James Alvin Cox

Mr. James Alvin “Cowboy” Cox, age 64, of Forrest City, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Desoto.

Gracie Mae Hudson Long

Mrs. Gracie Mae (Hudson) Long, age 78, passed away at her home on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, surrounded by family and friends.

Ocie Brooks

Husband, father, entrepreneur, friend and servant of God are descriptors that fit our beloved, Ocie Brooks. On March 6, 2015, in his home under the care of his beloved wife, Marria and son, Isaac, Mr. Ocie Brooks made his transition from Earth to his Heavenly home safe in the arms of Jesus.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
The Newcastle Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who participated in our chili day on Friday, Feb. 27.

Frances Denise Brooks

In need of an angel, God looked down and chose one of his best. On March 3, 2015 from her room at Methodist Central University Hospital in Memphis, surrounded by her family, our Heavenly Father called her from her earthly home to her heavenly abode and welcomed her into His arms.

John Powell Russell

Mr. John Powell Russell, age 71, of Forrest City, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Bernice Roberson

Mrs. Bernice Roberson, age 87, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015, at Forrest City Medical Center.

Hazel M. Moore

Mrs. Hazel M. Moore, age 79, of Palestine, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at her home.

Steve Hunt

Mr. Steve Hunt was born Oct. 9, 1957, to Hazel Hunt.