Trash Off Day

TOO LIVE CREW – A cleanup crew meeting Saturday morning at the Overton City Cemetery for the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash Off Day included, front, Chad Phelps, David Magouirk, Daniel Magourik, Aaron Warwick, Noah Kenrick, Joshua Warwick, Logan Kelley, Jonah Kenrick; back, Justin Grubbs, Jason Magouirk, Stephen Kelley, Brandon Jackson and Bud Jackson. See […]

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   After she misspoke during an interview with staff writer J. M. Jones, Paulette Guinn Duncan discovered how carefully many people read The Overton Press. The 1964 graduate of London High School mistakenly told him she was in the last graduating class there; once the paper came out she received a call from someone who […]

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West Rusk student’s community clean-up

   “Count us in” is the theme for the Rusk County Trash Off Day scheduled for this Saturday. Attending the planning meeting last Thursday at the London Museum and Tea Room were New London City Councilwomen Stephanie Hawkins and Glenda Fleming; West Rusk High School National Honor Society members Lucas Furguson, Levi Wingate, Chelsey Arterberry, […]

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Robert L. Whitaker

ARP – Services for Robert L. Whitaker, 81, Arp, were scheduled Friday, March 18, at Lake Tyler Baptist Church in Chapel Hill with Rev. Sherman Mayfield and Reverend Doctor Ron Klingsick officiating. Burial followed at Williams Cemetery under direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home. Mr. Whitaker died on March 16, 2011. He was born Jan. 7, […]

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Scam in name of Salvation Army Japan relief

ATLANTA, GA. – The Salvation Army warns donors to beware of a bogus email appeal which asks for donations to The Salvation Army’s relief efforts in Japan. The appeal, claiming to be from “Salvation Army National Corp.,” urges donors to send a donation to an email address which IS NOT a valid Salvation Army address.  […]

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