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Stories from Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Clogging classes set (02/06/08)
Spring clogging classes, sponsored by the Jonesboro Parks and Recreation, will begin Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Earl Bell Community Center in Jonesboro. Class instructor will be certified clogging instructor, Leona Miller. Beginner classes will be from 6 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday for ten weeks. Beginner classes are open to children age eight to adults. No previous dance experience needed...
Reporting deadline for the 2007 water use registration is approaching fast (02/06/08)
It's still not too late to register wells and/or relifts for 2007! All payments and crop history are due no later than Feb. 28, 2008. The information needed to register includes the crop, acres irrigated, method of irrigation and number of times watered. ...
4-H offers after school programs (02/06/08)
Eighty two percent of adults say after school programs are essential for their communities. When considering the recent studies that indicate that juvenile crime triples after 3:00 p.m., the availability of quality after school care becomes even more apparent. ...
New publication addresses black spot of roses (02/06/08)
Why would I be talking about a rose disease when I have not even discussed pruning them yet? It may be a little early to do anything about this disease but it is not too early to develop a battle plan to stay ahead of the number one disease of roses...
Crittenden Regional Hospital names director of human resources (02/06/08)
Terry Chambers has been promoted to Director of Human Resources at Crittenden Regional Hospital. Prior to his promotion, Chambers served as Manager, Compensation and Benefits for the hospital. A native of Jonesboro, Chambers is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management and Marketing...
Whatley receives childbirth education certification (02/06/08)
Angela R. Whatley, RN, a nurse educator with the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences' Delta AHEC at Crittenden Regional Hospital has completed all of the requirements to become a Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) Certified Labor Doula and Childbirth Educator...
Holt accepts scholarship (02/06/08)
Daniel Holt, a senior at Trumann High School, has accepted a Chancellor's Scholarship to attend Arkansas State University in Jonesboro next fall. During high school his achievements included being president of the art club, vice president of FBLA, active member in the drama club and class valedictorian of 2008...
Bay lunch menu (02/06/08)
Week of Feb. 11 -- 15 Monday -- chicken fajita, refried beans, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, chips and dip, pineapple and milk. Tuesday -- chili, crackers, corn, cookies, diced peaches and milk. Wednesday -- chicken noodle soup, cheese toast, broccoli and cheese, crackers, mixed fruit and milk...
Local residents graduate from ASU (02/06/08)
Arkansas State University in Jonesboro awarded 655 diplomas on Friday, Dec. 14, during the Fall Commencement Ceremonies in the Convocation Center. Dr. Robert L. Potts, chancellor at ASU-Jonesboro, presented the various diplomas. Students from Bay who graduated are: Jennifer Dawn Jarrett, Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Health Nursing and Gina M. Crite, Bachelor of Science, Accounting...
Presentation set at agency (02/06/08)
The East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging will host a presentation, "Healthy Brain Strategies," at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8 at their conference center, 2005 East Highland in Jonesboro. Benna Underwood, education and family care coordinator with the Alzheimer's Association in Little Rock will present brain health strategies from the bio-physcho-social perspective. ...
Children's Valentine festival is Saturday (02/06/08)
A Children's Valentine Festival for the community will be hosted from 2-4 p.m. this Saturday by the members of Maple Grove Baptist Church. at the Trumann Recreational Center at the Trumann Sports Complex. Children up to grade six are invited to attend...
Adventures in newspaper land (02/06/08)
You know what they say about the weather in Arkansas. Just wait a little while and it will change. Boy, was that the truth this past week! We've had some crazy weather phenomenon. It all began last Tuesday when high winds ripped through the area tearing down signs and tossing around tractor trailers on Highway 63. ...
Club burns in 1967 fire (02/06/08)
Ken Lagrone was publisher and sold advertising, his wife Darlene was editor of the Trumann Democrat in 1967. News events covered in the newspaper were plentiful. The Oak Donic Club burned that year. The facility was a 45 year old sportsman's club in the floodway area near Tulot. It was destroyed by fire early on a Monday morning...
Tips for spring wheat fertilization (02/06/08)
It is time to start applying nitrogen to the wheat crop. We need to try and get nitrogen applied as soon as possible once the weather allows, so that it will be available to the plant when it needs it, especially on those fields that were planted late this past fall and have reduced tillering and limited plant development. ...
Crittenden Regional Hospital names new human resource manager (02/06/08)
Linda Tant has been named Manager, Compensation and Benefits for Crittenden Regional Hospital. Tant is a graduate of Christian Brothers University in Memphis, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Management. Professionally, Tant is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management...
Local businesses robbed (02/06/08)
It is a terrible feeling to be contacted by the police department and requested to come to your place of business because it has been broken into. This situation has been felt by several area businesses recently. Sometime between the close of business Thursday night and early Friday morning the offices of the Trumann Democrat and Webb Law were broken into...
