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Stories from Thursday, November 4, 2004

Monette Council/Cemetery Board to share street repair cost (11/04/04)
Shirley Bronaugh, Monette Cemetery Board chairman, addressed the Monette City Council concerning improvements on cemetery roadways at the regular council meeting Oct. 25. "The cemetery is owned by the city, and our board was set up to take care of it," Bronaugh said. ...
Yellow rose passed down for 250 years (11/04/04)
Heirlooms are passed down from one generation to another. An heirloom is usually a material item and only one person in the family can possess it at any given time. The family of 89-year old Evelyn Lackey of Monette has an interesting piece of family history, the Yellow Rose of Tennessee. The rose has been passed down for over 250 years and all members of the family can take a cutting home and share in the family heritage...
Jr. Rebs win Marmaduke Invitational for third year (11/04/04)
Marmaduke High School is home of the Greyhounds, but for the last three years the Riverside Junior High Boy's Basketball team has made it seem like Riverside North, as they claimed their third straight Marmaduke Invitational Tournament title Saturday afternoon on the Greyhounds' home floor by beating host Marmaduke 52-43...
Junior Lady Rebels win Jack Moore Invitational Tournament at Valley View (11/04/04)
Riverside's Junior Lady Rebels broke open a close game in the third quarter and held on for 33-22 victory over host Valley View to claim the Jack Moore Invitational Tournament Saturday afternoon at Blazer Gym. The Lady Rebels and Lady Blazers played a chess match in the first quarter with the Rebels holding a 4-3 lead. Both teams picked up the pace in the second quarter, but Riverside still held a one point advantage at the half, 13-12...
Elsie Marie Stewart - Leachville (11/04/04)
Elsie Marie Stewart, 101, of Leachville died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. She was the widow of Leland Stewart. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral service of Leachville.
Avis Lavern Price - Senath (11/04/04)
Avis Lavern Price, 82, of Senath, formerly of Rector, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical center. Born in Clay County, she was a homemaker and member of Rector General Baptist Church and the Rector EHC Club. Survivors include two sons, John Earl Price of Lafe and Keith Price of Paragould; a sister, Martha Jane Kennedy of Rector; nine grandchildren, Mike Price, Eric Price, Matt Faries, Corey Price, Jared Price, Kenny walker, Timmy walker, Jennifer Vericker and Michelle trigs; and six great-grandchildren.. ...
Marie Blankenship - Jonesboro (11/04/04)
Marie Blankenship, 90, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was a homemaker, member of Monette First United Methodist Church, and had lived in Jonesboro five and a half years, formerly of Monette. She is survived by a daughter, Ann Nichols of Paris, Tenn., and two grandsons, Mark and Rob Nichols, and four great-grandchildren...
Barrett infant - Lepanto (11/04/04)
Allison Faye Barrett, 2-month-old daughter of Jeff and Ann Barrett of Lepanto, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at her residence. Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Jordan Alexander Barrett of the home; grandparents, Betty Brown of Lepanto, Anna Brown of Caraway, and Jim and Glenda Barrett of Caraway; and great-grandparents, Inez Weaver of Shreveport, La., and Jim and Shirley Brown of Rivervale...
Donald Bernell Pogue - Paragould (11/04/04)
Donald Bernell Pogue, 71, of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Harvey and Dora Belle Bennett Pogue and had lived in Paragould for the past 30 years. He was a former long-time employee of brown Shoe Company of Leachville and Frolic Footwear. He was also a retired Assembly of God minister and a veteran of the Korean War...
James Tim Holt - Greenbrier (11/04/04)
James Tim Holt, Sr., 58, of Greenbrier, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at his residence. He was born at Blytheville, and had lived in Greenbrier for five years, formerly of Dalhart, Texas. He was an engineer with Union Pacific Railroad for 28 years. He was an Army veteran serving in Korea and was a member of the Brotherhood of Local Engineers. He was of the Baptist belief...
Marion Jewell Arkie Surber - Jonesboro (11/04/04)
Marion Jewell Arkie Surber, 84, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Rector, he worked as a store manager for more than 30 years. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during World War II and was of the Baptist belief...
Thelma Fields - Lake City (11/04/04)
Thelma Fields, 74, of Lake City died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, she had lived in the Lake City area for the last 40 years. She was a member of Nettleton Church of Christ. Survivors include three sons, Charles Stevens of Peoria, Ariz., Hap Boswell of Quilin, Mo., and Kenny Fields of Lake City; four brothers, Sam Roe of Hughes, Joe Roe of Isabella, Mo., Gary Roe of Imperial, Calif., and Jerry Roe of Ward, Mo.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Bobby G. England - Bassett (11/04/04)
Bobby G. England, 64, of Bassett died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at his home. Born at Booneville, Miss., he was of the Church of God belief and worked for Siegel-Robert of Arkansas for 19 years. He was a 10-year volunteer with the Wilson Fire Department...
Leta May Groomes - Monette (11/04/04)
Leta May Groomes, 95, of Monette, died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Monette Manor, Inc., in Monette. She was born at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and lived in Monette for 38 years, formerly of Childress. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church and Women on Mission Group. She was a homemaker and member of the Homemakers Extension Club...