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Stories from Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Manila Masonic Lodge recognizes Paul Robbins (05/07/03)
Paul Robbins of Manila was raised a Master Mason 50 years ago in the Manila Lodge 588. Robbins was honored Saturday morning with a breakfast at the Masonic Lodge. The breakfast was prepared by Thomas Jaco, Danny Robbins and Eugene Dobbins. Approximately 25 members and guests attended...
Dinner Bell: Sondra South, Caraway (05/07/03)
Sondra South of Caraway and her husband, Joe, moved back to Caraway in 1999 after being away for 35 years. Both are natives of the Caraway area and their roots go deep in the cotton country. She is the daughter of the late William and Lola "Bill" Adams and he is the son of the late J.A. and Pearl South...
"Painted House" comes back home (05/07/03)
The Citizens For Progress men's group met in Lepanto on April 28 and finalized plans for bringing the "Painted House" movie structure back to Lepanto, for its final resting place. Six men involved in dismantling and transporting the house were in attendance, which included Buddy Pounders, Bob Glover, Tony Anderson, Lepanto Mayor Dale Dunlap, Gerald Burks and Melton Emery...
Rebels advance to state (05/07/03)
For the second straight year the Riverside Rebel Tennis Team advanced to the Class AA State Tournament. Riverside's boys claimed the 4AA District Championship and will send the doubles team of Dustin Kelems and Lee Blake, along with Von McDaniel in singles to compete for state titles starting Monday at Searcy...
BIC makes first-ever state tournament appearance (05/07/03)
AUGUSTA When it rains, it pours. Such was the case Saturday evening here in the first round of the AA state baseball tournament as the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs saw a disastrous fifth inning against the Charleston Tigers put an end to their quest for a state title...
Lake City kicks off summer league seasons (05/07/03)
Lake City's Little League began the 2003 baseball season in a big way with the Machine Pitch Rebels, sponsored by Medic One and Tax Plus, winning the Monette Invitational Machine Pitch Tournament by edging out Etowah 11-10 in the finals. The Machine Pitch Rebels, who are coached by Kenny Stone, Mark Mann and Brad Meurer, defeated Manila Farmer's Market and Caraway on the opening night of the tournament, than defeated Etowah twice on Saturday to claim the tournament title...
George F. Hudson - Pottsville (05/07/03)
George F. Hudson, 72, of Pottsville, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at his home in Pottsville. The son of the late Earl and Mabel Hudson, he was born Dec. 21, 1931 in Leachville. He married Betty Scott on Dec. 22, 1951, at Leachville. ...
Infant John Harrison Russell - Manila (05/07/03)
John Harrison Russell, infant son of Bryan and Laura Coleman Russell of Manila died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas in Jonesboro. In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Tommy and Ann Coleman, of Blytheville; maternal great-grandmother, Evelyn Coleman of Holly Grove, Ark.; paternal grandparents, Dolan and Teresa Russell, of Manila; paternal great-grandmother, Anna Lee Chipman of Manila...
Goldie May McCormick - Leachville (05/07/03)
Goldie May McCormick, 89, of Leachville, died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Hobbs Island, Ala., she was the daughter of the late James and Epsy Cloud McCormick and had lived in Leachville since 1977. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Melva June Yarbro - Harrisburg (05/07/03)
Melva June Yarbro, 66, of Harrisburg, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at her residence. She was a homemaker, of the Church of Christ belief, and had lived in Harrisburg 17 years, formerly of Romeoville, Ill. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Yarbro, of the home; a sister, Mary Lou Deaton, of Manila; a brother, Charles Owen of Aurora, Ill.; three sons, Scott Bolton and Tony Bolton, both of Paragould, and Mark Bolton and his wife, Yvonne, of Joliet, Ill; a step-daughter, Terry Ann Burgland, of Salem, Wis.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Carl Lee "Buddy" Forrest - Memphis, Tenn. (05/07/03)
Carl Lee "Buddy" Forrest, 78, of Memphis, formerly of Sharon, Tenn., and Manila, died April 27, 2003, at his home. He was retired from the Memphis Postal Services. He is survived by a sister, Dorothy Forrest Jackson of Memphis; three nieces, a nephew, a great-niece and two great-nephews...
Thurlo Buddy Berry Jr. - Jonesboro (05/07/03)
Thurlo Buddy Berry Jr., 72, of Jonesboro, died Monday, April 28, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born in Monette on April 7, 1931. He was retired owner of Tupperware distributorship covering the state of Mississippi, and was a member of Southwest Church of Christ in Jonesboro. ...
Infant Christopher Alexander Hardy - Southhaven, Miss. (05/07/03)
Christopher Alexander Hardy, infant son of Timothy and Clydean Hardy, of Southhaven, Miss., died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southhaven, Miss. He was born in Memphis. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Lonnie and Grace Jones of Black Oak; a sister, Bethany Ann Hardy of the home; and a great-grandmother, Lillie Fry, of Black Oak...