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Stories from Wednesday, December 12, 2001

Leachville council discusses possible FOI violations (12/12/01)
The Leachville City Council met in regular session on Dec. 3 and discussed alleged FOI violations, approved city employee raises, and discussed street lights. Mayor Wells read a letter from city attorney Mike Bearden in response to an alleged Freedom of Information Act violation, concerning two Leachville City councilmen...
Former BIC principal dies after two-vehicle accident (12/12/01)
Joseph "Joe" Jones, 55, of Leachville died Thursday, Nov. 6, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center following a 2-vehicle accident on Arkansas 168 North. Greene County Sheriff Dan Langston said Jones was freed from his 1991 Chevrolet Cavalier by the Greene County Rescue Squad after his vehicle and a 1992 Chevrolet Blazer, driven by Kimberly Gunter, 29, of 3364 Greene 715 Road collided. Gunter was treated and released at AMMC...
Caraway Police Department receives three vests (12/12/01)
National Association of Chiefs of Police in Miami, Fla., recently donated three vests to the Caraway Police Department at no charge. The bullet-resistant armor vests cost approximately $800 each. Chief Jerry Vaughn, Assistant Chief Troy Kelems and Patrolman Dwight Whittenburg will each have a vest...
BIC captures Tri-County championship (12/12/01)
There was a packed house in Paragould Saturday night as the Buffalo Island Central Jr. High boy's faced Paragould for the Tri-County Championship. Both teams had fared well throughout the tournament, leaving everyone anxious to see the two teams face one another. ...
Elizabeth Jean Clark - Fayetteville (12/12/01)
Elizabeth Jean Clark, 78, of Fayetteville, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at Fayetteville City Hospital. Born at Cardwell, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Zelma Garrett Bearden and had lived the past 10 years in Fayetteville. She was a graduate of Leachville High school and was a member of the Methodist Church. Mrs. Clark attended Hendrix College and had served in a secretarial position at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas...
Darrell Elmer Meares Sr. - Cardwell (12/12/01)
Darrell Elmer Meares Sr., 55, of Cardwell died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, at his residence. Born in Paragould he was a farm hand and was of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include his wife, Helen Box Meares of Cardwell; two sons, Tony Meares and Darrell Meares Jr., both of Paragould; a daughter, Flora Meares of Cardwell; two sisters, Alberta Bateman of Paragould and Faye Carroll of Champaign, Ill.; and four grandchildren, Darrell Elmer Meares III of Paragould, Pamela Maria Meares of Paragould, and Alycia Nicole Meares and Sonya Jo Meares, both of Cardwell.. ...