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Stories from Tuesday, November 1, 2011

5K raises $5,000 for Butterfly House (11/01/11)
The first annual Harvest 5K Walk/run to benefit the Butterfly House, a recovery home for women, was held Saturday at the Adams Estate in Leachville with 185 registered participants. Participants started arriving before the sun came up with registration from 6:45-7:45 a.m. with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m...
Think Pink walk held in honor of Donna Walls (11/01/11)
The third annual "Think Pink" Walk in honor of Donna Walls and in memory of Jeanane Martin was held at Manila High School Monday, Oct. 24, with over 100 students, teachers and community volunteers participating...
Veterans programs planned in Manila (11/01/11)
The Manila community veterans program will be held at 11 a.m. on 11-11-11 at the Herman Davis Monument (if inclement weather, it will be held inside at the Airport Center). All veterans are invited to the program and to the Depot for a light lunch and tour of the military display at the Manila museum...
Little book signing well attended (11/01/11)
Charlene Pillow Little sailed through her very first book signing with flying colors at the Buffalo Island Museum on Oct. 23. She soon found herself sold completely out of books as family, friends, schoolmates and regional book enthusiasts attended the event...
Harry Wooten honored with retirement reception (11/01/11)
Mississippi County Judge Randy Carney declared Harry Wooten Day in Mississippi County and presented him with a plaque at his retirement reception at the Farm Bureau office in Osceola on Thursday, Oct. 27...
Antique buffet donated (11/01/11)
Members of the Taylor family donated a century old buffet for display at the Buffalo Island Museum, in Monette, in October. The piece of heirloom furniture came from the Shaw family ancestors, who lived in the Mangrum Community area of Buffalo Island...
Betty Jane Sandberg (11/01/11)
Betty Jane Sandberg, 91, of Paragould, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2011, at Belle Meade Rehabilitation Center in Paragould. Mrs. Sandberg was born Sept. 5, 1920, in Indianapolis, Ind., to the late Ernest and Esther Long. Mrs. Sandberg was an Army veteran with the rank of lieutenant, retired from nursing, loved to travel, member of VFW, Disabled Veterans and volunteered at hospitals...
Dennis Franklin Short (11/01/11)
Dennis Franklin Short, 64, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. A memorial was held Monday, Oct. 24, at Highland Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Ark...
Patricia Gail Morris (11/01/11)
Patricia Gail Morris, 69, of Marmaduke, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Williamson, W. Vir., she was the daughter of the late David and Beulah Burchett Manley. Mrs. Morris was a longtime nurse's aide and she enjoyed spending time with her family...
Robert Blaine Morris, Sr. (11/01/11)
Robert Blaine Morris, Sr., 73, of Marmaduke, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2011, at his home. Born Aug. 25, 1938 in Paris, Ky., he was the son of the late Bill and Naomi Hager and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Morris was an Army veteran and a devoted family man and loved his faithful dog Scooter...
Martha Inex Mattox (11/01/11)
Martha Inez Mattox, 58, of Trumann, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Dec. 16, 1952, in Savannah, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late James Ivan and Jessie Haynes Eastin and had been a longtime area resident. ...
Bonnie Sue (Gibson) Holleman (11/01/11)
Bonnie Sue (Gibson) Holleman, 73, of Flint, Mich., died Sept. 30, 2011. She was raised in Arbyrd, Mo., the daughter of the late Alice and Dave Gibson. Survivors include four sisters, Billie Holloway of Flint, Mich., Jean Ball of Arbyrd, Mo., Judy Pidgeon of Flint, Mich., and Jerry Hutton of Manila, Ark.; two brothers, Jimmy Gibson of Flint, Mich., and Marion Gibson of Cardwell, Mo.; and three sons, Darneal Holleman, Kenny Holleman and Greg Holleman, all of Michigan.. ...
Edythe Mae Gilpartrick (11/01/11)
Edyth Mae Gilpatrick, 92, of Leachville, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at the home of her daughter. Born in Van Buren County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Alex and Dora Campbell Skidmore and had been a Leachville resident for over 60 years. She was retired form Leachville Public Schools and was a longtime member of the People of Praise United Pentecostal Church in Leachville...