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Stories from Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Leachville owes IRS $411,018.71 (06/14/06)
Leachville City Council met three times last week in an effort to come up with a feasible pay back solution for the city's Internal Revenue Service indebtedness totaling $411,018.71. During the regular scheduled council meeting on Monday night, June 5, the council spoke to their city attorney Mike Bearden, in an effort to formulate a plan to resolve the indebtedness issue...
Caraway Council accepts PD officer resignation (06/14/06)
The Caraway City Council met in short session Thursday evening, June 8, and accepted resignation from a city policeman. Mayor Joe South read a letter of resignation from Toby Rand, effective June 27. Rand has accepted a position with the City of Monette...
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach to seek another term (06/14/06)
Clifford Veach announces he will run for another term as mayor of Manila in this year's general election in November. Veach served as Manila mayor from October 1983-94. He retired as mayor and served on the city council from 1995-98. He was again elected mayor in 2002 and is seeking re-election this year...
Bridges chooses academics over athletics (06/14/06)
Most high school athletes would kill for the chance to play a Division I sport in college. Buffalo Island Central's Nan Lee Bridges is no different, but when it came to making one of the most critical decisions of her young life, the former Lady Mustang star decided her commitment to be an attorney one day was more important than continuing her basketball or golf careers on the collegiate level...
Hogs look forward to football season (06/14/06)
Believe it or not, the collegiate athletic season usually ends with a national championship for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Why, you may ask? Because the last sport played is outdoor track. Going into this year, 11 of the last 14 championships have gone to the Razorbacks. ...
Ethel Johnson Hudson - Memphis, Tenn. (06/14/06)
Ethel Johnson Hudson, 86, of Memphis, Tenn., died Thursday, June 8, 2006, in Memphis. She was born to J.W. and Ophelia Guthrie Johnson of Leachville. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Judd Hudson; sisters, Opal Keith, Thelma Smith, Vada Johnson; and nephew Gaylon Smith...
Davis Dewayne Holt - Lake City (06/14/06)
David Dwayne Holt, 45, of Lake City died Thursday, June 1, 2006, at Jonesboro. Mr. Holt was born at Trumann where he lived his lifetime. He was an employee of Arkansas State University as a telecommunications manager, a 1979 graduate of Bay High School, a certified diver, an avid duck hunter, Com-Train certified and of the Baptist faith...
Lilburn Taylor - Jonesboro (06/14/06)
Lilburn Hershel Taylor, 97, died at the home of his daughter in St. Louis on Friday, June 9, 2006. He was born Aug. 5, 1908, on the farm just north of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church near Paragould, which was the home of his maternal grandparents. His parents were William Cornelius (Neil) Taylor and Effie Rogers Taylor...
Vera Myrtle Marshall - Monette (06/14/06)
Vera Marshall, 96, of Monette died Saturday, June 10, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center in Manila. Mrs. Marshall was born at Dalhert, Texas, and lived most of her life in Monette. She was a homemaker and member of the Mount Pleasant General Baptist Church...
Inez Williams Tilley - Lake City (06/14/06)
Inez Williams Tilley, 65, of Lake City died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. She was born and lived most of her life in Lake City. She was a quality inspector for Arkansas Glass Co. for 13 years and was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church near Lake City...
Estel Lee Johnson - Paragould (06/14/06)
Estel Lee Johnson, 59, of Paragould, formerly of Cardwell, died Friday, June 9, 2006, at his home. Born at Cardwell, he was the son of the late Sidney and Virgie Winn Johnson and had been a Paragould resident for more than 20 years. He was retired from the Dana Corporation in Paragould and was a Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War...
Nina Bell Johnson - Manila (06/14/06)
Nina Bell Johnson, 79, of Manila, died Monday, June 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., she was the daughter of the late George Roach and Lola Dodge Leflae. She had been a longtime Manila area resident and a member of the People of Praise United Pentecostal Church in Leachville...