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Stories from Friday, January 25, 2002

Manila Quiz Bowl team wins first place in district (01/25/02)
Bringing home trophies from the junior high Quiz Bowl competition has become a tradition for Manila Junior High teams. This year's 2001-2002 MJHS Quiz Bowl team won first place in the District Tournament Saturday held at Gosnell High School The all boy team members are Nick Robbins, Jim Crosthwait, Landon Winberry, B.J. ...
Legislative Farm Forum held at Burdette (01/25/02)
Approximately 200 area farmers, agribusiness owner/operators and community leaders had the opportunity to meet and discuss farm issues at a Farm Forum at Cotton Boll Technical Institute on Friday. Manila farmer and Farm Bureau Board Member Randy Veach served as moderator for the event with U.S. ...
Dunigan announces plans to seek re-election (01/25/02)
Caraway Mayor Danny Dunigan announced his plans to seek re-election in the November election. "The past three years have been very successful for the city," Dunigan said. "We have obtained over $500,000 in grants. The city of Caraway was one of six cities in the state to be awarded a sewer grant by management of Act 833 money. ...
Qualls named to Hall of Fame (01/25/02)
Patricia Qualls, formerly of Monette, has been named to the Arkansas Music Educators Association Hall of Fame. Qualls, called "Pat" by her friends, grew up just north of Monette, and graduated from Monette High School. She is the daughter of the late J.D. and Mildred Steele...
Manila Lady Lion's action (01/25/02)
The Lady Lions fell to the Hornets of Harrisburg Thursday night 54-42. Harrisburg jumped out to a 10-7 first quarter lead. Manila was unable to convert in the second as the Lady Hornets pushed their advantage to 27-18 at the half. The Lady Lions outscored Harrisburg 10-8 in the third but it was not enough to overcome the deficit...
Local highlights from recent games (01/25/02)
Riverside Senior Girls Versus Walnut Ridge The Riverside girls held off a second half surge by Walnut Ridge and won 55-45; Thursday night in Lake City. That puts them at 6-1 and 2nd place in conference play. The lady Rebels had a commanding lead of 38-23 with 3:45 left in the third. Just as it was staring to look like a blow out, Walnut Ridge got hot from the outside...
BIC falls to Marmaduke (01/25/02)
Buffalo Island Central hosted the Marmaduke Greyhounds in a game that won't soon be forgotten last Friday night. BIC, who needed to win this important conference game, came out strong with Erick Lyerly grabbing the tip and later scoring after snatching up the offensive rebound. ...
Manila falls to Valley View (01/25/02)
Despite the warmer temperatures outside on Tuesday, it was cold on the floor for Manila Lions who fell to Valley View 61-54 in 3AAA Conference action. The Lions were unable to stop inside action as Valley View dominated in the paint and they were in a freeze as the open shots would not fall. ...
Manila's Walker scores 27 points (01/25/02)
Manila's Jacob Walker lit up the scoreboard for a game high 27 points in the Lions 64-58 conference win over Trumann Friday night. The win improves Manila to 6-3 in conference play and 21-7 overall. The Lions jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first on a conventional three point play by Ken Seyler, a trey by Adam Donner, and a jumper by Mitchell Gammill. ...
Mary Lou Marshall - Jonesboro (01/25/02)
Mary Lou Marshall, 91, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at her home. She was a homemaker, member of Caraway First Baptist Church and had lived in Jonesboro one year. She was formerly of Caraway. Survivors include a daughter, Pat Jackson of Jonesboro; two sons, Wayne Marshall of Manila and Bud Marshall of Jonesboro; a sister, Clodine Saylor of Paragould; a brother, Owen Hoskins, Jr., of Paragould; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren...
Elizabeth F. Clayton - Jonesboro (01/25/02)
Elizabeth F. Clayton, 80, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Regional Medical Center of NEA. She was born at Tholey and was a homemaker. She lived in Jonesboro for 31 years. Survivors include her husband, Earmel Clayton of the home; a son, Jerry Clayton of the home; five daughters, Linda Thomas, Virgie Clayton and Mary Baugh all of Jonesboro, and Melba Taylor and Donna Pitts, both of Monette; two sisters, Deloris Sutterfield of Mountain View and Sybil Martin of Marshall; 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.. ...
Harold F. Timms - Lake City (01/25/02)
Harold F. Timms, 76, of Lake City, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born in Monette, he lived most of his life in the Lake City area where he served as mayor for 14 years. He was an ordained deacon, a Baptist, a World War II Navy veteran and was retired form FMC in Jonesboro...
Bill Ware - Monette (01/25/02)
Bill Ware, 92, of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was a retired farmer, member of the Monette Church of Christ and had lived in the Buffalo Island area a lifetime. Survivors include a daughter, Louise Benton of Monette; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a special niece, Patsy Haney, of Monette...
Marvin Brown - Manila (01/25/02)
Marvin Brown, 73, of Manila, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, in Manila. He was a retired farmer, member of the Church of Lord Jesus Christ and had lived in the Manila community most of his life. He is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Jimmy Hathcock of Burleson, Texas, Peggy and Ralph Hill of Blytheville, Sue and Dwight Gurley of Lake City, Carol and Donald Roseberry of Manila; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Doris "Louise" Simpson - Jacksonville, Ark. (01/25/02)
Doris "Louise" Simpson 73, of Jacksonville, formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002. She was born on July 15, 1928, to Otis and Lucille (Garrett) May at Little River. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Morris Simpson, Jr.; a son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Robin Simpson; four grandchildren, Whitney, Travis, Austin and Casey Simpson, all of Jacksonville; a brother, Calvin May of Manila, and many nieces, nephews and cousins...