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Stories from Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Ode Wards celebrate 75 years (09/21/05)
Family, friends and even the 109th U.S. Congress House of Representatives recognized Mr. and Mrs. Ode Ward on their 75th wedding anniversary. Ode Ward and Bea Woods of Caraway were married Sept. 20, 1930 in Leachville. They were honored with a reception on Sunday at the Cowboy Grill Restaurant in Caraway...
New teachers and staff hired at BIC Board meeting (09/21/05)
Buffalo Island School Board members filled several positions, heard principal updates, accepted computer bids, acted on the transfer of two students, and approved student handbooks and certified personnel policies at the September 12 meeting. Board members voted unanimously to hire Stephanie Sexton, choir, as of Aug. ...
The EOC wanted me to forward this article about their father of the year to you. (09/21/05)
Alvin Moore of Manila was recently chosen as Mississippi County Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission's Head Start Program Father of the Year for 2004-05. The Father of the Year award is part of the MCAEOC's fatherhood initiative to get fathers more involved in their child's or children's lives and educations...
School enrollment numbers up at Manila (09/21/05)
Pam Castor, Manila School superintendent, told board members at the September meeting that enrollment numbers are up over last year's enrollment of 995. This year 540 students are enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade and 482 in junior and senior high for a total of 1022. A new kindergarten class has been added with 18 students in each of the five classrooms...
Rebels remain undefeated (09/21/05)
The Riverside boys' tennis team swept both their matches last week at Lake City to improve to 6-0 on the season. The Rebels started the week off by defeating Weiner 6-0 on Monday afternoon and then returned Tuesday afternoon with a 6-0 win over Ridgefield Christian...
Raymond Arvil Chipman, Sr., M.D. - Columbus, Ga. (09/21/05)
Raymond Arvil Chipman, Sr., M.D., 89, of Columbus, Ga., died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at the Columbus Hospice House. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road Chapel with Dr. Gienn Martin officiating. A private burial followed in Parkhill Cemetery...
C. Coleman Holloway - Lake City (09/21/05)
C. Coleman Holloway, 85, of Lake City died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He had lived in Lake City for 23 years before moving there from Royal Oak, Mich., and was a member of Lake City Assembly of God. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Holloway of the home; a son, Kenneth Holloway of Royal Oak; a daughter, Rhonda Briggs of Southfield, Mich.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild...
Hayden Dewitt Jr. - Black Oak (09/21/05)
Hayden Dewitt Jr., 61, of Black Oak, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, at his residence. He was retired from Colson Caster in Monette, member of Black Oak Church of Christ, and lifelong member and deacon of the church. He lived in Black Oak a lifetime. He is survived by his wife, Lanna Dewitt of Monette; his stepmother, Ella J. ...
Janice Lee Riggs - Paragould (09/21/05)
Janice Lee Riggs, 53, of Paragould died Sept. 10, 2005, at her residence. She was a homemaker, of the Baptist faith, and had lived in Paragould most of her life. She is survived by her mother, Guelda Deason, of Houston, Texas; a sister, Rhonda Deason, of Houston, Texas; a brother, David Deason, of Houston, Texas; a son, Shawn P. Riggs and wife, Shari, of Loxley, Ala.; a granddaughter, Seaaira Hobbs of Statesboro, Ga...
Robert C. Metcalf - Ash Flat (09/21/05)
Robert C. Metcalf, 82, of Ash Flat died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born at Evening Shade, he lived in Ash Flat for four years after moving there from Bay. He was of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include a son, Allen Metcalf of Ash Flat; two daughters, Donna Stevenson of Ash Flat and Judy Hodge of Jonesboro; four sisters, Aline Williams of Caraway, Ruth Kunkel of Evening Shade, Madge Armstrong of Black Oak and Vista Finley of Monette; three grandchildren, Jason Stevenson of Ash Flat, Bob Metcalf of Jonesboro and Janoth Jackson of Cherokee Village; and four great-grandchildren.. ...