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Harding University Rated Among 100 Best Christian Colleges

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Birding Convention Showcases Penguin Expert

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Jamie Melton Lecture and Exhibit at England Center

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Adrian Matthew Latch

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Adrian Matthew Latch, 81, passed away October 9, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Mary Latch of McRae; one son, Randall Latch; two stepsons; Johnny Langley and Jerry Langley both of McRae; two daughters, Nancy Tobin and Tracee Latch; four stepdaughters, Joan Bingham, Wanda Lubker, Alice Watson, and Mary A. Puckett. [...]



Odessa McGiboney Brock

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Odessa McGiboney Brock, age 91, of Beebe, Arkansas was born on June 14, 1921 and passed away on October 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Brock. She is survived by two sisters June Dutton and Joann Wood. Graveside service October 16, 2012, at Grizzard Cemetery in El Paso, AR.



Margaret (Peggy) Gilbert

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Margaret (Peggy) Gilbert, of McRae, Arkansas, was born February 2, 1932 in Liverpool, England.  She passed away October 10, 2012.
Peggy is survived by three daughters, Linda Griggs (Jerry) of McRae, Juanita Griggs (Les) of Romance, Jocarol Gilbert of McRae; one son, Benny Gilbert (Charlotte) of McRae; ten grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild; one [...]



Bill Hefner

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bill Hefner was born November 24, 1930, and went to be with the Lord on October 13, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Vela (Harrison) Hefner; brothers, Dueward, L.E. (Budge) and Vernice Hefner; infant son, Michael Hefner; son Gary Hefner; and great-grandson, Blake Kurck.
He is survived by his wife of [...]



What’s Left?

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’ve never really given it much thought, but October is an active month. Well, for school kids for sure. You have homecoming and the parade, Fall Fest is this Saturday, Halloween is the 31st and then there are several fall festivals going on each weekend in October in cities all over the state - not [...]



Historic Downtown Theater Demolished

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

It was a local historic building but the days of showing movies in the theater are long past. The last regular showings were in the late 1960’s. The theater is believed to have been built around 1924 - as one of the bricks had that date stamped on it. Lately, before the building came under [...]



Brewer Farms Hosts Sunshine Rodeo Friday, Oct. 12, the annual Sunshine Rodeo was held at Brewer Farms - just outside Beebe

Oct 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Hundreds of special needs children from Beebe, Searcy, Cabot and other nearby schools took advantage of the hundreds of volunteers who provided them with a day of horseback riding, games and a great lunch provided by Centennial Bank. The children were all smiles as they enjoyed the hospitality of  Brewer Farms for the annual event.