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Stories from Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Activities announced by Caraway Park Commission (06/29/05)
A karaoke contest will be held on Friday, July 1. at 6:30 p.m. in the Reuben Stubblefield Memorial Park in Caraway. There will be two divisions: Youth Division, ages up to 15, and the Adult Division, ages 16 and up. A $100 cash prize will be awarded to the first place winners in each division. ...
Bradley Walling named Lake City Fireman (06/29/05)
The Lake City council met on Monday, June 20, and approved a new fireman, closed Wednesday night ball games, and approved transfer of television service provider. Bradley Walling was unanimously approved as a Lake City fireman. Mayor Jerry Bowman and city aldermen agreed to not allow scheduling of any ball games at the city park on Wednesday nights...
Manila City Council discusses future plans of annexation (06/29/05)
Annexation, new subdivision easements and right of ways, street paving, and approva of employee bonuses were among topics covered at the Manila June city council meeting held last Monday evening. Manila Mayor Clifford Veach gave council members a copy of a letter that had been prepared by Veach and City Attorney Wayne Wagner concerning future annexation plans...
Manila Police Department receives counterfeit detection machine (06/29/05)
Lorene Steward, branch manager of Manila First National Bank, presented the Manila Police Department with a counterfeit detection machine. "We have one in all of our branches and gave one to the Manila Police Department and one to the Blytheville Police Department," Steward said. "Counterfeit money is a problem and sadly, there is no repayment to the businesses that get hit. It seems the fast food places seem to be a major target for passing counterfeit bills."...
Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament held in Manila (06/29/05)
The annual Wayne Taylor Memorial golf Tournament was held June 7 at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Seventeen teams participated in the 3-person scramble. Participants were treated to lunch and received souvenir t-shirts. CenturyTel, Home Oxygen Care of Manila, First National Bank, Heritage Bank, Liberty Bank, SouthBank, and Southern Bank of Commerce sponsored the tournament. ...
Mary Myrtle Cox (06/29/05)
Cardwell Mary Myrtle Cox, 83, of Cardwell, the widow of Cleve Cox, died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical center in Paragould. Born at Cardwell, she was the daughter of the late Christopher and Flossie Lunsford Barnett and had been a lifelong Cardwell resident...
Coy Mac Boyd Sr. (06/29/05)
Jonesboro Coy Mac Boyd Sr., 63, of Jonesboro died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at New Roads, La. Born at Leachville, he lived in Jonesboro the past 30 years. A pioneer in dental implants in Arkansas, he was a dentist and taught as an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee. He was a previous member of the Arkansas Plant Board Commission and a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro...
Angela Dawn Acosta (06/29/05)
Colorado Springs, Colo. Angela Dawn Acosta, 41, of Colorado Springs died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at her residence. She was a manager of a Wal-Mart store. Survivors include her husband, Mike Acosta; two daughters, Adina Martin and Terri Hank; her parents, Everett and Rosemary Blakely of Lake City; a brother, Kenny Martin of Memphis; a sister, Melinda Maddey of Lake City; and six grandchildren...
Gerald F. "Boots" Pitts (06/29/05)
Monette Gerald F. "Boots" Pitts, 84, of Monette, died June 20, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical center. He was a retired farmer and Baptist. He was a veteran of World War II Army Air Corp and a member of Monette Masonic Lodge 558, and American Legion Post 136. He was the founder of the Buffalo Island Museum in Monette...
Ruby Roberds Denison (06/29/05)
Leachville Ruby Roberds Denison, 83, of Leachville, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Adkins, she was the daughter of the late James and Gracie Osborne Roberds and had been a Leachville resident since 1937. She was a homemaker and a member of the Leachville Church of God...
Glenda Diane Daniel (06/29/05)
Manila Glenda Diane Daniel, 58, of Manila died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at her home. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Irene Holt. She was a lifelong Manila resident and was a member of First Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband, Gerald Daniel, of Manila; a son, Rick Parsley, of Manila; a daughter, Sandra Cavazos, of Manila; three brothers, Allen Holt, Buddy Holt, both of Manila and Mike Holt of Michigan; two sisters, Shirley Stone and Robbie Stone, both of Manila; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Genevieve K. Simpkins (06/29/05)
Jonesboro Genevieve K. Simpkins, 63, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at her home. She was born in Delight and lived in Delight and El Dorado before moving to Jonesboro two years ago. She was an elementary school teacher for several years having taught in El Dorado, Paragould, Wilson, Osceola, and Monette Schools. She was of the Church of Christ belief...
Pauline Ashby Moore (06/29/05)
Jackson, Tenn. Pauline Ashby Moore, 58, died June 14, 2005, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. She was born in Lepanto on Jan. 7, 1947, and attended school in Manila. She is survived by siblings, Mary Jane Borgman, Billy Ashby, Kathleen Ryan, Peggy Sue Gorman, Betty Sue Ashby, Barbara Carpenter, Opal Ashby, Leonard Hiser, Davis Hiser, Mike Hiser and Lori Malone...
Kirlen Dean Bates (06/29/05)
Manila Kirlen Dean Bates, 52, of Manila, died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Johnny and Olive Dean Travis Finley. She had lived most of her life in Manila, was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...