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Stories from Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Caraway auction raises $10,000 (04/12/06)
The annual Caraway Ambulance Service auction drew a large crowd Saturday night, April 8, and netted over $10,000 for the maintenance and upkeep of the locally owned service. The auction is a joint effort by the Caraway Ambulance Service, Caraway Fire Department and Search and Rescue personnel...
Leachville City Council declines to overrule Parks Commission ruling (04/12/06)
The Leachville City Council met Monday, April 3, and discussed baseball player transfer request, appointments to housing board, and approval of jail fees. Leachville resident Church Brown asked the council to sign a waiver allowing his son Drake to play baseball with Monette. Brown had been denied permission earlier by the Leachville Parks Association for his son's transfer...
Riverside board OKs new high school site (04/12/06)
A large crowd was in attendance at the Riverside School Board meeting Monday evening, April 3, in the high school library in Lake City. The meeting was short and without incident as decisions were made regarding future plans for the district and building construction sites...
Missco Class of 1956 gives scholarship (04/12/06)
A one-time grant in the amount of $500 is to be given to a Manila High School senior this graduating year. The grant is given in commemoration of the Missco (Mississippi County High School) graduates of 1956 in honor of their 50th graduation anniversary, and is given, also, in memory of their classmate, the late Lloyd Morgan...
Monette generosity welcomed by tornado victims (04/12/06)
Tony and Pam Snyder, of Marmaduke, narrowly escaped death on April 2, as a devastating tornado swept through their community and completely demolished their home. "True reality set in last week, as I filled out a form and I was to check one of three places....own home, rent, or homeless," Pam Snyder said. "It was so sad to have to check homeless. I found tears welling up in my eyes at the thought that we were indeed homeless."...
Rebels drop games to EPC, Brookland (04/12/06)
Carson Tyler scampered home from third base with the winning run when Riverside pitcher Garrett Weaver uncorked a wild pitch as East Poinsett County claimed a 5-4 eleven inning decision Tuesday at Lake City to complete a game previously called due to darkness on March 13...
Home runs carry Lady Rebels to wins over EPC, Bay (04/12/06)
Riverside used the long ball to pick up a pair of conference victories over East Poinsett County and Bay last week in 3AA South Conference softball action. Kassie Douglas ripped a three run homer to lead a twelve hit Lady Rebel attack as Riverside hammered East Poinsett County 17-0 Monday afternoon at Caraway. Sam Dunigan belted a three run home run to lead the Rebels to a 3-2 win Tuesday afternoon over Bay as Riverside and the Lady Yellowjackets split a twin bill at Caraway...
Taylor talks basketball (04/12/06)
This is the first of a three part series. Buffalo Island Central head basketball coach Bill Taylor has enjoyed more than his fair share of success over the years in the Arkansas high school coaching ranks. Taylor, who coached Delta to the 1989 State Title, has now won back to back state championships the past two seasons at BIC. ...
Lillian W. Cosbey - Caraway (04/12/06)
Lillian W. Cosbey, 78, of Caraway died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She had lived in Caraway since 1976 moving there from Florida, and was of the Baptist belief. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Cosbey Sr.; a son, Vernon W. Cosbey; and a sister, Jimmie Lou Gillihan...
Danny Leon Gambill - Bono (04/12/06)
Danny Leon Gambill, 54, of Bono died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at his residence. Born in Jonesboro, he lived most of his life in Northeast Arkansas. Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Gambill of Berea, Ohio; his stepmother, Leona Gambill of Bono; five sons, Jeff Gambill of Magnolia, Texas, Jared Gambill and Justin Gambill, both of Lovelady, Texas, and Evan Gambill and Ryan Gambill, both of Berea, Ohio; a brother, Randy Gambill of Lake City; six grandchildren; and numerous friends and relatives...
Eugene Dudley "Ed" Leach - Jonesboro (04/12/06)
Eugene Dudley "Ed" Leach, 85, of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 1, 2006, at Manila Nursing Center. He had lived in the Jonesboro area most of his life. He was a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church in Manila. He was self-employed as a small engine repairman, and he attended the Arkansas School for the Blind...
Donald Primm - Lake City (04/12/06)
Donald Primm, 58, of Lake City died at his residence on Sunday, April 2, 2006. He was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Jonesboro and an employee of the concrete shop of the Craighead County Highway Department. He was born on Sept. 8, 1947, in Lake City to William and Cleavie Williams Primm...
Clara Etta (Leach) Rule - Harrisburg (04/12/06)
Clara Etta (Leach) Rule, 87, of Harrisburg died Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Manila Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 24, 1919, at Brookland. She was a former nursing assistant. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. She is survived by three brothers, Eugene Leach of Jonesboro, Willard Morgan of Arnold, Mo., and Harold Morgan Sr., of Cuba, Mo; two sisters, Ola Brazil of Little Rock and Betty Scott of Manila, and two special cousins, Maxine Bates and Bernice Rice...
Louie Edward Shultz - Manila (04/12/06)
Louie Edward Shultz, 95, of Manila, the son of Bolden Shultz and Martha Evelyn Widner, died Thursday, March 30, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1910, in Half Moon, he was a retired minister and a member of the First Assembly of God Church...
Robert H. Breeden (04/12/06)
Robert H. Breeden, 97, of Russellville, who co-owned the Town Crier for 20 years with Ron and Nancy Kemp, died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. In addition to the Town Crier, Breeden and the Kemps also owned the Piggott Times, the Clay County Democrat in Rector, the Campbell (Mo.) Citizen and the Dunklin County Press in Senath, Mo...
Troy H. Booth - Caraway (04/12/06)
Troy H. Booth, 92, of Caraway, died Saturday, April 8, at his residence. Born in Williford, he had been a resident of Caraway most of his life. He was a retried farmer and a member of Community of Christ Church in Caraway. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Faulkner of Caraway, Etta Lee DuMond of Ravenden and Edna Mae Qualls of Black Oak; his grandchildren, Harvey Edwards Faulkner, Ronald Faulkner, Troy Quinn, Michael Quinn, Hunter Miller, Curtis Miller, Jerri Lyn Sanders and Sandra Lee Qualls; a brother, Paul Booth of Independence, Mo.; and a sister, Lois Finch of Jonesboro.. ...
Todd Anthony Edwards - Manila (04/12/06)
Todd Anthony Edwards, 35, of Manila died April 7, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1970, in Manila and was a welder. He was of the Baptist belief. He is survived by his wife, Deanna Edwards of the home; his mother, Sheilia Modesitt Williamson of Manila; his grandparents, Elizabeth Modesitt and Gene and Vasahti Williamson; three daughters, Sarah Edwards, of Manila, Jennifer Pannell, of Manila, and Sylvia Haskins, of Manila; two sons, Seth Edwards of Manila and Tony Benham, Jr., of Manila; a sister, Margaret Conteras of Hansville, Ala.; and Tim Edwards of Kentucky; and three grandchildren.. ...