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Stories from Monday, March 30, 2009

Monette benefit held for Nikki Strickland (03/30/09)
Nikki Strickland of Jonesboro shared her smile and love of life during a benefit held for her at the Monette Methodist Church on Sunday, March 22. Nikki, 23, has been fighting melanoma for over two years...
Sheriff Leroy Meadows dies at 73 (03/30/09)
The death of Sheriff Leroy Meadows Friday has saddened former and present members of the law enforcement community, as well as almost anyone who came into contact with Meadows...
Caraway fire claims movie memorabilia (03/30/09)
A Caraway fire destroyed movie memorabilia from "Walk the Line" and "A Painted House" along with other items collected over 20 years by Melton Emery, owner of two buildings located at the intersection of State Highway 135 and 158...
Monette Council draws city ward boundaries (03/30/09)
The division of three city wards was discussed and a rough sketch was presented by Mayor Chub Qualls at the Monette City Council meeting held March 23. Ward one will consist mainly of residents on the south edge of the city. ...
Stella May retiring after 35 years (03/30/09)
With mixed emotions Stella May of Manila has decided to retire from Manila Nursing Center after 35 years of service. She has been a certified nursing assistant (CNA) throughout her career. She will be retiring on March 31...
Lions pound out 11-1 victory over BIC (03/30/09)
Manila built a 6-0 lead after the first two innings en route to an 11-1 drubbing of Buffalo Island Central in high school baseball action Monday afternoon at Monette. Manila's Frankie Cowgill led the game with a single, stole second and raced home on an RBI triple by Hunter Bryan, who led the Lions at the plate going 4-4 with a pair of RBIs. ...
Mary Snider (03/30/09)
Mary Snider, 49, of Cash, died Wednesday March 25, 2009, at Jonesboro Health Center. She was born in Orlando, Fla. She was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie Wilson and two children, Timmy and Jimmy Snider...
Kay Roach Harrison (03/30/09)
Kay Roach Harrison of Manila, 67, died Thursday, March 26, 2009, in Austin, Texas. She was born March 29, 1941, in Manila to the late Walter and Mary Nell Roach. Before becoming the social and activities director at the Manila Nursing home, she worked as a substitute teacher and bus driver for Manila School District and had owned and ran the Playland Daycare in Manila for several years. ...
Kelly Ray Driskill Dunavin (03/30/09)
Kelly Ray Driskill Dunavin of Steele, Mo., died on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at her residence after an extensive battle with cancer. Born June 8, 1976 in Osceola, to Alvin and Willene (Pritchett) Driskill, Mrs. Dunavin was a long time resident of Steele. She was a licensed beautician in Missouri, Tennessee, and Arkansas, a homemaker and of the Pentecost faith...
Carrie Beulah Kelton Barnett (03/30/09)
Carrie Beulah Kelton Barnett, 86, of Osceola died Friday, March 27, 2009, at the Osceola Health Care Nursing Home. Born Feb. 20, 1923, in Salem, to William Albert Leslie Kelton and Irene Jane (Gardner) Kelton, Mrs. ...
Charles Augustus Adams (03/30/09)
Charles Augustus Adams, 32, of Leachville, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at his home. Born in Southaven, Mich., he was the son of Billy Joe Adams and Debra Adams Tate. He had been a longtime resident of Northeast Arkansas and was a carpenter...
James Edward "Bubby" McFarlin (03/30/09)
James Edward "Bubby" McFarlin died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 19, 1945, in Cardwell to Woodrow and Nina Louise Osment McFarlin. He was a retired farmer, maintenance man and bus driver. He was an active member of the Monette Church of Christ and Monette Masonic Lodge 558...