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Tribute to Johnny Cash at the Ozark Folk Center State Park

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Please join us on June 1, 2012, at the Ozark Folk Center for our third Tribute to Johnny Cash Concert. This year’s tribute show will again feature two of



Arlington Hotel To Host Keith Sykes Weekend Songwriter Festival

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (May 23, 2012) – Songwriters who have penned multiple No. 1 hit songs and tunes that have sold tens of millions of copies collectively will be featured at the Keith Sykes Hot Springs Weekend Songwriter Festival, a two-night showcase Friday and



Stephanie Nicole Sowell

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Stephanie Nicole Sowell, 28, of Austin, Arkansas, was born November 11, 1983, in Jacksonville, Arkansas, and she died Wednesday, May 23, 2012. She was a Branch Service Leader for Regions Bank, Nursery Director at First United Methodist Church, and worked in the cash office at Dickey Stephens Park. She was actively involved in Cub [...]



Rosa Dean Roberson

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Rosa Dean Roberson, 92, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away May 24, 2012, at her residence.  She was born March 29, 1920 in Marmaduke, the daughter of George and Estella Rodgers.  She had been a resident of Beebe for thirty-four years, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Beebe and the Order [...]



Bitha Fitch Rogers

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bitha Fitch Rogers was born in Casa, Arkansas on December 29, 1922 to the late Rile and Nancy Fitch. She died on May 27, 2012 in Beebe, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Morgan; husband, Lee O. Rogers; son, Garland Morgan; brothers: Lavelle, Kermit and C.G. Fitch; and sisters: Rotha Adams, [...]



Max Edgar Watts

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Max Edgar Watts, 72, of Woodlawn, Arkansas, died on May 22, 2012.  Max was a lifelong educator and devoted himself to enriching the educational experience of children.  Max served as Superintendent of Gillett and Woodlawn schools for a combined 40 years.
After attending public schools in Pleasant Plains, Max earned his Bachelor of Agriculture and Master [...]



Robbie J. Stroud

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Robbie J. Stroud, 77, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2012.  He was born in Floyd to John and Mamie Stroud on February 7, 1935.  Robbie was a member of Pleasant Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  He was a retired diesel mechanic.  Robbie served his country through service in the [...]



Nina Lucille Reveley Odom

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Nina Lucille Reveley Odom, age 91, passed away May 25, 2012. She is survived by  son, Hubert Odom of Austin; daughter Marlene; grandson Charles Haymes of Beebe. Funeral Services May 29 at Westbrook Funeral Home. Interment at Apple Hill Cemetery, Ward.



Larry Christian Bailey

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Larry Christian Bailey, 40, of McRae, passed away May 24, 2012. He is survived by his dad, L.C. Bailey; four sons, David, Kyle and Larson and Jackson. Funeral May 30, 2012, at Beebe First Church of the Nazarene, with burial in Weir Cemetery.



Lloyd Alvin McGowan

May 31st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lloyd Alvin McGowan, 77, of McRae, died May 25, 2012. He was born April 30, 1935 in Heber Springs. He is survived by his wife Jonell ; 3 sons, Alvin, Donny and Terry  of McRae; 2 daughters, Ella Marie Sloate  and Ola Diane Martin. Graveside Services May 27, 2012 at Weir Cemetery.