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Virginia Evelyn Smith Cook

Jan 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Virginia Evelyn Smith Cook (1917-2011)
Died at age 93 at her home in McRae, Arkansas surrounded by her family.
Virginia (Sugar Granny) was born on November 30, 1917 on Deer Creek near McEwen, Tennessee.  She was one of eleven children born to Winfield Scott Smith and Fannie Bell Duggar Smith.  By today’s standards, life was very [...]



Charles Cogar

Jan 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Charles Cogar, 59, of Ward, Arkansas, died Friday, January 07, 2011.  He was a member of Church Alive co-founded by his son, Pastor Chuck Cogar, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Velma Louise Cogar; two sons, Roy Lee Cogar and wife Susan Hoang/Cogar and Charles Melvin Cogar and wife Angela; two daughters, Cindy Lynn Cogar [...]



Leslie Charles Armstrong

Jan 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Leslie Charles Armstrong, 59, of Beebe, Arkansas died Friday, January 7, 2011.  He was born August 25, 1951 to Sid Armstrong and Ewilda Frances Phillips.
He is survived by one son Jeremy Armstrong of McDonough, Georgia; five sisters, Frances Stivers, Karen Harris and Linda Jobe all of Beebe, Arkansas, and Barbara Bruce and Patty Bush of [...]



Dolly Ann Lentz Poe

Jan 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dolly Ann Lentz Poe, 84, of Cabot, Arkansas died Thursday, January 6, 2011.  She was born October 16, 1926 to the late John and Pearl McKinley Lentz.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Thomas Poe, Sr.; her daughter Verla Carol Feagan; brothers, J.P. , Joe and Thompson [...]



What’s Left?

Jan 6th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well, it’s been a strange week. For a town that is not used to so much attention - especially from an international aspect - we certainly have had our “fifteen minutes of fame.” But, now I’m ready to get on with the new year and hopefully have no more international events to report from our [...]