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Stories from Thursday, October 9, 2008

Gathright receives Farmer of the Year Award (10/09/08)
Dennis Gathright of Monette was the recipient of the Farmer of the Year award. The Excellence in Agriculture Farmer of the Year and the Excellence in Agriculture Business Person of the Year awards were presented at the Regional Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and awards dinner held at the Arkansas State Convocation Center on Thursday...
Jeffers to celebrate 50 years (10/09/08)
Donald and Demetra Jeffers of Caraway will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 11. The couple will be honored with a reception party in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church in Caraway from 2-4 p.m...
Manila educator receives Besse Moore Award (10/09/08)
LeAnn Helms, civics and American history teacher at Manila High School, has been selected to receive the Besse Moore Award, sponsored by Economics Arkansas. Economics Arkansas is sponsored through Arkansas Public Schools, banks, and major corporations. ...
Caraway businesses spruce up Main Street (10/09/08)
The Caraway Beautification Committee and the City of Caraway presented "Renovation Appreciation Awards" to three local businesses Thursday, Oct. 2, to congratulate them on a job well done...
Cavemen club Lions 30-0 (10/09/08)
Cave City scored one defensive touchdown and added three more on offense, propelling the Cavemen to a 30-0 shutout over the Manila Lions in junior high football action Thursday night at Cave City...
Hornets bomb Lions with aerial assault in 42-6 victory (10/09/08)
Harrisburg used a big play offense, scoring on their first five possessions, and coasted to a 42-6 3A-3 conference victory over the Lions Friday night at Manila. Sophomore quarterback Zach Davis fired five touchdown passes to five different receivers as the Hornets remained undefeated at 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in league play...
Carroll Weatherford (10/09/08)
Carroll Weatherford, 79, died Thursday at Manila Nursing Home. He retired from Chrysler and was a member of the Manila Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Melva Weatherford; sons, Les Weatherford, Rick Weatherford and Joe Weatherford; and a sister, Thelma Hattemer...
Elva I. Stewart (10/09/08)
Elva I. Stewart, 89, died Sunday, October 05, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 24, 1918 in Monette to the late John and Mary Bronaugh. Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Taylor of Lake City; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild...
Maryellen Reynolds (10/09/08)
Maryellen Reynolds, 58, of Pahokee, Fla., died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at Glades General in Belle Glade, Fla. Born at Vasser, Mich., she was the daughter of the late William and Gertrude Clarke Scott, and had been a longtime resident of Florida. She was a retired bus driver from the Palm Beach County School District and a member of the First Methodist Church in Canal Point, Fla...
Mary Charlene "Chee-Chee" Farrow Quick (10/09/08)
Mary Charlene "Chee-Chee" Farrow Quick, 59, of Blytheville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She was born in Harrisburg to Harlon William and Mary Sarter Farrow. A longtime area resident, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Bruce Lee Murphy (10/09/08)
Bruce Lee Murphy, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 05, 2008, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Born in Jonesboro to the late Arthur and Bessie Murphy, he graduated from Caraway Central High School in 1937. A longtime farmer in Caraway, he moved to Memphis in 1965, and then relocated to Jonesboro in 1996...
Belle Lewis (10/09/08)
Belle Lewis, 75, of Dell died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at Blytheville. Born to the late Lehman Joseph and Cora Mae Woodruff Halford, she was a homemaker and a member of Dell Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Jack Lewis; daughters, Jacqueline Baker and Gay Gantz; sons, Randy Lewis and Ronnie Lewis; a brother; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Max Ray Hawk (10/09/08)
Graveside services for 70 year old Max Ray Hawk, who died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, was held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery. Interment followed. Irby Funeral Home Chapel at Marmaduke was in charge of arrangements...
Thomas Harrel Carter (10/09/08)
Thomas Harrel Carter, 64, of Cave City, formerly of Osceola, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born July 10, 1944, at Leachville. He was a minister and had a woodworking business. ...
Bobby Joe Aycock (10/09/08)
Bobby Joe Aycock, 62, of Lake City died Sunday morning Oct. 5, 2008, at his home. He had lived his life in Lake City and was of the Baptist belief. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wanda Ingram and Joseph P. Aycock...
Harry Melvin Adams (10/09/08)
Harry Melvin Adams Sr., 95, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 6, 1913, in Belleville, Ill., to the late Thomas and May Adams. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Monette United Methodist Church. ...