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Stories from Thursday, May 25, 2006

D&K Feed and Hardware opens in Manila (05/25/06)
Donnie and Kent Wagner have opened D&K Feed and Hardware, formerly D&J Hardware, located at 717 Boston Street in Manila. The family owned business stocks fishing supplies, feed for all animals, general hardware supplies, plumbing supplies, garden and yard products, fertilize and much more...
BIC ballpark location ongoing (05/25/06)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board met on May 15 in Superintendent George Edd Holland's office on the west campus and discussed plans to build a ball park, relocate a service road, and salary increases for the 2006-2007 school year. Monette City Alderman Tom Carroll addressed the board concerning the possibility of the city and school working together on the construction of a new girls' softball field and plans to turn the boys' baseball field around to make it part of the new park complex.. ...
Manila annexees 19 residences (05/25/06)
Manila City Council met in regular session Monday night discussing annexation, new fire station grant, property clean-up, hiring a part-time police officer and employee health insurance rate increase. Following the acceptance of the minutes and budget review, City Attorney Wayne Wagner read the first reading of the annexation ordinance. ...
Manila School board approves architect firm (05/25/06)
Town Crier News Staff Among the topics discussed at the Manila May School Board meeting Thursday included a building project, 2006-07 calendar, personnel issues, and football. George Krennerich of Brackett Krennerich Architects in Jonesboro discussed the proposed construction of a new junior high school building...
A time to remember (05/25/06)
Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember America's service men and women who have died in war, will be celebrated Monday, May 29. As it has been written regarding war, "All gave some, some gave all." The day is a tribute to the brave men and women who left their homes and families and made the ultimate sacrifice...
Billie Renfrow - Arbyrd (05/25/06)
Billie June Renfrow, 72, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Senath Nursing Home. She was born in Jonesboro to the late William Bill Gibson and Willie Maud Jones. Surviving are her husband, Gene Renfrow; a son, Arlen Renfrow of Madisonville, Ky.; a daughter, Connie Rose of Jonesboro; three brothers, Lowell, Jerry and Dwayne Gibson; six sisters, Imogene Gay, Willie Jean Gwinn, Thelma Kelley, Glenda Fredricks, Mary Lee Alberson and Dianne Owens; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.. ...
Marie Ingram - Manila (05/25/06)
Margaret Marie Ingram, 83, of Manila, died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Caraway, she was the daughter of the late William Franklin and Mary Jane Bennett Still and had lived most of her life in Manila. She was the widow of B.A. Ingram, a homemaker, and was the last charter member of the Westside Church of God in Manila...
Infant Madison Blaire Bradley - Leachville (05/25/06)
Madison Blaire Bradley, infant daughter of Ronnie and Campie Bradley, of Leachville, died Saturday, May 13, 2006, at The Med in Memphis. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Christian Tyler Bradley, of Blytheville; paternal grandparents, Ronnie Bradley of Mississippi, Billy and Ricki Varnell of Blytheville; maternal grandparents, Randall and Linda Foutch of Leachville, Ray Wilson of Arbyrd, Joddie Smithee of Mammoth Spring; great-grandparents, Henry and Kathryn Boren of Blytheville, Clytee Bradley of Mississippi, Mary Varnell of Senath, Dan and Gladys Smithee of Mammoth Spring.. ...
Iva Lee Hutchins - Chico, Calif. (05/25/06)
Iva Lee Hutchins died in Chico, Calif., on Sunday, May 14, 2006, at the age of 86. Born Jan. 17, 1920, at Monette, she was the eighth child of William Auddie and Lizzie Lou Stewart of Macey. She married Thomas Clay Hutchins in 1941 and they farmed in Monette and Nettleton until 1948, when they moved to St. ...
Darrell Wayne Griffin - Manila (05/25/06)
Darrell Wayne Griffin, 59, of Manila, died Sunday, May 21, 2006, at his home. Born at Blytheville, he was the son of the late Edward and Cora Miller Griffin and had lived most of his life in Manila. Mr. Griffin lived in Blytheville for 23 years where he was a former chemical plant operator. ...
Paul "Leon" Gipson, Jr. - Black Oak (05/25/06)
Paul "Leon" Gipson, Jr., 64, of Black Oak, died May 15, 2006. He grew up in the Oak Grove Community and graduated from Valley View High School in 1961. He owned and operated Gipson Well Co., an irrigation water-well and pump business, since 1971. In 1991, the business moved to Monette. ...
Chloe Laverne Garner - Gosnell (05/25/06)
Chloe Laverne Garner, 94, of Gosnell, formerly of Manila, died Monday, May 15, 2006, at the Gosnell Nursing Home. Born in Elizabeth, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Roxie Bedwell Scott and had been a longtime Manila resident before making her home in the Blytheville area in 1974 and was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church of Manila...
Terry Lynn Adams - Paragould (05/25/06)
Terry Lynn Adams, 53, of Paragould died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at his residence. He was born Feb. 28, 1953, in Leachville and was a 1971 graduate of Oak Grove High School. Mr. Adams was a truck driver for Celadon Trucking and of the Baptist faith...
Geneva Irene Wortham - Jonesboro (05/25/06)
Geneva Irene Wortham, 80, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila, died Friday, May 19, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. The widow of J.W. Edward "Bud" Wortham, she was born at Greenbrier and was the daughter of the late Walter and Katie Hearn Cullum. She was a longtime Manila resident before making her home in Jonesboro four years ago. She was a retired clerk, having worked for the City of Manila, and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...