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Archive - May 9, 2011

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Marilyn Ann Tarver

May 9, 2011

Marilyn Ann Tarver, age 70, of Benton, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011.  She was born Aug. 26, 1940, in Iowa. Mrs. Tarver was a homemaker and of the Catholic Faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Margaret Hanig and her husband, Tommy Tarver.

Nancy Lou Hobbs

May 9, 2011

Nancy Lou Hobbs, age 92, of Benton, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011.  She was born May 6, 1919, in Tull. Mrs. Hobbs worked at Wal-Mart for 20 years and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pont and Mary Langley Monks; husband, Earl Hobbs and a brother, Jerome Burrow.

Davis: Are you weary, too?

May 9, 2011

It has been said that familiarity breeds contempt. Once we become accustomed to the “new, bright and shiny,” we may come to view that which held our praise before as being “old, dull and uninteresting.” This is true with most things and, being the humans we are, it is at times inevitable. What we must guard against is the need to become bitter as a result.
We can look all around and see the evidence of this unfortunate practice.

 

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