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Stories from Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Rural mail carrier recycles poles for mail box (06/09/09)
Ed Young, a rural mail carrier in Leachville, knows the importance of a sturdy mail box. He recently recycled one of the damaged power line poles from the ice storm creating a unique base for his mail box...
Homer Thompson named NAHRO Member of the Year (06/09/09)
SouthBank President Homer Thompson, of Blytheville, has been selected for the distinguished honor of Arkansas Chapter of National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Member of the Year Award for 2009 for his service on the Mississippi County Public Facilities Board in Osceola...
Rickey Copeland retires from BIC (06/09/09)
Rickey Copeland recently retired from the BIC West Elementary after 30 years of teaching. Copeland began his teaching career at Monette Elementary in 1980 as a remedial reading teacher. At that time, his class was located in a building separate from the actual school building...
Riverside honors State champions at athletic banquet (06/09/09)
Riverside's first ever state championship was the highlight of this year's senior high athletic banquet held May 26 at Lake City. The Lady Rebel tennis team brought home Riverside's first team title last October when they won the Class 2A State Championship at Fairfield Bay. ...
Ode Ward (06/09/09)
Ode Ward, 97, of Caraway went to be with his Savior on Sunday, May 31, 2009, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Mr. Ward was born March 3, 1912, in Baxter, Tenn., and was a resident of Leachville for many years before moving to Caraway in 1950, where he and his wife, Beatrice, were longtime farmers. Mr. Ward attended the Assembly of God Church in Black Oak...
Addie Elizabeth Vankirk (06/09/09)
Addie Elizabeth Vankirk, 97, of Lake City, died Friday, June 5, 2009, in Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Kalamazoo, Mich., March 10, 1912, she was a lifelong resident of Lake City, a homemaker, and a member of Lake City Church of God...
David Alan Turner (06/09/09)
David Alan Turner, 52, of Springdale, died Thursday, June 4, 2009, in Springdale. He was born Aug. 17, 1956, in Kenosha, Wis., to Dorothy and Lincoln Turner. He was a concrete superintendent for Manhattan Road & Bridge. He was previously with Mobley Contractors...
Leonard Chadwick Snider (06/09/09)
Leonard Chadwick Snider, 31, of Trumann, died Friday, June 5, 2009 at St. Bernards Regional Hospital in Jonesboro. Mr. Snider was born Dec. 2, 1977 to Leonard and Ethel Seay Snider. Mr. Snider was a press operator for Great Dane Trailer Manufacturing. A lifelong area resident, he attended Trumann Public Schools and was on the football team, enjoyed working on cars, and he was of the Baptist faith...
Bobby Joe Wesley Penix (06/09/09)
Bobby Joe Wesley Penix, 54, of Hornersville, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Little Rock, he was the son of the late Bobby Glen and Ruby Nell Shipley Penix. He was raised in Manila and had been a Hornersville resident since 1996. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Mary Todd Barnes (06/09/09)
Mary Todd Barnes, 91, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 31, 1917 in McRae to the late William and Mable Todd. She was a retired farmer and a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. ...