By Lee “Cat” McLane
“Omens of the Apocalypse” a documentary film produced by the John Rubin Company last year was aired on the National Geographic channel last Thursday night. A preview party was held at Coulton’s Steak House in Cabot with about 20-people in attendance, primarily the people that were in the production and the production [...]
Archive for March 2012
By Lee “Cat” McLane
Senator Jonathan Dismang
LITTLE ROCK – At a meeting of the Senate Committee on Children and Youth, a national advocacy group praised the improvements made in the Arkansas juvenile justice system over the past four years.
Incarceration rates in juvenile lockups are down because more young offenders are being placed in neighborhood programs. Less reliance on institutionalization [...]
We met standing in line at the Post Office on a pre-spring, almost balmy, day. I opened the conversation by commenting on how fast the line was moving, somewhat of a minor miracle. “Yes,” he agreed, “there are three working at the counter today and that makes a difference.”
Now that we were off to a [...]
Never Seen Before!
“Then the LORD said: ‘I am making a covenant with you. Before all your people I will do wonders never before done in any nation in all the world. The people you live among will see how awesome is the work that I, the LORD, will do for you’ ”
(Exodus 34:10, NIV)
Wayne Alexander Hayden, 84, of McRae, Arkansas, was born March 23, 1927, in Shiawassee County, Michigan, and he died March 15, 2012.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Frances Hayden; two sons, Harold (Cheryl) Hayden and Howard (Beverly) Huffman; one brother, Lewis Bert Hayden; four sisters, Mildred Ross, Ruth Dorrance, Cora Miller, Mabel [...]
Ernest Dewell Craig, 77, of Beebe, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2012. He was born November 6, 1934 in Ladonia, Texas to the late Luke Mitchell and Mabel Lee Ard Craig. He was a native Texan, growing up in the North Texas region of Ladonia, Honey Grove, and Windom. He was a lifetime and 32nd [...]
Andrew Clayton Bradford, 99, of McRae, passed away March 15, 2012. He was born December 8, 1912. Survivors include two sons, Ladus and Finis Bradford of Beebe; one daughter, Linda Minyard of Searcy; one brother, Ernie Bradford of McRae. Services and funeral March 17, 2012 at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.
Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum reported that on March 10th, at 11:30 p.m., the Beebe Police Department was notified of suspicious activity taking place at a vacant residence located at 302 South Lemon Street. Beebe Patrol Officers Brett Shippee, John Weeks and Robert Puckett responded to the scene. The officers located three men inside the [...]
Otha Wayne Duncan, 66, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, passed away March 12, 2012. He is survived by one brother, Gary Duncan of Beebe; three sisters, Betty Sue Peggy and Mary Beth Donathan of Ward. Memorial service March 17, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
Donna Lorene Alexander Smith, 67, of Marion, AR passed away March 16, 2012. She was born July 14, 1944. Survivors include her husband Larry F. Smith, five sons, James , Tony, Mike, Brian and Derreck. One daughter, Teresa Smith of Beebe. Services March 20, at Cypress Creek Church of the Nazarene. Interment at Crittenden Memorial [...]