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Stories from Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Curtain project complete (06/08/05)
Manila High School Alumni Association recently completed the fund-raising project to place new stage curtains in the high school auditorium. The group raised over $4,000. "It took us several years, but thanks to the generosity of former Manila students the project was completed," Sue Workman, committee member said...
Manila Police Department receives computer (06/08/05)
Manila Police Department was one of four local law enforcement agencies receiving seven surplus computers donated May 31 by the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas. The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department received four Dell computers, while the Keiser, Manila and Tyronza police departments were the benefactors of one Dell computer a piece...
Dell Post Office offers pictorial cancellation at the Dell Centennial Celebration (06/08/05)
The Dell Post Office is offering a Dell Centennial Celebration and Pictorial Cancellation beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Dell Community Center and town park. The town of Dell is celebrating its 100th anniversary and will have a community party...
Jennifer Mann selected as Monette water clerk (06/08/05)
Jennifer Mann is excited about her new position as Monette City Water Clerk. She has worked part-time in the office and assumed full time duties May 15. She will be responsible for billing and collections of all water/sewer accounts. The Osceola native chose Monette as her home eight years ago...
Aaron Williams - Corning (06/08/05)
Aaron Williams, 90, of Corning, formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at his residence. Born at Manila, he was a longtime resident of Mississippi County and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief...
Howard Selby - Leachville (06/08/05)
Howard Selby, 92, of Leachville died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Bucoda, Mo., he had been a longtime Leachville resident. He was a 1930 graduate of Leachville High school and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a self-employed contractor and builder and attended the First United Methodist Church of Leachville...
Shawn Lynn Parsley - Manila (06/08/05)
Shawn Lynn Parsley, 17, of Manila, died Monday, May 30, 2005, at the Med in Memphis, Tenn., from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 7, 1988, at Jonesboro and was a student. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his parents, Gerald Daniel and Glenda Daniel of Manila: a sister, Sandra Cavazos of Manila; and a brother, Rick Parsley of Manila...
Wilda Anita Johnson - Paragould (06/08/05)
Wilda Anita Johnson, 60, of Paragould, formerly of Monette, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born at Benton Harbor, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Grover and Delphia Roach McDaniel and had been a Paragould resident since 1988. She was a homemaker and a licensed practical nurse. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and a sister...
Jerry Houston Henry - Hawaii (06/08/05)
Jerry Houston Henry, 64, of Hawaii, died May 30, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center West Hawaii. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer with the U.S. Navy, of the Baptist faith, born March 10, 1941, in Black Oak. He had lived the last 20 years in Hawaii, formerly of Monette...
Stephen Eugene Henry - Manila (06/08/05)
Stephen Eugene Henry, 46, of Manila, died Monday, May 30, 2005, at the home of his father in Manila. Born at Memphis, he was a former resident of Piqua, Ohio, and had lived in Manila for the past 20 years. He was formerly associated with Henry Brothers Limousine and Coach Builders of Manila where he worked as a trim specialist...
William "Bill" Hale - Lake City (06/08/05)
William "Bill" Grant Hale, 61, of Lake City died Tuesday, May 31, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City, he was a lifetime resident of the area, a retired farmer and a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Helen Shipman Hale of the home; a son, Barry Grant Hale of Jonesboro; a daughter, Deborah Hale Newlon of Jonesboro; and a granddaughter, Peyton Newlon of Jonesboro...
Patsy Ann Davison - Manila (06/08/05)
Patsy Ann Davison, 61, of Manila, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at her home. Born at Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Mack and Mildred Modine McCain and had been a Manila resident since 1950. She was a former employee of Stahr and Delta Drug Companies of Manila and was a member of Bethany Baptist Church...
Mitchell Lee Wilson - Caraway (06/08/05)
Mitchell Lee Wilson, 45, of Caraway, died May 31, 2005, at his residence. He was a farmer, member of Caraway First Baptist Church, member of Caraway Masonic Lodge 733 and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by his wife, Diane Holmes Wilson of Brinkley; his stepfather and mother, Charles and Donna Smith of Caraway; his father, E.L. ...