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Archive - Nov 26, 2012

HOLLENBECK: Even turkeys have something to be grateful for at Thanksgiving

November 26, 2012

For several years the Courier has included in its Thanksgiving edition comments from local residents telling what they are most thankful for in this season in which we emphasize our blessings.
This year the focus was on school children, who certainly shared some interesting thoughts. You expect them to say, "I'm thankful for my my mamma, my daddy, my dog, my cat, my grandma, my grandpa, my house ... "
On and on and so forth.
Kids can surprise you, though. One little boy's answer was a real zinger. He said he was thankful "for calendars."

Community, family and friends celebrate the life of Drew Melton

November 26, 2012

Her family described her as "determined." Her friends described her as "someone who lights up any room she enters." Those that met her once, left knowing that they had just met a truly kind young woman. Following her tragic death in an automobile accident in the early morning hours of Nov. 21, a community came to consider her family.

Davey Lee Ramsey Sr.

November 26, 2012

Davey Lee Ramsey Sr, 81, of Benton, passed away Thursday, November 22.  He was born April 24, 1931 in Saline County.  Mr. Ramsey was retired from Reynolds Metal and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was a Deacon for 45 years. 
Mr. Ramsey was preceded in death by his parents, H.C. “Tonce” and Lorene Ramsey and a sister, Gwendolyn “Snooks” Rhoades.

Teresa Lynn Scarborough

November 26, 2012

Teresa Lynn Scarborough, 38, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, November 20, in Fayetteville. She was born November 5, 1974 in Pompano Beach, Florida the daughter of Charles Howard and Rhoda Parker Stroud. She attended Family Baptist Church in Springdale and worked in Child Care.

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