Obituary – Ida Carol (Foster) Rogers

We are sad to announce that on June 4, 2023 we had to say goodbye to Ida Carol (Foster) Rogers of Magnolia, Arkansas, born in Village, Arkansas. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Ida Carol (Foster) Rogers to show support. She was predeceased by : her […]

Obituary – Luella Edna Hickman

Luella Edna (Hayes) Hickman, devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, and more, passed away May 27, 2023, under hospice care in Clarinda, Iowa surrounded by her children. Born in Rapid City, SD August 1, 1929, to Theodore F. Gray and Cora (Vaughn) Gray, she spent most of childhood in various rural parts of Fremont County […]

Obituary – Rev. Dr. William V. Buchanan, Jr.

The Rev. Dr. William Vincent Buchanan, Jr., affectionately known by all as Brother Bill and by his family as Billiam, Papa, Babu and Daddy, passed away peacefully in his Conway home on May 29, 2023 at 68 years of age. Bill was born in Jackson, MS in 1954 where he learned to hunt and fish […]

Obituary – Lynda Louise Marsden

Lynda Louise Marsden, age 71, died in Conway, Arkansas on May 16, 2023. She was born on April 18, 1952, in St Louis, Missouri to John and Lenora MacBride. Lynda grew up in Sikeston, Missouri, and graduated from Sikeston High School in 1970. In 1975, she married Vaughn Marsden. Lynda was a member of Damascus […]

Obituary – Richard Henry Kuonen

Richard Henry Kuonen age 76, of Hot Springs passed away Monday May 15, 2023. He was born in North Little Rock, AR on November 21, 1946, to Gladys and Oscar Kuonen, who preceded him in death.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years, LaRose Cartwright Kuonen, and their children Hank Kuonen (Kitty Smith) […]

Nominations currently open for 2023 Barnabas Award

The Barnabas Award is presented to a person, lay or clergy, known to have “a heart for pastors.” Established in honor of Rev. Jim Beal, we present the award to persons who, as Rev. Beal, show special interest in aiding pastors in the entry process, as well as in the work of ministry. The Arkansas Conference Board of Ordained Ministry […]

Obituary – Rev. Robert H. Jackson

Rev. Robert H. Jackson, 90, of El Dorado passed away Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Born October 7, 1932, in Stamps, AR he was the son of Calhoun Milnor and Ruth Lee Owen Jackson. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He entered the ministry […]

Announcement of Online Special Annual Conference Session

Bishop Laura Merrill, with concurrence of the District Superintendents and in accordance with ¶603.5 of The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, has called for a Special Session of the Arkansas Annual Conference to be held Sunday, October 15, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm via Zoom in the event of a […]

Multi-Agency Resource Centers Opening Across Arkansas for Disaster Survivors; “One-Stop Shop” Offering Relief and Recovery Resources  

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – Local nonprofit organizations and voluntary agencies are coming together to open a “one-stop shop” for survivors of the March tornadoes. Representatives from agencies such as the Red Cross, Salvation Army, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Arkansas Food Bank, and many more will be available to provide assistance at these Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) […]