 2014. She was born Aug. 13, 1933 in Haskell. Jo Carol graduated from Harmony Grove High School and went on to graduate from the St. Vincent School of Nursing in Little Rock after which she worked as an RN for the State Hospital in Little Rock. She was a member of North Side Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ord and Mildred Mitchell, husband Virgil Clifton Harris and a son, Gregory Lynn Harris.

August 23rd

Keep Arkansas Beautiful honors Benton community leader

August 23, 2014

Tiffany Dunn, an employee of the Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District, was recognized as a Keep Arkansas Beautiful Lodestar.

According to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission, a lodestar is someone who "serves as an inspiration, model or guide."

In honor of its 25th anniversary, which it is calling its "Greeniversary," Keep Arkansas Beautiful is honoring 25 exceptional individuals for guiding their neighborhoods and communities in an effort to keep Arkansas clean, green and free of litter.

Teen hill-jumper's bond revoked

August 23, 2014

A teen who was arrested in connection with a "hill-jumping accident" earlier this month has since had his bond revoked after he received two additional traffic citations Thursday night.

Charles K. Sadler, 18, of Bryant was allegedly traveling 94 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate 30 when he was pulled over near mile marker 117. Sadler received a citation for speeding and reckless driving, said Shea Meeler, Saline County Deputy Prosecutor.

Because he was the driver in the "hill-jumping accident," he was charged with manslaughter but was released on a $10,000 sheriff's bond.

 

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