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Stories from Thursday, April 28, 2005

Mississippi County welcomes new veteran service officer (04/28/05)
Dave Stout has been hired as the new Mississippi County Veterans Service Officer. The office has been without a service officer since the death of Bob Nelson on Feb. 24. Stout, a Blytheville resident, is the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Blytheville. He was born and raised in Elwood, Ind., and graduated from Ball State University in Indiana with a bachelor's degree in speech and air science, an Air Force related degree...
Manila spring clean up set for May (04/28/05)
Manila City Council members set the annual spring-clean up for every Saturday in May at the Monday, April 28 meeting. Mayor Clifford Veach said every Saturday in May seemed to work well last year. There will be no charge at the Manila transfer station to city residents during Saturdays in May. The transfer station will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m...
Rebels end season with 5-1 loss to Indians (04/28/05)
Marked Tree made two first inning runs hold up as the Indians advanced to the 3AA Regional Tournament next week at Monette with a 5-1 victory over fourth seeded Riverside Saturday afternoon at Lake City in the first round of the 3AA South District Tournament...
Lady Rebels go 5-0 for week (04/28/05)
The Riverside Lady Rebel Softball team completed a blockbuster week by sweeping the Marked Tree Lady Indians 8-0 and 16-2 to clinch second place in the 3AA South Conference. The second place finish automatically qualifies Riverside for the Regional Tournament...
Albert James - Blytheville (04/28/05)
Max Albert James, 69, of Blytheville died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 7, 1936, in Marble Hill, Mo., to Johnny and Isabell Lincoln James, he was a retired truck driver for Bush Brothers after more than 30 years of service...
Gene Autry Palmer - Manila (04/28/05)
Gene Autry Palmer, 62, of Manila died Friday, April 22, 2005, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. A lifelong Manila resident, he was a retired farmer, a commercial fisherman and a member of Backwater Church of God near Manila. Survivors include six adoptive sons, Gerald Petty of Jonesboro and Arlan Petty, Gary Petty, Johnny Petty, Donny Petty and Ricky Petty, all of Manila; four adoptive daughters, Annie Paddock of Oklahoma, Judy Petty of Gosnell and Ruby Heiser and Anette Ward, both of Searcy; two brothers, Ray Palmer of Manila and Larry Palmer of Powhatan; three sisters, Velma Formica of Biloxi, Miss., Shirley Isebell of Manila and Katheryn Elmore of Vicksburg, Miss.; and several grandchildren.. ...
Lee Goodwin - Jonesboro (04/28/05)
Lee "L.A." Goodwin, 63, of Jonesboro died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Cape Girardeau, he grew up in Jackson, Mo., before moving to St. Louis in the late 1950s, having worked for E.M. Siegel Candy & Tobacco, Budd Cigar Co. ...
Faye Louise Thomas - Lake City (04/28/05)
Faye Louise Thomas, 65, of Lake City, died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at her residence. Born in the Hammel community, she had lived in Lake City for most of her life. She was retired from the Riverside School District and was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church...
Philene Jean Virgin - Lake City (04/28/05)
Philene Jan Virgin, 45, of Lake City, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center of Jonesboro. A native of Kansas City, Mo., she had lived in Lake City for a year, was a trade artist and attended Refuge Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, David Virgin, of the home; two sons, Kendel Jeter of Alexandria, La., and Halen Virgin of Lake City; her father Philip Sperbeck of Alexandria; her mother, Georene Capps of Camdenton, Mo.; and five sisters, Wendy Duck of Mission, Kan., Christy Kenyon of Camdenton, Kathy Kline and Britteny Sperbeck, both of Alexandria, and Sharon Caps of Kansas City, Mo.. ...
David O. Walker - Reyno (04/28/05)
David O. Walker, 75, of Reyno, died April 21, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas. He was born Jan. 29, 1930, at Keiser. He was a retired ranch and farm laborer. He was a U.S. veteran of the military services. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Reyno, and the Masonic Lodge, 32 Mason, of Pocahontas...
Lyman A. "L.A." Brooks - Van Buren (04/28/05)
Lyman A. "L.A." Brooks, 80, of Van Buren, formerly of Leachville died Friday, April 22, 2005, at his residence. Born at Portageville, Mo., he was the son of the late Walter J. and Mary Ramsey Brooks and had been a longtime Leachville area resident before making his home in van Buren. ...
Hershel Franklin Patton - Morrison, Ill. (04/28/05)
Hershel Franklin Patton, 57, of Morrison, Ill., formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. Born at Leachville, he had been a resident of Morrison for the past 30 years. He was a graduate of Leachville High School and was a member of New Providence Baptist Church. ...