Archive - Jul 25, 2013
Thelma Cash Baggett, 77, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Little Rock at Baptist Health Medical Center.
Mrs. Baggett attended Glen Rose High School. She retired from the Arkansas Health Center and was a member of Fairplay Missionary Baptist Church.Â
Mrs. Baggett was preceded in death by her parents, James Daniel and Frances Cash; her stepmother, Edith Cash; her husband, Sherrill Baggett; five brothers, Ellis, Edward, Bob, Morris and Clenton Cash; and two sisters, Hazel Hughes and Letty Burks.
Carolyn â€śJeanâ€ť Burke, 58, passed away July 21, 2013.
Jean was born on June 19, 1955, in Searcy. She was a seamstress and bookkeeper. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed playing the piano, singing in the choir, and teaching Sunday School. Her three precious grandchildren were her greatest joy.
Stomp D.A.T., an anti-drugs, alcohol and tobacco group, will put on a "Back-to-School Stomp" at Tyndall Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m.
There will be free live entertainment, a bounce house, water, popcorn, tours of fire trucks and ambulances and about 20 booths with activities. For more information, call 501-776-5970.
LITTLE ROCK â€” Arkansas legislators are to hear from state officials about putting elements of the federal health overhaul in place in Arkansas.
The Public Health Committee is to meet at 1 p.m. Thursday to discuss plans for open enrollment. The state is expanding health insurance coverage to about 500,000 more people who are to be insured through an insurance exchange.
Insurance Commissioner Jay Bradford is to discuss his receipt of letters from five companies who intend to offer plans in the insurance exchange.
LITTLE ROCK â€” Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is warning about two phone scams going on in the state.
McDaniel says his office has received a number of reports that people claiming to be with credit card companies or the government are trying to obtain credit card or bank numbers.
McDaniel says one scam involves a person alleging to be with a credit card company and saying the would-be victim's credit cards are locked and that their credit numbers are needed to unlock the cards. He says credit card companies would already know the customers' card number.