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Stories from Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Rodeo means family tradition to Campbells (07/12/11)
When it comes to rodeos, it's a family affair for the Buster Campbell family of Black Oak. ...
Major gift to Mississippi County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund (07/12/11)
Darlene Musick, widow of Joe Musick, past president of the county Farm Bureau organization, made a $4,000 contribution in honor of her late husband. According to Benton Felts, president of the foundation, this is the largest donation by an individual to this date. ...
50 year pins presented (07/12/11)
Monette Masonic Lodge Worshipful Master Tommy Carroll, center, presented 50 year membership pins last month to Billy Gran Harrell (left) and Allen Smith. Third recipient Jody Brown was unable to attend...
Scouts attend summer camp (07/12/11)
Leachville Boy Scout Troop 42 had four scouts and two adult leaders attend summer camp on June at the Gus Blass Scout Reservation in Damascus, Ark. During the weeklong camp, the scouts went to daily sessions to complete requirements for various merit badges. Merit badge earned or partially earned during the week included:...
Helping hands (07/12/11)
Young people, ages 11-50, from Cullman, Ala., are on a mission trip in Manila offering a helping hand on a variety of projects. This group is shown painting the outside of the Higher Ground missionary building downtown.The group stayed at the Manila First Baptist Family Life Center...
Peaches on the way (07/12/11)
Swihart Peach Orchard will have peaches this season but it will be about a week later than first anticipated. Leon Swihart, owner of the longtime orchard in Leachville, said he first thought peaches would be ready by July 11...
Manila eyeing water park/pool facility (07/12/11)
Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner and members of the city council recently toured the Paragould water park/swimming pool facility. They talked to the park manager gathering information...
Lost Cane, Whistleville, Roseland, and Little River reunion planned (07/12/11)
Submitted by BOYD ESTES Boyd Estes, organizer of the annual Lost Cane, Whistleville, Roseland, and Little River reunion met with several committee members to plan the upcoming event. This will be the 12th year for the reunion and each year those attending vote unanimously to have the reunion the following year...
Susan Marie Parker (07/12/11)
Susan Marie Parker, 60 of Harrisburg, Ark., died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born May 29, 1951, in Appleton, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Leo and Marjorie Gleason Parker. Mrs. Parker was a homemaker and she enjoyed music, loved horses and spending time with her family and friends...
William Leland Henry (07/12/11)
Mr. William Leland Henry, 64 of Manila, Ark., died June 30, 2011, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Jonesboro, Ark. Born Aug. ...
Robert Anthony Whitworth (07/12/11)
Mr. Robert Anthony Whitworth, 42, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Thursday, June 30, 2011, in Paragould, Ark. Mr. Whitworth was born Sept. 16, 1968, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Billy Charles and Wanda Whitworth. Mr. Whitworth was a member of the Greater Vision Pentecostal Church, loved to give of his time and talents to others and shopping for bargains at flee markets and yard sales...
Michael Todd Washburn (07/12/11)
Michael Todd Washburn, 32, of Paragould, Ark., died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in Paragould. Born July 29, 1978 in Paragould, he was the son of the late Gordon Swain and Dana Stearley Radu and was a life long area resident. ...
Vickey Lue Craine (07/12/11)
Ms. Vickey Lue Craine 46, of Paragould, Ark., died Thursday, June 30, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Ms. Craine was born July 6, 1964, in Paragould to Calvin and Wanda Hale. Ms. Craine was a loving mother and daughter and enjoyed spending time with family and friends...