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Stories from Sunday, November 24, 2002

English, American Threlkelds meet (11/24/02)
(Editor's Note: The American Threlkeld cousins are natives of the Brown Spur Community near Manila.) A family tree may have many branches. They continue to grow and extend well beyond the tree's trunk, but yet they remain connected to the roots buried deep in the soil...
Lepanto is "step back in time" (11/24/02)
Main Street of Lepanto took a step back in time last week, as storefronts, sidewalks, cotton gins, automobiles and even pedestrians aged 50 years overnight. Lepanto Mayor Dale Dunlap has worked diligently with McGee Street Productions to prepare the town to look as it would have looked in 1952, the time in which author John Grisham set his historic novel, "A Painted House."...
Memories of growing up in the south (11/24/02)
Memories and family favorite recipes become more special when they are shared. The Darr sisters, Sharla Welch, Regina Dunkerson and Ellen Mooney, along with their mother, Bobbie Darr Brucks, have written memories and compiled recipes to create a very special cookbook, "Our Heritage Cookbook," to be enjoyed by their family members as well as others...
Manila boys notch two wins (11/24/02)
Manila picked up two wins to improve to their overall record to 4-4. The Lions defeated Armorel Friday night 45 - 29. Manila jumped out to a 13 -3 first quarter lead and held the Tigers to two points in the second quarter to hold a 27 - 10 cushion at the half. Manila led 35 - 14 after three and held on for the win in the fourth...
Junior Rebels win tourney (11/24/02)
The Riverside junior Rebels took home a trophy for winning the Marmaduke Invitational Tournament. Riverside defeated Maynard 63-44. In that game, Jordan Adcock scored 24 points. Tyler Timms and Anthony Reece added 10 and 6 points, respectively. M.J. Emery, Caleb McCluskey and Garrett Qualls added 5 points apiece. Jordan Phillips, Cody Rea and Adam Carpenter chipped in 4, 3 and 1 point, respectively...
Manila Lady Lions split two (11/24/02)
Manila played an outstanding game Thursday but fell short at the end losing to the Westside Warriors 44 -40. The Lady Lions trailed 10 - 8 in the first but came back to take a 21 - 20 lead at the half. The Lady Warriors outscored Manila 11 - 9 in the third to take a 31 - 30. Westside hit four straight free throws in the final seconds to secure the win...
Lady Rebels pick up win (11/24/02)
Chelsea Couch came off the bench and recorded a double-double to spark the Riverside Lady Rebels to a 66-53 win over the Marked Tree Lady Indians in senior girls' basketball action Thursday night at Caraway. Miranda Stephens scored Riverside's first three points of the game as she was fouled twice in the early going and connected on three of four attempts. ...
Riverside defeated by Valley View (11/24/02)
Valley View's Blazers played spoiler to the Riverside Rebels homecoming with a 66-54 win Friday night at Lake City. The Rebels jumped off with a quick 2-0 lead on a Joe Ellis 10-footer, but that would be Riverside's only lead of the night. Craig Duncan immediately canned two straight three pointers and the Blazer never looked back as they handled the Rebels for the second time in less than three weeks...
Riverside girls lose to Maynard (11/24/02)
The Riverside Lady Rebels dropped their record to 4-2 and 0-2 in conference play Monday night at Maynard by losing 43-61. The Lady Rebels were led by Miranda Boyd with 10 points. Others scoring were Keryn Douglas and Amanda Milligan with 8, Miranda Stephens 6, Hailey Faulkner 5 and Amanda Jo Churchill with 6 points and 10 rebounds...
Elizabeth Gaye Perrin - Monette (11/24/02)
Elizabeth Gaye Perrin, 40, of Monette, died Nov. 15, 2002, at her residence. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ and had lived in Monette a lifetime. She is survived by her husband, Shawn Perrin of Holland, Mo.; her mother, Laverne Bupp, of Monette; her maternal grandmother, Bessie Baker, of Monette; a brother, Marcus Bupp, of Monette; two sons, Jordan Matthew Perrin and Nathan Garrett Perrin, of the home...
Hoyet Stanley McConnell - Paragould (11/24/02)
Hoyet Stanley McConnell, 77, of Paragould, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was retired from Paragould City Water and Lights and was of the Church of Christ belief. He had lived in Paragould most of his life...
Eugene "Gene" Finley - Leachville (11/24/02)
Eugene "Gene" Finley, 83, of Leachville, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Randolph County, he was the son of the late Dawson and Della Jackson. He was a retired farmer and had lived most of his life in Leachville. Mr. Finley was a member of the Leachville United Methodist Church and was an Army Veteran of World War II...
Lottie Mae Bourland - Manila (11/24/02)
Lottie Mae Bourland, 89, of Manila, widow of T.A. Bourland, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 26, 1913, in Potts Camp, Miss., she was the daughter of Jessie and Lena Elizabeth Potts Morgan. She was a lifelong area resident and a member of Little River Baptist Church in the Lost Cane Community. She enjoyed quilting and was active in her church...
Maxine Barnes - Osceola (11/24/02)
Maxine Barnes, 73, of Osceola died Nov. 12, 2002, at her home in Osceola. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was born July 17, 1929, in Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Barnes. She is survived by two sons, Charles Barnes of Etowah and Donald Barnes of Oil Trough; two daughters, Sheila Bryan of Etowah and Brenda Whitlow of Edwardsburg, Mich.; three sisters, Ester Ambrose of St. ...
Norman Presley Oakes - Marked Tree (11/24/02)
Norman Presley Oakes, 76, of Marked Tree, died Nov. 11, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 21, 1926 in Guntersville, Ala., he was a farmer. He was a member of Milam Chapel Pentecostal Church of God in Heafer. He is survived by five sons, William Oakes of Houston, Texas, Charles Oakes of Wilson, Ronnie Oakes of South Bend, Ind., Horace Armstrong of Lepanto, J.R. ...