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Rogers student a winner in Duke TIP writing contest

Kate Lunsford, Published: March 17, 2017   

Delaney Neal, a fourth-grade student at St. Vincent de Paul School in Rogers, was among the winners of the 2017 Duke TIP Writing Contest. The contest is held annually for participants in the TIP fourth-sixth grade talent search, and this year students... More 

Paul J Oslica dies March 5

Obituary | Family of Paul J Oslica, Published: March 17, 2017   

Paul Joseph Oslica passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on SundayMarch 5, 2017. He was born January 5, 1939in Hazen AR. He was the son of the late Joseph John and Mary AgnesOslica.  Paul is survived... More 

New Catholic subscription box launched March 1

Joanna Odom, Published: March 14, 2017   

The Catholic Goodie Box, which launched March 1, is a monthly subscription box service that delivers Catholic goodies to subscribers’ doorsteps. Founded by husband and wife duo, Joanna and Matt Odom, The Catholic Goodie Box serves to... More 

Millie Stroud dies

Obituary | Kernodle Funeral Home, Published: February 20, 2017   

Mildred "Millie" Madonna Stroud, of Wynne died Feb. 13, 2017 at Methodist Germantown. She was 78. Millie was born on June 21, 1938, in Oak Park, Ill., to Edward James Rogers and Mildred Anne Kalousek Rogers. She received many 1st, 2nd, and... More 

Anna Weindel dies

Obituary | Kernodle Funeral Home, Published: February 20, 2017   

Anna Marie Weindel of Wynne died Saturday, Jan. 28 in Conway. She was 87. Anna was born in Pocahontas County, Iowa, on June 8, 1929, to Joseph and Mary (Sklenicka) Vavricka. She has been a resident of Wynne since 1959. She was a member of... More 

John T. Nannemann, Sr. dies

Obituary | Rev. Phillip A. Reaves, Published: February 20, 2017   

John T. Nannemann Sr., 75, of St. John the Baptist Parish In Malvern, died Feb. 8. A funeral Mass was celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 14. John is survived by his wife, Donna; two sons, John, Jr and Robert; three daughters, Diane Moellers, Sara Gentry and Debra... More 

106th Annual Spaghetti Dinner in Lake Village

Event | Altar Society of the Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Published: February 20, 2017   

The 106th Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held at Our Lady of the Lake Parish Hall in Lake Village Sunday, March 5. All food is homemade. Serving will be from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Carry- outs will be available from 8-11 a.m. Tickets are $15 for... More 

Abbey Youth Fest returns March 25

Event | James Shields, Published: February 20, 2017   

Abbey Youth Fest, the largest youth event within the Archdiocese of New Orleans, returns to the beautiful grounds of St. Joseph Abbey next month. Abbey Youth Fest (AYF) takes place Saturday, March 25 with the theme “Be It Done Unto Me”... More 

St. Mary Church Mardi Gras & Seafood Dinner

Event | Dawna Parker, Published: February 10, 2017   

The Annual St. Mary Church Mardi Gras Celebration & Seafood Dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 117 Columbia in Helena. Dinner tickets are $15 and include shrimp, potato, corn, sausage. french bread, coleslaw,... More 

Edith Workman dies

Obituary | Donna Busick, Published: February 10, 2017   

Edith Workman, 95, a member of Holy Trinity Church in England, died Jan. 26. She is survived by one daughter, Donna Busick of England; one son, Dickie Workman of Pine Bluff; three grandchildren; Mike Busick of England, Kristie Pitts of Eagle... More