March 24th, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) â€” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.
If confirmed, the news would be a major breakthrough in the unprecedented two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370, which disappeared shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew aboard.
Doris W. â€śBudâ€ť Adams, age 90, of Benton passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014.Â
He was born May 22, 1923, in Bauxite.
Mr. Adams retired from the Army, having served in World War II, Vietnam War and the Korean Conflict.Â
He was a welder and a member of Benton Foursquare Church.Â
Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his parents, William and Viola Adams; his wife, Sadie Pauline Adams; and a brother, Billie Adams.
Jimmy Richard Smith, 83, of Benton passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014.Â
He was the son of Richard and Floy Smith, who preceded him in death. He was also predeceased by an infant sister, Louise; and his brother-in-law, H. A. Steele.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Bertha Mae Dobbs Smith; a daughter, Deborah of Benton; two sisters, Patsy Smith Steele and Pam Smith Newcomb (Gary) of Benton; two brothers, Ronnie Mac Smith (Brenda) of Benton and Robert â€śBobâ€ť Smith (Sue) of Pine Bluff; and several nephews, nieces and close friends.