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Stories from Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Riverside East honors retiring principal and teacher (06/01/05)
Troy Case, Riverside East elementary principal, and Mary Adams, Riverside East upper elementary teacher, were honored with a reception on Friday, May 20. Teachers, staff and family members were on hand to wish them well in their retirements. Case has given 31 years to education. ...
Mari Hayden retires as BIC East principal (06/01/05)
Mari Hayden was honored with a retirement drop-in at Buffalo Island Central East Elementary cafeteria on Sunday, May 22. Hayden retired as principal at BIC East Elementary. Randy Rose, junior high principal, welcomed guests and spoke briefly on what Hayden had meant to him during his career...
Monette Council fills water clerk position (06/01/05)
The Monette city council met on May 23 and hired a new water department clerk, reviewed LOPFI and old fire department retirement conversion plans, and approved plans for construction of new fire department facility. The city received 53 applications last month for the position of water department clerk. Mayor David Fletcher instructed the councilmen to review the applications and rate them as to their personal choices for the position...
Manila family shows respect and honor (06/01/05)
The children and other family members of the late Kitty and Bryan Moore have long cared for their family members gravesites. They took their care a step farther over the last couple months beautifying 21 gravesites in preparation for Memorial Day. Mr. Moore purchased seven lots in the Manila Cemetery to make a family plot. Other family members are buried throughout the cemetery...
Klayton Seyler signs with Ouachita Baptist University (06/01/05)
Jonesboro High School Senior Klayton Seyler recently signed a letter of intent to play golf at Ouachita Baptist University. Seyler was a twp-year letter winner for the Hurricanes after moving from Manila, where he qualified for the Class AAA State Tournament and made the All-State Team as a sophomore. He won the Big Lake Country Club Championship in 2003...
Roy Lee Wallace - Paragould (06/01/05)
Roy Lee Wallace, 67, of Paragould, died at his residence Sunday, May 22, 2005. Born at Caraway, he retired from the Navy in 1971 and retired as a letter carrier in 1992. Survivors include his wife, Elise Remmert Wallace of Paragould; two sons, Louie Wallace of Montgomery, Ala., and David Wallace of Paragould; a daughter, Willa Nichols of Montgomery; two brothers, Chester William Wallace and Bobby Wayne Ciscell, both of Paragould; a sister, Stella Louise Smith of Paragould; and three grandchildren.. ...
Goldie Fern Edgin - Leachville (06/01/05)
Goldie Fern Edgin, 76, of Leachville died Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Childress Community, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Maudie Pruitt Bazzill and was a life long resident of the area. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Leachville...
Louise Owens Dillard - Manila (06/01/05)
Louise Marie Owens Dillard, 71, of Manila died Saturday, May 28, 2005. Born at Arcadia, Neb., she was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Osceola. Survivors include her husband, Lawrence T. "Sonny" Dillard Jr.; a son, L.T. "Tom" Dillard III of McKinny, Texas; two daughters, Bonnie Dillard Wright of Jonesboro and Libby Dillard Barnes of Mountain Home; two brothers, Willis "Bill" Owens of Tucson, Ariz., and Gary Owens of Morro May, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren...
Ernest O'Neil Horton - Paragould (06/01/05)
Ernest O'Neil Horton, 68, of Paragould died Friday, May 27, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born at Evening Shade, he was a retired Army veteran, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. Survivors include five sons, David Horton, Phillip Horton and Howard Horton, all of Caraway, and Karl Horton and Charles Horton, both of Paragould; two daughters, Lavanda Sue Martin of Luxora and Paula Hensley of Caraway; three brothers, Hubert Horton of Seattle, Herbert Roland Horton of Cherokee Village and Leon Horton of Powhatan; a sister, Sue Jane Bolt of Strawberry; and six grandchildren.. ...
Mary Christine Thomas - Lake City (06/01/05)
Mary Christine Thomas, 85, of Lake City died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Poplar Ridge, she was a homemaker and a member of Lake City Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Minnie Thomas, and 14 brothers and sisters...
Norma Florine Trantham - Manila (06/01/05)
Norma Florine Trantham, 89, of Manila, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Gadsden, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Thaddie Casey Nicks and had been a Manila resident for most of her life. She was a charter member of Bethany Baptist Church in Manila and the widow of Floyd Trantham...
John Thomas Hancock - Manila (06/01/05)
John Thomas Hancock, 76, of Manila, died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Bald Knob, he was the son of the late Lynn and Maudie Coker Hancock and had lived most of his life in the Manila area. He was retired from International Harvester in Chicago where he had lived for over 25 years. He returned to Manila in 1981 following his retirement and was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church...