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What’s Left?

Jul 29th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Thanks for the comments about my gorgeous Simba whose picture with his new haircut was published last week in our paper. His ego was stroked by his fan group. (He apparently has a large one). I’ve been asked what breed of cat he is and I would say, even though he is a stray, that [...]

Wesley Bradley Davis

Jul 29th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Wesley Bradley Davis, 59, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born August 14, 1950, in Earle Arkansas, to Alidean Bradley-Davis and Levi   Davis, and he died Saturday, July 24, 2010.
Family  received friends  at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with funeral  following at 2:00 p.m.

What’s Left?

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

  Well, I finally remembered I needed to show you (promised a few weeks ago) a picture of my kitty, Simba, with his new lion haircut. He wouldn’t stand up for me so now all you can really hone in on is his big fat tummy. He says it’s just muscle but it has the [...]

May Thomason

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

May Thomason, 97, of Beebe Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010.  She was a long-time member of Beebe First United Methodist Church.
The widow of Wesley Thomason, she is survived by daughters, Eva Morgan of Beebe, Ava Goad of North Little Rock; grandson, Kenneth Goad and wife Michelle of Little Rock, great-grandsons, Wesley, Mason, and [...]

Maxine Rose Schell Hill

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Maxine Rose Schell Hill, age 99, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2010. She was born September 13, 1910, in Bradner, Ohio, a daughter of Rutherford Berchard Hayes Schell and Edna Stahl Schell. She was a homemaker, member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, and the widow of James LeRoy Hill.
Survivors include her son, [...]

What’s Left?

Jul 15th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

My son’s Florida grandmother, Evelyn McLane,  passed away this week - my ex-mother-in-law. She was 93.  I hadn’t seen her in years but my son would periodically go to Florida and see her. He was very close to her and loved her very much. So did I. My good memories of she and my ex-father-in-law, [...]

Evelyn McLane

Jul 15th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Evelyn  Mae McLane,  92, of Tavares, FL, passed away on July 12, 2010.
She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and moved to this area from Boca Raton in 1996.  She was Catholic and had been active in St. Lucy’s Catholic Church of Highland Beach, Florida.  She was also an avid boater and a former member [...]

What’s Left?

Jul 8th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Did you get to go to the city’s 4th of July celebration on July 3rd?  It was really fun!  Jason D. Williams is so talented and the crowd really loved him. He and his band put on a great show!  And the fireworks!  They were great!  It lasted about  20-30 minutes and they were just [...]

Miles Lewis Staggs

Jul 8th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Miles Lewis Staggs, 78, of Ward, died Sunday, July 4, 2010. He is survived by one son, Tony Staggs and wife Frances of Ward; one daughter, Ginger Darlene Czerizyk and husband Mike of Choctaw, Oklahoma; five grandchildren, Kimberly Staggs, David Staggs, Daniel and Sheila Richmond, John Jefferson; three great-grandchildren, Christopher Jefferson, Jason Jefferson, and David [...]

What’s Left?

Jul 1st, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

When you write a weekly column, you are constantly thinking about what you are going to write for the next column. As the week goes along, I think, “Wow, I really need to write about that this week.” Of course, if I don’t write down that idea at that moment, when I sit down to [...]