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Stories from Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Lovells retire from ministry (10/12/05)
Monette First Baptist Church held a potluck retirement reception Sept. 25 to honor Rev. Captain Lovell for nine years of service as church pastor. The church family life center was beautifully decorated, using a fall theme, as over 175 people came to help Rev. Lovell and his wife Ruby celebrate. A bountiful meal was served following the morning worship services...
Bennett enjoys being stay at home mom (10/12/05)
Julie Bennett and family moved to Manila two months ago when her husband, Jeremy, took the position of manager at Big Lake National Wildlife Management Refuge. "It already feels like home," she said. "Everyone has been very friendly and welcomed us."...
Buffalo Island EMS recevies new ambulance (10/12/05)
The Buffalo Island EMS received a new ambulance Thursday and has wasted no time in putting it into service. "We barely had time to gas it up and load our equipment before we got a response call," said EMT Kristian Nuckles. "We have been looking forward to the arrival of our new ambulance, because we needed it."...
Leachville officials review wastewater improvements (10/12/05)
The Leachville Council discussed budget, special classes and plans for waste water improvements at the regular council meeting Oct. 3 While reviewing the city financial statement, Clerk Ruth Ann Keith reported only seven businesses in Leachville have not paid their privilege license...
Rebel netters prepare for district tournament with 3-0 week (10/12/05)
The Riverside boys tennis team swept all four matches in doubles play from the Crowley's Ridge Academy Falcons en route to a 5-2 victory Tuesday afternoon at Lake City. The Rebel duo of Tyler Timms and Jordan Adcock took the number one doubles match with a 6-3 win over Jeremy Cohen and Jonathan Huggins. ...
Dorothy Mae Ingram - Keiser (10/12/05)
Dorothy Mae Ingram, 70, of Keiser died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at her residence. Born at West Ridge, she worked at a factory and was a member of Keiser First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Lynn C. Ingram of Keiser; a daughter, Tammy Tatum of Keiser; her mother, Adele Morgan of West Ridge; a sister, Peggy Ryan of Woodville, Miss.; two brothers, Jim Morgan of Keiser and Bobby Morgan of West Ridge; and four grandchildren...
Laura Frances Lamkin - Jonesboro (10/12/05)
Laura Frances Helms Lamkin, 74, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her residence. Born at Paragould, she lived most of her life in Jonesboro. She was a retired nurse's aide for Rosehaven Retirement Home and a member of Strawfloor Baptist Church...
Danny Lee Alberson - Paragould (10/12/05)
Danny Lee Alberson, 52, of Paragould, formerly of Cardwell, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born in Malden, Mo., he was the son of the late Arvel and Edith Grissom Alberson and had been a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. He was a former employee of Monroe Manufacturing in Paragould. He was of the Baptist faith...
William Andrew Lomax, Jr. - Arbyrd (10/12/05)
William Andrew Lomax, Jr., son of the late William Andrew Lomax, Sr. and Effie Ellen Hendrixson Lomax, was born April 25, 1924, in Arbyrd, Mo., and died Oct. 1, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 81. He was married to Helen Ridings on Nov. ...
Paul Earnhart - Jonesboro (10/12/05)
Paul Earnhart, 85, of Jonesboro, formerly of Caraway, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at NEA Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, he lived most of his life in the Caraway-Lepanto area before moving to Jonesboro two years ago. He was a retired farmer and a member of Community of Christ Church in Caraway...
Mamie Mae Qualls - Monette (10/12/05)
Mamie Mae Qualls, 86, of Monette, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at her residence. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ and had lived in Monette most of her life. She is survived by three brothers, Guy Merryman of Dyersburg, Tenn., Tim Merryman of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, and Add Merryman of Las Vegas, Nev.; several nieces and nephews...
Pauline Sylvia "Polly" Rassette - Paragould (10/12/05)
Pauline Sylvia "Polly" Rassette, 92, of Paragould, formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1913, in Tennessee. She was a retired butcher for Jolliff Grocery in Manila. Survivors include a daughter, Madlyn Evans Cates of Pocahontas; a brother, Floyd Rassette of Paragould; nieces and nephews, Magtha Slayton, Aletrice Hughes, Sylvia Eubanks, Kaydon Stuart, Fred Stuart, and Joe Stuart, all of Paragould...
Lisa Simmons - Etowah (10/12/05)
Lisa Simmons, 47, of Etowah Community near Osceola, formerly of Harrisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born July 22, 1958, at Harrisburg, the daughter of Jimmy Dean and Barbara Owens Dean. She was a homemaker and a member of the Neal's Chapel Baptist Church at Bondsville. She married Clayton Simmons on Feb. 14, 1988. Some of her hobbies included spending time with her family and making quilts...
Lee Langston - Jonesboro (10/12/05)
Lee Langston, 69, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, near Harrisburg. Born at Sulphur Rock, he moved to Caraway in 1946 and then to Jonesboro in 1980. He owned and operated Langston Auto Salvage in Jonesboro for several years. He also drove a truck for Arkansas Glass Co. for several years...