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Stories from Thursday, February 28, 2002

Buffalo Island EMS auction raises $21,156 (02/28/02)
Once again area residents showed their support for the Buffalo Island EMS ambulance service based in Monette. The annual auction fund-raiser was a great success raising $21,156.71. The ambulance service has been serving the area for over 20 years. The annual auction is the major fund-raising event giving the community the opportunity to show their support...
Shirley Bronaugh announces plans to run for Justice of the Peace, District 11 (02/28/02)
Shirley Bronaugh, 611 Finch Street, Monette, announces her plans to run for District 11 Justice of the Peace, Craighead County Quorum Court Democratic nomination. Bronaugh is a lifelong resident of Monette graduating from Monette High School. She retired in December 1996 as Senior Vice President of MidSouth Bank after 42 years in baking. She currently is a member of the Board of Directors, and serves as secretary of the Board...
Emison announces for Craighead County judge (02/28/02)
Former Craighead County Sheriff Larry Emison announced his candidacy for Craighead County Judge in the May 21st election. Emison is running as a Democrat. "Being a lifetime resident of Craighead County, I have become increasingly concerned about the inappropriate choices being made by the County Judge regarding the spending of taxpayers' money. ...
Hammond named among top volunteers (02/28/02)
Arkansas state representative Bill Gipson recognized BIC student Casey Hammond, as a state finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award, during a special ceremony on Sunday, February 17, at the American Legion, in Monette. "Casey has been selected as one of Arkansas' top student volunteers in the seventh annual Prudental Spirit of Community program," Gipson said. ...
BIC stuns Turrell in regional title game (02/28/02)
TURRELL "People keep saying this is a team of destiny," Buffalo Island Central coach Bill Taylor said following the Mustangs' stunning 66-63 upset here Saturday night over the heavily-favored Turrell Rockets in the championship game of the Class AA Region 4 Tournament...
Mark Anthony England - Osceola (02/28/02)
Mark Anthony England, 45, of Osceola died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. He was a factory worker and a member of the Bassett Church of God. Survivors include a son, Stephen England of Gosnell; a daughter, Decie Gernhart of Jacksonville; his mother, Ruby England of Osceola; four sisters, Ann Schooling of Red Banks, Miss., Rosa Holt of Jonesboro, Ruby Pough of Lake City and Marilyn Sanders of Burdette; and eight brothers, Bobby England of Bassett, Leslie England of Summerville, Tenn., Earl England of Osceola, James England of Wilson, Billy England of Monticello, Bryan England of Joiner, Brad England of Arkansas and Kerry Don England of Ozark.. ...
Charles William Hughes - Cardwell (02/28/02)
Charles William Hughes, 80, of Cardwell died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hughes of Cardwell; a son, William Eugene Hughes of Hot Springs; three daughters, Mary Patricia Stock of Olive Branch, Miss., Ina Hughes of Cardwell and Deborah Jenkins of Paragould; a sister, Laverne Thorn of Southaven, Miss.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Edythe Virginia Jarrell - Manila (02/28/02)
Edythe Virginia Jarrell, 77, of Manila, widow of Clint Jarrell, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Sardis, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Cullen and Alice Towles. She was a 1942 graduate of Manila High School and had lived much of her life in California. Following her retirement as a bookkeeper, she returned six years ago to make her home in Manila and renew her membership at Manila First United Methodist Church...
Christopher Robin Lorren - Manila (02/28/02)
Christopher Robin Lorren, 40, of Manila died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Clarence Lorren of Manila. He was a lifelong Manila area resident, a 1979 graduate of Manila High School, and a retired carpenter...
Rosa Lee McDougal - Monette (02/28/02)
Rosa Lee McDougal, 72, of Monette, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at her home. Born in Leachville, she had been a long time Manila resident before moving to Monette. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Bessie Wagner Haywood and a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...
Billy Ray Ford - Caraway (02/28/02)
Billy Ray Ford, 61, of Caraway, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was a retired security guard, affiliated with the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church, and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by two daughters, Lois Thomas of South Haven, Miss., and Kathy Sanders of Big Flat; two brothers, Paul Ford and Garland Ford, both of West Memphis; five sisters, Wilma Grady of West Memphis, Wanda Johnson of Cordova, Tenn., Carolyn Clements of Trumann, Sharon Adcock of Jonesboro, and Thelma DuMond of Columbia, Miss.; and three grandchildren.. ...