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Stories from Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Manila cancer survivor enjoys life (07/29/08)
Donna Walls of Manila, known as "Mrs. Donna" by the students at Manila High School, is a breast cancer survivor. She works as a paraprofessional in the high school and loves the kids she works with every day...
Manila Business Women fundraising project underway (07/29/08)
The Manila Business Women will be giving away a handmade queen-size comforter with matching pillow shams, two sets of pillow cases, and decorative pillows as a fundraiser. The comforter was donated by a club member. ...
Leachville Police Department receives funds (07/29/08)
Leachville Police Department has been able to replace, upgrade and add new equipment at no cost to the taxpayers thanks to a Justice Assistant Grant (JAG) state 90/10 grant for $5,000 and a $2,000 incentive award from the Click It or Tick It campaign through the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI)...
Leachville Class of 1964 holds reunion (07/29/08)
The Leachville Class of 1964 recently held their 44 year reunion at the Lazy J Restaurant at Arbyrd with 23 class members attending. James Green of Waco, Texas, was recognized for traveling the farthest...
Higginbotham Family Dental now open in Leachville (07/29/08)
Dr. Todd Higginbotham grew up in Monette and knows how important it is to keep his hometown and the surrounding communities thriving. As a hometown boy and member of a local farming family, he wanted to make sure the area continued to grow economically. ...
BIC board approves personnel changes and additions (07/29/08)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board accepted the resignation of Mike Bridges and Lyndsey Lamberson at the July 14 meeting. Following a closed session to consider personnel matters, the board approved several personnel changes...
Manila council denies variance (07/29/08)
Manila City Council members took no action on a variance request from a Manila resident to keep a pet goat. Kenneth Wallace and his attorney, Mikki Connealy, were present at the July council meeting to once again request a variance. ...
Caraway Redbirds go undefeated (07/29/08)
The Caraway Redbirds 9 and 10 year old baseball team went undefeated this season with a record of 16-0. They won NEA Little League Champs and NEA Little League Tournament Champs. Pictured are, from left: front -- Hunter Whittenburg, Gannon Crews, Hunter Douglas, Braden Overman, Dylan Austin, and Ryan Kelems. ...
Charlene Poe Paul (07/29/08)
Charlene Poe Paul, 72, died July 22, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, in the Wallace Community to the late Frank and Ila Eaton Poe. She retired from General Motors, Delco Division in Kokoma, Ind., after 30 years and returned to Monette in 1990. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church...
Glenna O'Neal (07/29/08)
Glenna O'Neal, 83, of Lake City died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She lived in Peoria, Ill., prior to moving to Lake City four years ago. She is survived by sons, Mike O'Neal and wife Donna, Lake City, Quentin Nungesser and wife Sherry, Daniel Nungesser, of Belleville, Ill., Gary Nungesser and wife Rene, Palm Bay, Fla., Beri Nungesser and wife Michele, Wisconsin; daughters, Sheri Prohaska and husband Dave, St. ...
James Kenneth McElroy (07/29/08)
James Kenneth McElroy, 82, of Cardwell, Mo., died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at his home. Born at Egypt, Ark., he was the son of the late Eugene and Vinnie Jones McElroy and had been a lifelong Cardwell resident. He was a retired farmer and attended Calvary Full Gospel Church...
Lottie Johnson (07/29/08)
Lottie Johnson, 80, of Kennett, Mo., died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center. She had lived in Kennett for the past five years, moving there from Lake City. She was a member of the Black Oak Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her husband, Volney Johnson; daughter, Glenda Lilly; Vera Summers, mother; and L. D. Summers, stepfather...
Essie Ellis (07/29/08)
Essie Ellis, 93, died Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born June 10, 1915, in Michigan to the late Archie and Hazel Lezotte. She is survived by a son, Edwin F. Ramsey, Sr. of Caraway; four grandchildren, Anita Hurst, Pamela Milligan, Edwin Ramsey, Jr., Vincent Ramsey; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild...
Jeffrey Don Cope (07/29/08)
Jeffrey Don Cope, 45, died Monday, July 21, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center following a short fight with cancer. He graduated in 1988 from Arkansas State University and served in the Air Force during Desert Storm. He worked for Trinity Industries...
Lela Catherine Brasher (07/29/08)
Lela Catherine Brasher, 84, of Osceola, died on July 24, 2008, at her residence after an extensive illness. Born Nov. 19, 1924, in Mississippi to the late Scott Montgomery and Lucida (Hickman) Montgomery. Mrs. Brasher was a lifelong area resident, member of the First Baptist Church, Keiser, and retired owner of 25 years with Osceola Furniture Mart...