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Stories from Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Former Big Lake Refuge managers home brings back memories (11/04/09)
Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge Manager Jeremy Bennett recently enjoyed a visit with Margaret Webb of Jacksonville, the daughter of former refuge manager Olin Cash. Cash served as Big Lake's manager from 1937 to 1943. Cash came to Big Lake after serving in the Navy...
Caraway Center hosts annual Halloween party (11/04/09)
The Caraway Senior Citizen Center hosted the annual Northeast Arkansas Halloween party Tuesday, Oct. 27, with over 100 people in attendance. Halloween costumes of every variety added merriment to the all-day party and festivities. Mary Slack of Lepanto and James May of Trumann were named best dressed female and male winners...
Monette Council considers improvements (11/04/09)
The Monette City Council discussed grant and improvements, along with holiday bonuses and distribution of Act 833 monies, at the council meeting held Monday, Oct. 26. The council voted to use $12,000 in grant money to purchase a new chipper for city use, since there is a November deadline for burning limbs at the city landfill...
Mohawks outgun Lions 40-35 in wild shootout (11/04/09)
When Manila quarterback Josh Miles found J.J. Helton for his fifth touchdown pass of the night with 4:41 left in the game, it looked as though the Lions would come away with a 35-32 victory over Piggott. ...
Riverside Lady Rebels Roundup (11/04/09)
Riverside's Lady Rebels split a pair of non-conference games last week in senior girls basketball action. Riverside opened the week with a 61-46 loss to Bay at Lake City. Tressa Jenkins scored 23 points while Trisha Dedman added 15 to pace the Lady Yellowjackets, who hit 14-21 free throws and nailed seven three pointers on the night...
Rosalie Veach Williams (11/04/09)
Rosalie Williams was born Nov. 3, 1918 in Manila, the daughter of Robert Veach and Dilliu (Flag) Veach. She departed this life Oct. 31, 2009 at the age of 90 years. Rosalie Veach was United in marriage to Aaron Williams Nov. ...
Billy Harold Rogers, Sr. (11/04/09)
Billy Harold Rogers, Sr., 72, of Lepanto, passed away Nov. 1, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Poccahontas Aug. 29, 1937. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleo and Lena Rogers of Lepanto; brothers, Bobby Joe Rogers of Lepanto and Don Rogers of Lonoke; sister, Linda Sue Rogers of Lepanto; grandson, Andrew Dewayne Rogers and daughter in law Patricia Rogers, both of Lepanto...
Mary Jane "Janie" McClain (11/04/09)
Mary Jane "Janie" McClain, 89, widow of Fred McClain, of Leachville, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Monette Manor Nursing Home in Monette. Born in Pulaski, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Florence Watson Herd and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. ...
Jimmie "Sonny" Ladd, Jr. (11/04/09)
Jimmie Doyle "Sonny" Ladd, Jr., 59, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at the Boynton Community near Leachville, he was the son of the late Jimmie and Laverne Clark Ladd and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. ...
Seveda Hetler Holt (11/04/09)
Seveda Hetler Holt, 87, of Leachville, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at her home. Born at Marmaduke she was the daughter of the late Marshall and Zonie Frue Roberts and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was a retired cook for the Leachville Senior Citizens Center and was a member of the Leachville Church of God...