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Stories from Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Snider shares love of camp (06/28/06)
Nan Harrell Snider of Monette is a busy person. She serves on various committees, is a published author, serves as guest speaker throughout the area, served as 4-H leader for 30 years, holds state 4-H leadership positions, serves as church clerk at Monette First Baptist Church, is a freelance writer for local newspapers, wife, mother and grandmother, to name a few of her activities. ...
Manila Lions hold installation of officers (06/28/06)
The Manila Lions Club held its banquet and installation of officers Thursday evening at the Manila Depot. President Tracy Reinhart welcomed Lion members and guests. Members introduced their wives and other guests. A steak dinner and dessert were prepared and served by Terry and Barbara Carr...
Manila City Council approves new firefighters (06/28/06)
Manila Fire Chief Jerry Hitchcock addressed the city council at the regular June meeting recommending five men to be added to the fire department. They are Ron Amick, Chris Crook, Brandon Harper, Glen French, and Richard Stafford. Hitchcock said the appointments would be made on a six month and 12 month probationary period. He explained that the 12 month probationary time will give the new men time to receive the needed training for certification...
BIC contracts renewed (06/28/06)
Buffalo Island Central school board agreed to extend contracts of three teachers, hired two employees, accepted four resignations and approved transfers of two new students at their Monday evening, June 20, meeting. Superintendent George Edd Holland recommended that the board go into executive session to discuss extending contracts of Athletic Director Bill Taylor, Sr., High School Counselor Doris Willyerd, and Home Economics Adviser Alesha Rolland for the 2006-2007 school year...
Leachville Council request full audit (06/28/06)
Leachville city councilmen Bruce Wilson, Anna Beth Thomas, and Mark Wheeler called a special council meeting last Wednesday at 6 p.m. June 21, to formulate plans for repayment of their outstanding $411,018.71 bill for unpaid taxes. All six of the councilmen were present at the meeting which was called to discuss the need for a full audit for prior years, ways to repay tax debt and review of city employee handbook. ...
Mayor Bowman does not seek re-election (06/28/06)
The Lake City Council met at 6:30 p.m. June 19, and worked through a short agenda consisting of zoning regulations, reinstatement of fireman, and setting salary for new mayor. Henry Stone addressed the council concerning his plans to build an apartment complex on his property west of town. ...
Couple enjoys being in Manila (06/28/06)
Jared and Nancy Russell moved to Manila from the Hardy area in October when he accepted the position of student pastor at Manila First Baptist Church. They said they have received a warm welcome and they feel right at home. The couple has been married for seven and a half years and their family will soon be going from two to four. ...
Billy Joe Wood - Jonesboro (06/28/06)
Billy Joe Wood, 69, of Jonesboro, formerly of Caraway, died at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro on Sunday, June 18, 2006. He was born in Caraway to W.B. and Sylvia Elrod Wood. He was the business manager for the Jonesboro Human Development Center for 21 years before retiring. He graduated from caraway High School and Arkansas State University. He was the NEA director for nine years for the Arkansas State Employees Association. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Caraway...
Mary Weeks - Osceola (06/28/06)
Mary Weeks, 64, of Osceola, died Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at the Osceola Nursing Center. Born April 2, 1942, in McRae, she was the daughter of Bud and Josephine Moody Prince. She was a longtime area resident and of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fran William Weeks, and two brothers, Loyde and Floyd Prince...
Lula Mae Jackson - Trumann (06/28/06)
Lula Mae Jackson, 63, of Trumann, died June 20, 2006, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Osceola. She was a factory worker and member of the Pentecostal faith. She was the daughter of the late Isaac Johnson and the late Sadie Shoemake...
Kenneth Samuel Richards - Monette (06/28/06)
Kenneth Samuel Richards, 84, of Monette, died Saturday, June 17, 2006, at Monette Manor. Born in Walnut Ridge, he lived most of his life in Monette. He had worked as an automotive parts salesperson and was a World War II Marine veteran. Survivors include his wife, Dortha Richards of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Helen Richards of Granite Shoals, Texas; daughters and son-in-law, Frances and Mike Day of Walnut, Ill., and Debra Toms of Amboy, Ill.; a brother and sister-in-law, Dean and Jeannie Richards of Antioch, Calif.; a sister and brother-in-law, Dortha and Al Romero of Antioch, Calif.; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.. ...
John Levi Ellis - Mountain Home (06/28/06)
John Levi Ellis of Mountain Home, formerly of Manila, died June 18, 2006. Born at Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of the late Thomas Gilbert and Elizabeth Gertrude Pender Ellis, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He lived in St. Louis, Mo., for 30 years where he worked for General Motors and retired to Mountain Home in 1986...
Hazel Bernadine Bare - Lake City (06/28/06)
Hazel Bernadine Bare, 93, of Lake City died June 18, 2006, in Jonesboro. Born April 22, 1913, in Albion to the late Delbert Tait and Flossie Green Tait, she married the late Max Bare on June 24, 1939, in Henderson, Ky. She was a homemaker and a member of Bellmont Methodist Church...