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What’s Left?

Jun 30th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I don’t usually watch intense stuff on television but I’ve started watching that new show - Combat Hospital on ABC on Tues. nights. I think this past Tues. was the 2nd or 3rd  episode. It is kind of like a modern day Mash. It takes place in Kandahar, Afghanistan. It’s pretty interesting and probably not [...]



Harlus Dallas Altom

Jun 30th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Harlus Dallas Altom, 77, Beebe, died June 25, 2011.  He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Arthur Altom.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca; six children; fourteen grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A Memorial service will be held on July 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Arkansas Funeral Care Chapel, Jacksonville, AR.



W.E. (Jr.) Reeves

Jun 30th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

W. E. (Jr.) Reeves, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born February 26, 1926, to Willie E. and Dona Reeves, Sr. of Ward, Arkansas, who preceded him in death.  He died June 27, 2011.
He was a sporting goods salesman for Bush-Caldwell and J.T. Lloyd.  In later years, Mr. Reeves worked as a rural mail carrier and retired [...]



Frank Brown

Jun 30th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Frank Brown, 83, of Austin, Arkansas, died Saturday, June 25, 2011.  He was born July 10, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of John and Marguerita Brown.
Frank is survived by his wife of 34 years, Cynthia, of Austin; a son, Mike Richardson and his wife Patricia, of Beebe; four daughters, Ellen Brown of North [...]



Sylvia A. Richardson

Jun 30th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Sylvia A. Richardson, 90, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011.  She was born September 29, 1920, in Decatorville, Tennessee, to Elbert and Cora Jones.
She is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Milburn Jones; her husband, J. T. Richardson; and a daughter, Beverly A. Richardson.  She is survived by her sister, [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 23rd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

You know how you have certain things that you just don’t like - but you’re still able to see the benefits of it? Well, that is the way I feel about telephones - cell and land line. I know they serve a purpose and are great in emergencies, but I just hate to talk [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 16th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Boy - it’s hot!!! I would go into a lot of “how hot is it?” jokes - but you’re probably tired of hearing them by now.  But, seriously, it is very hot and dangerous for humans - and our pets. I would love for you to read the article at the left of this column [...]



Cathy June Watts

Jun 16th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Cathy June Watts, 52, of Beebe, died Monday June 13, 2011.  She is survived by daughters, Jennifer Smith, Ashley Aragon, and Klayia Watts and four grandchildren.  A 1:00 p.m. Memorial service is planned Saturday June 18, 2011 at Cocklebur Baptist Church, Ward, Arkansas. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



Mary Frances Davis

Jun 16th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mary Frances Davis, 94, of Beebe passed away June 12, 2011.  She was born August 7, 1916 in Sylvania, Arkansas to the late Frank and Lucy Ragland Blackwood and was a member of Beebe First United Methodist Church.
Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Everett; daughter, Becky; parents; sister, Anna Lee Wilson and [...]



Troy Taylor

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Troy Taylor, 80, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011.  He was a lifelong resident of Beebe.  He spent his life building many of the homes in Beebe, and was a member of Beebe First Baptist Church.  He spent many hours on Lake Des Arc fishing, and also loved to hunt.
Troy is survived [...]