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Stories from Friday, December 27, 2002

Good Citizen Reward (12/27/02)
Paying attention and being civic minded paid off for 12-year old Justin Boyd. Manila Mayor Melvin Browning presented Justin with a Good Citizen Reward of $50. Browning's car was parked near the Methodist Church on Friday night when Justin witnessed the car being hit...
"The Perfect Gift" (12/27/02)
What do you get for someone who's hard to shop for this Christmas? Try an outhouse. This may seem like an unusual gift, but not for Nan Snider who is a collector of outhouses stories and photos. This story began with a speaking engagement last April in Little Rock, when Snider mentioned that she collected outhouses. On her return home she received a call from Kent Bates, anchorman for Channel 4 KARK-TV out of Little Rock...
Riverside girls downed by CRA (12/27/02)
The Riverside Senior High Girls' basketball team lost to Crowley's Ridge Academy 52-36 at Lake City Monday night. The Lady Rebels were leading after the first quarter 10-9, but were behind five at the half 20-15. Riverside was led by Miranda Stephens with 12 points. Chelsea Couch, Amanda Dunigan, Hailey Faulkner, and Amanda Milligan each contributed six points...
Manila Lady Lions post easy win (12/27/02)
Manila's senior Lady Lions had an easy victory Thursday night defeating Crawfordsville 64 - 25. Manila led 19 - 2 after one and 41 - 4 at the half. The Lions pushed their lead to 47 - 12 after three before heading on to victory. Natalie Tippy led the Lady Lions with 17 followed by 12 from...
Manila losts to Crawfordsville (12/27/02)
The Manila Lions lost a heartbreaker to Crawfordsville 68 - 65 in overtime Thursday night. Manila led the Tigers 18 - 15 after one and pushed their lead to 40 - 35 at the half. Both teams scored 10 in the third for a 50 - 45 Manila advantage. Crawfordsville...
Riverside girls defeat Walnut Ridge (12/27/02)
Riverside opened up a 35-19 halftime lead and coasted past Walnut Ridge 59-36 Monday night in senior girls' basketball. Keryn Douglas scored a game-high 21 points and had 5 steals for Riverside. Amanda Dunigan notched a double-double of 13 points and 14 rebounds. Miranda Stephens had 9 points. Amanda Milligan scored 6 points and Miranda Boyd added 6 points and 5 rebounds...
James Lloyd Dawson - Monette (12/27/02)
James Lloyd Dawson, 74, of Monette, died Dec. 16, 2002, at Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retried truck driver, member of Westview Baptist Church in Paragould, a member of Black Oak Fire Department, and Black Oak First Responders. He had lived in Northeast Arkansas all of his life...
Ruby Rosetta (Bush) Craig - Monette (12/27/02)
Ruby Rosetta (Bush) Craig, 87, of Monette, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of Delfore Methodist Church, member of Monette Senior Citizens, and had lived in the Monette area most of her life...
Ovean Coy - Dixie (12/27/02)
Ovean Coy, 86, of Dixie, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She lived in Dixie most of her life and sold Avon products for 27 years. She was a member of the Trinity Missionary Baptist Church for 50 years, where she served as the women's Sunday School teacher...
Edna Rachel Lofton - Cardwell (12/27/02)
Edna Rachel Lofton, 87, of Cardwell died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Cardwell, she was a homemaker and a member of Forrest Grove Baptist Church in Cardwell. Survivors include a son, Donnie Lofton of Huntington Park, Calif.; two daughters, June Lofton of Rialto, Calif., and Louise Williams of Bartlett, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren...