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Stories from Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Chambers retires from Monette Cemetery Board (07/01/08)
Monette Mayor Chub Qualls honored outgoing Cemetery Board member Marsha Chambers during the monthly council meeting June 23 at city hall. "I am so thankful for the cemetery board and all they do on our behalf,...
Wagner named Manila Lions Club president (07/01/08)
Manila Lion President Wendell Poteet welcomed Lions and guests to the officer installation ceremony and fish fry held on Monday evening at the Manila Airport Center. Poteet expressed his appreciation for the support he had received throughout the year...
Manila School Board moves forward with building project (07/01/08)
The Manila School Board discussed several options to fund a building project for a much needed lower elementary building. The new facility will house kindergarten through fourth grades. After a lengthy discussion and hearing from Scott Beardsley, senior vice president of First Security Beardsley Public Finance, the board voted to pursue a millage increase of 5.6 mills to fund the project...
Wiecherts promoted (07/01/08)
Drs. Ian and Kristi Wiechert of Colorado Springs, Colo., have been promoted to the rank of major in the United States Air Force. The promotion ceremony was held on May 27 at the United States Air Force Academy. ...
Manila golfer shares skills (07/01/08)
Michael Shedd is excited about having the opportunity to qualify for the First Tee Wal-Mart Pebble Beach Open Tournament coming up at the end of the summer. Michael, a senior at Manila High School, has been involved with the First Tee program since he was nine years old...
Celtics give long time fan thrill of lifetime (07/01/08)
My three favorite sports teams are the Arkansas Razorbacks, the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Celtics. That has been the case since I was a kid back in the 1960s. The last time any of these teams won a championship was 1994 when the Hogs took home the national title in basketball behind Corliss Williamson and company. ...
Leona Mae Short (07/01/08)
Leona Mae Short, 90, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at her home. Born at Port Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of the late William and Sue Albe Pemberton and had lived in Arkansas since 1951. She was a longtime Leachville resident and had lived in Jonesboro since 1982...
Lawrence Eugene Murphy (07/01/08)
Lawrence Eugene Murphy, 57, of Lake City, died Thursday June 26, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in St. Louis, Mo., and lived most of his life in Lake City. He was a retired carpenter and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Glenda Sue Miles (07/01/08)
Glenda Sue Miles, 59, of Lake City died Friday, June 27, 2008, in St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Miles. Survivors include daughters, Betty Wright, Brenda Manning and Sarah Miles; sons, Shawn, Josh, Will, Jay and Larry Miles; sisters, Abbie Zelek, Eva Wilson, Linda McGlaughin, Sandra Bishop, Sheila Follett and Hazel Wagers; brothers, James and Gary Wagers; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Allice Kay Haskett (07/01/08)
Allice Kay Haskett, 40, of Jonesboro died Saturday, June 21, 2008, at her residence. She was born at Reno, Nev., and lived in Jonesboro for five years, moving here from St. Joseph, Mo., and she was a homemaker...
J.D. Fleeman (07/01/08)
A funeral service for J.D. Fleeman of Gamaliel, was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mountain Home. Mr. Fleeman died Sunday, June 29, 2008, in Mountain Home at the age of 78. ...
LaVon Boyd (07/01/08)
LaVon Boyd, 93, of Manila, died Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Skilled Car Nursing Center in Jonesboro. She was born April 25, 1915, at Conway to Sylvester Harrison Bradshaw and Lillie Ann Sims Bradshaw. She married Coy Boyd in 1934 at St. Francis. She was a homemaker and was a member of Browns Chapel Baptist Church in Manila...
Nettie Faye Bowman (07/01/08)
Nettie Faye Bowman, 69, of Marmaduke died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Evergreen Healthcare in Rector after an extensive illness. Born July 7, 1938 to the late Rev. John Markin and Gracie Markin, she was a lifelong area resident, a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke and a retired pharmacy sales clerk...
Roy Baker (07/01/08)
Roy Baker, 76, of Lake City died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center. He had lived in Lake City for the past 17 years, moving there from Jonesboro. He was a member of Lake City Assembly of God Church and the American Bluegrass Association. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War, and a Craighead County deputy sheriff for 27 years...