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Stories from Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Etowah receives grant for cemetery project (03/12/08)
The Town of Etowah was awarded a Department of Arkansas Heritage grant of $10,569 for a proposed project at the Garden Point Cemetery. Etowah Mayor Charles Bo McCollum said the project consists of mapping and identifying the gravesites at the Garden Point Cemetery using a computer program used on a laptop computer called Spatial Generations...
Farm Bureau sponsors grain drying, storage and marketing seminar (03/12/08)
Town Crier News Staff Mississippi County Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers sponsored a grain drying, storage and marketing seminar on Wednesday, March 5, at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser. The informative meeting and luncheon was attended by area farmers. Mississippi County Farm Bureau President Justin Wildy welcomed guests with Heath Adkisson, Young Farmers and Ranchers Chair, making opening comments...
Bill Stacy named VP of First Community Bank Mortgage (03/12/08)
First Community Bank which is headquartered in Batesville recently appointed Bill Stacy as Vice President and Mortgage Loan Officer of First Community Bank's Jonesboro mortgage office. "We are pleased to have someone of Bill Stacy's caliber at the helm of our new Jonesboro loan production office," Boris Dover, President and Chief Operating Officer, said. ...
Black Oak group quilts for animals (03/12/08)
Spreading the word of God and finding homes for orphan cats and dogs are very different worthwhile endeavors. Recently, two Northeast Arkansas Organizations have collaborated to fund both. The Black Oak Assembly of God Ladies Quilting Group spends the winter months making and selling handmade quilts to raise money for church tithing and contributing to the Gideons. This year the ladies made five queen size and five king size quilts for the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society (NEAHS)...
DU Banquet is Saturday (03/12/08)
The annual "Drakes Only" Ducks Unlimited Banquet/Auction will be held Saturday at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Get acquainted hour will be from 6-7 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. followed by the auction and raffle. Chairman for the event is Jimmy Adams...
Charlie Merle Smith (03/12/08)
Blytheville Charlie Merle Smith, 70, of Blytheville, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, in Manila. Born Jan. 26, 1937, in Booneville, Miss., the son of the late Lee and Elvie Olive Smith, he was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Smith was a retired self-employed mechanic and loved animals...
Susan Coggin (03/12/08)
Caraway Susan Lynn Coggin, 49, of Caraway, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born in Millington, Ten., and had lived in Caraway most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Caraway...
Carlos G. Pounds (03/12/08)
Monette Services for Carlos G. Pounds, 65, of Monette, were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Mount Sharon Presbyterian Church in Adamsville with burial in Pounds Cemetery.  Mr. Pounds, a life insurance agent for over 35 years, passed away on March 3, 2008 in Memphis, Tenn. ...
Charles Clinton "Charlie" Rowe (03/12/08)
Little Rock Charles Clinton "Charlie" Rowe, 64, of Little Rock, died Monday, March 3, 2008, at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock. He was born Feb. 7, 1944, in Neosho, Mo., to Milford Clarence and Craig Bacon Rowe, who both preceded him in death...
Mildred Maydene Jolliff (03/12/08)
Manchester, Mo. Mildred Maydene Jolliff, 84, of Manchester, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, in Chesterfield, Mo. She was the widow of Novis Jolliff and was a retired office manager for a private university. Born at Swifton, she was the daughter of the late Hewlitt and Mildred Robertson...
Rita Ann Taylor Ross (03/12/08)
Jonesboro Rita Ann Taylor Ross, 64, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Monette. Mrs. Ross was a member of the Valley View Church of Christ and worked as a retail sales manager. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be greatly missed. She loved working in her yard and with her flowers...
Bobby Gaines Wood (03/12/08)
Jonesboro Retired Brigadier General Bobby Gaines Wood, 76, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, March 05, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Wood; two sons and their wives, Dr. Mark and Laura Wood of Jonesboro an d Bob and Terri Wood of Cookville, Tenn.; one daughter and her husband, Becky and Doug Frederick of Jonesboro; eight grandchildren, Cole Wood, Gretchen Wood, Isabella Wood, Hallie Frederick and Michael Frederick all of Jonesboro, Brian Wood and Laura Wood of Cookeville and Jill Kelly Talbert of Nashville, Tennessee.. ...
Mildred Hughes (03/12/08)
Dell Mildred Beatrice Elizabeth Hughes, 88, of Dell, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 24, 1919, in Alcorn County, Miss., to the late James Hubert and Carsilla Badine Jones, she was a longtime Dell resident and homemaker of the Pentecostal faith...
Olan Don Wilson (03/12/08)
Leachville Olan Don Wilson, 63, of Leachville, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at his home. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Warren Olan Wilson and had been a Leachville resident most of his life. He was a 1962 graduate of Leachville High School and was a United States Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was head of security for the Adams Estate in Leachville...