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Stories from Friday, March 8, 2002

Monette City Council hires new police officer (03/08/02)
The Monette City Council met in regular session on Monday evening, February 25 and hired a new policeman, added a new member to the City Cemetery Board, and discussed sanitation increases. The council voted to hire Chris Walker, from Bay, as a new police officer. Walker serve as a reserve police officer at Jonesboro, but has not received his police certification training as yet...
Edwards will seek election (03/08/02)
Deloris Edwards, of Monette, has announced her intentions to seek the Democratic nomination for the District 11 Justice of the Peace position, on the Craighead County Quorum Court. Edwards, a graduate of Monette High School and a lifelong Monette resident, has been active for a number of years with the Democratic party. She has served 15 years on the Craighead County Democratic...
Big Lake represented at D.C. conference (03/08/02)
The local Friends of Big Lake organization was one of three Friends groups from Arkansas represented at the first-ever National Friends of the Refuges Conference in Washington, D.C. According to Brian Braudis, manager of the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi County, he and Manila Mayor Melvin Browning joined 300 representatives of Friends groups across the country for the conference...
Lions enjoy outstanding 2001-2002 hoops season (03/08/02)
The Junior and Senior Lions of Manila had an outstanding season. Both teams overcame a lot of tough adversaries to gain several honors. Manila's Junior Lions were small in size but had a Lion's heart. Going 24-6 in the season and taking second place in the Nettleton Invitational was the beginning of their accomplishments...
Flannigan is an athletic role model (03/08/02)
Dedication, hard work, sacrifice, and a positive attitude are all key elements of athletics. Sometimes the strongest examples of those qualities are right in front of us, and watching us as we watch the game. They wave to us, shout chants at us, urge us to get on our feet, and help us get involved. Would home-court/home-field advantage mean the same thing without these unsung sports heroes? Would sports be at all the same without these athletes' excitement and preparation?...
BIC loses to Charleston (03/08/02)
JESSIEVILLE -- The Buffalo Island Mustangs posted a "miracle win" here in the state Class AA basketball tournament before falling in the quarterfinals to one of the strongest teams in Arkansas. The Mustangs reached the "Final Eight" on the wings of a three-point buzzer shot by Brandon Ballard in a first-round game against Gurdon...
Wrestling matches planned (03/08/02)
The Caraway Park Commission will present ASWF Wrestling at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Riverside Junior High School Gymnasium in Caraway. Ringside seats are available for $6 each, and bleacher seats are $4 each. Part of the show proceeds will go to the Caraway Park Commission's annual Easter Egg Hunt...
Linda Mae McMinn - Manila (03/08/02)
Linda Mae McMinn, 53, of Manila, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Edwards and Lou Jessie Wilson. She was a lifelong area resident and had lived in Manila since 1963...
Olean Holcomb - Cardwell (03/08/02)
Olean Holcomb, 75, of Cardwell, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at her residence. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Forrest Grove Baptist Church in Cardwell with Kenneth Hargrave officiating. Burial was in Cardwell Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Paragould...
Dorothy Fay Reeves - Trumann (03/08/02)
Dorothy Fay Reeves, 58, of Trumann, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at her home. Born at Clarksdale, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Ben and Nancy Ross and had lived most of her life in Trumann. She is survived by her husband, Lonnie L. Reeves of Trumann; three sons, Jessie Lee Stewart and Jeff Reeves, both of Trumann, and Lee McQuay of Jonesboro; two daughters, Wanda Church Galloway of Leachville and Joyce Bishop Burton of Trumann; a brother, Charles Tom Ross of Marmaduke; two sisters, Edna Mooneyham of Trumann and Betty Massey of Mayflower; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Theodore Lester Stone - Manila (03/08/02)
Theodore Lester Stone, 79 of Manila, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at his home. Born at Searcy, he was the son of the late William and Bertha Stone and had been a resident of the Big Lake area of Manila for most of his life. He was a retired commercial fisherman and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Robin Pate Winkle - Hornersville (03/08/02)
Robin Michelle Pate Winkle, 36, of Hornersville died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at her residence. Born May 8, 1965, in Leachville, she was the daughter of Edward Pate of Monette and Pat Tuten of Hornersville. Survivors include a son, Jeremy Allen Winkle of Hornersville; three brothers, David Pate of Hornersville, Danny Pate of San Antonio, Texas and William Pate of Long Island, N.C.; three sisters, Kim Hodges of Cardwell, Tammy Ingram of Brookland, and Kelly Duke of Hornersville...
Barbara Ann "Annie" Dawson - Leachville (03/08/02)
Barbara Ann "Annie" Dawson, 49, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at the Leachville Primary Care Clinic. Born at Paragould, she was the daughter of the late Garland Earl and Ida Matheny Dawson and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was a member of the Leachville Second Baptist Church...
Amy Iva Lee Carter - Cardwell (03/08/02)
Amy Iva Lee Carter, 83, of Cardwell died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Bernards medical Center in Jonesboro. A lifelong resident of Cardwell, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Amy Bell Burcham and was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ...
Inas Lear Camp - Manila (03/08/02)
Inas Lear Camp, 75, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Tupelo, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Arbbie Greenhaw, had been a Manila resident for most of her life and was the widow of Jack Camp...
Angelene Potter - Senath (03/08/02)
Angelene Potter, 68, of Senath died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Home. Born in Marshall, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Potter of Chicago and Michael Potter of Paragould; two daughters, Carol Ketchum of Chicago and Frankie Ann Miller of Senath; three brothers, David Reece of California, Evert Reece of Michigan and Pete Reece of Glencoe; three sisters, Sylvia Mosby of Lake City, Jeniva Ward of Paragould and Alice West of Rockford, Ill.; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.. ...