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Stories from Thursday, October 3, 2002

Applegate new site director at Leachville Center (10/03/02)
Becky Applegate, one of Leachville's newest residents, is enjoying her new hometown and her new position as site director at Leachville Senior Citizen Center. Applegate and her family moved to Leachville in mid-August when her husband, Doug, accepted the position as pastor of the First Baptist Church...
Manila business celebrates 50 years (10/03/02)
An open house will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Manila Depot Community Center in honor of Misco Insurance Agency's 50 years of business and welcoming David Shedd, the third generation to join the family business. Everyone is invited to the celebration...
Coat drive scheduled (10/03/02)
The Manila Business Women will sponsor a coat drive. There is a need for coats of all sizes from children to adults, club president Janella Caraway said. Coats may be donated to any member of the Manila Business Women's organization or can be dropped off at Four Seasons on Highway 18 west of Manila. Pam Hester said she would pick up any coats that anyone would like to donate. Her telephone number is (870) 561-3570. The coats will be given to the King's Closet to be distributed...
Grisham novel to be filmed in Lepanto (10/03/02)
Lepanto City Hall was a busy place last Thursday, as more than 200 people lined up to submit their application to be an extra in the soon to be filmed A Painted House. Lepanto has been selected for use in filming a segment of the made-for-television Hallmark Hall of Fame movie based on John Grisham's 2001 novel...
Hunting Association meeting scheduled for Manila (10/03/02)
Big Lake and St. Francis Hunting Association will hold a meeting at the Manila Airport Center on Oct. 3. Membership fee is $10. A fish fry will be held at 6 p.m. with the meeting beginning at approximately 7 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect new officers and to discuss what to do to keep the duck blinds and report on petition drives...
Manila native bags near-record Dall (10/03/02)
Be it muledeer, elk, caribou or a host of other wild game, Manila's Michael White has been on the hunt for the above-mentioned creatures all across the North America for over 30 years. Recently, White made his first-ever excursion to the wild and treacherous Yukon State of Alaska and bagged himself a new trophy a 37" horn Dall sheep ram...
Kaleb Chase Carter - Moentte (10/03/02)
Kaleb Chase Carter, infant son of Donald Arthur and Kathy Lynn Carter of Monette, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at The Med Center in Memphis. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Brittney Patricia Marie Carter and Cheyenne Selena Carter, both of the home; a brother, Donald Arthur Carter II of the home; paternal grandfather, Arthur J. Carter of Jonesboro; maternal grandparents, Roy D. and Patsy Hurt of Leachville; maternal great-grandmother, Maxine Pratt of Wilson...
Garry Dean Porter - El Paso, Texas (10/03/02)
Garry Dean Porter, 39, of El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at his home. Born at Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, he was a former area resident and had lived in El Paso for the past six years. He was a 1983 graduate of Jacksonville High School, and received an associate degree in veterinarian medicine at Central Texas College in El Paso. He served his country for 12 years in the U.S. Army and was a member of Missionary Baptist Church in Hot Springs...
Flossie Ella Green - Manila (10/03/02)
Flossie Ella Green, 85 of Manila, the widow of Gordon Green, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Perkins, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Howard and Pearl Speer Evans. She was a former Leachville resident and had lived in Manila since 1995 where she was a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Amanda Christine Gray - Osceola (10/03/02)
Amanda Christine Gray, 29, of Osceola, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at The Med in Memphis. She was a homemaker, a member of the Assembly of God in Osceola, and a 1991 graduate of Osceola High School. Survivors include a son, Anthony Devan Gray of Osceola; her parents, Eddie and Mona Jones of Osceola and George and Julie Gray of Caraway; four sisters, Stephony Trantham of Osceola, Victoria Gray of Caraway, Angela Griffin of Luxora, and Shannon Thomas of Bay Town, Texas; five brothers, George Gray, Phillip Gray and Kevin Turner, all of Caraway, Bryan Jones of Osceola and Mark Jones of Lufkin, Texas; and her grandmother, Ella Mae Carroll of Osceola.. ...
Gray infant (10/03/02)
John Alexander Heugel Gray, 6-day-old infant son of Gary Heugel and the late Amanda Gray, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis. Other survivors include a brother, Anthony Devon Gray of Osceola; his grandparents, Mona and Eddie Jones and Johnny and Sue Heugel, all of Osceola and Buddy and Julie Gray of Caraway; and great-grandparents, Ella Carroll and Clarissa Heugel of Osceola...
Naoma Ruth Gill - Blytheville (10/03/02)
Naoma Ruth Gill, 88, of Blytheville, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at her home. Born at Hayward, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Earl and Alice Ruddle Magers, and was a longtime Dell area resident. She was a graduate of Dell High School, attended Arkansas State College in Jonesboro and taught school in the Dell Public School System. She was the widow of Lester Gill and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dell...
Iva Nell Akes - Monette (10/03/02)
Iva Nell Akes, 61, of Monette, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at her home. Born at Heber Springs, she was the daughter of the late Robie and Gertie Goff Clayton and had been a Leachville and Monette area resident since 1949. She was retired from Frolic Footwear and was a member of the Church of God...
Brenda Kay Clark - Elizabethtown, Ky. (10/03/02)
Brenda Kay Clark, 52, of Elizabethtown, Ky., died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at her residence. A native of Lake City, she had lived in Jonesboro and Texas before moving to Kentucky. She was a homemaker, worked as a legal secretary and attended Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown...
Catherine Evans - Manila (10/03/02)
Catherine Evans, 81, of Manila, the widow of Keith Evans, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Anderson and Haley Chapen Williams, and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Manila...