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St Boniface School Open House Jan. 28

Event | Angie Cobb, Published: January 15, 2018   

St Boniface School will host its 2018 Open House Jan. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  St Boniface accepts children from preschool (18 months) through sixth grade.  It is located at 201 North 19th Street in Fort Smith. For more information,... More 

St Boniface School German Luncheon

Event | Angie Cobb, Published: January 15, 2018   

The eighth annual St Boniface School German Luncheon in Fort Smith will kick off our 2018 Catholic School Week festivities Jan. 28.  We will have an authentic German meal of brats (hot dogs also available), German potato salad, sauerkraut, German... More 

Five parishioners in Pocahontas die

Obituary | Published: January 15, 2018   

JOHN A. DeCLERK, 93, a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Pocahontas, died Dec. 15.  He is survived by his wife, Wilma "Billie" DeClerk; three daughters, Debbie Sprecher, Margaret DeClerk and Denise Johnston; five sons, Danny DeClerk,... More 

Quality of cursive education

Event | Published: January 11, 2018   

Is it true that all you really need to know you learned in kindergarten?  Many believe the fundamental skills taught in the first years of elementary school are some of the most important.  Two of those skills are coming together for National... More 

Holy Redeemer School Reunion this summer

Event | Ann Kremers Lee, Published: January 8, 2018   

A reunion of all who attended Clarksville's Holy Redeemer School will be held June 23-24 in the church hall. We are looking for past alumni for information and to invite to attend. Please contact Ann Kremers Lee at (479) 880-7153 or More 

Benjamin B. Warfield III dies

Obituary | Published: January 5, 2018   

Benjamin B. Warfield,III, 84, of Lake Village, died Saturday, Dec. 30 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village. Warfield was born Sept. 21, 1933, at Grand Lake to the late Benjamin B. Warfield II and Josephine (Santini) Warfield. He was... More 

Obituary for Frank Duncan

Obituary | Fr. Phillip Reaves, Published: January 4, 2018   

Francis Joseph "Frank" Duncan, 83, died on Dec. 20. He was a member of Good Shepherd Church in Fordyce.  Survivors include his wife, Martha of Kingsland;  one son, Christopher, of Enola, Pa.,  and two grandchildren.  More 

Lay Dominicans make perpetual promises

Eileen Olwell, OP, Published: December 19, 2017   

Three members of the Immaculate Conception Group of Lay Dominicans in Mountain Home publicly professed their final promise Dec. 8 at St. Peter Church in Memphis. Christine Johnson, Kathleen De Groot and Eileen Olwell, all of St. Peter the... More 

Immigration and Dreamers

Opinion | Dc. John Hall, Published: December 19, 2017   

December 12, 2017 An open letter to our US Congress: This letter to you is written on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  I write with a belief that this letter is written in the same Spirit that St.Juan Diego presented his prayerful wish... More 

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