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Earl C. Price (01/20/17)
Earl C. Price, 77, of Manila, passed from this life Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Alamo, Tenn., he was the son of the late James and Nora Edwards Price and was a 1960 graduate of Kingbury High School in Memphis. ...
Marcella Duggur Vick (01/16/17)
Marcella Duggur Vick, 81, of Pocahontas, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Olive Hill, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Harve Edward and Virgie Belle Phillips Downing and was raised in the Lost Cane community near Manila. ...
Justin Adam Cole (01/12/17)
Justin Adam Cole, 84, of Collierville, Tenn., former longtime Leachville area resident, passed from this life Jan. 10, 2017, in Holiday, Fla. Born at Cushman, he was the son of the late Jim and Elsie Holloway Cole and moved to Leachville in the mid 1940s. ...
Dessie Bernice Dunn (01/11/17)
Dessie Bernice Dunn, 71, of Monette passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Aug. 24, 1945, to the late Harm and Sarah Edna Watkins Finley. Mrs. Dunn was a homemaker, attended Lake City First Assembly of God Church, loved spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, fishing and watching wrestling...
Wilma Imogene Foster (01/10/17)
Wilma Imogene Foster, 88, of Wilson, passed away Jan. 8, 2017. Born July 22, 1928, to Oscar W. and Mary Ellen (Wilson) Thompson, she was an employee of Osceola Shoe Factory and American Greetings and a member of Etowah Pentecostal Church of God...
Donna Mullen Rolland (01/09/17)
Monette -- Donna Mullen Rolland, 74, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Sept. 12, 1942, in Monette to the late Jeff and Inez Simpson Mullen. Donna graduated Monette High School and retired from the Lake City Library. ...
Flossie Angelee Hall (01/03/17)
Mrs. Flossie Angelee Hall, 92, of Caraway, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Aug. 31, 1924, in Oxford, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Lenard and Lema Ann Pinkston Layne. ...
Norma Jean "Pat" Sullinger Taylor (12/28/16)
Norma Jean "Pat" Sullinger Taylor, 74, of Lafe passed from this life Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Barstow, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Dave and Azalee Dover Sullinger. ...
Freddie William Stutts (12/27/16)
Manila Freddie William Stutts, 72, of Manila, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born Dec. 25, 1943, in Manila, he was the son of the late Hubert and Ruby Williams Stutts and was raised in the Caraway area. ...
Angela Joann Bennett (12/22/16)
Angela Joann Bennett, 82, longtime Manila resident, and widow of R.J. Bennett, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Monette, she was the daughter of the late W.T. ...
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  • Nia Long and Idina Menzel Weigh In on Remaking the 1988 Classic Beaches
    The 1988 Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey tearjerker Beaches is getting a fresh update to 2017 with Idina Menzel and Nia Long playing the role of the two best friends – CC Bloom and Hillary Whitney respectively. Moving from the East Coast to California for the remake, Beaches follows the unlikely friendship of two young […]
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    Join Parade, live!, for the 2017 She Rocks Awards, which pay tribute to top music industry women. Put on by the Women’s International Music Network, the fifth annual event brings together industry professionals, music icons, artists, fans and media to celebrate women in music. This year’s award recipients include female industry leaders such as singer/songwriter […]
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  • Full Text: Read President Harry Truman’s 1988 Parade Feature
    In Parade‘s 75-year history, several presidents have written stories for Parade on all kinds of topics, from their hopes and dreams and their legacies to their family life in the White House and staying fit on the job. The April 3, 1988, issue of Parade featured “What Makes a Good President? The 8 Best, the 8 Worst—and Why” by Harry […]
  • Has Jason Ralph of The Magicians Ever Acted Off-Broadway?
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  • Rachel Bloom on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Writing Raunchy Songs and Tina Fey’s Advice
    Emmy-nominated actress Rachel Bloom, 29, stars as slightly off-kilter Rebecca Bunch, a sharp attorney who lacks certain social skills as she searches for love, on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The musical comedy wraps up its second season February 3 on the CW. How does it feel to have not just a TV show, but to have a […]
  • What’s New With Christina Ricci?
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