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7 min ago | The Courier

Crematorium permit tabled

The Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors tabled discussions concerning the construction of a cemetery and crematorium next to Center Valley Elementary in Pope County during its regular meeting Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Fillings, Health

4 hrs ago | The Courier

Steuber sheds light on problematic statute

When Russellville resident Scott Steuber heard in February about a proposed crematorium next to the elementary school his two sons would attend, he wanted the chance to express to the Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors that he was opposed to it.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Pulaski County, AR

8 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

13th annual grief seminar planned for September

Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes will hold its 13th annual grief seminar on Sept. 8 and Sept.

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Related Topix: Louisiana State University, Fuller Theological Seminary, Baylor University

12 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

Man Dresses Up For ALS Challenge

Most do the ALS Challenge in a swimsuit but one man decided to dress up to get wet.

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Related Topix: Als, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Carriage Services, Inc. Well-Managed, Ultra-Long Term Death Care Investment

There are only two certainties in life, death and taxes, which makes the death care industry a perfect place to invest.

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Related Topix: Carriage Services, Stewart Enterprises

17 hrs ago | BBC News

The puzzle of uncollected ashes

They weigh about the same as a new-born baby. And can be stored in a plastic jar about 18 inches tall, or perhaps an old pot.

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22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Hearse record bid dead in the water

But the attempt was an epic failure, with only 40 hearses showing up for the event, less than half the required number.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SILive.com

For Ken Decker, new ownership at Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home comes full circle

"I bought Silvie Funeral Home in the early 1970s. Then I bought Meislohn Funeral Home from a large corporation in 1981, and I changed the name to Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home," said Decker.

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ComputerWorld

CSG posts revenue of $199.2m

CSG has reported revenues of $199.2 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2014, an increase from last year's revenue of $181.3 million.

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Related Topix: Carriage Services

Investopedia

Passing Boomers Will Leave A Big Economic Wake

Perennially youthful celebrities Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep, George Clooney and Bill Clinton may perpetuate the impression that the baby boomer generation, who came of age during the freewheeling 1960s and 1970s, will stay active forever.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Health, AARP

Daily Echo

Funeral director pleads to reunite hundreds of sets of ashes left behind with relatives

A SOUTHAMPTON funeral director has launched an appeal to reunite more than 400 sets of cremated ashes with their families.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral DirectorsWhen a loved one has passed away, ...

When a loved one has passed away, arranging a funeral can seem daunting, particularly when you have the emotional stress of losing someone close to you.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

'Technical issues' delay funerals across the state

Grieving families have been unable to administer estates, sell property or pay for funerals after a system upgrade at the NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages caused long delays in issuing death certificates.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

NWAonline

Crematorium law ignored after '97 case

For 16 years, the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors failed to hold required public hearings to approve the construction of crematoriums because officials misunderstood a court decision.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Times Observer

Mary Hedstrom

A funeral service was held for Mary L. Chase Hedstrom, 92 a resident of the Watson Home and formerly of Frontier Drive, Youngsville, who died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at 11 am on Friday at McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc. in Youngsville with Rev.

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Related Topix: Youngsville, PA, Sugar Grove, PA, Warren, PA

Sys-Con Media

Park Lawn Corporation Announces August 2014 Dividend

Park Lawn Corporation provides goods and services associated with the disposition and memorialization of human remains.

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Related Topix: Canada,

The Courier

Crematorium permit tabled

The Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors tabled discussions concerning the construction of a cemetery and crematorium next to Center Valley Elementary in Pope County during its regular meeting Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Fillings, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

FOX16

Crematorium Causes Concerns in River Valley

The Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors held a meeting this morning concerning a new crematorium.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Scoop

Funeral directors welcome scheme for low earners

The Government's community finance scheme launched yesterday has been welcomed by the Funeral Directors Association as a safe way of helping low-income earners to access funds to pay for funerals.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Checkbook magazine: Tips for selecting auto...

Need to get your car repaired, replace a leaking roof, order flowers, select a better bank, choose a drycleaners, arrange a funeral, or buy some furniture? Checkbook rated 421local repair shops by collecting more than 13,000 consumer reviews, checking complaint files at consumer agencies, and performing more than1,600 undercover price checks.

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