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July 21st, 2014

Betty Sue Dixon Jones

July 21, 2014

Betty Sue Dixon Jones of Benton went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 18, 2014.
She was born in the Richwoods community near Arkadelphia to G.C. “Shorty” and Nellie Callaway Dixon. 
Betty was a professor at Henderson State University, teaching in the School of Business for many years. While in Arkadelphia, she was very active with Second Baptist Church, Park Hill Baptist Church and the Red River Baptist Association.
After retiring to the Benton area, she served on the Executive Board of the T.W. Hunt Ministries and was an active member of First Southern Baptist Church in Bryant.

July 19th

Arkansas Baptist College hit with civil lawsuits

July 19, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — Several lawsuits have been filed against Arkansas Baptist College for unpaid bills.

The historically black college in Little Rock has struggled to pay its bills, meet payroll obligations and deliver financial aid checks to its students since last year, the media reported this week.

One of those lawsuits filed this week in Pulaski County Court says the college twice bounced a $157,016 check to pay for furniture it bought from a Texas-based company, Southwest Contract.

Lengthy agenda planned for Bryant Council meeting

July 19, 2014

Bryant City Council has a lengthy agenda planned for its meeting Monday night.

During the meeting, the council will discuss an agreement between the city and the Boys & Girls Club of Bryant and proposed new fire stations.

The council has been discussing the agreement with the Boys & Girls Club of Bryant for several months.
Each year the council approves agreements with various organizations and groups, but this year the council decided to create a facilities agreement with the club that would last longer than one year.

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