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Betsy Gary dies

Obituary | Robert Gary, Published: February 21, 2024   

Catherine "Betsy" (Rumker) Gary was born on March 10, 1932, in Conway. She died Feb. 10 at the age of 91. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Gary. She is survived by three children, Robert Gary of Conway, Cheryl... More 

Senior Saints Program celebrates 30 years

News | Jacqueline Kordsmeier, Published: February 15, 2024   

The St.Joseph Senior’s program began on Dec. 2, 1993, when the first group met at the Knight’s of Columbus Hall in Conway. The Knights of Columbus not only gave the group a place to meet but also funded the ministry for the first 15+ years... More 

Slovak Heritage Day Feb. 24

Event | Mary Ann Hill, Published: February 13, 2024   

The Ninth Annual Slovak Heritage Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Parish in Slovak. Festivities will begin with Mass to honor our patron saints, Cyril and Methodius, celebrated by Father... More 

Bl. Michael McGivney relic comes to Bentonville

News | Elizabeth Ganey, Published: January 30, 2024   

A relic of Bl. Michael McGivney come through Arkansas Sunday, Jan. 21, and made a stop at St. Stephen Church in Bentonville. Knights of Columbus stayed on guard as parishioners venerated after all Masses. More 

Dr. James Sutton of Bella Vista dies

Obituary | Published: January 24, 2024   

Dr. James Richard "Dick" Sutton of Bella Vista, 100, died Jan. 1 at Mercy Hospital of Rogers after a fall at his home. He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1923, in Fremont, Neb., to James Alexander and Julia Teresa Sutton. He... More 

40 Days for Life prayer vigil

Event | Mary Silfies, Published: January 24, 2024   

From Feb. 14 to March 24, you are invited to join Christians around the world for 40 Days for Life, 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion everywhere. We will stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil on the public sidewalk outside... More 

Central Arkansas Magnificat Brunch coming in March

Event | Retha Fausett, Published: January 11, 2024   

All ladies are invited to attend the Magnificat Brunch March 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Conway. The guest speaker will be Candace Schulze. The price is $20 a person or $15 for those under 21 years old. Register at   More 

Michael Edward Pendrick dies

Obituary | Lewis Funeral Home, Published: November 27, 2023   

Michael Edward Pendrick, 102 of Magnolia, Arkansas passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, Oct. 19, surrounded by his family. Mike was born November 20, 1920, in Whitney, Pa., to the late Joseph Pendrick and Anna Szavinsky Pendrick. Mike... More 

Mary Catherine Baltz Barre` dies

Obituary | Published: November 8, 2023   

Mary Catherine Baltz Barre`, 106, a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Pocahontas, died Oct. 20. She is survived by two sons, Thomas Leo Barre` of  Current View, Mo., and William Gregory Barre` of Pocahontas; one daughter, Mary... More 

Silver Rose coming to Central Arkansas

Event | Bernard Neumeier, Published: October 19, 2023   

Knights of Columbus Council 10167 will be sponsoring a Silver Rose and rosary ceremony in honor of life and Our Lady of Guadalupe Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Christ the King Church in Little Rock. The journey of the Silver Rose begins each... More