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Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Local math teacher named to Arkansas' Math Frameworks committee (06/09/04)
Karalee Gibson, a 27 year veteran teacher at Buffalo Island Central West Elementary, has been named to the Arkansas' Math Frameworks Committee. In addition to her new appointment, Gibson served this year on the Arkansas' Benchmark math committee Gibson has experience in most elementary grades and has taught fourth through sixth grade math at BIC West for the last 15 years. ...
McFarlin Pharmacy welcomed into business community (06/09/04)
A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held at McFarlin Pharmacy, in Monette, to welcome the pharmacy into the Monette business community. City Beautification Chairman, Ernestine Harrell, presented Michael and Jennifer McFarlin with a framed certificate acknowledging the special event. Monette Mayor, David Fletcher, officially cut the ribbon, commemorating the opening of a new business establishment in the city...
Leachville becomes First Class City (06/09/04)
The City of Leachville received notification from the State of Arkansas of their advancement status from a Second Class City to a First Class City. "I've never liked to be called second class. I've always thought our citizens are first class and our town is first class," Leachville Mayor Ralph Wells said...
Riverside Senior Babe Ruth wins two in Paragould (06/09/04)
Riverside's Senior Babe Ruth team traveled to Paragould Saturday afternoon playing an afternoon twin bill against two different Paragould teams. In the first game, the Rebels held off Paragould Edward Jones 7-6 and then completed the twin killing with a 7-4 win in the nightcap over Paragould's Pizza for Less...
Focus Fast Pitch teams competes in Kansas City tournament (06/09/04)
FOCUS Fast Pitch, a local 12 and under competitive softball team, competed in a large Kansas City tournament over Memorial Day weekend. The tournament boasted 135 teams ranging from 10 and under, B to 18 and Under Gold. Thirteen states and Canada were represented...
Katie Fannie Williams Taylor - Etowah (06/09/04)
Katie Fannie Williams Taylor, 80, of Etowah, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born and raised in the cash community, she moved to Bradford for a few years before moving to Mississippi County. Survivors include a son, Leamon Williams of Osceola; a daughter, Lousidney Crews of Ashdown; a brother Daniel Thetford of Cash; four grandchildren, Shannon Crews, Deann Golden, Lena Herron and Katie Lee; and one great-grandchild...
O.C. Boyd - Jonesboro (06/09/04)
O.C. Boyd, 66, of Jonesboro, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at the Regional Medical center of NEA. Born in Trumann, he lived most of his life in Jonesboro. He was the president of Force Technologies welding Supply, served in the Army Reserves and was a member of the Nettleton United Methodist Church...
Terry Dean Modesitt - Manila (06/09/04)
Terry Dean Modesitt, 37, of Manila, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Osceola, he was the son of the late Paul Modesitt and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. He was employed as a truck driver for Lee Trucking of Stuttgart, and attended Souls Harbor Pentecostal Holiness Church in Manila...
Ronnie Wayne Junyor Sr. - Caraway (06/09/04)
Ronnie Wayne Junyor Sr., 58, of Caraway, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was retired from Cars Incorporated, a member of Buffalo Chapel Baptist Church, and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Junyor of the home; two sisters, Joann Junyor of Dardanelle, and Mary Junyor of Clarksville; two brothers, Elbert Junyor of Jonesboro and Harold Junyor of Bakersville, Calif.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Kimberly Junyor, Jr. ...
Willie Mae "Billie" Imler - Leachville (06/09/04)
Willie Mae "Billie" Imler, 70, of Leachville died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Dyersburg, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Willie Williams Brown and had been a longtime Leachville area resident. She was the widow of Raymond Guy Imler and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Robert Howard - Gosnell (06/09/04)
Robert Howard, 79, of Gosnell died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at his home. Born in Caraway, he was a lifelong area resident and of the Pentecostal faith. He was born June 8, 1924, the son of Robert Lee and Rendi Elizabeth Douglas Mullins. He was a retired serviceman for Mississippi County Electric...
Louise Murphy Frame - Lake City (06/09/04)
Louise Murphy Frame, 75, of Lake City, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at her residence. Born in Black Oak, she had lived in St. Louis about 30 years before moving to Lake City in 1984. She was a homemaker, a hairdresser, a commercial quilter and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Wanda Eudean Stotts - Highland (06/09/04)
Wanda Eudean Stotts, 71, of Highland died Monday, May 31, 2004, at her residence. Born at Caraway, she was formerly of Memphis. After she moved to Highland in 1992, she worked in retail sales in Hardy. She was of the Methodist belief. Survivors include her husband, Hadren DeWayne stotts of the home; a son, Steve Stotts of Memphis; a daughter, Becky Ovians of Memphis; two brothers, Raven Doyle Clark of Greenwood, S.C., and A.JU. Lane of Caraway; and a sister, Shelby Short of Paragould...
Dolores Cranford - Monette (06/09/04)
Delores Cranford, 71, of Monette, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, a member of Monette First United Methodist Church, and had lived in Monette 39 years, formerly of Searcy. She is survived by three sisters, Jackie Crandall of Amarillo, Texas, Judy McAnarney of Amarillo, Texas, and Nancy Altig of Amarillo, Texas; two brothers, Richard Reed of Searcy, and Bob Reed of Odessa, Texas; a son, Wesley Cranford of Trumann; a daughter, Missy Clark of Monette; three grandchildren, Stacey Young, Whitney Cranford, and Ross Clark, and one great-grandchild, Madison Young.. ...
W. Duke Collins - Jonesboro (06/09/04)
W. Duke Collins, 80, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at Regional Medical center of Northeast Arkansas. Born in Jonesboro, he was a lifelong resident of Craighead County, having lived predominately in Black Oak. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the United Methodist Church...
Eugene Morris Finley Jr. - Manila (06/09/04)
Eugene Morris Finley Jr., 59, of Manila, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Gene and Delia Poe Finley and had been a Manila resident for the past 12 years. He was a former Blytheville and Leachville resident and was retired form baker Implement Company of Arbyrd...