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What’s Left

Dec 31st, 2009 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I hope you had a great Christmas holiday!  I personally am glad it’s over. I know that’s a “bah, humbug” attitude but this year I just didn’t have that Christmas spirit. And I get a double whammy because it’s also my birthday. I’m really glad that’s over. From now on, my birthday is July 4th! [...]



Anna Brock Norman

Dec 31st, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Anna Brock Norman, 83, of Kensett, Arkansas and formerly of Beebe, died December 28, 2009.  Anna had been living recently in Forrest City where she died Monday, and attended Bethel Baptist Church there.
Anna was retired from Kellwood Manufacturing Co.  She was born May 31, 1926 in Arnold, Kansas to Joseph and Stella Pantel.
She is survived [...]



Robert Herman

Dec 31st, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Robert Herman of Beebe, Arkansas, died at the age of 81 at Beebe Retirement Center on December 25, 2009.  He enlisted in the Navy at 17 years of age, serving two years in Vietnam.  He was a specialist in electronics, an instructor, and navigator and invented a slide rule for the Navy.  After 30 years [...]



What’s Left?

Dec 24th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Opinion

As we go about doing our last minute Christmas preparations, I can’t help but think about last Christmas when I still had my little Squeak kitty with me. She wasn’t feeling well at all but she had her moments when she would play and times when you could tell she was just enjoying being with [...]



Gavin Wayne Broyles

Dec 17th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gavin Wayne Broyles, 10 months, of McRae, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord Monday, December 14, 2009.  Gavin was born February 18, 2009, at Searcy, Arkansas.
He is survived by his parents, Jacob Broyles and Laura Williams; two brothers, Kaden Williams and Aaron Broyles, all of McRae; grandparents, Louis and Gladys Williams, of McRae, Bob [...]



Isaac I. Salaz

Dec 17th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Isaac I. Salaz, (79), of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2009, with his loving family at his side.  He was one of the last original cowboys, born January 25, 1930 in Cuba, New Mexico.
He is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Mary Salaz; his children, Jenny Taylor and husband Justin [...]



Newton Leon McNew

Dec 17th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Newton Leon McNew of Sherwood died December 7, 2009. Survivors are wife, Janet; two daughters, Melody and Heather; and many family members.
Funeral services were at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Sherwood First Church Of The Nazarene. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.  Visitation was 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Friday North Little Rock Funeral Home.  [...]



What’s Left?

Dec 17th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Are you ready for Christmas? It was coming at a snail’s pace but now it is a steaming locomotive….which will be here in just over one week!  Hard to believe.  I have a real problem with time - it seems. I have to keep telling myself what the countdown is to the next holiday, birthday, [...]



What’s Left

Dec 10th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I hope you’re having a great week!  I know with all the hustle and bustle of getting ready for Christmas - it can get overwhelming. But, just sit back, take a breath, and know that most probably, everything will go just fine even if you don’t attend to those minor details that are stressing you [...]



Marie A. Tietze

Dec 10th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Marie A. Tietze died November 28, 2009 in Louisville, Colorado. She was born in Toluca City, Illinois on February 6, 1923. Cremation has taken place & no service is scheduled. Contact Viegut Funeral Home in Loveland, Colorado for more information