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GOCIO: Bonds of the ballpark can last a lifetime

March 22, 2011

Most of my time spent working as of late has been at the ballpark.

Let’s face it, everyone would rather be doing something else, sometimes anything else, than work. But, when your desk is the bleachers and there’s a concession stand a few feet away, it makes working a little more tolerable.

Spending time watching all these baseball and softball games has reminded me of a million little things I loved so much growing up. There hasn’t been a game where I haven’t seen or heard something that takes me back, and I chuckle a little inside.

Bryant drums St. John Neuman in first round

March 22, 2011

St. John Neuman (Fla) posed no problem for Bryant Monday, as the Hornets cruised to an easy 8-2 win in seven innings at Sanford, Fla. Bryant scored two runs in the third, four in the fifth and two in the sixth while St. John Neuman scored a run in the third and the sixth inning.

After giving up a run in the third, the Hornets came back in the bottom half of the inning to score two runs thanks to a passed ball and a single by Landon Pickett.

Bettye M. Gray Corley Smith Carson

March 22, 2011

Bettye M. Gray Corley Smith Carson died Friday, March 18, 2011, at the Colfax Reunion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. She was a native of Little Rock and lived most of her adult life in Sulphur, La. She moved to Colfax, La., in 2005 with her husband Elton Carson.
She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting from McNeese State University in 1980. She worked for the State of Louisiana Department of Education as an auditor of School Cafeterias.

Ethel Janiece Jordan

March 22, 2011

Ethel Janiece Jordan, 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Benton, passed away on March 17, 2011.
She was born July 29, 1934, in Alexander to the late Clora and Homer Stuckey. 
She married Doyle Dean Jordan on Feb. 19, 1952. They had one child.
She is survived by three brothers, William Harold Stuckey of Dayton, Ohio, Willis Henry Stuckey of Williamsville, Mo., and Wilford Harvey Stuckey of Sheridan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle; son, Albert; and two sisters, Merlene and Salathia.

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