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Stories from Thursday, August 12, 2004

Local evangelist writes book (08/12/04)
Sister Linda Brewer of Manila has been a pastor and evangelist for over half her life. She recently stepped out on faith and had her first book, "Jesus, The Healer," published. Brewer said the decisions she has made throughout her life have been through faith...
Sarah Master joins missionary trip to Poland (08/12/04)
Sarah Master of Manila recently returned from a 10 day trip to Poland where she worked with children and young people. Sarah is a 2002 graduate of Manila High School, a student at Arkansas Northeastern College, and the daughter of Donald and Vicki Master of Manila. She works in the summer at the Northeast Research Extension Center in Keiser...
Leachville Council hears concerns about Malathion (08/12/04)
Mayor Ralph Wells introduced R.W. Lyerly of Ash Flat, who addressed the Leachville City Council at the regular council meeting Aug. 2. Lyerly expressed concerns on ULV Malathion, which is being sprayed for boll weevils in Northeast Arkansas. "My concerns are the effects that Malathion has on people, and other living things, when they are being sprayed by it," Lyerly said. ...
Filings end for municipal offices (08/12/04)
The filing date for candidates for municipal offices ended Wednesday at noon. Candidates filing for towns in the Buffalo Island area are: Leachville: Aldermen Ward 1 Position 1 -- Incumbent Monte Grimes; Teresa Johnson. Ward 1 Position 2 -- Incumbent Shelia Spurlock...
Raymond A. Myracle - Paragould (08/12/04)
Raymond A. Myracle, 89, of Paragould, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born at Paragould, he was a retired construction worker. Survivors include two sons, Dan Myracle and Jerry McDonald, both of Paragould; a daughter, Belinda Franks of Paragould; two sisters, Willadene Hyde and Bonnie Myracle, both of Cardwell; seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren...
Patsy Ann Grimes Mason - Blytheville (08/12/04)
Patsy Ann Grimes Mason, 55, of Blytheville, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at her home. The wife of Tommy Ray Mason, she was born on June 24, 1949, in Osceola, to Jessie and the late Marilyn "Mickey" Grimes. She was a former employee of Wal-Mart in Blytheville and had been a member of Fairview Baptist Church since 1977...
Pearl Agus Rogers - Osceola (08/12/04)
Pearl Agus Rogers, 59, of Osceola, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Bakersville, Calif., she was a retired factory worker and a member of the Pentecostal Church of God at Etowah. She is survived by her husband, James W. ...
Charles Eugene Williams - Manila (08/12/04)
Charles Eugene Williams, 73, of Manila, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born near the Milligan Ridge Community, he had been a longtime resident of California and Illinois before returning to the Manila area in 1987. He was a retired welder having worked as a ship builder for many years. He was of the Catholic faith...
Shirley Marie Freeman Dingler - Blytheville (08/12/04)
Shirley Marie Freeman Dingler, 53, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at Emory, Texas. A native of Blytheville, she was a longtime resident of Mississippi County and a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Dana Thompson of Blytheville and Tina Headley of Kansas City, Mo.; a son, Edward Cole Jr. of Manila; two sisters, Virginia Coston of Pocahontas and Joyce Burns of Emory; two brothers, Donnie freeman of Texarkana, Texas, and Ricky Freeman of Barr, Tenn.; and four grandchildren...
Wayne Dowdy - Jonesboro (08/12/04)
Wayne Dowdy, 66, of Jonesboro died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at his home. He was a member of the American Legion, served on the Police Pension Board of Directors, and the Retired Municipal Police Officers Association Board of Directors as trustee. He was a member and past president of the Northeast Arkansas Police Officers Association. ...
Georgia Huckabee - Cardwell (08/12/04)
Georgia Huckabee, 69, of Cardwell, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was a retired cook and of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include three sons, Lonnie Joe Huckabee of Arbyrd,; Thomas Henry Huckabee of Cardwell and Michael A. ...
Violet May Johnson - Etowah (08/12/04)
Violet May Johnson, 85, of 1629 South County Road 71, Etowah, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of West Ridge Baptist Church and a homemaker. She is survived by six sons, Bob Johnson of Yorbalinda, Calif., Robert Johnson, Jr. ...
Gladys Marie Smith - Corpus Christi, Texas (08/12/04)
Gladys Marie Smith, 92, of Corpus Christi, Texas, formerly of Leachville, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at Coastal Palms Nursing Home. She was the widow of Herbert V. "Bus" Smith and had been a Corpus Christi resident for the past two and a half years. Born at Anniston, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Garner and Lottie Bell Baker and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a member of the Leachville First United Methodist Church...
Lucille Barlow Adams - St. Louis (08/12/04)
Lucille Barlow Adams, 87, of St. Louis, formerly of Leachville, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at her residence. Born Feb. 9, 1917, at Caraway she had lived in St. Louis for the past 56 years. Survivors include two sons, J.W. Adams of Spendora, Texas, and Bill Adams of Cahokia, Ill.; a daughter, Linda Thompson of St. Louis; a brother, Bert Barlow of Monette; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren...
Mickey Joe Davis - Leachville (08/12/04)
Mickey Joe Davis, 40, of Leachville, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at his home. Born at Jonesboro, he was the son of the late Jimmy C. Davis and was a 1982 graduate of Lake City High School. He owned and operated Davis Construction Company and had been a Leachville resident since 1987. He was a member of the Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church near Caraway...