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Stories from Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Manila School Board approves projected budget (06/21/06)
Manila School Board approved the projected budget, accepted bids on a bus, accepted a resignation, approved student transfers, and accepted several reassignments at the June meeting Thursday. Manila Board members approved the minutes and reviewed the budget before going into a short executive session...
Monette Manor chooses Robbie Skaggs as Most Valuable Nursing Assistant (06/21/06)
Arkansas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents (AANHR), as part of National Nursing Assistants Week, honored the chosen CNAs at an awards and appreciation luncheon June 12. The event was held at The First Assembly of God Church in North Little Rock. Skaggs received a certificate, pin and a $30 gift card from AANHR. ...
2006 Buffalo Island Relay for Life raises over $25,000 (06/21/06)
The fifth annual Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life was held Friday evening at the Leachville City Park. Throughout the campaign individual teams sponsored fundraising events. Teams gathered at the park sitting up campsites, food booths and games. ...
Don Shinn - Leachville (06/21/06)
Don Shinn, 70, of Leachville died June 13, 2006, in the VA Hospital at Memphis. Born Dec. 21, 1935, he was a retired truck driver, a veteran of the Navy and Korean War, and a Baptist. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Shinn of Burns, Ore.; a son, Eddie Shinn, of Meridian, Miss.; and two grandchildren...
Herbert Wayne Ballard, Sr. - Trumann (06/21/06)
Herbert Wayne Ballard, Sr., 80, of Trumann, died Monday, June 12, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Monette, he was retired from General Motors and from the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Bristal Road Church of Christ. Survivors include his daughter, Julie Hicks of Harrisburg; a son, Herbert Ballard, Jr., of Flint, Mich.; two sisters, Shirley McNamara and Loudean Key, both of Jonesboro; two brothers, Gene Ballard of East Peoria, Ill., and Donald Ballard of Leachville; grandchildren, Diana Lindsey, Kellie Byrd, Herbert Wayne Ballard, III, Summer Ballard and Bruce Ballard; three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.. ...
Wilma G. Graves - Leachville (06/21/06)
Wilma G. Graves, 87, of Leachville, widow of Delbert Hooker and Cecil Graves, died early Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mamie Bylander Guinn and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a member of the Leachville United Methodist Church and a longtime member of the choir. Mrs. Graves was a member of the Eastern Star, the Home Extension Service and former member of the Mississippi County Fair Board...
Lee Roy "Pete" Dortch - Leachville (06/21/06)
Lee Roy "Pete" Dortch, 72, of Leachville, died Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Ira Lee and Stella Beatrice Gossett Dortch, and was a retired carpenter. He was a former California resident, and a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He returned to Leachville in 1994 where he was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Charles Edward "Chuck" Delcoure - Atchison, Kansas (06/21/06)
Charles Edward "Chuck" Delcoure, 32, of Atchison, Kan., a former Jonesboro resident, died Thursday, June 8, 2006, at his residence. Born Jan. 18, 1974, in Bellflower, Calif., Mr. Delcoure attended school in Craighead County, was a Jonesboro High School graduate, a residential and commercial construction worker, and of the Baptist faith...
Gene Carter - West Ridge (06/21/06)
Gene Carter, 80, of West Ridge, died Saturday, June 10, 2006, in Osceola. Born Jan. 28, 1926, in Milligan Ridge to John William and Susie Moss Carter, he was a member of the Etowah Church of God. He is survived by his wife, Lucy "Deke" Carter of Etowah; two sons, Kenneth Carter of Dyess and Tommy Carter of West Ridge; three daughters, Carolyn Wilson and Kathy May, both of Etowah, and Debbie Lancaster of Manila; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and a brother, Carl Carter, of Manila.. ...
Anna Sue Simpson - Dell (06/21/06)
Anna Sue Suthern Simpson, 62, of Dell, died Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at Memphis. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Simpson, Dell; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Ann Simpson, Dell; a daughter, Kim Tompkins, Marion; brother, the Rev. Billy Suthern, Dyess; three sisters, Betty Olive, Phoenix, Maxine Wooten, Kalamazoo, Mich., and Imogene Mueller, Granite City, Ill.; and two grandchildren...