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Jodie Brown (03/29/17)
Jodie Brown, 79, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, in Monette. He was born Oct. 30, 1937, in Delfore to the late Joe and Beulah Young Brown. Jodie was a farmer and lived all of his life in the Monette area. ...
David Edwin Willyerd (03/28/17)
David Edwin Willyerd, 52, of Black Oak, passed from this life Sunday, March 26, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Edd Willyerd and was raised in the Buckeye community. ...
David E. Willyerd (03/27/17)
David Willyerd, 52, of Monette, passed from this life Sunday, March 26, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Leachville...
Nola Brinkley (03/27/17)
Nola Brinkley, 98, of Bartlett, Tenn., former Luxora resident, passed from this life Saturday, March 25, 2017, at her home. Born in Shirley, she was the daughter of the late Stonewall "Jack" Jackson and Elizabeth Evelyn Howard Murray and was raised in the Lost Cane community near Manila. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of the Luxora Baptist Church...
Wanda Sue Ivie (03/27/17)
Sue Ivie, 73, of Manila, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Clifford Hamilton and Ruth Hamilton Riggs. ...
Ginger Marshall (03/24/17)
Ginger Marshall, 65, passed away March 21, 2017, at Monette Manor. She was born April 7, 1951, in Manila to the late Billy Jo Marshall Sr. and Alma Ruth Ishmael Marshall. Ginger worked as a waitress and for the last five years has worked for Monette Manor. ...
Franklin Hamilton (03/22/17)
Franklin Hamilton, 82, of Manila, passed from this life March 21, 2017, at his home. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Rupert Franklin and Vivian Cambell Hamilton and had been a lifelong area resident. A self-employed carpenter, he and his wife had also owned and operated the former Hamilton's Restaurant and Circle Inn of Manila. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and farming and was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Manila...
L.G. Turney (03/21/17)
L.G. Charlie Turney, 81, of Manila, passed away March 19, 2017. Born Dec. 3, 1935 in Dover, to the late Lonnie Blain and Cleo Turney, he was an Army veteran, retired farmer, member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church in Blytheville and a deacon at Little River Missionary Baptist Church...
Dennis Dickey (03/20/17)
Dennis Dickey, 67, of Blytheville, passed away March 12, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Feb. 8, 1950, in Mammoth Spring, to the late Melton and Fern Coyle Dickey. He was a member of the Senath Church of Christ, enjoyed woodworking, and spending time with his family (they were everything to him)...
Carlos L. Frye, Jr. (03/20/17)
Oklahoma -- Carlos L. Frye, Jr., beloved husband and father, passed away on March 15, 2017, at the age of 69. Carl, also known as Junior in his early life, was born on Dec. 7, 1947, in Marked Tree to Carlos L. ...
Kathleen Bartholomew (03/15/17)
Kathleen Bartholomew, 77, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., passed from this life Monday, March 13, 2017, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. The daughter of the late Ed and Thelma Dudley McMasters, she was raised in Manila and was a 1958 graduate of Manila High School. ...
Donald Guyn Holland (03/13/17)
Donald Guyn Holland, 64, of Osceola, died March 9, 2017, in Osceola. He was born Sept. 29, 1952, in Osceola to Guyn Holland and Louise Bynum Holland . He was a retired construction worker and of the Baptist faith...
Shannon Renee Palmer (03/10/17)
Funeral services for 33-year-old Shannon Renee Palmer of Keiser will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila. Born in Big Spring, Texas, she was the daughter of Randy Lee and Ruby Mae Stone Hinklin and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
Tommy Lynn Melton (03/10/17)
Tommy Lynn Melton, 57, of Leachville died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Osceola, he was the son of the late Chester and Helen Green Melton and had lived most of his life in Leachville. ...
James William Adkerson (03/10/17)
James William Adkerson, 74, of Paragould, formerly of Kennett, Mo., passed from this life Friday, March 3, 2017, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Cardwell, Mo., to the late Edwin and Velma Mae Long Adkerson he was raised in Arbyrd and was a 1960 graduate of Arbyrd High School. ...
