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Stories from Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Leachville Fireworks (07/06/10)
A large crowd was on hand Sunday night for the fourth annual fireworks display at the Leachville City Park. Park activities were held throughout the day with a grand fireworks display held at 9 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by the Cave Dwellers and is supported by local donations...
Monette Senior Life Center holds open house (07/06/10)
The Monette Senior Life Center held open house Thursday, June 24, to reveal recent renovations made to the center. At the beginning of the program Rev. William Piercy led those present in the "Pledge of Allegiance" to the U.S. flag. Monette Mayor Jerry Qualls welcomed the visitors and told of how much the center had meant to his family though the years...
Caraway hosts 64th annual July Fourth celebration (07/06/10)
Caraway hosted its 64th annual July Fourth celebration and picnic with activities throughout the day on Saturday, July 3. The celebration started early in the week with the arrival of the Bluff City Carnival and other activities. The rodeo was held on Friday and Saturday nights...
Manila Lions officers installed (07/06/10)
Manila Lion President LeRoy Douglas welcomed members of the Lions Club and guests to the annual banquet and installation of officers on Monday, June 28. Guests of the Lions included members of the Manila Business Women's Club...
St. Bernards recognizes Leachville residents (07/06/10)
Two Leachville residents were among 24 nurses recognized at St. Bernards Medical Center recently. Debrorah Ladd and Mary Beth Wheeler were honored as "2010 Living the Mission Nurses" at a special reception at St. Bernards Auditorium...
Lammers Family named Northeast District Farm Family (07/06/10)
LITTLE ROCK -- District winners of the 64th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year program have been selected. The eight district winners will be individually judged and the state winner will be announced at the Farm Family of the Year luncheon on Dec. 10 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock...
Kenneth Winford returns to the Lake City fire department (07/06/10)
Lake City Mayor Billy Anderson presented Kenneth Winford for reinstatement to the fire department effective June 29. Mr. Winford resigned his position on the fire department in May 2009. Council members voted unanimously to approve the reinstatement...
Moms versus daughters (07/06/10)
My daughter and I are at odds. Ever since I had a bad fall and almost cracked my skull, she's been giving me orders. Do this and don't do that. Last weekend she told me I had to stay home. I couldn't go anywhere...
Oneda Carey Myers (07/06/10)
Lillian Oneda Carey Myers, 90, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born April 11, 1920, at Manila to the late Eddie and Edna Carey. Oneda attended school at Black Water. She was one of the Black Water Belles and never missed a Black Water Reunion...
Joshua Thomas McKenzie (07/06/10)
Joshua Thomas McKenzie, 22, of Leachville and Murfreesboro died Friday, July 2, 2010, in Murfreesboro. Josh was born Aug. 18, 1987, in Jonesboro to Mitchell Thomas and Sheila Tipton McKenzie. ...
Nillie L. Stallings (07/06/10)
Nillie L. Stallings, 73, of Caraway, died July 2, 2010, at NEA Baptist Hospital, Jonesboro. Mrs. Stallings was born Aug. 24, 1936 in Rivervale to the late Benjamin Franklin Shasteen and Lula Irene Gregory Shasteen. ...
Dennis Ray Pierce (07/06/10)
Dennis Ray Pierce, 61, of Manila, formerly of St. Louis, Mo., died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at his home. Born in Paragould, he was the son of the late Henry L. Pierce and had been a longtime St. Louis area resident before making his home in Manila in 2005. He was a 1966 graduate of Oak Grove High School near Paragould...