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Tuffy McConnell

Tuffy McConnell, age 79, of Mena, Arkansas, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the family farm in Mena. He was born on Tuesday, July 18, 1939 to Charley and Bertha May Casey McConnell in Henrietta, Oklahoma. Tuffy believed family came first and was always there for them. He loved to talk and never met a stranger. He was a drywall ...

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Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster

Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster, age 100, of Mena passed from this earth on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  She was born on February 9, 1918, in Lake Charles, LA, to Genevieve Jonte Davis and Leslie Lee Davis.  She was married to James Lee Lancaster on May 19, 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Eloise Pickel, and ...

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Governor Readis Horn Jr.

Governor “Readis” Horn, Jr. passed peacefully from this life surrounded by family and stepped into heaven on July 17, 2018 at the age of 86. On January 27, 1932, Governor Readis Horn, Jr. was born in Belmont, Louisiana to Clara Skinner Horn and Governor Readis Horn, Sr. He spent his early years fox hunting with his father and tussling with ...

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Elizabeth Ann Prewitt

Elizabeth Ann Prewitt age 57, of Hooks, Texas passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Texarkana, Texas. Elizabeth was born on December 25, 1960 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Morris Ferguson and the late Jessie Bingham Ferguson.  She was happily married for 38 years to David Prewitt until his passing. Elizabeth was a very talented master seamstress. She did the ...

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ARKANSAS SCHOOL SAFETY COMMISSION PRESENTS PRELIMINARY REPORT

According to the School Safety Commission’s preliminary report, better access to mental-health counseling for students must be a priority as Arkansas leaders look for ways to tighten security at public schools. Governor Asa Hutchinson created the Commission by executive order on March 1st, following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The commissioners evaluated safety ...

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Sidney Romine

Sidney Romine, age 77, of Hatfield, Arkansas, died Monday, July 9, 2018 at home.  He was born on Tuesday, August 20, 1940 to Sid Aaron and Dollie Hopper Romine in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Sidney was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam era stationed in Germany. He was baptized in Cow Creek in Oklahoma as a ...

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Donna Lynne Grisham Faulkner

Mrs. Donna Lynne Grisham Faulkner age 54, Huntsville, Alabama formerly of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Alabama. Donna was born on May 13, 1964 in Endicott, New York to Ira Grisham and Eloise Hardin Grisham. She was married to James R. “Bobby” Faulkner for 35 years and was a loving and thoughtful homemaker. Donna was a ...

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Kenneth Beek

Kenneth Beek, Sr. age 72, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Dierks, Arkansas. Mr. Beek was born in Biddeford, Maine on April 1, 1946 to Borden Hart Beek and Louise Young Beek. He attended schools in Kennebunk, Maine and moved to Mena, Arkansas in 2010.  He was happily married Brenda Cline Beek.  He proudly served his country in ...

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Mr. John Thomas Stroud

Mr. John Thomas Stroud, age 78, of Mena, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home. He was born December 13, 1939 in Hatton, Arkansas to the late Marshall Stroud and the late Lorene Broach Stroud.  He was happily married for 53 years to the late Vera Dottie Blackwood Stroud.  John was a generous, hardworking machine operator in the lumber industry.  He ...

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Mr. Julio Barrada

Mr. Julio Barrada age 75 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 in Mena. Mr. Barrada was born in Jessup, Georgia on August 12, 1942 to the late Julio Alberto Barrada and the late Marie Leona Moray.  He was lovingly married to Terri Barrada. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 22 years until ...

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