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Stories from Friday, July 12, 2002

Caraway Fourth of July Celebration (07/12/02)
Caraway is known for its traditional Fourth of July celebration and fireworks display. The year 2002 marked the 56th year for the event. The Caraway Lions Club and Park Commission work throughout the year to make the day a success offering something for all ages. Throughout the years the emphasis is always celebrating freedom and honoring those that have sacrificed to keep America free...
Lakeside Nursing Center veterans honored (07/12/02)
Lakeside Nursing Center's eight veterans who served during World War II were honored last week as Americans remembered and celebrated Independence Day. The veterans' pictures are displayed on the front bulletin board. A flag was placed on each side of the board...
Donner looks forward to flying as an Eagle (07/12/02)
MANILA He conquered the basketball court for coach Anthony Brewington, professed his position behind the plate for coach Stratmoen, and now, Manila's Adam Donner will take his athletic skills west to Walnut Ridge and begin building his baseball talents behind coach Katrosh...
Norma Jean Ashabranner - Manila (07/12/02)
Norma Jean Ashabranner, 70, of Manila, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at her home. Born at Dexter, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Rosa Moore White and had been a Manila area resident for most of her life. She was a retired school teacher. During her 38-year tenure as an educator she taught English at Manila High School and Gosnell High School and had also served on the Board of Education at Mississippi County Community College in Blytheville...
Lawrence "Larry" Henson - Little Rock (07/12/02)
Lawrence "Larry" Henson, 65 of North Little Rock died July 4, 2002, at his residence. He is formerly from the Blytheville area. He is survived by a daughter, Lisa Barrett; two sons, Terry and Ricky Henson, all of North Little Rock; a sister, Maxine Dunaway of Atkins; a brother, Hiram Henson of Gadston, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Terry Allen Henson and Amber Stewart...
Sydney Tansel Moses "T.M." King - Leachville (07/12/02)
Sydney Tansel Moses "T.M." King, 48, of Leachville died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville. Born at Paragould, he was the son of the late Clarence King, Jr., and had been a Leachville and Manila area resident most of his life. He was a 1972 graduate of Manila High School and was a truck driver and a computer draftsman. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Buckeye Baptist Church near Leachville...
Charles C. "Jack" Parker - Leachville (07/12/02)
Charles C. "Jack" Parker, 79 of Leachville, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Monette Manor Nursing Home in Monette. Born at Senath, he was the son of the late William and Ruth Elizabeth Parker and had been a Leachville resident since 1983. He lived in St. Louis for 32 years where he worked as a laser operator for McDonnel-Douglas Aircraft in the production of the F-14 Tomcat fighter plane for the United States Navy...
Alvis Garfield Pierce, Jr. - Cardwell (07/12/02)
Alvis Garfield Pierce, Jr., 76, of Cardwell died June 12, 2002, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. He was born Feb. 21, 1926 in Minturn, Ark., and was the son of the late Alvis Garfield and Icel Mae Dailey Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a 32 Degree Mason and Shriner...