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Stories from Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Mrs. Jones turns 103 (07/26/06)
Floy Jones of Lake City celebrated her 103 birthday on Saturday at the home of her daughter Dorothy Timms. It was standing room only for the well-wishers who gathered to share cake and memories with Mrs. Jones. Timms provided a large red and white cake for her mother, as she does every year, and added a big scoop of ice cream for Mrs. Jones...
Teresa Stouts named School Nurse of the Year (07/26/06)
Teresa Stout, Buffalo Island Central school nurse, received the Arkansas School Nurses' Association 2005-06 Midge Beaty Osborne Award for outstanding service and contribution to the HealthCare of Arkansas School children. The award is sponsored by the School Health Corporation...
Three generations of the Adkins join missionary trip to Peru (07/26/06)
Vada Adkins of Manila presented an informative talk on her recent missionary trip to Peru at the First Baptist Church in Manila on Wednesday evening. Adkins, a retired Spanish teacher, served as a translator. This was Mrs. Adkins second medical missionary trip to Peru. ...
Arkansas businesses now smokeless (07/26/06)
With a few exceptions, workplaces all over Arkansas became smoke free on Friday with the implementation of the Clean Indoor Air Act, passed by the state legislature in April. The act bans smoking in most enclosed public places and will be enforced under the authority of the Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services. ...
Manila building project approved by the state (07/26/06)
Pam Castor, Manila School superintendent, informed board members at the Thursday, July meeting the district had been approved for $1,732,649 under the state's new partnership program to build a new junior high facility. The state will pay $1,161,451 and the district will pay $571,198...
Manila city council still waiting to hear about fire station grant (07/26/06)
Manila City Council reviewed the budget, heard updates on fire station grant, airport lighting grant, health insurance, property clean-up and took no action on a request from a Manila citizen on damages to a vehicle at the July meeting held on Monday evening...
Leachville works on tax resolution (07/26/06)
The Leachville City Council met in regular session on July 10, again in working session on July 17, and will hold a special called meeting Thursday. The main topic of discussion during the multiple meetings has been how to elevate the city's past due tax burden...
Charles H. McDaniel - Lake City (07/26/06)
Charles Homer McDaniel, 90, of Lake City died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Linn, Mo., he lived in St. Louis before moving to Lake City in 1985. He was a farmer and retired with 30 years of service from Ludlow-Saylor Manufacturing at St. Louis. He was a Methodist and was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred McDaniel, in 2002...
Alice Faye Pasley - Osceola (07/26/06)
Alice Faye Pasley, 66, of Osceola, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 18, 1940 at Luxora, she was a retired cook and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Henry Pasley, of Osceola; six daughters, Janet Chunn of Cape Neddick, Maine, Debbie O'Kane, Donna Duncan, and Kim Easley of Osceola, Sandra K. ...
Dorothy Darlene Son - Marked Tree (07/26/06)
Dorothy Darlene Son, 70, of Marked Tree, died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at her residence. Born Aug. 1, 1935, in Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of Pansy Melton and Lee Smith. She was a homemaker, a member of the Church of God in Marked Tree and a lifelong resident of Marked Tree...
Calvin Wayne Callison - Jonesboro (07/26/06)
Calvin Wayne Callison, 68, of Jonesboro died Friday, July 21, 2006, at his residence. He was a retired janitorial employee for GSA in Jonesboro. He was a navy veteran and retired employee of the Arkansas National guard 875th Engineer Battalion. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Porche Callison of the home; three daughters, Deborah Callison of New York City, Sandra Callison of Gainesville, Fla., and Ann Callison of Lake City; a son, Wayne Patrick Callison of Jonesboro; and two sisters, Betty Burdyshaw of Jonesboro and Willie storey of Mountain View.. ...
Melton DeFries Sr. - Jonesboro (07/26/06)
The Rev. Melton E. DeFries Sr., 69, of Jonesboro died July 18, 2006, at St. Elizabeth's Place. Born at the Macey-Monette Community, he lived in Florida and California before moving to Jonesboro 11 years ago. He was a retired minister of the Nettleton United Methodist Church for five years and a retired pilot for the Navy and Marine Corps, where he received many honors including the Vietnamese Air Gallantry Cross with Bronze Wings, Vietnam Service Medal with five stars, cross of Gallantry with Palm and Star, Combat Action Ribbon, Expert Rifle, United National Civil Action Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Navy United Commendation (2) Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation, Bronze Star with Combat "V", Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, USMC Good Conduct Medal, Sharpshooter Pistol, Air Medal with Bronze Star and (19) Strike Flight Medals.. ...