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Stories from Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Veterans remembered (06/07/06)
The Monette American Legion hosted a Memorial Day tribute to veterans, on Sunday, May 27, at the Monette Cemetery. Post Commander Larry Drummond welcomed the veterans and their families. He placed an American flag in the soil, signifying the beginning of the special tribute. The Color Guard presented the flags. Flag bearers were Robin Ashley, carrying the U.S. flag, and Robert Chambers, carrying the American Legion flag. Riflemen were Larry Rolland and Bob Blankenship...
50 year reunion brings Manila classmates home (06/07/06)
The Manila Class of 1956 celebrated their 50 year reunion on Friday night, May 26, at the Manila Depot. A large crowd of classmates gathered to catch up and reminisce about their school days at MHS. Those attending were from Florida, Texas, Missouri, Mississippi, California, Illinois, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, and different towns throughout Arkansas...
Monette Council studying ballfield options (06/07/06)
Mayor David Fletcher reported to the city council on May 22 the new municipal complex downtown nears completion, with occupancy expected in mid-June. Alderman Tom Carroll reported on his meeting with the Buffalo Island Central school board on May 15, concerning the city's willingness to help with construction of a new ball field...
Timms-Graham capture Ed Nunnelee Memorial tennis title (06/07/06)
Riverside's tennis team got an early start on the upcoming fall season by traveling to Sikeston to compete in the 16th Annual Ed Nunnelee Memorial Tennis Tournament Friday, June 2. Riverside was represented by seniors-to-be Jordan Adcock and Blake Barnes as well as juniors to be Garrett Weaver, Casey Hook, Cody Richardson, and Glen Graham. Former Rebel and University of the Ozarks signee Tyler Timms also made the trip...
Riverside enjoys successful inaugural track season (06/07/06)
Track and field is normally a sport reserved for the larger schools in the state, not the smaller Class AA programs such as Riverside. Not any more. As a matter of fact, you can probably start calling Riverside the "Running Rebels." Riverside Lady Rebels participated in the school's first ever track and field event when they traveled to West Memphis May 11 to participate in the District meet...
Denise P. Bowman - Marmaduke (06/07/06)
Denise P. Bowman, 49, of Marmaduke died at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould on Sunday, May 28, 2006. She was born June 19, 1956, in Memphis, Tenn., to Nolan Bowman and Nettie Faye Bowman. She was a longtime area resident and a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke. Miss Bowman worked as a sporting goods department manager for Wal-Mart in Paragould. She was also an active fund-raising volunteer for Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock...
Rubye Rose Pearson - Napa, Calif. (06/07/06)
Rubye Elias Rose Pearson, 94, of Napa, Calif., formerly of Leachville, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at the home of her son in Napa. Born at Goobertown, she was the daughter of the late T.E. and Cassie Ann Hampton Rose, and was raised in Leachville, where her family settled and farmed for generations. ...
Crystal Dawn Pemberton - Mountain Home (06/07/06)
Crystal Dawn Pemberton, 24, of Mountain Home, died May 9, 2006, at UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. She was born in Paragould and was a former Leachville resident. Ms. Pemberton is survived by three children, David, Brianna, and Larissa Pemberton; her parents, David and Brenda Pemberton of Mountain Home; and her grandparents, Jack and Peggy McCoy of Leachville...
Margrett Abernathy - Caraway (06/07/06)
Margrett Abernathy, 86, of Caraway died Friday, May 26, 2006, at the NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was retired from the American Greetings Corp. in Osceola. She was born in Missouri to Thomas and Vertie Collier. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway and the T.E.L. Sunday school Class...
Opal Faye Matthews - Columbus, Miss. (06/07/06)
Faye Matthews, 88, a lifelong resident of northeast Arkansas, died Monday, May 29, 2006, at Homeplace Assisted Living Facility of Columbus, Miss. Mrs. Matthews was born Sept. 3, 1917, in the Hancock Community to the late William Lee Brooks and the late Letha Calvert Brooks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Marshall Matthews, her husband of 58 years, as well as three brothers, Carl, Ardell and Adolph Brooks and her twin sister, Mae Davenport...