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Stories from Wednesday, December 19, 2001

Buffalo Island earns ACE award (12/19/01)
Leadership Buffalo Island and special guests gathered at one of their seven "Welcome to Buffalo Island" signs to recognize their Arkansas Community of Excellence (ACE) acceptance. Renee M. Doty, consultant with the Arkansas Department of Economic Development, notified the mayors of Monette, Leachville, Manila, Caraway and Black Oak on Dec. 6 that their Buffalo Island Partnership application had met all of the qualifications set by the ADED to be certified as an ACE Regional Partnership...
Manila City Council discusses levying privilege licenses (12/19/01)
Manila Mayor Melvin Browning announced at the Thursday night city council meeting that the Buffalo Island towns had been certified as an ACE (Arkansas Community of Excellence) community through the Buffalo Island Partnership. "This group of people have worked hard on this project. ...
Townsend honored with retirement reception (12/19/01)
Farm Bureau Career Agent Woody Townsend was honored Friday with a retirement reception at the Manila Farm Bureau office on Highway 18 Bypass. Townsend will officially retire Dec. 31, with a total of 23-1/2 years with Farm Bureau. Townsend began working with Farm Bureau as a part-time agent in 1959. ...
Manila Boys fall to EPC (12/19/01)
Manila fell to EPC Friday night 76-62 to drop to 3-2 in conference play. The Lions trailed 18-14 in the first. Senior Adam Donner scored seven of his 12 points hitting a full round of two free throws, a basket, and a trey. EPC ended the quarter with six straight points...
Riverside girls 2 for 2 against Marked Tree (12/19/01)
The Riverside girls wasted no time repeating the action from their previous game against Marked Tree on Thursday. They came up with a steal on Marked Tree's first possession and shut the Indians down with good defense. The Lady Rebels ran the full court press early and set the tempo for the game. The Rebels jumped out to a 7-0 lead with the press and some scoring in the paint. Marked Tree responded with some changes and started beating the press and getting some rebounds...
Rebels defeat Cougars of Rector (12/19/01)
RECTOR -- The Riverside Rebels played the spoiler here last Friday night as they defeated the Cougars, 55-45, on their Homecoming night. The Rebels scored first in the contest and never trailed, but did have to fend off a late Cougar threat that was led by an 18-point fourth quarter...
Manila Lady Lions fall to Valley View (12/19/01)
The Lady Lions fell to 8-9 overall and 2-2 in conference play Thursday with a 62-46 loss to the Lady Blazers. Valley View led 15-9 in the first but Manila fought back in the second to trail by three 30-27. VV outscored Manila by seven points to take a 10 point third quarter lead before cruising on for the win...
Chalee Renee May - Monette (12/19/01)
Chalee Renee May, two days old, daughter of Bobby May Jr., and Misty May, died Dec. 14, 2001, at Arkansas children's Hospital in Little Rock. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Hunter DeWayne May of the home; paternal grandfather, Bobby May Sr., of Farmington, Mo., paternal grandmother, Carolyn Wilson of Etowah; maternal grandfather, Paul J. ...
Margaret Georgia Miller - Lake City (12/19/01)
Margaret Georgia Miller, 86, of Lake City, died Dec. 14, 2001, at her home. Born at Hornersville, she was the daughter of the late Richard George and Ida Crews Hillhouse, and had lived many years in Michigan before moving to Lake City in 1984. She was the widow of Thomas Miller...
Myrtle Mae Hurst - Monette (12/19/01)
Myrtle Mae Hurst, 107, of Monette, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was a retired school teacher, member of the Monette First Baptist Church, member of the Garden Club and Retired Teachers Association. She had lived in Monette most of her life...
Windord "Wink" Coburn - St. Joseph, Mich. (12/19/01)
Winford "Wink" Coburn, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at his home. Coburn was born July 25, 1922, in Hollywood, Mo., to Walter and Bessie (Kinchen) Coburn. He was a World War II Army veteran stationed in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and Japan. On Feb. ...
Harry Ancel Chapin - Manila (12/19/01)
Harry Ancel Chapin, 90, of Manila, died Dec. 11, 2001, at Manila Nursing Center in Manila. Born at Hornersville, he was the son of the late Joe and Bertha Edmonson Chapin and was a lifelong Manila area resident. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...
Carl E. Booth - Mountain Home (12/19/01)
Carl E. Booth, 85, of Mountain Home, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2001, at Mountain Home. Born at Williford, he was a member of the Community of Christ Church. He was on the building committee of both the Caraway and Mountain Home congregations. He was a retired farmer of Caraway and held honorary FFA degrees at the Chapter and State levels. He was board member of the Drainage District 18. He was a Mason...
Randy Harold King - Manila (12/19/01)
Randy Harold King, 41, of Manila died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at his home. Born to Leon Leonard and Barbara Nell Williams King, Sr., he was a factory worker, a lifelong area resident and of the Baptist faith. In addition his parents, he is survived by a brother, Leon Leonard King Jr., of Manila...