Elsie Irene Donner (03/06/17)
Elsie Irene Donner, 97, of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Steele, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Annie Garrison Sammons and had been a Manila resident since the early 1940s. ...
Jimmy Dale Watson (03/06/17)
Jimmy Dale Watson, 40, of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, March 4, 2017, at his home. Born at Osceola he attended Osceola High School and was a member of First Baptist Church. He had lived in Oklahoma and later the Joplin, Mo., areas working in the maintenance department for Walmart Distribution Centers and had been a Manila resident the past three years...
Odds and Ends in the News
  • Jessica Chastain on Playing the Heroic Antonina Żabiński inThe Zookeeper’s Wife
    No matter how many movies have been made about the Holocaust, it seems that there are still many more stories to tell, and this Friday, when The Zookeeper’s Wife opens, we will have one more, this one told from a woman’s point of view. The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on a real-life story, follows the dangerous […]
  • Disappearing Water
    How much water simply evaporates from reservoirs? —K. Stephanopoulos in Macon, Georgia Conditions vary too much for a useful answer, but the overall amount is huge–more than all the industrial and domestic consumption combined. This represents a major challenge for water managers, and creative new ways (both high-tech and low-tech) to reduce the evaporation are […]
  • March 30 is National Hot Chicken Day! What America Eats: Hot Chicken in Nashville, Tennessee
    Updated March 30, 2017: Some like it hot. Some like it extra hot. Some like it blazing, Emergency Room-level hot. March 30 is National Hot Chicken Day, a day to celebrate the tear and sweat-inducing dish that’s making its way into the hearts of brave foodies everywhere. If your town has yet to offer a version of […]
  • Nexus4: Connect the dots – March 30
    To solve online, click the link below the puzzle. How to play Nexus4 Also, try Nexus4 for beginners and Other Nexus4’s Solve online (thanks to J. Eric Ivancich) About Nexus Puzzles If you like Numbrix, try Jadium, usually a harder version. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • Jadium – March 30
    How to play Jadium Also, try Nexus4 puzzles Monday and Tuesday – 16 givens, Wednesday to Sunday – 4 to 15 givens To solve online, copy the puzzle between the delimiters (the date and the nine puzzle rows), then click here for where to paste the copied puzzle. (Thanks to Kenneth R. Whitaker.) *** March 30, 2017 __ __ […]
  • The Best Energy Boosters You’ve Never Heard of: Tips for Powering Through Your Day
    Forget sugary snacks or drinks that make big promises. When you’re pushing through a major project, challenging workout or just the last hour of a never-ending day, you need an energy boost that won’t wear off quickly or cause a crash later on. “By finding smart ways to power through a stressful day, you’ll perform better in all aspects of your life,” says […]
  • Happy Birthday, Celine Dion! 9 of Her Greatest Songs for Movie Soundtracks
    Happy birthday, Celine Dion! The pop legend turns 49 on March 30, 2017. Dion, one of the most successful recording artists of all time, has lent her vocals to several movie soundtracks, including the 1991 and 2017 versions of Beauty and the Beast. And, of course, her powerful rendition of “My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic is arguably […]
  • Happy Birthday, Warren Beatty! 10 of His Most Memorable Movie Quotes
    Happy birthday to Warren Beatty, who’s celebrating a milestone birthday this year! The iconic actor, writer and director turns 80 on March 30, 2017. Beatty has been nominated for 14 Academy Awards for his roles in iconic films including Shampoo, Bonnie and Clyde and Bugsy, and he won a Best Director Oscar for his 1981 drama […]
  • The It Trailer Is Here to Freak You Out
    Get ready to jump. The teaser trailer for Mama Director Andrés Muschietti‘s upcoming adaptation of Stephen King‘s classic horror novel It, a sprawling supernatural thriller about seven children in the small town of Derry, Maine, who are terrorized by a monstrous entity that disguises itself as a clown named Pennywise, is here. It’s quite eerie, and promising for […]
  • Numbrix 9 – March 30
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