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Stories from Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Antique organ donated to museum (08/06/08)
The Lake City Museum has a new display thanks to the generosity of Pat Qualls Taylor and her son, Brett Qualls. The 125 year old organ not only looks good, it still plays beautifully. The organ was donated to the museum in memory of Bill Qualls and W.O. Qualls...
Refuge landmark back up and ringing (08/06/08)
The original bell at Refuge General Baptist Church, on Highway 18 near Lake City, is back up serving as a landmark of the church's long history. The old church was built in 1935. The Box family moved to the area and started attending Refuge. Harley Box and Charlie Halloway hung the bell in the bell tower...
Roger Ferrell named 2008 A.S.E.A. Outstanding State Employee (08/06/08)
Roger Ferrell of West Ridge was the recipient of the 2008 Outstanding State Employee Award, given by the Arkansas State Employees Association at a banquet held during its annual convention on the evening of Aug. 1 at the Austin Hotel and Convention Center in Hot Springs. He received a plaque, a traveling trophy, and a check for $500...
Lake City council accepts resignation (08/06/08)
Lake City Clerk Linda Simpson read a letter of resignation from Alderwoman Debbie Davis at the July 21 regular city council meeting. A motion to accept the resignation passed unanimously. Present for the meeting were Aldermen Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Mark Mann and Kenneth Winford. Aldermen Jon Milligan and Debbie Davis were absent...
Monette recycling program implemented (08/06/08)
The Monette City Council worked through a short agenda consisting of city improvements and special events at the regular council meeting Monday evening, July 28. The council completed plans for a Recycling Day Kick-Off, for Aug. 1, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at city hall. The event was planned to inform residents about the new recycling program being implemented by the City of Monette in August...
Irda Mae Vore (08/06/08)
Irda Mae Vore, 82, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born May 25, 1926, in Marmaduke to the late James and Volina Robinson. She was a homemaker and member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Bill Redman (08/06/08)
Bill Redman, 73, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born June 6, 1935, in Milligan Ridge to the late Harvey and Jennie Redman. He was a retired farmer who loved to hunt, fish and spend time with his family...
Gracie L. Ham (08/06/08)
Gracie L. Ferguson Ham, 81, of Monette died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. She is survived by three daughters, Donna Garrett and Vera Buys and husband Gary of Blytheville, and Rachael Ham of Jonesboro; a brother, Tommy Joe Ferguson and wife Nancy of Virginia; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Robert Lynn "Bobby" Bell (08/06/08)
Robert Lynn "Bobby" Bell, 47, of Manila died early Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at his home. Born at Jonesboro, he had been a Manila resident most of his life. He was a 1979 graduate of Manila High School and had attended Arkansas State University pursuing a masters degree in communications. ...