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Stories from Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Leachville City Council OKs water bill increase (08/10/05)
The Leachville City Council approved a $2.35 increase in water bills to help finance a new water tower at the Aug. 1 council meeting. The tower will be located north of West Swihart Road on property obtained by the Leachville Industrial Development Committee...
Entergy grant to benefit Manila Park (08/10/05)
Manila received a $1,000 grant from Entergy. The money will be used at the Manila City Park to assist in the upgrading of the playground area. Manila Mayor Clifford Veach expressed his appreciation to Entergy for their assistance in helping to fund the project...
Manila senior citizen victim of sales scam (08/10/05)
Patrolman Joni Isebell with the Manila Police Department confirmed a Manila resident has been the victim of a linoleum sales scam. "We received the call on Wednesday from one of our senior citizen residents," Isebell said. "She told us that between 6 and 7 p.m. ...
Dunigan opens Monette law office (08/10/05)
Johnny Dunigan has opened his general practice law office at 219 West Drew St., in Monette, and is looking forward to greeting new clientele and business associates. Dunigan graduated from BIC High School in 1996 and went on to graduate from ASU in 2000, with a BS major in Agri Plant Science. He went on to obtain his law degree from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, in 2003, and passed the bar that summer...
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Shirley Roush Jonesboro Shirley Roush, 79, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at her residence. Born in Brookland, she lived in Jonesboro most of her life and was retired from George W. Jackson Mental Health Center as a dietitian. She was a charter member of Wood's Chapel General Baptist Church...
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Earnest Lee Wilson Blytheville Earnest Lee Wilson, 75, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Leachville, he was a longtime area resident and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ada Eveylene Bracken Wilson, of the home; a son, Dennis Wilson, of the home; three stepsons, Michael Merritt and Jimmy Ray Merritt, both of Blytheville, and Shawn Merritt of Drummond, Tenn.; two brothers, Burl Wilson of Leachville and Johnny Wilson of Conway; six sisters, Martha Lee Helems of Mounds, Glenda Ford, Jo Ann Rise and Barbara Moar, all of Batesville, Zelma Finch of Kansas and Lois Taylor of Hardy; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Harriett Norene Shultz (08/10/05)
Manila Harriett Norene Shultz, 87, of Manila died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the Manila Nursing Center. She was a lifelong area resident, homemaker and member of Assembly of God in Blytheville. Survivors include her husband, Rev. Louie Shultz of Manila; three brothers, J.B. Rice, Ancil Rice and Murel Rice, all of Manila; and two sisters, Loraine Hutton of Manila and Edith Nau of McClint, Mich...
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Howard Billingsley Paragould Howard Billingsley, 73, of Paragould, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Franklin, he moved to Jonesboro in 1964 where he lived before moving to Paragould last year. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Strawfloor Baptist Church in Jonesboro...
Bruce Macon Faulkner (08/10/05)
Paragould Bruce Macon Faulkner, 99, of Paragould, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born at Stanford, he served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II, was a former teacher in Stanford and had worked as a barber. He was a member of East Side Baptist Church...
Ruby Velma Stutts (08/10/05)
Manila Ruby Velma Stutts, 85, of Manila, widow of Hubert Stutts, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in the Twist Community, she was the daughter of the late James C. and Addie Kent Williams and had lived in Manila since 1980. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Manila...