Guestbook entries are interesting read (02/06/08)
Perhaps many of our loyal Trumann Democrat readers don't know about our on-line edition, www.trumanndemocrat.com. Our online version offers different things each week. Sometimes we may include stories that didn't make it into that edition or pictures that we took to go with a story but didn't have room for in the paper. You never know what you may find...
Allen, Moon announce wedding plans (02/06/08)
Hunter David and Shelbee Renee Allen are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their mother, Brandee Lynn Allen to Roger Dale Moon, Jr. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Sharon Kay Reed and Gary Lynn Van Auken. She is a 1993 graduate of Jonesboro High School. She is currently employed by Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital as a surgical technician...
Davis graduates from training (02/06/08)
Air Force Airman Ceseley M. Davis has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations...
TPD felony arrest report (02/06/08)
Jeremy A. Jones, 214 A. Redwood, was arrested on Jan. 28 by Sgt. Anthony Parker and charged with terroristic threatening and domestic abuse. According to reports, Jones girlfriend filed and affidavit against him and an arrest warrant was issued. The affidavit said Jones pulled a gun on his girlfriend and told her he would kill her...
FASTRAX offers free classes for adults (02/06/08)
Free Microsoft computer classes will start from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Trumann High School computer lab. Any Trumann adult can take the classes. The classes are free and will be taught by Patty DeFord of Trumann. Classes will move into using Microsoft Word, with tips and information from an experienced Microsoft user and teacher. Participants should bring their questions and problems, and plan now to get help using their personal computers...
Chamber has annual banquet (02/06/08)
The Trumann Chamber of Commerce presented a report on chamber activities in 2007 and presented awards for the past year to four Trumann citizens last Tuesday night at its annual banquet held in the Trumann High School Cafeteria. Outgoing Chamber Chairman Bob Sowell told the group of the chamber's mission to advance the civic, commercial, agricultural, industrial and economic welfare of the City of Trumann and surrounding area...
Baldwin Piano lays off 34 employees (02/06/08)
In an effort to streamline its operations, Baldwin Piano, Inc. of Trumann laid off 34 employees last week. The company made the announcement of the job cuts on Monday, Jan. 28. Baldwin Piano has been in Trumann for over 30 year building pianos for the United States market. Baldwin was acquired by Gibson Guitar Corporation in 2001...
Church Softball League Forming (02/06/08)
A Trumann Church Softball League is forming for spring and summer play, according to Gerry Darr. Darr says this year is the second year for the league. "Last year we had four coed teams," he said. "This year we want to have at least six teams." The league will begin play in May with teams playing 12-14 games. Teams will play at the Trumann Sports Complex...
Deep South cheer champ (02/06/08)
Jessie Martin, eight, of Bay recently won the title of Grand Champion in the individual cheerleading competition in Jackson, Miss. She beat over 40 competitors in all age categories. She cheers for Arkansas Cheer Company of Jonesboro. A third grader at Bay Elementary school, she is the daughter of Lee Martin and Amy Jo Treadaway of Bay...
Registration for baseball and softball (02/06/08)
Registration for baseball and girls softball will be held on successive Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8, 15 and 22 at the Trumann Recreation Building. Registrations may also be mailed to Trumann Parks and Recreation at P.O. Box 120. A copy of the child's birth certificate must accompany all registrations. No late registrations will be accepted...
Glenda Pearl Vinson Tippitt (02/06/08)
Glenda Pearl Vinson Tippitt, 58, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at the family residence in Jonesboro. She was born on Sunday, May 8, 1949, daughter of Lonzie and Beatrice Williams Vinson Winingear. She was born in and a lifetime resident of Jonesboro, was a truck driver, an accounting department manager and worked in the food service for many years. She was a graduate of Valley View High School and of the Baptist faith...
Margaret Whitman (02/06/08)
Margaret Whitman, 79, died Monday, January 28, 2008 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born on Friday, January 18, 1929, the daughter of the late William Curtis and Annie Skaggs Harrell. She was a lifetime resident of Trumann, a retired nurse and of the Assembly of God faith...
Betty Maxine Ballard (02/06/08)
Betty Maxine Ballard, 80, of Trumann died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 at Trumann Health and Rehab in Trumann. She was born in and a lifetime resident of Trumann. She was a retired beautician, former employee of the Singer Company and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Trumann...
Firest Stanford Parrish (02/06/08)
Firest Stanford Parrish, 92, died Monday, January 28, 2008 at the family residence in Jonesboro. He was born on Friday, August 6, 1915, son of the late Willie Stanford and Mary Elizabeth Sims Parrish in Damascus, Ark. He had lived in Jonesboro for the past five months and was formerly of Trumann. He was a retired factory worker and of the Assembly of God faith...
Bryan Keith George (02/06/08)
Bryan Keith George, 45, of Jonesboro, passed away suddenly on Monday, Jan. 29, 2008. Keith was the beloved son of Hollice and Louise Mitcherson George of Trumann. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Luther and Molly George and Mamie and Lee Mitcherson...