Helen L. Harbison, 82, of Benton, passed away August 11, 2014. She was born March 30, 1932 in Birmingham, Alabama to the late D.W. and Sally Mills Beasley. Helen was an avid gardening, canning lots of her fruits of labor. She enjoyed quilting, flower gardening and Bingo. She was preceded in death by her parents,…Continue
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I have AT&T for internet (just internet, not tv or phone). Was thinking of switching to cable for internet. I surfed the web and found a couple of providers, Fidelity and Comcast. Neither had very good reviews posted by some very dissatisfied customers.
My question - is there anyone else besides Fidelity and Comcast that offer cable internet (I live on the other side of the Interstate from Benton, off Congo Rd). If so, what has been your experience with…Continue
I knew that people who are obsessed by muddin' find some somewhere. I didn't realize there was a Mud Park out Hwy 5 toward Hot Springs Village.
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Nina Faye “Nana” White Lambert born in Little Rock, AR on May 14, 1956. She died on June 1, 2014 in Bauxite, AR at the age of 58. She was the youngest of 4 children and was preceded in death by her parents Andy and Ruby White and her daughter Tara Michelle Lambert. She is survived by her loving husband, Terry…
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Lots of people brought children 12 yrs and younger to the Fishing Derby in Benton sponsored by the Benton Police Department and Arkansas Game and Fish. Here are two of my grands that were lucky enough to have a morning out at the…Continue
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I am sure you recognize the paper towel roll in the background. For those over 60 years old: What decade do you remember starting to use paper towels?
Everyone, do you know the common use for the coke bottle with its attachment…Continue
We work with our local veterinarians to do a low cost spay/neuter on pets being adopted through the shelter. The adoption fee for a female animal is $81.00, which includes the adoption fee, spay and rabies shot. The adoption fee for a male animal is $61.00, which…Continue
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Improvements to Highway 35 will require lane closures in Grant
County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD)
Crews will be constructing asphalt shoulders on Highway 35. The work will extend from
four miles north of Sheridan to the Saline County line. The work will reduce traffic to 1 lane.
The lane closures will be…Continue
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Is Kroger going to finally get started on building its new store at Alcoa and Hwy 5? I heard they might start mid April.
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I went to the Royal Theater in Benton to the Film Fest last Saturday. Some of the films were short. Some were almost full length. I can't say that I liked all the films subjects that were presented. But a couple of them were really good. And a couple of the foreign ones that were about 5 minutes or less were just…Continue
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The Annual Royal Film Festival (formerly Reel Women Film Festival) will be taking place March 29th 2014 at the historic Royal Theatre in Benton, Ar at 111 South Market Street. This festival will showcase local Arkansas film makers as well as films from University of Missippi at Oxford including a Short Documentary on the…Continue
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James E. "Jim" Niemczyk, Age 76, Of Hot Springs Village, AR passed away February 26, 2014. He was born May 17, 1937 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Lawrence and Mary Niemczyk. Jim grew up in the Rice Street area of St. Paul, attending St. Agnes High School and St. Thomas College. He worked in the transportation…Continue
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I like to go to my local city's website and snoop around to see what's going on. I find particularly interesting which street is getting paved next and which business is building because they ask for a building permit. You may have other interests like who is always voting "NO" on your City Council Board. All websites are different and may not have this particular content. I do know…Continue
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Mary Janette White Thornberry, age 62, of Malvern, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was born February 7, 1951 in Benton, Arkansas. Mrs. Thornberry was a member of Glen Rose Assembly of God and worked for Avaya. She is preceded in death by her parents, William Lee and Nannie Maude…Continue
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