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Stories from Thursday, June 17, 2004

Caraway Council tables dog banning ordinance (06/17/04)
Caraway City Council members discussed plans for the 2004 Fourth of July celebration at the regular Monday, June 7 meeting. "The cost to order fireworks for the 2003 celebration was $3,292, and this year will be $3,410," Caraway Mayor Joe South said. "Basically it has stayed the same. We will need to appropriate funds for the payment of both years, as last years was never paid."...
Wastewater, sirens, city classification among Leachville Council topics (06/17/04)
The Leachville City Council met in regular session, on June 7, at city hall, and worked through a lengthy agenda. Mayor Ralph Wells presented a Declaration of Advancement from the State of Arkansas, declaring the City of Leachville as a First Class City...
Susie Martin new DON at Manila Nursing Center (06/17/04)
Susie Martin has accepted the position of Director of Nursing at Manila Nursing Center. Martin has been a Registered Nurse for seven years. She worked at Dr. Cullum's office in Osceola for six and a half years, and worked in obstetrics at the Blytheville Hospital the first six months of her career...
Rebels come from behind to defeat Osceola 8-6 (06/17/04)
It was a busy week for the Riverside Senior Babe Ruth baseball team as the Rebels played four games in five days. The highlight of the week for Riverside was an 8-6 come-from-behind victory over the Osceola Senior Babe Ruth team Friday night at Lake City. The big hit of the night came in the bottom of the sixth inning when Riverside first baseman Zack Story drilled a based loaded triple off the left field fence, scoring all three runners to give the Rebels the lead for good, 8-5...
Howard L. Nowlin - Imperial, Mo. (06/17/04)
Howard L. Nowlin, 60, of Imperial, Mo., died May 8, 2004. He was born Jan. 26, 1944, in Manila, the son of the late Frank and Lissie Nowlin. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Nowlin; and four daughters, Bridgette Smith, Kim Kaskantaris, Connie Hutchenson and Cheryl Owens; three sons, Charles Schnake, James Nowlin and Richard Nowlin; three step-daughters Melissa Briley; two brothers, Jim Nowlin and Bobby Nowlin, both of Blytheville; four sisters, Mary Jo Rhodes, Woodie Bodinschatz, Dorothy Reiter and Janie Oliver; and 18 grandchildren.. ...
Orphas "O.E." Minick - Lake City (06/17/04)
Orphas "O.E." Minick, 82, of Lake City died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Batesville. He had lived in Craighead County for 50 years and was of the Baptist belief. He was a World War II veteran and a charter member of the World War II Memorial. Survivors include his wife, Laura Minick of Lake City; a son, David Eugene Minick of Evening Shade; two daughters, Sandra Kay Hattenhauer of Batesville and Teresa Marie Brown of Cave City; four stepsons, Richard Bond, William Bond, Gary Bond and David Bond, all of Lake City; five stepdaughters, Mary Ellen Smith and Connie Baney, both of Jonesboro, Georgia Thomas of Black Rock, Vickie Hickey of Bay and Laura Jo Cudd of Indiana; two brothers, Leon Minick of Egypt and Oneal Minick of Bay; three sisters, Emily Lawson of Jonesboro, Georgia Veteto of cave City and Sue Minick of Bay; five grandchildren; 19 step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.. ...
Audrey Bernice Lester - Leachville (06/17/04)
Audrey Bernice Lester, 81, of Leachville, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Centerl in Paragould. Born at Hornersville, she was the daughter of the late William Wesley and Virgie Rhodes Hicks and had been a Leachville and Manila area resident for most of her life. She was the widow of Lloyd G. Lester and a member of New Providence Baptist Church near Leachville...
Bryan Griggs - Pocahontas (06/17/04)
Bryan Griggs, 48, of Pocahontas died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at his residence. He was born in Orange County, Calif. Survivors include his wife, Stpehanie Gathright Griggs of Pocahontas; six daughters, Breanna Robinson, Sarah and Stacy Griggs, all of Pocahontas, Bandy Scoggins and Amy Matheson, both of Texarkana and Brittany Butler of Wilton; three sons, Randy Griggs of Wilton, Justin Griggs of Versailles, Mo., and Shawn Matheson of Texarkana; his parents, Robert and Lillie Griggs of Wilton; two brothers, Dennis Griggs and Richard Griggs, both of Wilton; four sisters, Teresa Wood of Hooks, Texas, Janet Griggs and Sandy Hatridge, both of Wilton and Ann Payne of Lake City; and four granddaughters, Jolynn Griggs and Carly Griggs, both of Hooks and Jada Butler and Abby Butler, both of Wilton.. ...
Maxine Stallcup Gregg - Jonesboro (06/17/04)
Maxine Stallcup Gregg, 89, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. She was born and lived most of her life in Jonesboro. She was the owner and president of Gregg Funeral Home, Inc., and Gregg Insurance Company. ...
Dorcas June Carr - Jonesboro (06/17/04)
Dorcas June Carr, 80, of Jonesboro died Monday, June 7, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Grubbs, and had lived in Jonesboro for 40 years, formerly of Caraway. She was a member of the Greensboro Road Church of Christ and was retired from General Electric...
Norville Brown - Caraway (06/17/04)
Norville Brown, 55, of Caraway died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Caraway. He was a farmer. Survivors include three brothers, Orville Brown and Jerry Blair, both of Lepanto, and John M. Brown Sr., of Rivervale. A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Monday in Potter Memorial Cemetery at Lepanto with Allen Payne officiating. Murphy Funeral Home of Lepanto was in charge of arrangements...
Connie Irene "Tutti" Austin - Heth (06/17/04)
Connie Irene "Tutti" Austin, 52, of Heth, died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at her home. She was born in Armorel, ws a Baptist and had worked at a picture framing business. Survivors include a daughter, Christi Moss of Heth; a stepson, Ronnie Austin of West Memphis; two sisters, Joann Edwards of Osceola and Diane Northcutt of Manila; a brother, Nelson Tacker of Luxora; and four grandchildren...
Katherine Bell - Cardwell (06/17/04)
Katherine Bell, 48, of Cardwell died at her home Thursday, June 11, 2004. She was born in Kennett and was a former cook and member of the Antioch Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, David Bell, of the home; a daughter, Dawn Hughes of Kennett; her mother, Peggy Conrad of Jonesboro; a brother, James Conrad of Evansville, Ind.; a sister, Sharon Haddock of Senath; and three grandchildren, Tyler Jones, Clay Jones and Keegan Davis...
Blanche Wilkey - Manila (06/17/04)
Blanche Wilkey, 96, of Manila, the widow of Charles Wilkey, died Monday at the Osceola Healthcare Center. Born in St. Charles, Ill., she was the daughter of the late James and Nancy Langley Vernor. She has been a lifelong Manila area resident and a member of the First Assembly of God in Manila...
Hugh Gregory Bonner - Monette (06/17/04)
Hugh Gregory Bonner, 41, of Monette, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born a Helena, he was a 1980 graduate of Marvell High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Arkansas State University where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was a member of the Turner Baptist Church and of the Gideons. He worked as a salesman for Greenway Equipment Co. in Blytheville and Monette...