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Stories from Friday, April 19, 2002

Council discusses police thermal imager (04/19/02)
Manila Chief of Police Jackie Hill recently returned from training classes in the use of the thermal imager. The thermal imager was provided to city through the National Drug Council and Chief Hill showed it to the city officials at the regular April meeting on Thursday night. Hill explained that the $13,000 equipment and training came at no expense to the city...
Caraway council approves resolutions (04/19/02)
The Caraway city council met in regular session on April 11 to pass two resolutions, open bids for a cemetery caretaker and plan a city-wide Clean Sweep. The council passed two resolutions, which included:Resolution 2002-22, authorizing the Mayor of Caraway to name city streets within the city...
Manila Elementary receives award (04/19/02)
Manila Elementary will receive approximately $4,600 from the Arkansas Department of Education as a monetary award for outstanding performance. The state uses a formula that rates schools on a points scale. Points are awarded for factors which include student scores on the state fourth grade benchmark exam...
The first Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge Greenwing Day successful (04/19/02)
Approximately 100 children and parents were on hand Saturday, April 6, at Timms Point Landing on the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge for the first Greenwing Day held at Big Lake. Brian Braudis, Big Lake Refuge manager, was very pleased with the attendance and support...
Family history records found and returned to descendants in California (04/19/02)
Almost everyone has heard the clich that the world is getting smaller every day. A recent incident simply proves that point. Last August, Jerry Hitchcock of Manila asked for my help in finding the owners of an old photo album/scrapbook that he had acquired. ...
Denny takes meadlist honors as BIC wins Manila Invitational (04/19/02)
The Manila Invitational Golf Tournament was held Monday at the Big LakeCountry Club. Rain shortened the match to nine holes. Buffalo Island Central won the match shooting a 77. Trumann took second with an 83 followed by Manila who took third with an 84...
Lady Lions fall in fast pitch action (04/19/02)
The Manila Lady Lions fell to Brookland 2-0 Wednesday in fast pitch softball at Manila. Manila had no hits as Brookland only picked up two hits. Manila fell to Riverside on Thursday 13-12.
Manila Lions fall to Trumann, 7-4 (04/19/02)
Trumann remained undefeated in conference play with a 7-4 win over Manila Thursday at Manila. Trumann took an early 1-0 lead in the first on a double by Lee Cossey to score a run. Cossey came back with a two run homer in the third to push the Wildcats lead to 3-0...
Rebels improve to 13-4 on season (04/19/02)
The Riverside Rebels went 5-0 for the week to improve to 13-4 on the season. The Rebels are playing greatbaseball of late, winning six games in a row. On Monday, the Rebels defeated the Rivercrest Colts 7-1 as Daniel Eakins picked up the victory. Eakins pitched a complete game, giving up only five hits and no earned runs...
R'side topples Manila (04/19/02)
CARAWAY -- The Riverside Lady Rebels rallied to defeat the Manila Lady Lions 13-12 Thursday afternoon in acontest that was worth the price of admission. Keryn Douglas's grand slam caped off a six run fifth inning as the Lady Rebels never looked back...
Manila places third in 3-AAA South district golf tournament (04/19/02)
MANILA Valley View won the 3-AAA South District golf championship here Thursday at the Big Lake Country Club with a 172. Trumann finished second with a 175. Manila finished third with a 179. Conditions were perfect for golf. It was in the upper 70s with a slight breeze. The sky became overcast at the end of the tournament but no rain fell...
Buffalo Island girls rip EPC (04/19/02)
LEPANTO - A game in which started well defensively for both teams suddenly had an offensive eruption during the third inning. During the top half of the third inning, the Lady Mustangs' bats started lighting up and couldn't be contained. Buffalo Island batted around three times, sending 27 players to the plate and that was all she wrote for the Lady Warriors. Morgan Milligan and Leslie Cobb each had six RBI's during the inning...
Myrtle Taylor - Lake City (04/19/02)
Myrtle Taylor, 96, of Lake City died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at the Lakeside Nursing Center. A retired homemaker, she was a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church, a past matron of the Eastern Star and a member of the Order of Amaranth. Survivors include a daughter Alma Butler of Hermitage, Tenn.; two sons, Paul Taylor, Jr., of Dallas and Myron Taylor of Antioch, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren...
Zelma H. Martin - Jonesboro (04/19/02)
Zelma H. Martin, 88, of Jonesboro died Monday, April 8, 2002, at her son's home in Jonesboro. Born in Harrisburg, she lived most of her life in Lake City before moving to Jonesboro last year. She was a homemaker and a library clerk at the Lake City Library for several years. She was a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church...
Eva Henderson - Lake City (04/19/02)
Eva Conder Henderson, 81, of Lake City, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center of Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of Lake City Church of Christ, and had lived in Lake City 29 years, formerly of Memphis, Tenn. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Sandy and Candy Henderson of Lake City; two sisters, Helen Rudd of Cabot and Mary; and three grandchildren, Gena Steed, Cassandra Henderson and Tony Henderson; and four great-grandchildren...
Hershel Hatch - Lake City (04/19/02)
Hershel Hatch, 74, of Lake City died Friday, April 12, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. A native of Kennett, he was formerly of Monette and a member of the Refuge Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer, a World War II veteran, and a member of the Masonic Lodge...
Hattie Mae Chisam - Leachville (04/19/02)
Hattie Mae Chisam, 86, of Leachville, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Protem, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Rosa Bell Whitaker and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was the widow of Marion Chisam and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Harvey Ballard Jr. - Caraway (04/19/02)
Harvey Ballard, Jr., 73, of Caraway, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was retired from Milligan Ridge Cotton Gin and was of the Church of Christ belief. He had lived in the Caraway area all of life. He is survived by his wife, Doris Ballard of the home: two sisters, Shirley McNamara of Jonesboro and Loudean Key of Jonesboro; four brothers, Hubert Ballard of Trumann, Gene Ballard of Peoria, Ill., Marvin Ballard of Trumann, and Donald Ballard of Leachville; three sons, Steve Ballard of Pearcy, Michael Ballard of Pine Bluff and Bruce Ballard of Herington, Kansas; two daughters, Judy Wood of Harrisburg and Jann Harris of Manila; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.. ...
Florence Jones - Kirkwood, Mo. (04/19/02)
Florence Jones, 87 of Kirkwood, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, April 13, 2002, at Des Peres Hospital in Kirkwood. She was the widow of Quill Jones and had lived in Kirkwood for the past year. Born at Bakersville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Rhoda Shanks. ...