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Bonnie & Clyde Festival

  The annual Bonnie & Clyde Festival is this Saturday, May 21 in downtown Gibsland, Louisiana. At 10 a.m. the first of five re-enactments of scenes from the crime career of the infamous bank robbers will begin. Public Enemies, a Texas- based group of actors recreating 1930’s outlaws, are the performers. Parade starts at noon and […]

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Daisy Ramsey

   NEW LONDON – Services for Daisy Ramsey, 98, Friendswood, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel, Overton, with Rev. Johnny Wright officiating. Private burial was in the Overton City Cemetery.    Mrs. Ramsey died Wednesday, April 27. She was born Feb. 5, 1913 in Sebastian County, Ark. to […]

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Gary Conrad Barrett

   Funeral services for Gary Conrad Barrett, 53, of White Oak will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011 in the Chapel at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Mr. Marty Strait and       Mr. Randy Penney officiating.  Burial will follow in the Overton City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home […]

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Benjamin A. Laskowski

    Funeral services for Benjamin Anton Laskowski are set for Friday, April 15 at our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Overton, at 2 p.m. with The Reverend Father Christopher Fenton  officiating. Arrangements are by Burrows Overton Funeral Home.    Mr. Laskowski passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at age 83 in Longview Regional Hospital. […]

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Stephen Longtin

    TROUP – Services for Stephen Daniel “Scooter” Longtin, 26, Troup, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Billy Fergerson officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, near Overton.    Mr. Longtin died Friday, April 8, 2011 in Longview. He was born April 13, 1984 in […]

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Joy D. Stansbury

   Services for Joy Dickeson Stansbury, 68, Overton, were at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel.    Mrs. Stansbury died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at her residence. She was born July 23, 1942, in Grapeland to the late M. P. and Lucille Gilley and was a twin to Joyce Gilley […]

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