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What’s Left?

Oct 28th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

By Lee McLane Editor/Publisher
Being the cat person that I am, several years ago I was hard at work trying to figure out a way to recycle cat liter. Back then we had a gravel type liter that you could actually wash. I was working on a screen system that you could wash and then reuse. [...]



Jimmy H. Short

Oct 28th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

On October 26, 2010, Jimmy H. Short of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with our Lord!  He was born September 7, 1935 to Ruby and Harvey Short of Pangburn.  He served two years in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.  He served on the Beebe Fire Department for twenty-five years and was an [...]



What’s Left? By Lee McLane Editor/Publisher

Oct 21st, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Sometimes when you have to write each week, you develop a dread of getting started. Some of the tricks I use on myself to get going on a story or even this column are kind of strange but they work for me. First, on my computer, I change the view to 200%. Somehow, when the [...]



Frank “Leo” Fields

Oct 21st, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Frank “Leo” Fields, 51, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away October 9th, 2010.  He was a member of Beebe First Baptist Church and was active in the youth ministry. In his spare time he loved to hunt, fish and was a major sports fan.
He is survived by two daughters, Brooke Fields and Brittany Trostel both of [...]



What’s Left? By Lee McLane Editor/Publisher

Oct 14th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Last week we lost Henry Scales, a treasured member of my church, Beebe First United Methodist. Henry was the kind of man that everyone liked. He was a quiet, big man who stood authoritatively above most men but was a true gentle giant. As his family said of him, he set a Christian example by [...]



Marion Richard Hale

Oct 14th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Marion Richard Hale, 89, of Vinity Community died October 7, 2010. Family received friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2010 at Westbrook Funeral Home. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Monday at Westbrook Funeral Home with burial in Cheek Cemetery in the Vinity Community.  www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



Leticia “Lety” Lucero

Oct 7th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Leticia “Lety” Lucero, 71, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born December 15, 1938, in Manila, Philippines, and she died Tuesday, September 28, 2010.  Lety owned and operated the Bankok House in Beebe for over ten years.  She was instrumental in helping her daughter, Yolly, start her own restaurant, Chopsticks, which is now called Chopsticks International Center [...]



Elizabeth Sloan Douglass

Oct 7th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Elizabeth Sloan Douglass, 76, of Beebe, died Saturday, October 2, 2010. She was a retired teacher, and a member of Beebe First United Methodist Church.
Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Sloan Davidson and her husband, Mark, of Beebe; four grandchildren, Mark Jr. of Little Rock, Caleb, Connor, and Noah Davidson all of Beebe. She [...]



Henry Lee Scales

Oct 7th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Henry Lee Scales, 60, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord as he was surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 5, 2010.  He was born October 25, 1949 in Nashville, Tennessee to Thomas and Naomi Scales.  He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.  During his tour [...]



What’s Left?

Oct 7th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I had the best times that I’ve had all year last week. It was when I attended the annual Sunshine Rodeo that Moose and Debi Brewer so graciously host - along with sponsors- each year. They provide horse rides, wagon rides and all sorts of games along with lunch for children from the Sunshine School [...]