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Stories from Thursday, August 14, 2003

New alarm tested in Leachville (08/14/03)
The extra loud tornado siren heard across Leachville at noon on Thursday was a test. Mayor Ralph Wells, Fire Chief Jessie Johnson and Police Chief Ken Womack were all pleased with the results of the new siren system that was heard from one end of the town to the other...
Traffic stop leads to meth bust in Monette (08/14/03)
Two area men were arrested on drug related charges Sunday after a routine traffic stop by a Monette police officer. As a result of the arrest, a Monette man and a Black Oak man are awaiting a probable cause hearing on possession of drug paraphernalia...
Morris welcomed home from Iraq (08/14/03)
There is no place like home and Tommy Joe (T.J.) Morris is happy to be in Manila visiting with his family and friends for a few weeks. Morris is on leave with the U.S. Army and will return to his duty station at Ft. Benning, Ga., later in the month...
Game and Fish discusses doe limit (08/14/03)
There seems to be some confusion over the number of does that may be taken during the upcoming deer season in Arkansas. A few hunters are asking about the implications of the one-doe limit in regard to special Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area hunts...
Betty Jean Pierce Hill - Manila (08/14/03)
Betty jean Pierce Hill, 59, of Manila, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Dorsie and Cordie Johnson Pierce and had lived most of her life in Manila. She was a homemaker and a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church...
John C. Lakey - Grand Rapids, Mich. (08/14/03)
John C. Lakey, 80, of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Lake City, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003. Born near Sedgwick, he was a 1943 graduate of Dixie High School, served in the Army Air Corps and retired in 1983 as a manager of the Continental Airlines station in Phoenix. He was a member and deacon at First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Lucille Cheshier - Lake City (08/14/03)
Lucille Cheshier, 86, of Lake City, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at Lakeside Nursing Center. Born in Brookland, she had lived in Jonesboro for 51 years and was retired from the Crane Co. A charter member of Pleasant Grove Home Demonstration Club, she was a member of United Methodist Women and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church...
Annie Katherine Patterson - Manila (08/14/03)
Annie Katherine Patterson, 92, of Manila died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Brazil, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Eddie and Virgie Norris Parks and had been a longtime resident of northeast Louisiana before making her home in Manila 25 years ago. She was the widow of Thomas "Tom" Patterson, a homemaker and a member of the Manila First United Pentecostal Church...
Michael Wayne "Mike" Vinson - Newton, N.C. (08/14/03)
Michael Wayne "Mike" Vinson, 48, of Newton, N.C., died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, N.C. Born in Jonesboro, he lived in Trumann before moving to North Carolina in 1983. He was a chef and restaurant owner, a 1973 graduate of Trumann High School and a member of Hickory Church of Christ...
Stella B. Wallace - Monette (08/14/03)
Stella B. Wallace, 99, of Monette, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2003, at Monette Manor. She was a retired school teacher, certified flower judge, member of Monette First Baptist Church, member of Moentte Gardn Club and the Eastern Star. She had lived in the Monette area most of her life...
Janelle Wells Zolman - Cardwell (08/14/03)
Janelle Wells Zolman, 55, of Cardwell died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, at her residence. She was born in Cardwell. Survivors include a son, Richard Zolman of Arbyrd; a daughter, Sherry Zolman McClelland of Cardwell; two brothers, Terry Wells of Bakersfield, Calif., and Brent Wells of Shafter, Calif.; two sisters, Michelle Holcomb Hall of Cardwell and Shelia Wells Johnson of Bakersfield, Calif.; her step-mother, Olene Wells of Shafter; and three grandchildren...
Sybil J. Olive - Mountain Home (08/14/03)
Sybil J. Olive, 74, of Mountain Home, formerly of Paragould, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. Born in Ava, Mo., she and her husband operated a grocery store in Paragould for 15 years. She also was employed by the Ed White Shoe Factory in Paragould and worked at Lincoln Manufacturing in Jonesboro for 22 years. She was a member of the Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ...