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What’s Left?

Oct 27th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Halloween is just around the corner - actually just a few days away - Monday. I’ve heard of a recent push to make the date of Halloween change each year so that it would fall on a Saturday. I think that is a good idea and would help families with small children to have more [...]

Debbie (Meurer) Junior

Oct 27th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Debbie (Meurer) Junior, 58, of Houston, Texas, formerly of McRae, died October 21, 2011.
She is survived by sons, Byron, Joshua, and Timothy; stepsons, Jeremy and Steven and husband, Shane; four grandsons; mother, Helen Anderson; brothers, Robert and Tim Meurer.  Funeral was 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, burial in Lebanon Cemetery, McRae.

Cyrus Oren Noble, Jr.

Oct 27th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Cyrus Oren Noble, Jr. of Beebe, Arkansas, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 23, 2011.  He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and farming.
Cyrus is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Naomi Carrigan Noble; four children, Lois, Mary (Mike), Margaret (Mitch) and Oren (Trudy).  He has four grandchildren, Maegan, [...]

What’s Left?

Oct 21st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well, I made it back from my vacation to Gulf Shores, AL  Sunday. We left on Thursday - travelled all day - arrived there about 6:30 p.m. We rode the ferry from Dauphin Island to Ft. Morgan - where we had rented a house. We had to do that so we could take my mom’s [...]

What’s Left?

Oct 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

This is a big week in Beebe. First we have Homecoming Friday - with the parade then crowning of the royalty and the football game. Then Saturday, we have Fall Fest - downtown Beebe, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. It will be a fun couple of days and the weather is predicted to be [...]

What’s Left?

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

Can you believe this weather? It has been picture perfect for the past week and maybe two. The forecasters say that it will be pretty all this week and into next week. It’s great fall football weather.  I love it. And speaking of football - it was a great Razorback win Saturday and a great [...]

Sadie “Sue” Spears Bradley

Oct 6th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Sadie “Sue” Spears Bradley, of Vilonia, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011.  Born in Little Rock, AR  she was a daughter to the late A.J. and Enoline (Allen) Dente.  Sue was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved cooking for her family. She was manager of the General Dollar Store in Beebe and was [...]

Lillian Dwyer

Oct 6th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lillian Dwyer, 86, of Dennard, Arkansas, died Thursday, September 29, 2011.
She is survived by son, Raymond S. Dwyer of Dennard; daughters, Dorothy Hill of Dennard and Emily Cox of Bee Branch; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 4:00 p.m. Friday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Bernard Loy Mash

Oct 6th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bernard Loy Mash, age 83, was born on May 26, 1928, and died on October 1, 2011. He began his life being born into a farm family from Antioch. He learned to work as a boy, which helped him be successful in life. Bernard retired from ABF after a long career as a truck driver [...]