September 11th, 2014
Buddy Wayne English, 76, of Benton, passed away September 10, 2014. He was born to the late Jim E. and Ruby Berry English on August 22, 1938 in Bauxite.
Buddy Wayne is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James E. English, Charles English, and infant brother; and sister, LaWanda Stuckey.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ The Bryant Lady Hornets cross country team competed at the Minuteman Cross Country Invitational Saturday held at Western Hills Park in Little Rock.
Bryant started off the regular season in style by winning the team championship in a dominating performance. The Lady Hornets put all their scoring runners in the top 11 places to win with a score of 33 points.Â LR Christian was runner-up with 51 points followed by Cabot (88), Mount St. Mary (118), Vilonia (132), and Pulaski Academy (168).Â There were 15 teams and 114 total runners in the race.Â
ARKADELPHIA â€“ The Benton Cross Country Team had a strong showing at the Bob Gravett Invitational Cross Country meet in Arkadelphia. The cross country team competed in its first 5K of the year at Ouachita Baptist University on Saturday.
Hope Ernhart was the leader for the Benton girls with a time of 24:56, followed by Carolyn Johnson with at 26:57, Maddie Bailey with a 30:54, and Amber Heath with a 32:24.
The Benton boys ranked third overall with an average time of 19:47, with all team members completing the 5K in 22 minutes or less.
Bryant High School will host an anti-bullying program Thursday, Sept. 11.
The program is based on the diaries of Rachel Scott, who was the first person killed April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School.
The intent of the program is to make a positive change at the school.
"Rachel's personal acts of kindness and compassion, coupled with the contents of her six diaries, have become the foundation for the most life-changing school program in America," said Devin Sherrill, Bryant School District communications director.