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Stories from Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Trey DePriest earns Kids World Golf Tournament spot (07/19/06)
Trey DePriest, 7, of Monette qualified for a spot on the US Kids World Golf Championship to be held July 26-29 in Pinehurst, N.C. It will not be Trey's first World Championship as he qualified last year and competed in the 2005 U.S. Kids World Tournament in Williamsburg, Vir. Last year he represented Arkansas as the 6-and-under Arkansas state champion...
BIC board proposes combining positions (07/19/06)
Buffalo Island Central board of directors met Monday evening, July 10, at the junior high library in Leachville and voted to hire six personnel, confirmed transfers and employee reassignments and accepted three student transfers. New personnel included Marion Sparkman, West cafeteria; Ladonna Smithee, West cafeteria; Becky Brown, East Elementary; Stephanie Decker, West Elementary; William Eubanks, instrumental music; and Tina Fowler, Pre-K director and instructor, if grant approval is received...
Johnny Cash Memorial and museum is success (07/19/06)
Six months of hard worked paid off for the City of Dyess, as a $20,000 profit from the three day celebration of Dyess Days, on July 7-9, was realized. The Dyess Days celebration was a city-wide effort to raise money to establish a Dyess-Johnny Cash Memorial and museum...
Elbert L. Ray - Monette (07/19/06)
Elbert L. Ray, 80, of Monette, died Monday, July 3, 2006, at Jonesboro. Born at Paragould, he lived in Monette most of his life. He was a Methodist and a retired construction machine operator. Survivors include a sister, Ruby Ball of North Little Rock, and two half-brothers, William Fox of Virginia and Eddie Fox of Marmaduke...
Eva Marie Rakestraw - Manila (07/19/06)
Eva Marie Rakestraw, 72, of Manila, died Saturday, July 15, 2006, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Paul and Mattie Phillips and had lived most of her life in the Blackwater Community near Manila. She was a retired telephone operator for Southwestern Bell...
Dorothy Mae Klehm - Harrisburg (07/19/06)
Dorothy Mae Klehm, 79, of Harrisburg, formerly of Monette and Carlsbad, N.M., died Monday in her home at Harrisburg. She was born Sept. 26, 1927, at Nixa, Mo., the daughter of John Sanders and Amy Jones Sanders. She was a member of First Baptist Church at Harrisburg and was a lifetime member of both the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary...
Gay Jones - Manila (07/19/06)
Gay Jones, born in Manila on Dec. 2, 1946, went home to the Lord Tuesday, July 11, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Dorthy Carter. She was a lifelong resident of Manila and had worked for a couple different employers in Manila. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Shane Thompson; a sister, Dorothy Farrow of Manil; and nieces and nephews who were very dear to her heart, Mia and Cory Quarles and their daughters, Payden, Sidney, and Brook, all of Mountain Home, Heather Dozhier, Ashley and Aaron McGill and their daughter, Nicole, all of Manila, and many other family and friends who were special to her.. ...
Mary Kathryn Drummond - Monette (07/19/06)
Mary Kathryn (Kathy) Drummond, 61, of Monette died Friday, July 14, 2006, at UAMS Hospital at Little Rock. She was a homemaker and member of Monette First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Lillian McCord and Chester McCord; a sister, Linda Anderson; and a nephew, Carter Lane McCord...
Larry Dean Cole - Manila (07/19/06)
Larry Dean Cole, 46, of Manila died Saturday, June 15, 2006, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Leachville he had been a lifelong Manila area resident and was a self-employed cotton ginner and gin repairman. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, C.W. and Hattie Mae More, as well as Jim and Elsie Cole...
Grace Bunch - Piedmont, Mo. (07/19/06)
Delora Grace Bunch, 70, of Piedmont, Mo., died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at her residence. She was born in Leachville on Dec. 20, 1935, the daughter of Albert Davison and Modine Fowler Davison. She married J.R. Bunch on December 31, 1955, in Hernando, Miss...
Ruby Marie Brooks - Van Buren (07/19/06)
Ruby Marie Brooks, 74, of Van Buren, the widow of Lyman "L.A." Brooks, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, at Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Delilah Marie Hicks Fortson. She had been a Leachville resident before making her home in Van Buren three and a half years ago...
Ruth DePriest Varner - Lake City (07/19/06)
Ruth Varner, 82, of Lake City, formerly of Springdale, died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at the Lakeside Nur9sing Center in Lake City. She was born June 2, 1924, in Nettleton to Bill and Effie Wilhelm DePriest. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.G. "Ham" Varner...