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July 18th, 2011

HOLLENBECK: Newspaper life brings many sobriquets, but Starr is favorite

July 18, 2011

Nicknames are as much a part of Southern life as biscuits and gravy.
I ought to know. I’ve lived in the South my entire life and I’ve been the recipient of several of these after-birth monikers. The most frequent, of course, being “Red.” That’s a given for any redhead.
Jokes about the flaming tresses started early in life and still go on, even though it takes a little loving care (pun intended) to keep them that way today.
Later on, being compared to the most famous of redheads, and coupled by the fact that my middle name is Lou, I wore the “Lucy” tag for a time.

Glynn Doyle Adams

July 18, 2011

Glynn Doyle Adams was very suddenly called home by the Lord, to a family reunion in Heaven, on Thursday, July 14. The Lord has allowed him to praise and proclaim His name for the last 16 years of his life.

Robert Wayne Smith

July 18, 2011

Robert Wayne Smith, 49, of Benton passed away Sunday, July 17. He was born on July 13, 1962, to Mary Ann and Jerry O. Smith in Dallas, Texas. He was a member of Highway Church of Christ was an insurance salesman and restaurant business owner. He loved to hunt and fish.
He was preceded in death by his father and his in-laws, Bill and Mary Croft.

 

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