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Stories from Wednesday, July 17, 2002

Caraway Lions Club receives donation (07/17/02)
The Caraway Lions Club received a $500 donation from Buffalo Island Custom Cruiser Cars' Club. Presenting the donation was the club's newest member, Jerry Brown, of Caraway. Members of the Buffalo Island Custom Cruiser Cars are from Caraway, Monette, Lake City, Leachville and Manila. They meet once a month in the Caraway Lions Club building...
Yorkshire operation is family business (07/17/02)
Cobb Superior Yorkshires is a business that Steve Cobb started when he was younger than either of his sons, Jarrett and Aaron, are today. Cobbs Farms is a family business with Jarrett and Aaron taking on the responsibility of the Yorkshires, while their dad and Darin Owens take care of the 2,000 acres of cotton and corn...
Produce for St. Jude (07/17/02)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has always been one of Leon Swihart's favorite charities. "We are very fortunate to have St. Jude near our communities. They do a great work for children worldwide. I realized recently that it had been some time since I had held a fund-raiser for St. Jude and I decided to have a 30-day produce sale with all the money going to St. Jude in memory of Danny Thomas, the founder," Swihart said. "Now is the time when many people have excess produce."...
Wrestling event to benefit Buffalo Island Relay for Life (07/17/02)
The school gymnasium at Caraway will be the site of a benefit wrestling event at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Proceeds from the event will go to the Buffalo Island Relay for Life. Reggie Montgomery, who operates HCW Wrestling, has coordinated the event which will include some Buffalo Island talent. Ricky Gonzalez, whose father, Julio Gonzalez, died of cancer in 1998, will be one of the featured wrestlers...
Gracie Jackson Bunch - Manila (07/17/02)
Gracie Jackson Bunch, 91, of Manila, the widow of Pinkie Franklin Bunch, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth Smith Jackson and was a life long Manila resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Manila...
Donald G. Hastings - Wilson (07/17/02)
Donald G. Hastings, 63, of Wilson died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. Born November 29, 1938, at Carson Lake, he was a mechanic and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Hastings of Wilson; his mother Lois Wynn of Water Valley, Miss.; two sons, Tim Hastings of Wilson and Ronald Hastings of Keiser; a daughter, Cindy Shannon of Joiner, a sister, Sheila Barley of Water Valley, Miss.; three brothers, Bobby Hastings of Wind Gap, Pa., Terry Phillip Hastings of Columbus, Miss., and Kenneth Hastings of Osceola; and four grandchildren.. ...
Charline McLauchlin - Senath (07/17/02)
Charline McLauchlin, 89, of Senath, formerly of Paragould, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, in the Senath Nursing Center. She was born in Marmaduke and was a homemaker and retired custodial worker. She was a charter member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Paragould where she played piano for more than 40 years...