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Stories from Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Leachville's money problems still hot topic (08/16/06)
Heated controversies continued Monday evening, Aug.7, between Leachville Mayor Ralph Wells and councilman Bruce Wilson as they entered into discussions on regulating the city's cash flow and payment of back taxes. City clerk Ruth Ann Keith gave the treasurer's report, detailing balances in each city department account. ...
B&B's restaurant opens in Monette (08/16/06)
Terry, Barbara and Blake Carr opened B&B's restaurant in Monette on Thursday. The restaurant is located on main street in the building formerly occupied by Lil' Vera's Cafe. The family owned business will be open seven days a week. The dining area will seat 75 and for customer convenience there is a drive through window at the back of the restaurant. The telephone number for call in orders is 486-BARB (486-2272)...
2006 Miss Monette Manor crowned (08/16/06)
Staff and family members worked together with residents at Monette Manor in preparation for the Beauty Pageant held Wednesday, Aug. 9. Fourteen beautiful women competed for the title of Miss Monette Manor. Wendy Carpenter, emcee, introduced each contestant. A brief biography of each one was shared. The contestants had the opportunity to share a story or a lifetime accomplishment...
Dr. Terry Roach receives Collegiate Professor of the Year award (08/16/06)
Dr. Terry Roach, associate professor of business communication in the Department of Management and Marketing of the College of Business at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, is the recipient of the 2006 Collegiate Teacher of the Year award presented by the Arkansas Business Education Association (ABEA)...
Brooke Ballinger Hastings - Manila (08/16/06)
Brooke Ballinger Hastings, 29, of Manila, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, of complications from an automobile accident. She was a nurse at the Wagner Medical Clinic in Manila. She is survived by her husband, David Hastings of Manila; two children, Wagner Ballinger and Mason Hastings; her parents, Richard and Judy Painter of Mississippi; three sisters, Heather Harbottle of Indiana, Melissa Dees of Indiana, and Robyn Ballinger of Mississippi; and a brother, Jerry Ballinger of Mississippi...
Jack May - Bald Knob (08/16/06)
Jack May, 92, formerly of Bald Knob, died Aug. 9, 2006, in Watertown, Wisc. He was born Sept. 8, 1913, in Missouri to Jessie and Nola (Cook) May. He is survived by a daughter, Sue Klinger of Watertown, Wis.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jess and Nancy May of Bald Knob and Jackie and Cathy May of Highland, Ind.; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren...
Joseph Carrol "J.C." Davis - Leachville (08/16/06)
Joseph Carrol "J.C." Davis, 69, of Leachville, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born in Helena, he was the son of the late Charlie and Pauline Eaton Davis and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. He was a former longtime employee of brown Shoe Company and was a retired Industrial Mechanic for Bush Canning Company, formerly of Blytheville, and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Willis Merideth Herndon - Humboldt, Tenn. (08/16/06)
A graveside service for Willis Merideth Herndon, 66, was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Salem Cemetery at Mason Hall with Rev. Terry W. Wilson officiating. Mr. Herndon died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, in the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt, Tenn. He was born in Memphis, the son of Regina Smith Herndon and the late Willis H. Herndon, and received his education in the Leachville schools, and Western Kentucky College. He was a U.S. Army Veteran...
Robert Austin Sharp - Leachville (08/16/06)
Robert Austin Sharp, 89, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at his home. Born at Kenton, Tenn., he was the son of the late Doss and Donnie Lovitt Sharp and had been a Leachville resident since 1937. He was a retired electrician with the former Ark-Mo Power Company and Columbia Carbon & Ribbon Company in Blytheville. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Leachville First Baptist Church and was a Mason...
Cecil Austin Tate - Jonesboro (08/16/06)
Cecil Austin Tate of Jonesboro died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006. He was born Sept. 19, 1934. He was a retired farmer, as well as a tool and die maker at Colson Caster Company. He resided in the Cash-Egypt Community until he retired from farming. He was a member of the First Assembly of God in Jonesboro, as well as the pacesetter adult class...