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Stories from Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Leachville Police discover meth lab (07/22/08)
Two Leachville residents were arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; and the manufacturing of a controlled substance (methamaphetamine), on Thursday night...
Manila School Board honors member (07/22/08)
It was a difficult school board meeting for Manila Board members as they remembered and honored board member and secretary Justin Veach at the regular July meeting. Veach died July 10. By unanimous vote, the board elected board member Tony Crowell as secretary...
Litter is problem at Big Lake (07/22/08)
Jeremy Bennett, manager of the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge, complimented the accomplishments of the young men working through the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) summer employment program...
Leachville Council wades through lengthy agenda (07/22/08)
The Leachville city council met on Monday, July 14, in the boardroom at Arkansas Northeast College, due to construction and renovation at city hall. The council had a full and lengthy agenda...
75th Homecoming set at New Providence (07/22/08)
New Providence Baptist Church pastor Danny Smith announced the 75th Homecoming services will be held Sunday, Aug. 31. "We want to welcome all past, present and future members to join in the special day," Smith said. "There will be singing, preaching and a potluck meal."...
Leachville Watermelon Festival is Saturday (07/22/08)
The second annual Leachville Watermelon Festival will be held Saturday along main street. Chairman Jerred Price brought the festival back last year after a 10 year absence. "I have good memories of the Watermelon Festival when I was a child and I wanted to do something to bring the entire community together," Price said. ...
Trey DePriest returning to Pinehurst (07/22/08)
Trey DePriest, son of Thomas and Candie DePriest of Monette, is getting ready to head back to the U.S. Kids World Championship for the fourth consecutive year. The tournament will again be held in Pinehurst, N.C. This year's tournament will be held July 31-Aug. 3. Trey will be playing in the nine year old division...
Manila catcher plays in Heartland Classic (07/22/08)
Luke McLaughlin of Manila recently played in the Heartland Classic Tournament in Muskogee, Okla. Luke started playing baseball at a young age making his debut on the local t-ball team and has never lost his enthusiasm for the game. He came up through Little League, Babe Ruth, Senior Babe Ruth and still plays in the summer program as well as catcher for the Manila High School baseball team...
Helen Virginia Whitney (07/22/08)
Helen Virginia Whitney, 84, of Lake City, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1923, in Portia, the daughter of the late James and Alice Brummett Coy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Whitney; son-in-law, Harvey Thompson; brothers, Bill Coy and Gene Coy; and sister, Juanita Harvey...
Bobby Ray Thomas (07/22/08)
Bobby Ray Thomas, 77, of Leachville, died Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in the Silverdale Community, near Arbyrd, Mo., he was the son of the late Dennis Alexander and Madge Layne Thomas and had been a Leachville resident since 1961. ...
Mary Louise Shackelford (07/22/08)
Mary Louise Shackelford, 74, died Thursday, July 17, 2008, at the Craighead Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1934, in Caraway to the late Samuel and Stella Rea. She was a homemaker and a member of the Nettleton Baptist Church. She was active in the American Red Cross and the Baptist Student Union...
Benny H. Price (07/22/08)
Benny H. Price, 70, of Crossett, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at his residence in Crossett. Mr. Price was a native of Monette and a resident of Crossett for the past 38 years. He worked for the Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill having retired in 1990. He was a member of the South Main Baptist Church and he served in the Arkansas National Guard...
Bud Kelley (07/22/08)
Bud Kelley, 75, of Manila, died Saturday, July 19, 2008, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late V.A. and Alice Daisy Shipley Kelley and had been a Manila resident most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army, was a retired farmer, and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Manila...