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Subiaco Academy presents Neil Simon's The Odd Couple

Event | Br. John Paul Boyer, OSB, Published: November 28, 2017   

Subiaco Academy’s Fine Arts Department will present its fall production of Neil Simon’s "The Odd Couple" Dec. 8 at 7:35 p.m. in Centenary Hall’s Performing Arts Center. Admission is free to the public and donations are... More 

Dennis Warren Hausman and William Lavern Weisenbach die

Obituary | Published: November 22, 2017   

Dennis Warren Hausman, 48, a member of St. John the Baptist Church at Engelberg, died Oct. 4. He is survived by his mother, Delta Mars Hausman of Pocahontas; three sons, Josh Bryley of Pocahontas, Dennis Hausman of Oklahoma and Alexander Hausman... More 

Holiday Bazaar Nov. 18-19

Event | Marilyn Boyd, Published: November 16, 2017   

 St. Michael Altar Society will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar this weekend in Van Buren. The sale will feature a wide variety of crafts and baked goods. Crafts include holiday items, wreaths, baby items and hand-tied quilts.The bake sale will offer... More 

Relax, focus, use art in prayer

Event | Laura Woford, Published: November 9, 2017   

Arkansas native, Laura Woford, founded Art2Pray in 2017 to help people pray peacefully through art. The first book, Coloring Meditations for a Full Life, part of a series combining art and prayer, was published on Nov. 1 in Rome, Ga. where the initial... More 

Clarksville reunion planned

Event | Ann Kremers Lee, Published: November 9, 2017   

A search for Holy Redeemer School alumni in Clarksville has begun. .A reunion is being planned for June 23-24, 2018. Email contact information to or text her at (479) 880-7153. More 

Catholic marathon March 24

News | Richard Sosa, Published: November 9, 2017   

Ten Ten Adventures LLC in partnership with Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee announced the start of registration for Wisconsin’s newest marathon, The Via Dolorosa Trail Marathon at Holy Hill Saturday, March 24.  The... More 

Frances Geraldine Wahl dies

Obituary | Angela Rodriguez-grand-daughter, Published: November 9, 2017   

Frances Geraldine Wahl, 93, a member of Christ the King Church in Fort Smith, died Oct. 5. She is survived by one son, Eugene A. Wahl Jr. of Fort Smith; one daughter, Patricia Wahl Johnson of Austin, Ark.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  More 

Louis Charles Gottsponer, Sr. dies Oct. 13

Obituary | Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, Published: October 19, 2017   

Louis Charles Gottsponer, Sr., of St. Vincent died Friday, Oct. 13 at CHI St. Vincent Hospital Morrilton. He was 78. Louis was born at home Feb. 2, 1939, in St. Vincent, one of nine children born to Joe and Carrie Vetter Gottsponer. He graduated... More 

Blessing of the animals in Pine Bluff

News | Gretchen Zell & Shannon Morgan, Published: October 19, 2017   

On Saturday, Oct. 7,St. Joseph Church commemorated St. Francis of Assisi Day with the blessing of the animals. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals and the environment.  The annual event was sponsored by Catholic Daughters of... More 

Book signing Oct. 22

Event | Kathy Neal, Published: October 12, 2017   

Christ the King Bookstore in Little Rock will host a book signing for Kathy Neal’s first book titled, “The Better Part” Sunday, Oct.r 22 during bookstore hours from 9 a.m. to noon. The book contains a collection of columns and other... More