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Stories from Friday, March 22, 2002

Manila Council discusses Act 833 funding (03/22/02)
Michael White, Mississippi County Quorum Court Justice and a member of the Manila Fire Department spoke to the Manila City Council Thursday night concerning Act 833 money. Act 833 money is allocated for fire departments throughout the state. He informed the council members that Act 833 was co-authored by Manila City Attorney and former state representative Wayne Wagner. ...
Eastern District elections (03/22/02)
Lesia Couch, Eastern District deptuty clerk, and Dewaine Malone, Eastern District deputy sheriff, both expressed surprise when they learned that the two Eastern District positions they hold may not be on the ballot. Both had recently announced their plans to seek re-election. Both are serving their first two-year term that will end Dec. 31, 2002...
Melvin Browning seek re-election (03/22/02)
"After receiving much encouragement to seek another term as Mayor of Manila, I have reconsidered and at this time, announce my intentions to run for that office," Mayor Melvin Browning said. "I run, not to better myself, but, for the betterment of Manila and the citizens of Manila. ...
Layne named Century Tel area operations manager (03/22/02)
Skip Layne was recently promoted to Area Operations Manager for CenturyTel's Mountain Home district, according to Marion Scott, general manager for CenturyTel operations in Arkansas. "Skip has been in the telephone business for 30 years," said Scott. "We are...
Manila Lions drop two (03/22/02)
East Poinsett County (EPC) survived a late rally by Manila to take a 5-4 win in baseball action Friday. Warrior pitcher Bobo Fortneberry picke dup the win as Manila's James King took the loss. EPC took a 3-0 lead in the first on a double by Fortenberry and base hits by Palmer and Wyatt. The Warriors picked up another run in the second on a hit by McDaniel who reached first on an error...
Lola Adaline Ingram (03/22/02)
Senath Lola Adaline Ingram, 95, of Senath, formerly of Paragould, died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Pocahontas, she was a homemaker and a member of Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include seven sons, Andrew Ingram, Jim Ingram and Leathel Ingram, all of Rockford, Ill., Boyd Ray Ingram of Jonesboro, Henry O. ...
Eula Anna Mae Sanders (03/22/02)
Caraway Eula Anna Mae Sanders, 87, of Caraway, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of the Caraway First United Methodist Church, and lived in Caraway 36 years, formerly of Newark. She is survived by two daughters, Marie Taylor of Benton Township, Mich., and Fay Rea of Caraway; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren...
William T. Shockley (03/22/02)
Cedar Hill, Mo. William Thomas Shockley, 85, of Cedar Hill, Mo., died March 12, 2002, at the Cedar Hill Manor. He was born on Dec. 14. 1916, the son of the late Charles Oscar and Mary Etta Wright Shockley. In October of 1940 he married Lily Elizabeth Nunnally Shockley, who also preceeded him in death. ...
Frances C. Coleman (03/22/02)
Monette Frances C. Coleman, 82, of Monette, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at her residence. Born in Rector, she had lived in Trumann before moving to Monette 40 years ago. She and her husband retired as owners and operators of the Western Auto Store in Monette. She had been an organist for Black Oak United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church in Trumann and was a member of the Monette United Methodist Church...
Ruth Virginia clause (03/22/02)
Judsonia Ruth Virginia Clause, 83, of Judsonia, died Sunday, March 10, 2002. She was born July 22, 1928 in Manila to Jim and Mollie McClish. Survivors include five daughters, Helen Davis of Judsonia, Mary Goff of Hastings, Neb., Margie Mrozinski of Bloomington, Ind., Bertha Thacker of Judsonia, and Ruby Blount of West Point; a son, Fred Waggle of Kensett; a sister, Ruby Turney of Manila; two brothers, Robert McClish of Manila and Joseph McClish of Alma: 24 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren.. ...