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Stories from Thursday, May 23, 2002

Lake City Council adopts policy (05/23/02)
The Lake City Council adopted a policy for out of jurisdiction law enforcement activities during its regular meeting Monday, May 13. Police Chief Winred Saffell told the council that several times officers have been asked to assist deputies and other officers outside the department's jurisdiction. He explained that the policy would enable the officers to exercise arrest powers outside of their normal territory if necessary...
BIC school board approves transfer policy (05/23/02)
The Buffalo Island Central regularly scheduled board meeting was held at 8 p.m., May 13, in the Superintendent's office, on the Monette campus, following the annual fish-fry held in the Agri building. The board voted unanimously to expel an 11th grader for...
Classmates honor Jesse Ham by planting trees in his memory (05/23/02)
The first grade students at Manila elementary school planted two trees on Thursday in memory of their classmate, Jesse Ham. Jesse lost his battle to cancer on March 27, 2002. Classmates collected money to purchase a tree to be planted at the northwest corner of the elementary playground. ...
Manila Nursing Center celebrates National Nursing Home Week (05/23/02)
Manila Nursing Center celebrated National Nursing Home Week May 12 -18. The week of activities were kicked off by Manila Mayor Melvin Browning signing a proclamation in conjunction with National Nursing Home Week. A balloon release and parade were held on Monday. The wind was perfect for sending the colorful balloons off. Following the balloon release, residents took a wheel-chair parade around the grounds of their home. Cookies and punch were served in the dining room on Monday afternoon...
Area coaches, players named to state All-Star squads (05/23/02)
Coach Bill Taylor of Buffalo Island Central has been selected to represent the AA Division in the upcoming All-Star basketball games scheduled for June 20. Each conference picks a coach to be placed on the ballot and the All-Star coaching staff is selected by fellow coaches. A second vote is taken to select the head coach of each team...
Muddawgs win preseason tourney (05/23/02)
Manila 1st National Bank Muddawgs are the 9-10 year old preseason champs. The Muddawgs won four straight games in their preseason tournament April 11-13. The 10-team tournament consists of teams from Wilson, Brookland, Lake City, Caraway, Manila and southeast Missouri...
Donnie Vestle Gibbs - Cardwell (05/23/02)
Donnie Vestle Gibbs, 86, of Cardwell, widow of Rufus Gibbs, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002, at her home. Born at Williford, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Bertha Myers Booth and was a long-time Cardwell resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Full Gospel Church...
John Edward Jackson, Sr. - Leachville (05/23/02)
John Edwqrd Jackson, Sr., 84, of Leachville died Monday, May 13, 2002, at his home. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late James E. and Bertha Crittenden Jackson and had been a Leachville resident since the late 1930's. He was retired from Columbia Carbon and Ribbon Company in Blytheville and was formerly with the Leachville School district. He was a member of the Leachville First Baptist Church and was an Army Veteran of World War II and a Mason...
Theresa Laurel Rhodes - Mountain Home (05/23/02)
Theresa Laurel Rhodes, 60, died May 11, 2002, at Mountain Home. She was born June 19, 1941 to Douglas and Minnie Fortenberry in Monette. She retired from nursing in 1996. She was a member of Colelge & North Church of Christ. She and her husband, Harold, moved to Mountain Home from Little Rock in 1991...
Lula Pasley Rushing - Jackson, Tenn. (05/23/02)
Lula Pasley Rushing, 82, of Jackson, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Benton and Rennie Brown Pasley and was born in Manila. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Glen Rushing and wife, Jackie; four daughters, Freida Stout and husband Rex, Linda Latch and husband Tommy, Joyce Jones and Faye Davis, all of Jackson; a brother, Henry Pasley of Manila, and a sister, Ruth Mae Baswell of Monette, 19 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Sandra F. Walker - Jonesboro (05/23/02)
Sandra F. Walker, 55, of Jonesboro died Friday, May 10, 2002, at Beverly Health Rehabilitation Center. Born in Lake City, she had lived in Lake City for most of her life. She worked for Craighead Electric and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Donnie Walker of Paragould and Stephen Walker of Jonesboro; a daughter, Dayna Adams of Forrest City; her mother Dorothy Hampton of Brookland; three brothers, Duane Richardson of Delaplaine and Kent Hampton and Keith Hampton, both of Paragould; two sisters, Marilyn Mann of Lake City and Cheryl Turner of Paragould; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
William Ernest Clark - Manila (05/23/02)
William Ernest "Ernie" Clark, 75, of Manila died Wednesday, May 15, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Joe and Pearl Jackson Clark and was a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a Mason and was a retired U.S. Navy Veteran. He was also a member of Westside Baptist Church...
Everett Vernon Hillhouse - Caraway (05/23/02)
Everett Vernon Hillhouse, 80, of Caraway died Friday, May 17, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Caraway, he was the son of the late Richard "Dick" and Ida Crews Hillhouse. He was a lifelong resident of the Buffalo Island area and a member of Rowes Chapel Baptist Church in Caraway...