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Stories from Thursday, January 30, 2003

Democratic Women install officers (01/30/03)
The Craighead County Democratic Women's Club held its installation ceremony Tuesday at Lazzari's Italian Oven in Jonesboro. The installation was presided over by Gayle Owens, president of the Arkansas Federation of Democratic Women. Following a welcome by President Carol Johnson, the program was turned over to Owens. ...
Dinner Bell: Angela Haskins (01/30/03)
Angela Haskins and her family are newcomers to the Manila area and are enjoying making new friends. They find the people friendly and helpful. She and her husband, Jeff, and daughter, Emma, moved to Manila from Norfolk, Vir., in May 2001. Coming from a large city, she was not sure what to expect...
Manils girls post three wins (01/30/03)
MANILA Manila's Senior Lady Lions picked up three big conference wins last week against Osceola, Trumann and Harrisburg, to improve to 6-3 in league play. Manila defeated Osceola Thursday as Natalie Tippy and Marilou Perez combined for all of the Lady Lions 23 fourth quarter points to pull ahead and take a 45-40 win...
Lions notch win (01/30/03)
MANILA The Lions held true to the saying, "King of the jungle" Tuesday with a huge comeback defeat of Trumann 55-54. Manila trailed 48-40 with two minutes remaining but refused to take the loss. Trumann's Alex Henry scored in the lane to put the Wildcats up 48-40 but that would be their last field goal. ...
Bay wins nailbiter over Riverside (01/30/03)
LAKE CITY Riverside renewed its rivalry with Bay Thursday night at Lake City hoping to gain firm control of third place in the 3-A North Conference standings and a better seed in the upcoming district tournament. However, when the dust had settled the Yellowjackets came away with a nail-biting victory, 47-44...
BIC teacher sets good example (01/30/03)
LEACHVILLE Runners don't start out running marathons (26.2 miles). It takes training and the will to finish according to Buffalo Island Central elementary teacher Tim Bassing. Bassing runs for the enjoyment of it. He ran long before he ran his first marathon in 1999...
Barbara Jane Isebell - Manila (01/30/03)
Barbara Jane Isebell, 40, of Manila, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Nuremberg, Germany, she was reared in Sacramento, Calif., and moved to Manila in 1980. She was a former employee of Bush Canning Company in Blytheville and retired due to her declining health. Miss Isebell was of the Baptist faith...
Nola Irene Golden - Lake City (01/30/03)
Nola Irene Golden, 92, of Lake City, died Jan. 20, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was a homemaker and member of Black Oak Assembly of God Church. She had lived in the Buffalo Island area most of her life. She is survived by a son, Wayne Golden of Mercedes, Texas; six grandchildren, Kyle Golden of Grand Rapids, Mich., Doris Bayman and Tina Wagner of Grand Ledge, Mich., Billy G. ...
Albert Louis Roberts - Manila (01/30/03)
Albert Louis Roberts, 79, of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Marmaduke, he was the son of the late Marvin and Nannie Lorene Smith Roberts. He was a retired concrete finisher and had lived several years in Flint, Mich., before making his home in Manila in 1996. He was a member of the New Haven Baptist Church in Flint, Mich...
Mattie Tacker - Black Oak (01/30/03)
Mattie Tacker, 83, of Black Oak died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, in West Memphis. She was a member of Marked Tree Church of God and a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Charles Tacker, Ronald Tacker and Everett Tacker, all of Black Oak; a sister, Eva Burroughs of Tallahassee, Fla.; three brothers, Chester Perkins of Tyronza, Glen Perkins of Monticello and Leo Perkins of Memphis; four grandchildren, Keith Tacker, Kelley Tacker, Mandy Tacker and Kayla Tacker; and one great-granddaughter...
Marion Charlesteen Crabtree - Manila (01/30/03)
Marion Charlesteen Crabtree, 83, of Manila died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Cave City, she was the daughter of the late Charley and Rossie Bell Meacham. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed sewing for her family and friends. She was a lifelong Manila area resident and was of the Methodist faith...
Flossie Bridger - Jonesboro (01/30/03)
Flossie Bridger, 79, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at Manila Nursing Center. She was a lifelong Jonesboro resident and was retired from the Arkansas Glass plant. She was a member of Fisher Street United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Hal Bridger, Ronnie Bridger and Richard Bridger, all of Jonesboro; a brother, Arthur Atkinson of Leavenworth, Kan.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Linda Jean Billingsley - Jefferson City, Mo. (01/30/03)
Linda Jean Billingsley, 63, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at University Hospital and Clinic in Columbia, Mo. She was born in Walcott and was a graduate of Leachville High School and a member of Leachville Church of Christ, where she served as a Sunday school teacher...
Rosetta "Rose" Presley - Caraway (01/30/03)
Rosetta "Rose" Presley, 77, of Caraway, died Jan. 23, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker, member of Caraway Church of Christ and had lived in the Caraway area most of her life. She was born Feb. 27, 1925 at Hardy...