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Stories from Wednesday, June 26, 2002

Fallen police officers honored (06/26/02)
A special tribute was given on June 21, at the Monette First Baptist Church, to honor the fallen police officers in the Eastern District of Craighead County. Craighead County Sheriff, Jack McCann, of Jonesboro, and Eastern District Deputy Sheriff, Dewaine Malone were on hand to greet the visitors,...
Century Tel opens district office (06/26/02)
Town Crier News Staff An official ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, June 18, by the Monette Beautification Committee and the City of Monette to welcome CenturyTel's district telephone office to the Monette business community. On hand for the official ribbon cutting ceremony were Beautification members Margarete Reed, Ernestine Harrell and Barbara Suber, CenturyTel Specialist Marsha Chambers, Monette Mayor David Fletcher, Area Operation Manager for CenturyTel Skip Layne, Area Plant Manager Billy Watson, and Jerry Reed, committee member.. ...
Ribbon cutting held at new city hall (06/26/02)
Ribbon cutting ceremonies and open house for the new city hall in Lake City were held Monday afternoon, June 17. The 5,000 square foot facility houses the mayor's office, the clerk's office, water and sewer department, police department, city museum, a meeting room and a conference room...
Manila town meeting set for discussion of routing of Highway 18 (06/26/02)
A town meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Manila City Hall for discussion of the routing of Highway 18. The meeting is an opportunity for Manila and area citizens to give their opinions on the routing of Highway 18 through Manila when the highway is widened...
Manila girls qualify for state (06/26/02)
Manila 16 and under fast pitch softball girls are getting ready to compete in the state tournament July 5-7. The tournament will be held at Greenwood, near Fort Smith. This is the first year for the girls to participate in fast-pitch softball. They played in the Babe Ruth League in Blytheville. Their record for the year was 11-1...
Manila resident's brother living out dream in Florida (06/26/02)
MANILA "All he ever wanted to do was to play ball now, he's living his dream." Those were the words spoken by Cliff Birklund of Manila as he commented on his older brother, Roy, who is currently living out his dream playing softball in Florida...
Paul Edward Bandy - Blytheville (06/26/02)
Paul Edward Bandy, 82, of Blytheville died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. Born at Bay, he lived there until moving to Blytheville eight years ago. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Alsup Baptist Church...
Jerry Lee Hitt - Rogers (06/26/02)
Jerry Lee Hitt, 56, of Rogers died Friday, June 14, 2002, in a boating accident on the White River near Calico Rock. He was born March 23, 1946, in St. Clair Shores, Mich., to Grover Hitt and Mary Rose Hitt. Dr. Hitt graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock in 1970 then completed his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. ...
Willie B. Imler - Paragould (06/26/02)
Willie B. Imler, 79, of Paragould, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Keiser, he was the son of the late William and Campie Anthony Imler and was a former Leachville resident. He lived many years in Michigan before moving to Paragould in 1972. He was retired from the Sunlight Company in Paragould. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Paragould...
Cecil Terry Sr. - Harrisburg (06/26/02)
Cecil Terry Sr., 72, of Harrisburg, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at his residence. He was retired from Georgia Pacific Company, lived in Harrisburg for 10 years, formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Cecil Terry Jr., and Stephanie, of Harrisburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Mauchmar and Conrad of Kentwood, Mich.; a half-sister, Loretta Reid of Bone Gap, Ill., and a half-brother, Bill Orr, of Evansville, Ill.; and six grandchildren...
Lillie Parker Arnold - Senath (06/26/02)
Lillie Parker Arnold, 94, of Senath died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Center. Born in Tennessee, she was a member of Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Clifton Parker of Paragould, Sam Parker of Phoenix and Jerry Wayne Parker of Mercerville, N.J.; four daughters, Mary Robertson of St. ...
Diana Faye Hawkins - Senath (06/26/02)
Diana Faye Hawkins, 59, of Senath died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at her residence. She was born in Senath. Survivors include her husband, Bill Hawkins of Senath; two sons, Marty Hawkins of Orlando, Fla., and Dana Hawkins of Jonesboro; two brothers, Dennis Williams of Kennett and Eddie Snyder of Ironton, Mo.; a sister, Sharon Hardin of Senath; and two grandchildren, Madison Hawkins and Jacob Hawkins...