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Feast of Corpus Christi procession

News | Carmen Sellinger, Published: June 6, 2018   

On Sunday, June 3, Immaculate Conception Church in North Little Rock held a procession for the feast of Corpus Christi. Father John Wakube carried the Blessed Sacrament through the campus while the parishioners followed, singing "O Sacrament Most... More 

John Paul Junkersfeld dies

Obituary | Published: May 31, 2018   

PAUL DEAN JUNKERSFELD, 75, of St. John the Baptist Church at Engelberg, died May 14.  He is survived by his wife, Jane Junkersfeld; three sons, Mark Junkersfeld of Eureka, Kan., Paul A. Junkersfeld of Grapevine, Texas, and Roy Junkersfeld of Eureka,... More 

Three parishioners die

Obituary | Published: May 22, 2018   

REGINA REKOSH CALDWELL, 96, a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Engelberg, died March 28.  She is survived by a daughter, Marialice Doherty. LAWRENCE "LARRY" KUETER, 79, a member of St. Paul Parish in Pocahontas, died March 28.... More 

Dora Rich dies

Obituary | Fr. Reaves, Published: May 22, 2018   

Glendora Ann Rich, 75, died May 8.. The funeral was held May 12 At St. Mary Church in Arkadelphia. Survivors include her husband, William, "Skip"; one son, Jesse Rich, both of Arkadelphia; one daughter, Landi Ware of Hot Springs;... More 

Rawline Eugene McAteer dies

Obituary | Lanie Ray , Published: May 7, 2018   

Rawline Eugene McAteer, 83, passed away April 22 in his bed at the Highlands Skilled Nursing Facility in Mountain View. He was known by many as Eugene or Gene.  The Hegenbart children and grandchildren called him Grandpa.  He was born Oct. 27,... More 

Holy Redeemer school reunion in June

Event | Ann Kremers Lee, Published: May 7, 2018   

Clarksville's Holy Redeemer School is having a reunion for all alumni from any decade June 23-24. It will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Redeemer Church. All alumni and their family are welcome. For more information, contact Ann Kremers Lee at (479)... More 

Elizabeth Prieur Wolfer dies

Obituary | Carol Wolfer Mobley, Published: May 7, 2018   

Elizabeth Prieur Wolfer, formerly of Little Rock,  passed away on April 20 in Perryville at the age of 94. Her rosary and funeral Mass was held in St. Boniface Church in Bigelow/Houston. She grew up in Good Counsel Parish, was a member of... More 

Just who are you?

Opinion | Elizabeth Johanna Thomas, Published: March 26, 2018   

No matter what others say, or even what you think about yourself -- God tells us this about just who you are. " You are My Child -- I Am your Father who provides and cares for you forever. You are my Bride: the Church who I will never forsake... More 

Scott Brimer dies

Obituary | Fr. Phillip Reaves, Published: March 26, 2018   

Alan Scott Brimer, age 66 of the Booneville Human Development Center in Booneville, died Monday, March 19. The Mass of Christian Burial March 22 atSt. John the Baptist  Church in Malvern. Scott is survived by three sisters, Rita Edwards... More 

Who will pick the altar flowers now?

Opinion | David Hayes, Published: March 21, 2018   

Amy was a baby girl with Down syndrome who attended Mass at a Catholic church in Milford, Ohio. One of the sweetest youngsters you could want to know. Whenever Mass ended, here comes Amy running to see me, always with a big smile followed by a big hug. Amy... More