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Badgers Reach 20 Win Mark For 2nd Straight Year

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY C. MICHAEL LONG Staff Sports Writer
For the second straight year the Badgers have inked their 20th regular season win, also sending them to the State Tournament once again. They achieved both goals by beating a feisty Paragould team (7-19 and 4-10 in conference) 61-43 Friday night at Badger Arena on Senior night. The win [...]

ASU-Heber Springs Hosts Speaker

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Arkansas State University-Heber Springs, a center of ASU-Beebe, recently hosted Human Resources professional Jim Robins to address Welding Department students regarding application, resume, and interview processes.  Students were encouraged to raise questions and pose scenarios related to their own job search activities throughout the presentation.  Drawing on 35-years of experience in the Human Resource Department [...]

Love on the Line By Roger Campbell

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Religion

My e-mail program started having problems. “Error occurred” kept appearing on my computer screen…not an encouraging sign since e-mail is my primary means of sending this weekly column to more than one hundred newspapers in the United States and Canada.
A quick call to the technical support department of my internet provider sent me on an [...]

Today’s Word with Joel Osteen Ministries

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Religion

Living With
“You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace…”   (Isaiah 55:12, NIV)
TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria
The word “enthusiasm” comes from the Greek word “entheos.” “Theos” is God. When you’re enthusiastic, it simply means you are full of God. When you get up in the morning excited [...]

Charles David Adkins, Sr.

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Charles David Adkins, Sr., 69, Sherwood, died February 27, 2012.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Adkins; children, Charles Adkins, Jr. and Angelina Adkins; two grandchildren, and three siblings.
Baring Baptist Church will be receiving family/friends Friday, March 2, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
Arrangements by Arkansas Funeral Care.

Lewis G. Clements, Jr.

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lewis G. Clements, Jr. passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012. He was born September 26, 1921 in Vilonia to the late Lewis G. Clements, Sr. and Wincie Kirby Clements. He is survived by his son, Charlie of Bigelow, his daughter, Valla “Sissy” Long of Conway, brother Billy of Amarillo, Texas, three sisters, Mary Gray of [...]

Jackie Matheny

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Jackie Matheny, 80, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born June 28, 1931, at Memphis, Tennessee, to James and Effie (Baskin) Lavelle, and she died Sunday, February 19, 2012. Jackie is survived by her husband, Jack Matheny; three sons, Gary, Michael and Jack; one daughter, Darlene. Graveside service Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Marie Caldwell Liles

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Marie Caldwell Liles, age 85, of Bunkie, was born July 25, 1926 and passed away on Feb. 24, 2012 in Bunkie, Louisiana.  She graduated from Beebe High School and became an executive secretary in Fort Worth, TX. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Brice Boley Caldwell and Doyle Liles and a son, Dale. [...]

Divine Good vs. Human Good by R.B. Thieme, Jr. (April 1, 1918 - August 16, 2009)

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Religion

Do-Goodism in Judah
The do-gooders were very much in evidence in those days, and, like today, they were all frustrated. We hear a familiar strain from these do-gooders of Judah, for they said in effect, “Let’s abolish our cavalry.” And when they abolished the Jewish cavalry, the Rabshakeh of Assyria stood up in front of the [...]

What’s Left?

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

This morning (Tues.) I went to the store and bought a Coke and a Red Bull. I felt that I had to have that extra caffeine to get me through this day. This is the first week of our new schedule which, in effect, means that we go to press on Tues. night - since [...]