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Stories from Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Lights and music tell the true story of Christmas (12/29/09)
Danny Smith turned his rural home and property into a Christmas light story enjoyed by many visitors who have found their way to his country home near Caraway. It is located on Craighead County Road 842 off Highway 139...
Zelma Keith is looking forward to her 86th Christmas (12/29/09)
Zelma Keith, Leachville's 2009 Christmas Angel, is looking forward to celebrating her 86th Christmas. She was raised in a big, happy family. She was the oldest of the six children born to Dawson and Della Jackson...
Christmases past hold fond memories for Mrs. Caraway (12/29/09)
If a person could be a landmark, Janella Caraway of Manila would qualify. She has lived most all of her life in Manila and a large part of it at what she calls her corner of the world. Several years ago she built a house on the lot where she was raised. ...
Linda Winn feels blessed by friends and family (12/29/09)
All those who know Linda Winn, Lake City Christmas Angel, for being generous and thoughtful praise her. She is an active member of the First Baptist Church, and is mission minded. Linda Winn was born and raised in Knoxville, Tenn., one of three siblings born to Mary Ellen (Rogers) and Pat Cureton. She has two brothers, Eddie and Bruce...
Christmas is Mrs. Walker's time for friends and family (12/29/09)
Novella Walker is a very busy lady and an active member of the Caraway Senior Citizen Group. It is only fitting she represent Caraway as the 2009 Christmas Angel. Novella was born in Sylamore, the daughter of Martha (Stevens) and Lige McGinnis. The nine McGinnis siblings included Edith, Erstle, Leon, Joella, Novella, Edward, Laverne, Emma Jean, and Nora Lynn...
Jacquelyn Howell - an inspiration to others (12/29/09)
Jacquelyn Howell of Monette is a fantastic lady and a true Buffalo Island Hero. Christmas always brings back fond memories for her, as well as the spirit of thankfulness. Her life has been a long journey, full of bumps in the road, but leading to fulfilling destinations...
DU print presented to Manila School in memory of Dale Poag (12/29/09)
Connie Adams made a presentation at the Manila School Board in memory of longtime FFA Advisor Dale Poag. "In memory of Dale Poag, friends and former students would like to present this Ducks Unlimited, limited edition Zettie Jones' print to the Manila School District, and this Service Award Conservation Certificate," Adams said...
Spreading Christmas cheer (12/29/09)
Members of the Masonic Lodge #558 purchased 20 large hams as a Christmas gift giving project in Monette. Mason Jim Fraser, Clyde Watson, and Lodge Master Larry Bibb delivered the hams to select recipients on Saturday morning, Dec. 19...
Julie Thompson wins third in state essay competition (12/29/09)
Julie Thompson, sixth grade student at Buffalo Island Central East, won third place in the State Stamp Out Smoking Essay Competition. The contest was open to students in grades 2-9 with judging falling into three categories: grades 2-3; 4-6; and 7-9...
Hunters cook for a cause (12/29/09)
The Grape Vine Ridge Hunting Lodge, of Black Oak, fired up their massive BBQ grill about 5:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, Dec. 19, to cook over 400 pounds of Boston butts and chickens as a part of their annual Christmas dinner gift basket project...