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Stories from Wednesday, July 7, 2004

Illegal dumping can be costly (07/07/04)
Corporal Jimmy Brooks with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission said illegal dumping is a major problem in the area. "We take a zero tolerance attitude on littering," Corporal Brooks said. "We are cracking down on offenders that we catch and citations are given. The fine can go up to $1,000. Judges can fine the offenders and order them to clean up the site."...
Monette Council approves mayor/employees pay raises (07/07/04)
The Monette City Council set employee salary increases, discussed library obligations, and accepted the resignation of a police officer at the regular council meeting June 28. The council reviewed salary increase proposals. Alderman Tom Carroll proposed that the council increase all city employees and Mayor David Fletcher's salaries two percent, and give an employee bonus of one week's salary. ...
Cecil Richard Barnes - Manila (07/07/04)
Cecil Richard Barnes, 80, died Monday, June 28, 2004, at Manila Nursing center where he had lived for the last three years. Born at Trumann, he lived in Indiana and Trumann several years before moving to Lake City about five years ago. He had worked for Wheel Horse Inc. in South Bend, Ind., and was of the Baptist belief...
Clovis R. Gates - Warm Springs (07/07/04)
Clovis R. Gates, 56, of Warm Springs, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at his residence. He was born at Dyess. Survivors include a son, Francis Gates of Leachville; a brother, Travis Gates of Byron, Ill.; three half brothers, Wayne Goodman of Rockford, Ill., and Dan "Junior" Goodman and Jimmy Goodman, both of Warm Springs; two half sisters, Cathy Pacilli of Fresno, Calif., and Shirley Quest of Rochelle, Ill.; a grandson, Christopher Gates; and two step-grandsons, Samuel Bollinger and Nicholas Bollinger.. ...
Troy V. Jones - Lake City (07/07/04)
Troy V. Jones, 86, of Lake City, died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at his residence. He was a retired telephone construction worker, of the Baptist faith and had lived in Monette three years, formerly of the Half Moon Community. He is survived by his wife, Grace Jones, of the home; two sons, Johnny Jones of Monette and Earl Jones of Blytheville; two sisters, Inez of California, and Stella of Missouri; a half sister, Joan Master of Manila; a brother, Coy Jones of Montana; a half-brother, Charles Jones of Michigan; three step-brothers, Harold of California, Thomas of California and Danny of Missouri; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Bubby McLaughlin - Hoxie (07/07/04)
Bubby McLaughlin, 40, of Hoxie died Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at his residence. Born at Imboden, he was a carpenter and lived in Hoxie and Clover Bend most of his life. He was a member of the Christian Assembly Church. Survivors include his mother, Della Ivy of Ravenden; three brothers, Charles McLaughlin of Egypt, R.L. ...
Lola Irene Smith - Manila (07/07/04)
Lola Irene Smith, 77 of Manila, widow of Bill F. Smith, died Monday, June 28, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Willie Town, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Will and Maggie Martin Ewing and was a lifelong Manila area resident. Mrs. Smith was of the Pentecostal faith...