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Stories from Friday, April 4, 2003

LC church receives new steeple (04/04/03)
The Lake City First Baptist Church received a very expensive and very tall gift last Thursday--a new church steeple. "We have have been dreaming of having a steeple on our new church building ever since it was constructed, but wanted to wait until we could raise the $8,000 to $10,000 necessary to make the purchase," said Terry Mays, chairman of the Church Building and Grounds Committee. ...
World War II Veterans express support for troops (04/04/03)
J.B. "Bill" Evans and Dalton Taylor, both of Caraway, are World War II veterans. They expressed their support of the military serving in Iraq and the need for new leadership for the people of Iraq. Evans served in the Navy from 1943 to 1945. He was with an amphibious force sometimes called a suicide squad...
Monette council review FEMA grant purchases (04/04/03)
The Monette City Council reviewed FEMA grant purchases, saw a display of a thermal-imaging device, and heard police reports at the regular council meeting Monday, March 24. Monette firemen Bob Blankenship, Kevin Kimberley, and Wade Gathright demonstrated several items purchased with the Federal Emergency Management Agency grant of $65,772, received earlier this year...
Riverside Wrap-Up (04/04/03)
The Riverside Rebels opened the 2003 baseball season on March 7 against Westside Warriors with a 5-0 loss but came back the following week with two conference wins over Cross County 4-3 and Hughes 16-1. The Rebels are coached by former Riverside standout and Arkansas State University player Kevin Hall. Hall said his Rebels are young with only one senior, pitcher/outfielder Shannon Timms...
Hill drives in four as Manila wins, 7-6 (04/04/03)
Manila came up with a big 7 - 6 win over Pocahontas Thursday. Junior Casey Hill drove in four runs with two hits to lead the Lions with the stick. Matt Noble picked up his first win on the mound giving up seven hits and three earned runs while striking out four...
Lady Lions devour EPC (04/04/03)
Manila picked up an easy win over EPC 32 - 7 in girls softball. Manila was led by Natalie Tippy on the mound. Morgan Moore led MHS at the plate picking up two doubles and single with one RBI. Audrey Booth had a double and single with an RBI. Others hitting in the win for Manila were: Corey Grayson - triple with two RBIs; Christina Lester - double; Amanda Henson - single; Natalie Tippy - single; Connie Brown - single with two RBIs; and Brittany Clark - one RBI. ...
Mustangs rally in fourth to down Walnut Ridge, 4-1 (04/04/03)
MONETTE Making good use of only six hits against the Walnut Ridge Bobcats here last Thursday night, and behind a stellar three-hit complete-game pitching performance by Josh Shepard, the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs rallied for all four of their runs in the sixth inning to defeat the Bobcats, 4-1...
Riverside athletes of the week (04/04/03)
Jordan Phillips is the Riverside Junior High Athlete of the Week. He is the son of Shelby and DeAnna Phillips of Lake City. The 5'6" eighth grader enjoys playing basketball, baseball, swimming and computers. Jordan is an honor roll student and a GT student at Riverside Junior High. He is a member of Rebels with a Cause, FBLA and captain of the quiz bowl team. His favorite class is computer tech class...
Fred Williams - Newport (04/04/03)
Fred Williams, 91, of Newport died Monday, March 24, 2003, at Jonesboro. Born in Stillwell, Okla., he was a member of the Holden Avenue Church of Christ in Newport where he served as a deacon. He graduated from Konawa High School in Oklahoma and attended Seminole Junior College, Oklahoma Baptist University and what was then Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway. ...
Mary Odessa Carter - Leachville (04/04/03)
Mary Odessa Carter, 96, of Leachville died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born at Ravenden Springs, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Ella Marriott Higginbotham and had been a Leachville resident since 1929. ...
Clinton Darrell Amos - Manila (04/04/03)
Clinton Darrell Amos, 53, of Manila died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born at Clarksburg, West Virginia, he was the son of the late James Edward and Helen Holt Amos. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had been a Manila resident since 1991. He was employed as a machinist for Dawson Welding and Fabrication of Blytheville. He served as the Sunday School Director and Board member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Manila...
Roger Dale Skinner - Paragould (04/04/03)
Roger Dale Skinner, 56, of Paragould died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. He was a farm worker, an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Shawn Skinner of Caraway and Jeffery Skinner of Blytheville; three daughters, Theresa Skinner of Alabama, Gena Mullins of Monette and Jamie Skinner of Blytheville; his mother, Evelyn Osborn of Concord; three half brothers, Gene Osborn, Dickey Osborn and Joshua Osborn, all of Concord; two half sisters, Sue Mason of Floral and Rhonda Brehs of Concord; and 10 grandchildren.. ...