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Phillip Gardner

Phillip R. Gardner, 60, of Pine Bluff, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born June 14, 1951, at Pine Bluff, he was a son of the late Russell Gardner and Louise Reed Smith. Mr. Gardner was a long time service station attendant and enjoyed his mechanic […]


Betty Lloyd

Betty Jean Hopper Lloyd, 55, of Fordyce, died Thursday, January 12, 2012, at her home. She was born June 6, 1956, at Rison, a daughter of Curtis Hopper of Rison and the late Hattie May Jones Hopper. Mrs. Lloyd was a homemaker and attended the Church of Christ. She enjoyed […]


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Lady ‘Cats Off To 0-3 Start in 8-3A

RISON – A second-half surge by the Drew Central Lady Pirates paved the way to a 53-36 conference victory over the Rison Lady Wildcats Tuesday night at the Rison Gym. Rison trailed 25-19 at halftime, but Drew Central would control the final two quarters, holding the Lady ‘Cats to less […]


Rison Shows Improvement in Loss to DC

RISON – It wasn’t supposed to be a contest, but Rison Coach Cody Lambert was happy to see his Wildcats down by only 10 early in the fourth quarter against the third-ranked Drew Central Pirates Tuesday night at the Rison Gym. “Nobody thought we would be within 10 points of […]


Ruth Norman

Ruth Marie Norman, 91, of El Dorado, formerly of Warren, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 14, 2012, at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado. She was born February 2, 1920, at Akron, Ohio,  a daughter of the late Bob Atkins and Ruby Doster […]


Havis Hyatt

Havis H. Hyatt, 73, of Rison, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. Born February 16, 1938, in the Herbine community, he was a son of the late Herman Clifton Hyatt Sr., and Clarice Holderfield Hyatt. Mr. Hyatt served in the United States Air […]


Ernest Ryburn, Jr.

Ernest E. Ryburn Jr., 82, of Glendale (Cleveland County), died Saturday, January 14, 2012, at his home. He was born August 30, 1929, at Woodlawn to the late Ernest and Eva Dell Owens Ryburn Sr. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School where he was an All-American football player, then […]


Derrell Pennington

Derrell Eugene Pennington, 64, of Fordyce, died Monday, January 16, 2012, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born April 18, 1947, at Camden to the late Derrell Marion Pennington and Jessie Erma Gresham Martindale. He was a retired roofer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded […]