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Stories from Wednesday, August 19, 2009

JoAnn Cardin stays busy helping others (08/19/09)
JoAnn Cardin of Leachville is a people person and stays very active helping others. Even though she could retire, she chooses to continue working part-time caring for people as an in-home caregiver. Cardin, a native of Leachville, returned to Buffalo Island in 1999 after many years in the St. Louis area and central Florida area. She left Leachville in 1952...
Gilbert takes pride in his work at Manila Cemetery (08/19/09)
Doyle Gilbert is proud to be back on the job caring for the Manila Cemetery. Gilbert worked two and half years as grounds keeper at the cemetery several years ago. He returned to the job in April. He liked the work but had to quit because of health problems. When the position became available again this year, Gilbert said his health had improved and he was glad to be able to come back...
Leachville Council opens PD position, will pay 2009 retirement (08/19/09)
The Leachville City Council opened a new police department position, discussed retirement and advanced vacation pay at the regular city council meeting Monday, Aug. 10. The council voted to open a 26-hour police department position to provide necessary coverage, splitting hours between one or more officers at $8 per hour...
Thomas Powell to fill BIC assistant coach position (08/19/09)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board met Monday, Aug. 10, and hired a new boys assistant coach, accepted two resignations and approved four student transfers. Thomas Powell of Morrilton was hired to fill the health instruction/boys assistant basketball coach position...
Hulen Faulkner (08/19/09)
Hulen Faulkner, 89, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Kirby Pines Estates in Memphis. Born at Beach Grove, he was the son of the late E.W. and Alice Batey Faulkner and had lived most of his life in Manila...
Barbara Nell Williams King (08/19/09)
Barbara Nell Williams King, 71, of Manila, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born in Manila to the late Earl and Minnie Stulz Williams, she was a lifelong area resident, member of Blackwater Baptist Church in Manila and retired supervisor for Osceola Shoes. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved gardening and yard work...
Bobbie Jeane Oates Darr Brucks (08/19/09)
Bobbie Jeane Oates Darr Brucks, 77, of Evening Shade, formerly of Blytheville, died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She was born July 7, 1932, in Manila to Richard Oates and Dovie Foresthye Oates. She lived most of her life in Monette and Manila and was a homemaker of the Baptist faith...