June 2nd, 2014
A Bauxite man was arrested on two counts of rape last week.
Don Michael Cox, 32, is accused of raping a juvenile female in 2010 and was initially being investigated in November by Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's Cyber Crimes Unit.
Investigators suspected Cox had child pornography at his residence.
Cox was arrested on two courts of rape at his workplace in Little Rock and is currently being detained at the Saline County Detention Center.
Richard Holmes, 68, of Benton passed away May 30, 2014.
He was born Oct. 15, 1945, in Malvern to Nowell Holmes and Ruby Bridges.
Richard retired from Reynolds Metals' manufacturing lab department. He was an avid bass fisherman and a member of the Southwest Bass Club.
Richard is survived by his wife, Suzie Holmes of Benton; two sons, Michael Holmes (Kristen) of Bossier City, La.,, and Clay Holmes (Sondra) of North Carolina; his mother, Ruby Bridges; two half-brothers, one half-sister; and many other family members and friends who loved Richard and will miss him always.