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Stories from Thursday, January 16, 2003

Dinner Bell: Renee Uthoff (01/16/03)
Renee Uthoff of Monette is today's dinner bell feature. She and her husband, Tony, have one daughter, Kristin, who will be 16 years old in April. Kristin is an honor roll student at Buffalo Island Central High School. Mrs. Uthoff serves as secretary for the BIC Superintendent's office in Monette. ...
Monette Fire Dept. receives FEMA grant (01/16/03)
The Monette Fire Department has been awarded a $65,772 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for protection equipment and training. Where life and safety are considered, personal protective equipment is of the utmost importance on the fire scene. ...
Weapons confiscated during traffic stop (01/16/03)
A Blytheville resident was taken into custody without incident following a routine traffic stop by Manila Police Officer Jason Mace in the early morning hours Wednesday. Officer Mace stopped the vehicle for speeding on Highway 18 Bypass in Manila. The vehicle was traveling 51 miles an hour in a 40 MPH speed zone...
Owens, Kelems lead Rebels past Brookland (01/16/03)
CARAWAY Matt Owens scored 23 points and Dustin Kelems added 22 more as the Riverside Rebels used a 51 point second half explosion enroute to a 74-63 non-conference victory Friday night at Caraway over the Brookland Bearcats. After a lackluster first half, when neither team could build more than a five point lead, the Bearcats closed with a 9-0 run to lead 27-23 at the break...
Bay wins over Riverside (01/16/03)
BAY Jessica Moreno recorded a triple double and Bay broke away from a 14-14 first quarter tie on their way to a 70-41 rout of the Riverside Lady Rebels in 3AA North Conference action Thursday night at Bay. The rebels stayed close through the first period behind Keryn Douglas who led Riverside with 20 points, including six three-pointers...
SH downs Piggott in tourney action (01/16/03)
SENATH, MO - The Senath Hornersville Lions came out sluggish, but got on track late in the second period to down the Piggott Mohawks, 69-54, at the Senath Hornersville Invitational Tournament Thursday night. The fourth seeded Lions (5-4) were down 13-8 to the fifth seeded Mohawks (1-12) at the end of the first period. SHHS was down by eight, 28-20, before putting together an 8-0 run to close out the half and even the score at 28...
Lady Lions split for the week (01/16/03)
MANILA -- The Lady Lions split two this week defeating Gosnell on Monday and falling to Valley View on Thursday. The Lady Lions led 17-11 after one and 30-24 at the half. Outscoring Manila 9-2 in the third and 16-8, the Lady Blazers took the Conference win 49-40...
Manila Lions contend with area powerhouses (01/16/03)
MANILA -- Manila returned from the holiday break to meet 3AAA North's top conference teams, Osceola and EPC. The Lions faced conference newcomer Osceola Friday night. Despite homecoming excitement, the Lions fell 86-60. The Seminoles jumped out to a 26-11 first quarter lead before pushing the lead to 39-27 at the half. Osceola came out hot in the third outscoring Manila 23-12 to take a 62-39 advantage before continuing the journey for the win...
Lady Rebels defeat EPC (01/16/03)
The Riverside Lady Rebels defeated East Poinsett County 71-50 in senior girls' basketball. Amanda Dunigan scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and had five steals during the game. Keryn Douglas also had 18 points and five steals for the Lady Rebels. Amanda Churchill contributed 10 points and eight rebounds, followed by Miranda Boyd with nine points...
Mustangs top Rector (01/16/03)
RECTOR -- Spurred on by a 28 point outburst by Brandon Ballard, the Buffalo Island Central (BIC) Mustangs, currently ranked no. three in the state in class AA, ran past a game bunch of Rector Cougars 82-47 at Rector Friday night in a 2AA North Conference game...
Lady Rebels fall to Brookland (01/16/03)
The Riverside Lady Rebels lost to Brookland 63-61 in senior girls' action Monday night. The Lady Rebels led Brookland 13-12 after the first quarter of play and again by one 26-25 at the half. Brookland tied the game by the end of the third quarter 37-37...
Bill Matheny, Sr. - Lake City (01/16/03)
Bill Matheny Sr., 46, of Lake City died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Emerson Funeral Home of Lake City.
Martha Louise DuBar - Jonesboro (01/16/03)
Martha Louise DuBar of Jonesboro, 74, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at her residence. She was born in Black Oak on March 30, 1927, the daughter of John Wesley and Elizabeth Boyd. She was a homemaker and had spent most of her life in the Monette and Jonesboro areas. She was a member of the Lake City Pentecostal Church...
Willie A. Chestnut - Manila (01/16/03)
Willie A. Chestnut, 87, of Manila died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Arrangements will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila.
Elizabeth "Liz" Broughton - Jonesboro (01/16/03)
Elizabeth "Liz" Broughton, 75, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at Monette at her daughter's residence. She was a homemaker, of the Baptist faith, lived in Jonesboro 24 years, formerly of Leachville. She is survived by a daughter, Betty Steele of Monette; three sisters, Stella Austin of Senath, Estell Hammons of Watervliet, Mich., and Nadine Hiser of Leachville; a brother, Wiles Lee Baxley of Russellville; three grandsons, Chris Steele of Boulder, Col., Mark Steele of Plano, Texas, and Tim Steele of Smyrna, Ga., and one granddaughter, Elizabeth Steele of Monette; and four great-grandchildren.. ...
Curtis Lee Brewer - Jonesboro (01/16/03)
Curtis Lee Brewer, 20, of Jonesboro died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, near Sedgwick. Born in Joneboro, he lived in the Jonesboro and Caraway areas his lifetime. He graduated from Riverside High School, was a student at Arkansas State University, worked at Colton's Steak House and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Frank Schoolfield - Caraway (01/16/03)
Frank Schoolfield, 97, of Caraway, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer and painter. He was a member of the Caraway Church of Christ and had lived in the Caraway area most of his life. He is survived by six sons, Tom and Murl Schoolfield, both of Caraway, Dail Schoolfield of Aurora, Ill., John Schoolfield of Denton, Tenn., and James Schoolfield of Kenton, Tenn., and Michael Schoolfield of Meridian, Miss.; two daughters, Shirley Dunkerson of Caraway and Dallie Billingsley of Buncombe, Ill.; 38 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.. ...