• Delilah to the rescue

    My daughter Shay has two dogs, Ambro and Delilah, both little prissy house dogs. Ambro is a Malitpoo and Delilah is a small Yorkie but when she thinks someone is trying to hurt one of us, she turns into a pitbull. We watch the dogs …

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  • Tolerance to all, and to all a good night

    Well, I kept my word. I stayed away from controversial subjects until after Christmas. Yay, me! But now that the holiday is over, I’ve got a whole bunch saved up. How about we start with the moron in Deerfield Beach, Fla., who’s suing because of …

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  • Civil War at Christmastime

    One hundred fifty years ago, both the Yankee and Confederate armies were preparing to spend another Christmas away from home. While Confederates were amassing in southwest Arkansas for the largest Christian camp revival in history, the Federal army tried to justify their presence this side …

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  • AG launches probe into Target breach

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas attorney general Dustin McDaniel says he has launched an investigation into a security breach at Target that affected millions of customers. McDaniel announced the investigation Thursday. He joins attorney generals from other states who have started similar investigations. Target said …

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  • Evelyn Brincefield

    ROANOKE, Ind. — Mary Evelyn Brincefield, 74, of Roanoke, Ind., died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Born Aug. 6, 1939, in Cave City, she was the daughter of William H. and Virgie M. Brewer Pinkston. She worked at Southwest Allen County School as a lunchroom worker …

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  • Lynn Tucker

    OXFORD — Lynn Michelle Johnson Tucker, 50, of Oxford died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at her home. Born Oct. 29, 1963, in Welch, W.Va., she was the daughter of Woodrow and Linda Clay Justice Johnson. She was united in marriage to Rodney Tucker on April …

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  • Ruby Tippett

    STRAWBERRY — Ruby Clem Tippett, 77, of Strawberry died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 21, 1936, in Calamine, she was the daughter of Y.L. and Verna Clark Clem. She had worked for Salant and Salant Clothing Manufacturing for 12 years before retiring. …

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  • Letha Raney

    MELBOURNE — Letha Joann Garner Raney, 74, of Melbourne died Dec. 20, 2013, at her home. Born July 29, 1939, in Oklahoma City, she was the daughter of Marion Elwood Garner and Mabel Pearl Poindexter Garner. She was united in marriage to Luther Ray Raney …

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  • Tommy Rust

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thomas Oliver “Tommy” Rust, 75, of Gainesville, Fla., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in Gainesville. Born Feb. 27, 1938, in Batesville, he was the son of Henry W. and Paralee Rust. He grew up in Batesville, and after graduating from high school …

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  • Pauline Curtis

    EVENING SHADE — Pauline Curtis, 46, of Evening Shade died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in Cave City. Born Jan. 16, 1967, at Waukesha, Wis., she was the daughter of Norman John Schmidt Sr. and Sandra Knappenberger Schmidt Stuntz. She had worked at ConAgra Foods in …

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  • Lorraine Walter

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Lorraine Anne Walter, 90, of Cherokee Village died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born March 20, 1923, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Albert Anderson and Hazel Hausehalter. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial …

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  • Dale Trewyn

    Dale Ervin Trewyn, 77, of Batesville died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Batesville. Born June 15, 1936, in Cold Spring, Wis., he was the son of Burton and Sylvia Thayer Trewyn. He served in the U.S. Army and worked in construction. He was of the …

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