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Stories from Thursday, December 22, 2005

Lepanto City Council discusses living arrangements of police officers (12/22/05)
The last Lepanto City Council meeting of the year began with a discussion about the proposed 2006 budget, but turned into a debate over whether city police officers should live within the city limits or a within a certain limited distance from the city...
MT school board promotes academics, seeks grants (12/22/05)
The Marked Tree School Board continued its discussion about promoting the school again this month at its meeting held last Monday. The board also approved letter jackets for academic students and discussed grant writing within the school. Superintendent Gary Masters said that the school has successfully formed a Parent Teacher Association (PTA). ...
EPC board approves senior class trip, discusses roofing project (12/22/05)
The East Poinsett County school board met in regular session last Monday to discuss several issues including a problem with the school's Entergy meter problem, a ten year facility plan, the roofing bids and a senior class trip request. Senior class sponsor, Donna Parrish, addressed the board about the possibility of the senior class taking a trip in March of next year. ...
Local bank teams up with conservation district (12/22/05)
First Delta Bank has joined forces with the Poinsett County Conservation District and the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to improve and maintain overall water quality in Poinsett County and other participating counties. Jerry Rushing, vice president of First Delta Bank, said the bank is excited about offering new opportunities to farmers. ...
Marine sacrifices Christmas with family for service to his country (12/22/05)
When Gregory "Buddy" Daniels and Jeni Thompson got married in fairytale fashion in Hawaii last summer they knew things were going to be tough the first year, but they weren't quite prepared for what happened next. Less than two months after their marriage, Daniels was deployed to the Middle East...
Bulldogs take three of four against Indians (12/22/05)
Tribune Sports Staff Robert Tyree and Dee love combined for 52 points Thursday night as Earle came to Marked Tree for the first of their two conference games. The points weren't enough, though to overcome the Bulldogs as they took a hard fought 87-77 win...
Junior Warriors match seniors, gain second win of season (12/22/05)
Like their senior counterparts, the Junior Warriors (2-9) gained their second win of the season last week. One difference, however, was that the Warriors had to wait for Saturday for their win while the Junior Warriors gain theirs on Monday with a 39-21 victory over Cross County. Even with the win, though, Coach Joseph Simmons was less than happy...
Warriors get second win of the season, 65-62 over Hornets (12/22/05)
It didn't come until a rare Saturday game, but EPC notched their second win of the season with a last second victory over the Harrisburg Hornets. The week didn't start out well, though as the Warriors traveled to Cherry Valley Monday and came home on the short end of a 61-43 score...
EPC's Ladies and Junior Ladies win out for the week (12/22/05)
"Up and down the roster we played and shot well," Coach Bobby Lewallen said after EPC's Ladies literally smothered the Lady Thunderbirds of Cross County 63-26 in Cherry Valley last Monday night December 12. "Just about everyone scored." In fact 10 Lady Warriors (9-0) registered points, but only Alisha Gilmer made it past the double-figure mark with 12. ...
Lady Indians fall to Marmaduke (12/22/05)
Tribune Sports Staff Marmaduke poured in nine three-pointers to help swamp the Lady Indians 78-33 at Marmaduke last Monday night. Desiree Upshaw was the only Indian to finish in double figures with 15 while Yolanda Munday had eight and Rudy Martin six. Antigoinie Stacy and Christy Crum finished with two each...
Robert Gene Williams (12/22/05)
Robert Gene Williams, 58, of marked Tree died Dec. 15 at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He worked as a foreman for Ritter in the farm shop and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben Williams and Elsie Brush. Survivors include his wife, Connie Williams of Marked Tree; two daughters: Kim Perkins of Naples, Fla. ...
Norma Lee Cantrell (12/22/05)
Norma Lee Cantrell, 80, of Payneway died Sunday, Dec. 11 in St. Bernard's Medical Center at Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and a member of Corners Chapel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Edward Cantrell. Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Cantrell of Payneway, Brinda Swan of Coldwater, Miss., and Diane Grant of Isola, Miss.; five sons, Jim Cantrell of Trumann, Doyle Cantrell of Indianola, Miss., and Bobby and Charles Cantrell, both of Payneway; three brothers, Frank Wheeler of Webster, Fla., and the Rev. ...
C.T. Gann (12/22/05)
C.T. Gann, 67, of Lepanto died Sunday, Dec. 18 at his residence in Lepanto. He was a Baptist and a truck driver for Bray Butane Co. He was preceded in death by his wife, Magdaline Gann. Survivors include one son; Randell Gann of Lepanto, one daughter; Mary Jane McGhee of Caraway, three brothers; "Fuzzy" Gann, Jr, W.D. Gann and Johnny Kurron Gann all of Lepanto, three grandchildren; Jennifer Jane Kelems, John Curtis McGhee, Eli Braxton Gann; and one great grandchild; Hailey Lyn Kelems....