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Stories from Friday, May 21, 2004

Council bans Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers and Doberman Pinchers (05/21/04)
The Caraway City Council met in regular session, on May 13, and worked through a lengthy agenda consisting of amending one ordinance, passing two resolutions, and promoting a police officer. The council discussed amending Section 9-A of Ordinance 1987-3, concerning dogs in the city. Ordinance 2004-03 bans certain dogs from being kept in the City of Caraway, which includes Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers, and Doberman Pinchers...
Pam Castor named Superintendent (05/21/04)
Manila School Board immediately went into executive session to consider the superintendent's position during the Monday, May 10 special session. Following an hour and a half executive session, the board voted 4-3 to hire Pam Castor a one year contract beginning July 1 at a salary of $69,000. The motion was made by William Davis and seconded by Donald Master. Board members Jackie Hill, Johnny McCain and Scott Misner cast the no votes...
BIC school board discusses disposition of old gym (05/21/04)
The BIC regular school board meeting was held on May 13, at the Superintendent's office, on the Monette campus, and recognized seven visitors present concerning disposition of the old gymnasium, on the west campus. John Edwards, of Leachville, spoke on behalf of the visitors, expressing several items of concern. ...
Tony Crowell to run for Manila School Board (05/21/04)
Tony Crowell of Manila announced his plans to run for Manila School Board, Position 4, in the September School Board election. Crowell is a lifelong resident of Manila, the son of Bill and Norita Crowell. He is a 1994 graduate of Manila High School and a 1998 graduate of Arkansas State University where he earned a BSE degree with emphasis in agriculture...
Lake Hogue and Mallard Lake Receive Tilapia Stocking (05/21/04)
Anglers in northeast Arkansas will have another opportunity enjoy tilapia fishing in area lakes. Lake Hogue and Mallard Lake were stocked with record numbers of tilpaia on May 12th. This is the fourth year in a row that these "exotics" have been stocked into public fishing lakes. ...
Benny Easley - Coldwater, Miss. (05/21/04)
Benny Easley, 69, of Coldwater, Miss., formerly of Blytheville, died Friday, May 14, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Born in Burdette, he was a retired supply clerk for Nibco Manufacturing Co. and a member of the Arkabulta Baptist Church in Arkabulta, Miss...
Jimmy Wayne Edge - Manila (05/21/04)
Jimmy Wayne Edge, 60, of Manila, died May 12, 2004. He was a self employed sheet metal worker and of the Church of God faith. He is survived by two daughters, Roxeanna Edge of Booneville, Miss., and Marilyn Edge of Booneville, Miss.; two sons William R. ...
Helen White - Calumet (05/21/04)
Helen White, 81, of Calumet, the widow of Fred White, died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born September 13, 1922, in Blytheville, the daughter of Fred and Rose Miller Roberts, she was a lifelong area resident, a homemaker, and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Manila...
David "Bubba" Hinklin - Manila (05/21/04)
David "Bubb" Hinklin, 42, of Manila, formerly of Cooter, Mo., died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto, Southaven, Miss. Born March 20, 1962, in Cooter, the son of Samuel "Bee" and Genevive Bragg Hinklin, he was a lifelong resident of the area and of the Baptist faith. He attended the Focus Adult Development Center in Osceola for the past seven years...
Lutricia S. Lambert - Leachville (05/21/04)
Lutricia S. Lambert, 59, of Leachville, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Annie Saur Shrable and had lived her early years in Leachville. She was a former long-time Memphis resident and following the retirement of her husband, returned to Leachville in 1992. She was a member of Southside Church of God in Paragould...
James Lee Bogart - Horseshoe Bend (05/21/04)
James Lee "Uncle Shorty" Bogart, 68, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sunday, May 2, 2004, in Mountain Home at the Baxter Regional Hospital. He was born July 3, 1935, to the late James N. and Dorothy Bogart, in Wiseman. He was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith...
Geraldine Bassett - Poplar Bluff, Mo. (05/21/04)
Geraldine Bassett, 86, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at Westwood Hills Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Sular and Leslie Rice Boling and was the widow of Ben Bassett. She had lived most of her life in Manila and was retired from the American Greeting Card Company in Osceola...
James Clifford White - Leachville (05/21/04)
James Clifford White, 87, of Leachville, died Monday, May 10, 2004, at the V.A. Medical center in Memphis. Born at Walnut Ridge, he spent most of his life in Manila and caraway and had been a Leachville resident for the past nine years. He was the son of the late Rufus T. and Mimmie White, was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion for 40 years. He was a retired electrician and a member of the Manila First Baptist Church...
Maxine McFall Randles - Manila (05/21/04)
Maxine McFall Randles, 68, of Manila died Thursday at her home. Born at Russell she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Joyce Lefford McFall and had been a Manila area resident most of her life. She was a homemaker and the widow of James Clarence Randles since 1977...
Kalla "Pete" Pittman - Caraway (05/21/04)
Kalla "Pete" Pittman, 88, of Caraway died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical center in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer, member of Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church and had lived in the Caraway area all of his life. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Pittman, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Dianna Pittman of Stuttgart; three sister, Eve Ramsey of Sherwood, Vera Iserman of Petaluma, Calif., and Lucky Brooks of Caraway; two brothers, Buren Pittman of Midland, Texas, and Binford Pittman of Caraway; three grandchildren Julie Blevins of DeWitt, Jennifer Davis of Stuttgart, Jayna Pittman of Fayetteville, and four great-grandchildren, Haley and Connor Blevins, and Alannah and Garrett Davis.. ...
Clara M. O'Dell - Belton, Mo. (05/21/04)
Clara M. O'Dell, 74, of Belton, Mo., died May 11, 2004. She was born in Leachville on March 1, 1930, moving to the Kansas City area in 1946. She sold real estate for Johnson and Pollick and insurance in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri, having retired in 1981...
Merle Latta Pace - Caraway (05/21/04)
Merle Latta Pace, 83, of caraway, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, she had worked in retail sales and was a member of the Caraway United Methodist Church. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) at Caraway Cemetery with Rev. Donnie Hudson officiating. Langford-Bookout Funeral service of Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements...
Israel Ray Austin - Manila (05/21/04)
Israel Ray Austin, 31, of Manila, died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at his residence. Born in Manila he was the son of Jerry and Shirley Austin Hale and had been a lifelong Manila area resident and was a former construction worker and handyman. He is survived by his parents, Jerry and Shirley Hale of Manila; two sons, James Ray Austin of the home and Christopher Edward Austin of Paragould; two brothers, Louis Barks of Pebble Beach, Calif. ...