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What’s Left?

May 26th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

What Can I Say?
This past Sunday was the wedding of my youngest niece, Hannah.  It was held at “An Enchanting Evening” - a wedding and special occasion venue just outside of Roland, AR on Hwy. 300. It is a beautiful, rustic setting, with the main window in the central area featuring a captivating view of [...]



Harold C. Jensen

May 26th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Harold C. Jensen, 87, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away peacefully in his home Tuesday, May 24, 2011. He was born to Otto and Mary Jensen in Clinton, Iowa November 29, 1923 and in the 1940’s moved with his family to Stuttgart to farm a family farm there.  He spent most of his life as [...]



What’s Left?

May 19th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well, this is a big week for my family as my youngest niece is getting married this weekend. We are all so excited! Pray that the rain goes away by Sunday! But - even if it does rain, it will be a great wedding. We are all so happy for Hannah and Adam. They are [...]



Mary Margaret Sims

May 19th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mary Margaret Sims, 70, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born October 17, 1940 at Antioch, to J. W. and Helen (Stroud) Belew, and she died Tuesday, May 10, 2011.  She loved her grandchildren and her garden.  She is survived by her husband of 36 ½ years, Doug Sims; three sons, Stephen Belew (Lisa) of Antioch, Robert [...]



What’s Left?

May 12th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Last week, in this column, I was trying to tell you about some things that I thought about during the storm period - having no electricity at home or the office for almost 3 days. That doesn’t sound too long, but when you’re living it - it seems like three weeks. Now, I know, many [...]



Cpl. William Loyd (Bill) Howard

May 12th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Cpl. William Loyd (Bill) Howard
Retreat Hell!!  Cpl. William Loyd (Bill) Howard, United States Marine Corps, A Company 7th Battalion 1st Division.  Bill was a member of Marines that were encircled near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea by overwhelming communist forces.  The Marines fought a fierce and bloody rear action battle during some of the [...]



What’s Left?

May 5th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Some weeks when I start to write this column, I have a little trouble deciding what to write about. Of course, usually, it has something to do with my cats. But this week, I have so many things I’d like to talk about - there is no way I have space to even touch on [...]



Bobby L. Robinson

May 5th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bobby L. Robinson, age 77, of McRae, went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 29, 2011. He was born to H. M. and Pearlie Benton Robinson on August 23, 1933.
Bobby loved to fish and hunt, and he loved his Lord. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Horace and Doug; [...]



Leta Bryles Fisher

May 5th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Leta Bryles Fisher, 90, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Sunday, May 1, 2011.  Leta was born in Hickory Plains, Arkansas on September 3, 1920, to William and Addie Stanley Bryles.  In 1939, she married John Byron Fisher who preceded her in death in 1980.  Leta was a very diligent, enthusiastic woman, helping her husband build [...]