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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Judy Shelton shares recipes (08/03/05)
Judy Shelton of Manila said she would not change a thing. She always wanted to be a mother and she was blessed with four wonderful children. Her second goal was to be a teacher. Even though she put her college on "the back burner" for a few years, she successfully completed her college and has been teaching for several years...
Pre-K program to begin at Manila Public Schools (08/03/05)
Manila Public School is pleased to announce its new ABCfSS (Arkansas Better Chance for School Success) Pre-K program for four year olds. The pre-kindergarten program is something teachers and administrators have seen a need for and have been working toward for some time. The first class of pre-k students will begin with the 2005-06 school year. Pre-K orientation will be Aug. 19. Classes will begin Aug. 20...
Monette works toward ACE recertification (08/03/05)
The Monette City Council reviewed changes in cable service providers, ACE program rectification, and fire department improvements at the council meeting July 25. Harold Kinnel, manager of Ritter Communications Holdings, addressed the council about Ritter's plans to acquire Cebridge Communications, the city's cable television service provider...
Guy Whitney III working toward acting career (08/03/05)
It is a long way from the Razorback basketball court to a New York stage, but Guy Whitney III has made his way to both by using his patience and discipline. He took time from his busy schedule in New York to return to Arkansas to visit family and friends. He spent a few days in Manila visiting his grandmother, Willie Whitney...
Blake Carr attends Ole Miss BB camp (08/03/05)
Blake Carr was one of over 130 young athletes attending basketball camp at Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss., July 24-27. Blake, son of Terry and Barbara Carr, will enter the sixth grade at Manila Elementary this fall and someday he will be able to play football...
BIC's Ballard enjoys All-Star experience (08/03/05)
Buffalo Island Central's Brandon Ballard has dreamed of playing in the Arkansas High School All-Star game since the seventh grade. That dream became a reality Thursday, June 23, when Ballard took the court representing the East All-Stars in the All-Star classic in Bud Walton Arena on the campus of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville...
Carl D. Brannum (08/03/05)
Carl D. Brannum, 79, of Jonesboro, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Crest Park Nursing Center in Stuttgart, where he had resided for the past few months. Burial was private after visitation, under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he lived in Osceola before moving to Jonesboro in 1964. He was a retired car salesman for Central Chevrolet in Jonesboro and was of the Baptist belief. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge...
Erika L. Blancett (08/03/05)
Erika L. Blancett, 22, of Lake City died Saturday, July 30, 2005, in an accident east of Trumann. Born at Jonesboro, she lived most of her life in the Lake City area. She graduated from Riverside High School in Lake City in 2000 and was attending Arkansas State University. She was employed by Hytrol Conveyor Co. and attended Temple Baptist Church...
Joe Rameriz, Jr. (08/03/05)
Joe Rameriz, Jr., 71, of Victoria, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1933, to Joseph Rameriz and Otelia (Guerra) Rameriz, he was an area resident for many years, farmer, and an avid hunter and fisherman...
Glenda Spaulding (08/03/05)
Glenda Spaulding, 71, of Blytheville, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at her residence. Born at Leachville, she was a longtime resident of Blytheville. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Marion Spaulding of the home; a son, Alan Spaulding, of Blytheville; a daughter, Leigh Anne Ljunggren of Minot, N.D.; three brothers, Harold Ray of Jonesboro, Ralph Ray of Hernando, Miss., and Joe Ray of Germantown, Tenn.; a sister, Margie Goff of Keller, Texas; four grandchildren, Mark Bivens, Amy Tillman and Ashley Powell, all of Blytheville, and Madyson Ljunggren of Minot; and a great-granddaughter.. ...
Marcus Dean "L.C." Pilgrim (08/03/05)
Marcus Dean "L.C." Pilgrim, 78, of Lepanto, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1926, at Oil Trough. He was a retired construction worker and a veteran with the U.S. Army. He was a member of Etowah Pentecostal Church of God in Etowah and an avid musician who loved to play gospel music...
Teddy Gene Qualls (08/03/05)
A memorial service for Teddy Gene Qualls, 54, of Greers Ferry, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Emerson Funeral Home's Memorial Chapel of Jonesboro. Qualls died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, he lived in Jonesboro, Memphis and Texas before moving to Greers Ferry 13 years ago. He was an insurance agent and graduate of Arkansas State University...
Mamie Magers Griffin (08/03/05)
Mamie Magers Griffin, 92, of Dell, recently of Outlook Point at Blytheville, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Hayward, Mo., she was a longtime area resident. She was a former teacher in the Dell School District, a bookkeeper at Farmers Gin and a member of Dell United Methodist Church...
Larry Don Ward (08/03/05)
Larry Don Ward, 57, of Arbyrd, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at his home. Born in Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of the late Elbert and Naomi Rooney Ward and had been a lifelong resident of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith...
Perry Lynn Gray (08/03/05)
Perry Lynn Gray, 52, of Emenince, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Jerome Gray and was a longtime Manila area resident before making his home in Missouri. He was a farmer and business entrepreneur having co-founded the "Bull Bust" in Jonesboro as well as other businesses in Arkansas and Missouri. He was of the Methodist faith...
Linda Faye Brannum (08/03/05)
Linda Faye Barnett Brannum, 48, of Cardwell died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at her residence. Born at Kennett, she was a graduate of Southland High School and a graduate of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She was a registered nurse for the WIC program with the Dunklin County Health Department and a member of Calvary Full Gospel Church of Cardwell...