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Stories from Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Caraway City Council tables employee raises (10/19/05)
The Caraway City Council met Thursday evening, Oct. 13, and tabled decision on employee raises, plans for a 2006 rodeo, and discussed streets, ordinances and vandalism. The council passed a motion to table the employee wage increase for another month, after the council voted 3-3 on the motion, leaving Mayor Joe South to cast his vote to table the decision. ...
Suber receives national HUD appointment (10/19/05)
Monette Housing Authority Director Barbara Suber was appointed last month as a member of the Services Commission on the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. She has served in that capacity on the state level for the past two years...
The Monette Masonic Lodge held its annual awards night Oct. 4 and presented nine prestigious awards to community leaders. (10/19/05)
Worshipful Master Raymond Baldridge presented three Teacher Appreciation Awards, which included Regina Welch for elementary teacher, Mike Kinard for junior high teacher and Lynn Smith for senior high school teacher. Edna Mae Freeman was honored with the Community Leader Appreciation Award, and Tom Carroll was named 2005 Mason of the Year...
Rebels send two doubles teams to State tennis tournament (10/19/05)
Tyler Timms and Jordan Adcock of Riverside held off a furious rally by the Crowley's Ridge Academy duo of Jonathan Huggins and Jeremy Cohen to claim the 4AA Doubles District Championship 6-1, 7-6 (9-7) in tennis action Monday afternoon at Allen Park in Jonesboro...
Thomas Richard Meacham - Manila (10/19/05)
Thomas Richard Meacham, 72, of Manila died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Cave City, he was the son of the late Charles and Rossie Belle Rodgers Meacham and was a lifelong Manila resident. He was a retired carpenter, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and member of the First Baptist Church of Manila...
Paula Stephanie Haskins - Paragould (10/19/05)
Paula Stephanie Haskins, 50, of Paragould, formerly of Manila, died Sunday Oct. 9, 2005, at her residence. Born in Manila the daughter of the late James Virgil and Thelma Pauline Mansell Rich, she had been a longtime Manila area resident before making her home in Paragould nine years ago. She was a retired caregiver and member of the 7th and Mueller Church of Christ in Paragould...
Ella Mae Collier - Marked Tree (10/19/05)
Ella Mae Collier, 82, of Marked Tree died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Marked Tree. She was retired from the Singer Company and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Marked Tree. Survivors include three sons, Will Collier of Albion, Mich., Rodger Collier of Marked Tree and Marty Collier of Dallas; three daughters, Alma Neal, Jeannie Edwards and Rita McCain, all of Marked Tree; three sisters, Oma Harris of Monette, Jo Harris of Festus, Mo., and Minnie Nichols of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother, Ed Madden of Lumberton, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Ted C. Kelton - Memphis, Tenn. (10/19/05)
Ted C. Kelton, 31, of Memphis, Tenn., died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born in Jonesboro and had lived there before moving to Memphis four years ago. He was a member of the Jonesboro Worship Center and was an avid billiard competitor and a member of a billiard league for six years...
Chad Houchin - Oklahoma (10/19/05)
Chad Houchin, 40, of Idabel, Okla., formerly of Monette, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Idabel as the result of a traffic accident. Born at Jonesboro, he had lived in McCurtain County for 18 years. He was a farmer and member of the Idabel Country Club and the Red River Cup. He was also a member of Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church...
Westin Grant Thorn - Lake City (10/19/05)
Westin Grant Thorn, age 5 months, died Oct. 10, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the infant son of Scotty and Amanda Thorn of Lake City. Survivors include his grandparents, Roger and Tina Thorn of Manila, Mike and Gail Riley of Caraway; great-grandparents, Mr. ...
Reylon Nettles - Arnold, Mo. (10/19/05)
Reylon Nettles, 71, of Arnold, Mo., died Sept. 29, 2005, at his residence. He was a supervisor for 7-Up, and member of Monette Assembly of God Church before moving to Arnold, where he was a member of Parkton Assembly of God Church. He served in the U.S. Army...