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Stories from Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Mississippi County Farm Bureau meets with legislators (01/11/11)
Mississippi County Farm Bureau hosted a Legislative Affairs meeting at the Holiday Inn in Blytheville Wednesday morning welcoming State Representatives Charolette Wagner and Tommy Baker and newly elected State Senator David Burnett...
BIC Homecoming set for Friday (01/11/11)
Buffalo Island Central Homecoming will be held Friday, Jan. 14, at the Mustang Athletic complex in Monette. Homecoming class Representatives are Taylor Owens, Jenna Pike and Jenny Walker, seniors; Jessica Clark, Rebecca Cunningham, Chasity Garrett, juniors; Jodiee Clay, Kaylee Greathouse, Cassidy Qualls, sophomores.
ART expansion to create new jobs for Mississippi County (01/11/11)
Clif Chitwood, president of the Great River Economic Development Area, welcomed guests, including Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, to Blytheville on Wednesday as expansion plans of Aviation Repair Technologies (ART) were announced...
Let it snow (01/11/11)
Buffalo Island area was blanketed with a cover of snow on Monday morning closing schools and slowing traffic. Manila sanitation department did not the snow stop them for collecting the trash.
Glen Wade Wood (01/11/11)
Glen Wade Wood, 67, of Caraway, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at his home. Born May 5, 1943, in Caraway, he was the son of Clifford and Tressie Griggs Wood and had been a longtime Caraway area resident. ...
Lonnie Wilkerson (01/11/11)
Lonnie Wilkerson, 91, of Leachville, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Wilkerson was born May 2, 1919, to the late James and Mauldie Wilkerson. He was a long time resident of the Leachville area, an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren. ...
Roy Daniel Rollings (01/11/11)
Roy Daniel Rollings, 61, of Paragould died Monday Jan. 3, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 8, 1949, in Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Louis and Rosella Johnson Rollings. Mr. Rollings enjoyed horse races and fishing and was of the Baptist faith...
James Edward Lyons (01/11/11)
James Edward Lyons, 74, of Caraway, died Dec. 31, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 5, 1936, at Memphis, he was the son of the late John and Mary Scott Lyons. Mr. Lyons enjoyed reading the newspaper and watching football...
Louise Keith (01/11/11)
Louise Keith, 68, of Heth, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2010, at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock. Mrs. Keith was born Aug. 2, 1942, at Luxora to the late Elmer and Cora Sharp. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family...
William Louis Hansen (01/11/11)
William Louis Hansen, Jr., 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the Poplar Bluff Medical Center. Mr. Hansen was born March 16, 1934, to the late William and Lubina Hansen in Pigeon, Mich...
Mary Alice Cude (01/11/11)
Mary Alice Cude, 77, of Leachville, widow of Bill Cude, passed away Sunday Jan. 9, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late L.M. and Blanche Bishop McClearn and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She loved her life as a farmer's wife and was of the Baptist faith...
Violet Bera Cannon (01/11/11)
Violet Bera Cannon, 87, of Paragould, formerly of New Jersey, died Jan. 4, 2011, at Greene Acres Nursing Home. Mrs. Cannon was born Sept. 7, 1923, in Hazleton, Penn., to the late Valentine and Laura Bera. Her favorite flower was a violet and she loved her coffee and working crossword puzzles...