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Stories from Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Manila fills assistant principal positions (06/21/11)
On the recommendation of Superintendent Pam Castor, Manila School Board voted to hired Jeff Priest (girls' basketball coach), as assistant high school principal, and LeeAnn Helms (high school teacher), as assistant principal in K-8, at the regular June school board meeting on Thursday...
Mark Fincher named 2011 Mississippi County Farm Family (06/21/11)
The Mark Fincher family of Dyess is the 2011 Mississippi County Farm Family. Mark is a third generation farmer. He and his wife, Mary Cullom "Callie" Fincher and their children live at 3755 West County Road 876 with a duck, turkeys, the dog and the hermit crabs...
Miss Tacky 2011 crowned (06/21/11)
Miss Tacky 2011 and a variety show was held at the Melody Theater in Leachville on June 11 with all proceeds going to the Buffalo Island Relay for Life. Larry Davis served as emcee of the pageant with each contestant trying to "out tacky" the others...
Southworth employees complete first aid courses (06/21/11)
Over 20 Southworth employees were recognized for receiving certification in CPR and AED. The two-day classes, six hour training, was conducted by ASU Tech Center, on May 17 and May 19. The course is in conjunction with the company's safety training program and community effort...
Misner receives PEO scholarship (06/21/11)
Megan Misner of Monette, a 2011 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School, was presented a scholarship from the Chapter AC PEO on Tuesday. Deborah Kirby presented the $400 scholarship congratulating Megan on her accomplishments. Megan was the first PEO Star Scholarship nominee...
Site donated for Butterfly House (06/21/11)
The Butterfly House, a recovery home for women, moved a step closer thanks to the generosity of Gerald and Feggie Bebout who donated a 1-1/2 acre lot in the Lost Cane area. Laura Oldham, along with co-founder Danna Deaton, expressed their appreciation for the lot...
Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf tournament draws 19 teams (06/21/11)
In the largest turnout in its history, the Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament avoided the storms to host 57 players in its thirteenth year of existence. Nineteen, three-person teams filled the course of the Big Lake Country Club in Manila on Tuesday, June 14, for the Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament. ...
Caraway Council searching for ways to increase revenue (06/21/11)
The Caraway city council met Thursday June 9, and discussed financial concern and possible solutions. Mayor Barry Riley proposed the council consider adoption of a one-cent sales tax in order to obtain revenue to replace water lines and repair streets...
Barbara Ann Jones (06/21/11)
Ms. Barbara Ann Jones, 75, of Paragould, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Ms. Jones was born on May 16, 1936, in Cadillac, Mich., to the late Woodrow Wilson and Rosanna Augusta Scott. Ms. Jones was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and attended meetings in Paragould, loved to travel, enjoyed shopping for shoes and jewelry, preaching work, and loved her dogs...
James Oscar Myres (06/21/11)
James Oscar Myres, 44 of Rector, Arkansas, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born Dec. 30, 1966, in Piggott, Arkansas, he was the son of Mr. James and Dorothy White Myres and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Myres was employed by Roy Owens Construction Company, who valued him as an excellent employee...
Kenneth Eugene Doyle, Sr. (06/21/11)
Mr. Kenneth Eugene Doyle, Sr., 75, of Pocahontas, Ark., died on Thursday, June 16, 2011, at his home. Mr. Doyle was born on Oct. 25, 1935, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late James Frank Philip and Maudie Mae Creel Doyle. Mr. Doyle was a member of the West Ridge Church of Christ, enjoyed woodworking, gardening and was an avid Cardinal baseball fan...
Jo Ann Kettler (06/21/11)
Mrs. Jo Ann Kettler, 67, of Paragould, died Sunday, June 19, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mrs. Kettler was born Oct. 5, 1943 in Johnstown, Penn., to the late Paul and Lillian Hemming. Mrs. Kettler was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed crocheting, working word and number search puzzles, a good cook, and was formerly of Chesaning, Mich...
Barney Pete Elliott (06/21/11)
Steele, Mo. Barney Pete Elliott, 83 of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at his home. Born Sept. 12, 1927, he was the son of the late Taugh and Nellie Elliott and had been a long time area resident. Mr. Elliott enjoyed fishing, gardening and loved animals...