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Stories from Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Historic building houses museum (06/03/09)
The Buffalo Island Museum in Monette grand opening was held Saturday, May 30, marking the restoration and completion of an Eastern Craighead County landmark. The museum is located in the former First National Bank building, at 207 W. ...
Mark Grisham visits in Monette (06/03/09)
Mark Grisham signed copies of his new book "Bedlam South," on Sunday, May 31, at the newly renovated Buffalo Island Museum in Monette. Grisham makes his home in Nesbit, Miss., where he manages Grisham's Equipment Company. He was accompanied by his wife Kellye and daughters Erica, 17, and Melissa, 13...
Annexed areas assigned to Monette wards (06/03/09)
The Monette City Council finalized ward inclusions, discussed new ordinances, dismissal of an employee, and discussed needs for bathrooms at the ballpark at the regular city council meeting May 25. City Attorney Johnny Dunigan reviewed a new ordinance assigning wards...
Lake City volunteers commended (06/03/09)
Lake City Clerk Linda Simpson gave a report on the exit interview with FEMA and ice storm clean-up during the May 18 regular city council meeting. Simpson reported the total FEMA funds are estimated at $55,000 of which the city will receive 75 percent from FEMA and 12.5 percent from the State...
Caraway Council passes pool ordinance (06/03/09)
The Caraway City Council met on May 14 and worked through a short agenda. Mayor Barry Riley read Pool Ordinance 2009-1, striking the section concerning the necessity to secure a building permit for a pool. The ordinance passed with a 4-1 vote, with Alderman John Boatman voting against...
Rebel duo inks letter of intent to Shawnee Community College (06/03/09)
Riverside basketball stars and best friends Katey Campbell and Morgan Emery will continue their playing careers after signing letters of intent with Shawnee Community College May 19 at Riverside High School...
Junior Rebels celebrate sports year (06/03/09)
Riverside honored junior high athletes May 21 with a banquet and awards ceremony held at Caraway. The junior Rebels garnered numerous team and individual awards after a successful 2008-2009 campaign...
Pirates - tourney winners (06/03/09)
Monette Pirates were declared winners in the Monette Invitational baseball machine pitch tournament held in Monette on May 16. Second place winners were the Monette Predators. Ten teams were in competition...
James Wendell Macon (06/03/09)
James Wendell Macon, 64, of Delaware, Ohio, died May 23, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio. He was born July 25, 1944, in Manila. He was a retired foreman for an orange grove in Florida. He was of the Baptist faith...
Debra Lynn Kelems (06/03/09)
Debra Lynn Kelems, 51, of Caraway, died Sunday, May 24, 2009, at her residence after a brave battle with cancer. Mrs. Kelems was born April 6, 1958, in Lepanto to Leo Stallings and Louis (Shashteen) Stallings. ...
Edna Hazel Drown (06/03/09)
Edna Hazel Drown, 80, of Bay died Thursday, May 21, 2009 at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, after having alzheimer's for many years and suffering a massive stroke. Mrs. Drown was born Aug. 6, 1928 in Martinsville, Ill., to the late Marion Stainbrook and Bertha (Kennedy) Stainbrook. ...