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Stories from Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Music festival to benefit Johnny Cash historical site (02/01/11)
Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has teamed up with the family of Johnny Cash to produce the Johnny Cash Music Festival at the ASU Convocation Center on Aug. 4, with all proceeds going to develop a historical site in Cash's boyhood home of Dyess, Arkansas...
Dennis Veach retires from the Workforce Services (02/01/11)
Friends, family, and co-workers gathered on Friday afternoon to honor Dennis Veach with a retirement reception held at the Workforce Services offices in Blytheville. Veach, a native of the Lost Cane community, has worked with the Workforce Service, employment security division for 34 years, eight months, and 25 days. Veach smiled as he looked at his watch and added 6-1/2 hours...
Mrs. McDaniel shares first hand history (02/01/11)
There was no sign of a generation gap when Mrs. Opal McDaniel of Jonesboro shared over 100 years of first-hand history with Riverside East elementary students in Caraway on Tuesday afternoon...
Manila Elementary construction project complete (02/01/11)
Adam Seiter, senior project manager for Nabholz Construction, reported at the January school board meeting the elementary building project is 100 percent complete on the punch list items...
Crazy about Cheer (02/01/11)
The Manila junior and senior high cheerleaders hosted a Peewee Cheer Clinic, Crazy about Cheer, on Saturday at the Manila High School gymnasium. Forty girls in grades kindergarten through sixth grade learned a cheer and a dance routine. ...
Tourney champs (02/01/11)
Buffalo Island Central Monette West Elementary 4th grade undefeated NEA East Conference Champions and NEA Tournament Champions Pictured from left, are: Back -- Cheerleaders, Carmen Besharse, Sarah Henson, Kaitlyn Fry, Emili Copeland, Alison Spencer...
Earle hands Lions first conference loss, 70-54 (02/01/11)
Earle slipped into Manila Friday night and handed the Lions their first conference loss of the season with a convincing 70-54 victory in 3A-3 conference play. The Lions took a 14-12 lead after the first quarter, but the Bulldogs used their quickness to take control in the second period, pulling ahead 28-23 at the half. ...
Rebel Basketball Rewind (02/01/11)
Riverside dropped a heartbreaking 73-67 overtime loss at Marked Tree Tuesday night before bouncing back Friday night to trounce Walnut Ridge 68-41 in senior boys basketball action...
Mustang Basketball Roundup (02/01/11)
Buffalo Island Central swept a pair of 2A-3 conference battles last week, defeating Marmaduke 53-46 Tuesday night at Monette before traveling to Marked Tree and coming away with a 58-54 decision over the Indians Friday night. The victories improved BIC to 13-6 overall and 7-8 in conference play...
Ruby Johnston Nance (02/01/11)
Ruby Johnston Nance, formerly of Memphis passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born Dec. 10, 1919, in Jonesboro to the late Lot and Nancy Johnston. She retired after 25 years with Union Planters Bank in Memphis and was of the Methodist faith...
Jackie Lee McNeely (02/01/11)
Jackie Lee McNeely, 59, of Rector died on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Oct. 21, 1951, at St. Louis, Mo., to the late Leroy and RosaLee Shannon McNeely. Mr. McNeely was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cattle farming. He also enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren...
Stonewall "Stoney" Jackson (02/01/11)
Stonewall "Stoney" Jackson, age 94 of Leachville, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Silverdale, Mo., he was the son of the late William Henry and Myrtle Eaton Jackson and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. ...
Harold Wayne Goodwin (02/01/11)
Harold Wayne Goodwin, age 63 of Manila, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at his home. Born in Iowa City, Iowa he was the son of the late Lloyd and Chlora Farmer Goodwin and had lived most of his life in Iowa. ...
Stella Marie Decker (02/01/11)
Stella Marie Decker, age 81 of Manila, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Beach Grove, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Roy and Mamie Harvel Williams and had been a Manila resident for most of her life. ...
Lila Fay Cremeans (02/01/11)
Lila Fay Cremeans, age 67 of Paragould, died Monday Jan. 31, 2011, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Mrs. Cremeans was born June 9, 1943, to the late George and Gladys Hogan Thorne and had been a long-time Paragould area resident...
Elizabeth Ann Bailey (02/01/11)
Elizabeth Ann Bailey, age 47 of Marmaduke, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at her home. She was born May 23, 1963, to William and Dorothy Miller Southerly. Mrs. Bailey was an alumnus of the Paragould public school and she was of the Baptist Faith...