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What’s Left? By Lee McLane Editor/Publisher

Nov 18th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

It’s November. Not my favorite month - but as I get older, Thanksgiving is becoming almost my favorite holiday - just behind July 4th. I think it is because I realize how important it is to be thankful in everything. It’s hard to be thankful when you feel you’ve been wronged or you feel someone [...]



Gelene (Fecher) Bates

Nov 18th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gelene (Fecher) Bates, 61, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born September 4, 1949, at Beebe, Arkansas, to Edwin and Geneva (Stamps) Fecher, and she died Tuesday, November 16, 2010.  She was a pharmacist for over thirty years, and had recently retired from USA Drug.  Gelene loved gardening, traveling and cooking and especially enjoyed dining out [...]



Kevin Lee Allen

Nov 18th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Kevin Lee Allen, 32, of El Paso, Arkansas, was born April 27, 1977, at Searcy, Arkansas, and he died Sunday, November 14, 2010, after a long, courageous battle with renal failure.  At age 16, he received a generous gift of a kidney from his Uncle Eugene.  He was a wonderful father, husband, son and brother.
Kevin [...]



Merold D. Daniel

Nov 18th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Merold D. Daniel, 84, of Beebe, died Friday, November 12, 2010.  Survivors include daughter, Anita Jane and husband Kenny Pfaffenberger; and brother, Royce and wife Edwana Daniel, all of Beebe.  Graveside service was 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 15, 2010, at Stoney Point Cemeter.   www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



What’s Left? By Lee McLane Editor/Publisher

Nov 11th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Sorry, didn’t have time to make the new photo this week so you’ll just have to imagine that Simba is not falling out of my arms.  He is rather heavy and kind of like holding a Slinky. He just slowly “flows” out of your grip.
I’m excited about the Badgers being in the play-offs! Good luck, [...]



Russell L. Scott, Sr.

Nov 11th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Russell L. Scott, Sr., 61, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to heaven Sunday, November 7, 2010.  He was a cabinet maker and floor installer.  He was an Army veteran of Vietnam.  Russell is survived by his wife, Lila B. Scott of Beebe; two sons, Kelly Taylor and Russell L. Scott, Jr. of Beebe; three grandchildren; two [...]



Edward David Conway, Jr.

Nov 11th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Edward David Conway, Jr., 69, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born April 20, 1941, and he died Saturday, November 6, 2010.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam. He was a manager for a uniform manufacturing company and was a member of the Floyd United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, [...]



Gloria Smith Ringgold

Nov 4th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gloria Smith Ringgold, 65, of Beebe, Arkansas died Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  She was born October 21, 1945 in Little Rock to the late Charles E. Smith Sr. and Kathleen Martin Smith.  She was a graduate of Little Rock Central High School.  She worked for 41 years at Applied Industrial Technology as a branch [...]



Earl Wayne McKinney

Nov 4th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Earl Wayne McKinney, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born October 2, 1941 to R. T. and Earlene Duncan McKinney, and he died October 31, 2010.  He was preceded in death by his beloved son, David Wayne McKinney and his brother, Thomas Lee McKinney.
Earl is survived by his daughter, Victoria Lynn McKinney; grandson Aaron Wayne McKinney; sister-in-law [...]



What’s Left? By Lee McLane Editor/Publisher

Nov 4th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well - the election is over - mostly. Except for some run-offs in other towns and maybe some legal issues in this town. At any rate - for the most part - it is over for two years. I’m glad and I know the candidates are glad.
Last night (Tuesday - Election Night), I went down, [...]