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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories from Friday, April 1, 2005

Birklund selected for Aviation Major command (04/01/05)
Captain Gilmore N. Birklund, United States Navy, a native of Thayer, Mo., was recently selected for one of the U.S. Navy's highest honors. Recently promoted to Captain, Birklund was among a select few who screened for Aviation Major Command in October 2004...
Pittsburgh Paint receives Lake City water tower bid (04/01/05)
The Lake City Council passed one ordinance and defeated another, accepted bids to paint the water tower and set the annual cleanup date at the meeting Monday, March 21. Ordinance 211-05, amending the present building code, was passed on the second reading. The ordinance provides for restrictions on the use of driveways across city easements and provides for a penalty if not met...
Manila council votes to purchase trucks (04/01/05)
New trucks will be purchased for the Manila Water Department and the Manila Police Department. The unanimous vote came following the review of state bids and a discussion on using a four-door truck as a police vehicle at the regular March City Council meeting...
Caraway Auction exceeds $11,000 (04/01/05)
The Caraway Ambulance Service raised over $11,000 at their annual auction held Saturday. "We are so thankful for the community of supporters who came out and purchased items during our auction," said Roger Adcock, Ambulance Service director. "We depend on the money raised during this fundraiser to keep us going."...
Rebels break even in X-tra Innings Tournament (04/01/05)
Riverside continued their up and down season last week by splitting a pair of games in the X-tra Innings Tournament, beating Flippin 10-5 on Friday at Trumann before dropping a 15-4 decision to Des Arc Saturday afternoon at Valley View. The Rebels began the tournament with a delayed start as they played in cold, blustery weather due to a morning rain delay...
Park Williams - Bowling Green, Ky. (04/01/05)
Park Williams, 81, of Bowling Green, Ky., died March 22, 2005, at Greenview Regional Hospital in Boling Green. A retired corporate executive officer for U.S. Automotive Corporation, of the Baptist faith, and U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a native of Black Oak...
Wayne Toombs - Blytheville (04/01/05)
Wayne Toombs, 67, of Blytheville died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, near Etowah. Born in Caraway, he was the owner of Toombs Tunes, a former disc jockey for KLCN radio station and a member of the Blytheville Police Reserve where he was a former chief. He was a driver and escort for Toombs Transport Service, a former member of the Army Reserves and a member of Buffalo Chapel Church in Caraway...
G.F. Stewart - Monette (04/01/05)
G.F. Stewart, 83, of Monette died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer, U.S. Army veteran of World War II, past Post Commander of American Legion Post 136, past Monette city councilman, past board member of Monette Co-Op and past mayor of Monette. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, W.A. and Lizzie Ware Stewart, six brothers and two sisters...
Infant Navarro - Leachville (04/01/05)
Amber Lee Navarro, infant daughter of Richard and Amanda Imler Navarro, of Leachville died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Cierra Navarro and Halle Navarro, both of Leachville; her maternal grandmother, Beverly Counts of Hornersville; paternal grandparents, Manuel and Norma Navarro of Leachville; maternal great-grandparents, Mike and Wanda Estes of Manila, and step-maternal grandfather, Alan Hickman of Monette.. ...
J.B. Evans - Caraway (04/01/05)
J.B. "Bill" Evans, 80, of Caraway died Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Lake City. Born in Parkin, he was a World War II Navy veteran, retired from the Arkansas Highway Department and a member of Church of God in Lepanto. Survivors include a son, James Percy Evans of Florida; a grandchild, Kori Messer Evans; and two great-grandchildren...
Zannie Spurlock Crabb - Jonesboro (04/01/05)
Zannie Spurlock Crabb, 98, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at Skillcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born in Booneville, Miss., she had lived in Trumann before moving to Jonesboro eight years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Providence Baptist Church in Trumann...
Dewey Davis Cope Jr. - Paragould (04/01/05)
Dewey Davis Cope Jr., 77, of Paragould died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at his home. Born at Leachville, he lived 21 years in California before moving to Jonesboro and then to Paragould 23 years ago. He was an auto mechanic and operated Cope's Body Shop at Jonesboro for several years. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Tara Noel Barton - Trumann (04/01/05)
Tara Noel Barton, 17, of Trumann died Monday, March 21, 2005, in Trumann from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Jonesboro, she was a lifetime resident of Trumann and a sophomore at Trumann High School. Survivors include her parents, Kenny and Angela Bellah Barton of the home; a sister, Angela Nicole Flood of Trumann; a brother, Michael Ryan Barton of the home; her maternal grandparents, Bobby Bellah of Lake City and Carolyn Westmoreland of Trumann; her paternal grandmother, Lois Lyle of Trumann; and her great-grandmother, Sylvia Barton of Jonesboro.. ...
Pauline Buck Carter - Leachville (04/01/05)
Pauline Buck Carter, 82, of Leachville, died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Rose Skill Care Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born at Phoenix, Ariz., she was the daughter of the late State Boyd and Grace Thurman Skipper and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was a longtime member of the Leachville Church of Christ...
Terry Leon "Pete" Clark - Blytheville (04/01/05)
Terry Leon "Pete" Clark, 47, of Blytheville died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at Great River Medical Center at Blytheville. Born at Blytheville, he was a lifelong area resident and was associated with the Gosnell Pentecostal Church of God. He was a die cast operator for Motor Technologies and had recently completed and opened Clark's Bait Shop in the Half Moon Community...