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What’s Left?

Jun 24th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I hope you’re having a good summer!  Can you believe that it is this hot already?  We’ve been close to or at the century mark for the past few days. I know the temperature gauge in my car says 99º or 100º each day when I get in and drive for awhile. When I first [...]



Tonya Lynn Mathis

Jun 24th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Tonya Lynn Mathis, 51, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with her Lord early Wednesday morning, June 16, 2010.
She is survived by her husband of thirty-four years, Gearld Mathis of Beebe; two daughters, Amy Harris and husband Davey of McRae and Ashley Ahrent and husband Nick of Augusta; one brother, Terry Hogan and wife [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 17th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Father’s Day is Sunday. I used to really love Father’s Day.  I guess because, of course, I loved my dad. We would always make a special dinner (or he would say supper) for him. He was pretty easy to please - food wise - so that made it even more  enjoyable. My dad was one [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well, are you glad the political ads (on television) are over for awhile?  I know I am. It was interesting kind of following the strategy along the various campaigns. It got dirty and several of the ads stretched the truth - to put it politely.  But we’ll see more and possibly uglier in October as [...]



Charlie Flynn

Jun 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Charlie Flynn, 19, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born May 27, 1991, and he died Tuesday, June 8, 2010 from complications of Leukemia.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, and was an aspiring artist.  He is survived by his father, Mike Flynn of Baghdad; two brothers, James Flynn (Kayla) of Fort Dix, New Jersey and [...]



James Lamar (Jimmy) Harrell

Jun 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

James Lamar (Jimmy) Harrell, 39, of Beebe, Arkansas, died May 19, 2010, in Conway.  Jimmy worked for Advance Plastering of Vilonia.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ed and Mary Gilpin and Anna Mae (Dutch) Gilpin, and Walker Harrell.
Jimmy is survived by his mother, Mary Harrell Thorpe, of Ward; father, Clois Harrell of [...]



Delbert E. Greer

Jun 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Delbert E. Greer, 69, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born January 18, 1941, at Roseville, Michigan, and he died Monday, June 07, 2010.  He was retired from the City of Beebe as Street Superintendent of eighteen years, and was a member of Landmark Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Greer; his children, James [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I guess my “go to your happy place” sign off is catching on a little. Ben Allen (column at left) wrote about his happy place and a friend of mine, Lisa Ahne, sent me this sign that was up at Petit Jean Mountain, promoting hiking as the way to find your Happy Place.  Funny, huh?   [...]



Rachel E. Fleenor McHughes Gibbins

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Rachel E. Fleenor McHughes Gibbins 83 of Cabot departed this life to be with the Lord on May 29, 2010.  Rachel was active member of the Beebe Church of Christ.  She was employed for many years at Timex Corporation.
Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee Fleenor and Lillie Mae Perkins Fleenor. Rachel [...]