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Nov 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

A friend of mine sent me this. Author unknown (internet). Thanks, Elise! Men Are Just Happier People! What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a […]



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Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

Last Tuesday morning, Nov. 14th, a friend and former employee of The Beebe News was killed in a one-vehicle accident here in Beebe. Warren Ray Grogan, 66, of Beebe was dead at the scene. It is speculated that he suffered a heart attack or had a diabetic incident which caused the accident. Also in that […]



What’s Left?

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

I’ve just started reading a book which has some local connections. The book is “Chasing Phil” by David Howard. It is a true-crime thriller about the FBI’s first white-collar undercover sting operation during the ‘70’s. The local connection is Myron Fuller – who is from Beebe and spent many years with the FBI and headed […]



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Nov 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

I believe all the recent shootings need to bring more attention on the status of mental health in America. We should – and we do right now – have insurance coverage for people who need this sort of care although I believe we are woefully behind on the number of institutions that are available for […]



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Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

Today (Tues.) is Halloween. Tonight I get to visit several Fall Festivals around this area. It’s always lots of fun seeing all the kids and their cute costumes. It seems to me that parents start getting their kids costumes ready about two months before Halloween. I remember when I was a kid, we would try […]



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Oct 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

This week my Uncle Ernie passed away. He was my mom’s brother-in-law and lived in Benton with my mom’s sister, Jeanette. He was a fine person – just like my Aunt Jeanette. He has had several health issues over the past few years and my Aunt has taken excellent care of him. What a blessing […]



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Oct 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

I hope you are having a good week! Looks like some cool air is finally here. I am at that stage in my life where I kind of like Fall – but I still don’t like winter. I really doubt that I will ever like winter. As long as the temps stay above 50 – […]



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Oct 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

This week is Homecoming for the Badgers! We will have our Homecoming Parade starting at 1:45 and the game and royalty presentation at 6:20 p.m. Congratulations to all the girls who were chosen this year for the 2017 Homecoming Royalty! I hope this great weather we’ve been having this week will hold out through Friday. […]



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Oct 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

Today (Mon., Oct. 2nd) is my mom’s 90th birthday! It’s hard to believe that she is 90 as she acts like someone 70 or younger. She still has that zest for life that we all hope we will have as we get older and she is intellectually engaged in world and local events. That is […]



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Sep 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Opinion

I’m still watching the Vietnam Ken Burns documentary this week. It continues through Thursday night. It is kind of hard to watch since I remember so much of the things that were going on at that time. But to see now how obvious it was that we should not have been in Vietnam – it […]