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Stories from Friday, May 2, 2003

Eubanks elected state FBLA president (05/02/03)
Michelle Eubanks, Manila High School junior, has received the honor of being elected State Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) president for the 2003-2004 year. Michelle steps into the leadership role with a sound background of experience serving as State District II vice president, District president and president of her local chapter for the 2002-2003 year...
Manila campus to offer training (05/02/03)
Scholarships are now available for an education and training project funded by the Delta Regional Authority (DRA). Manila Public Schools and Kelton Schools, Inc., (licensed by the State Board of Private Career Education) have partnered to provide this opportunity and are ready to begin classes on the Manila campus...
Lake City Museum has new home (05/02/03)
The Lake City Museum is enjoying its new home at 300 Cobean Street, where city hall was formerly located. Brenda Hutchison serves as curator of the museum and is assisted by a museum board and a host of volunteer workers. The museum board consist of Hutchison, Jerry Freeman, Debbie Nunnally, Jerry Bowman, Sandra Nall, Jackie Williams, Marie George, Jimmie Taylor, Judy Dudley, Trace Smith and Toni Bowman...
Manila girls fall to Gosnell in extra innings (05/02/03)
The Manila Lady Lions ended their season in the second round of the District Tournament. Despite leading Gosnell the entire matchup Manila fell short in the extra inning, 12 - 9. Manila's Natalie Tippy took the loss on the mound. Tippy walked four, allowed seven hits, and seven earned runs. Gosnell's Chloe Whitaker took the win for the Lady Pirates...
Lions win district golf tournament (05/02/03)
Manila shot a 167 behind Scott Townsend's 82 and Klayton Seyler's 85 to take the 3AAA South District Tournament held at Thunderbay Golf Course in Blytheville. Gosnell took second place with 177 followed by Valley View in third with a 181. Valley View's Craig Duncan took medalist honors with an 81 with Manila's Townsend and Seyler placing second and third. Stephn Halfacre shot an 87 and Denver Dulaney shot 109 for Manila. All four players will advance to the regional tournament today at...
Manila ends season at 8-14 (05/02/03)
Manila fell short of a Regional berth falling to Osceola 9 - 0 after pounding EPC 15 - 1 in the 3AAA South District Tournament at Harrisburg. Senior John Hicks (4-4) took the loss on the mound, allowing five walks and two runs after a tough two thirds of an inning. Josh McDaniel came in to finish the matchup allowing five hits, seven runs with four of those earned. McDaniel fanned eight and walked five in the loss...
Hicks improves record to 4-3 (05/02/03)
Manila senior John Hicks improved his pitching record to 4 - 3 with a 13 - 3 win over Valley View. Hicks struck out five, walked three and gave up two hits with two earned runs. P. J. Brumley led the Lions at the plate with a home run and base hit with four RBIs...
Riverside ends season with 14-2 loss to BIC (05/02/03)
Riverside's baseball season ended the way it started, with a loss. The Rebels saw their season come to a close as the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs rolled to a 14-2 six inning victory in the opening round of the Class AA Region 4 high school baseball tournament Saturday at Monette...
Kelems signs with Crowley's Ridge College (05/02/03)
Dustin Kelems, 2003 graduate of Riverside High School, accepted a basketball scholarship and signed a letter of intent to play for Crowley's Ridge College. Dustin is the son of Roy and Debra Kelems of Caraway. He has played basketball throughout his junior and senior high school years. During his senior year he averaged 15.5 points and 9.1 rebounds a game...
BIC advances at regionals (05/02/03)
Brandon Ballard pitched a two-hitter and raised his record to 8-1 for the year as the Buffalo Island Central (BIC) Mustangs raced past the Riverside Rebels 14-2 in a shortened six-inning game at the Class AA Region 4 High School Baseball Tournament at Monette...
Jimmy D. Mangrum - Rantoul, Ill. (05/02/03)
Jimmy D. Mangrum, 56, of Rantoul, Ill., died Monday, April 21, 2003, at Provena Covenant Medical Center. He had worked for Meadowgold for 24 years in Champaign, Ill. He was a member of Bethany Park Christian Church. He had served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He was a 1965 graduate of Monette High School...
Billy Joe Fears - Paragould (05/02/03)
Billy Joe Fears, 70, of Paragould, died Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Arkansas Mehtodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late William and Rosie Smith Fears and had lived most of his life in the Leachville and Paragould areas. ...
Richard Douglas - Manila (05/02/03)
Richard Vernon Douglas, 87, of Manila died Friday, April 25, 2003, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Noah and Ethel Douglas and was a retired farmer. He was a lifelong Manila resident and had worked several years at the Manila Ice House. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Manila...
Infant Angelica Dawn Jackson - Monette (05/02/03)
Angelica Dawn Jackson, infant daughter of Jonathan and Chandra Pesce Jackson of Monette, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her paternal grandparents, Bo and Becky Jackson of Leachville; maternal grandparents, Tim and Sarah Pesce of Tuscon, Ariz.; maternal great-grandparents, Marshall and Sharon Butcher of Navarre, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Pesce of Tuscon, Ariz...
Jean K. Coward - Jonesboro (05/02/03)
Jean K. Coward, 58, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at her residence. She was born Dec. 26, 1944, at Jonesboro. She had lived most of her life in Jonesboro and was a 1963 graduate of Valley View. She also graduated from Arkansas State University at Marked Tree. She was employed at Lincoln for 15 years...
Colonel Ernest Franklin Barrett - Jonesboro (05/02/03)
Colonel Ernest Franklin Barrett, 78, of Jonesboro, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at the V.A. Medical Center in Memphis. Born at Cardwell, he was the son of the late W.T. and Alma Greer Barrett and was a longtime resident of Arizona before making his home in the Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri area. ...
"Bill" Lola Evon Adams - Caraway (05/02/03)
"Bill" Lola Evon Adams, 84, of Caraway, died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of Caraway First Baptist Church and had lived in the Caraway area most of her life. She is survived by two daughters, Sondra South and Donna Smith, both of Caraway; two sisters, Helen Faulkner of Caraway and Pauline Griffith of Redondo Beach, Calif.; three grandchildren, Mitchell Wilson, Barry Joe South, and Robyn Baker; and six great-grandchildren...