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Stories from Thursday, June 19, 2003

Wings of Service gaining membership (06/19/03)
Riding with a mission seems to be the motto of the newly formed Wings of Service Chapter 754, an affiliate of the Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA). Members are from Manila, Blytheville, Lepanto, Osceola, Caruthersville and Cooter. Presently the group has over 30 that meet each month at the Log Cabin Restaurant in Manila...
Liberty Bancshares acquires MidSouth Bank (06/19/03)
Liberty Bancshares, Inc., parent company of The Bank of Jonesboro, has recently purchased the majority stock of MSB Shares, Inc., holding company of MidSouth Bank. "We are very excited about the acquisition of MidSouth Bank," said Mark P. Fowler, Liberty Bancshares vice-chairman. "This is a great opportunity for us to further expand our service area throughout Craighead County, specifically Monette and Bay," Fowler said...
Manila native enjoys visiting home (06/19/03)
Manila will always be home to Teresa Williams Sickels even though she has not lived in Northeast Arkansas for many years. She and her husband, Wayne Sickels, are both natives of Manila. They now live in Phoenix, Ariz., but enjoy coming home to visit. They were in Manila last week...
Mandy Lane Emery qualifies for National Finals (06/19/03)
Mandy Lane Emery, 17-year-old daughter of Merett and Michelle Emery, of Caraway, competes in high school rodeos all over Arkansas. She has traveled to Crossett, Fort Smith, and many other towns around the state this school year. She competed in 22 rodeos on the weekends throughout the year. ...
Riverside splits twinbill with Manila (06/19/03)
Alex Smith's two-run fourth inning double capped off a two hit, four RBI night leading Riverside's Senior Babe Ruth team to a 17-2 rout over Manila's No. 1 in the first game of a twin-bill. Smith's double coupled with a two-run single by Kevin Winford highlighted the five run fourth inning explosion after the Rebels scored sever third inning runs thanks largely to seven Manila walks...
Riverside takes league softball championship (06/19/03)
Riverside's 16 and under girls' softball team finished the season with a near perfect record 11-1 and claimed the league tournament championship by defeating Manila 14-2 Saturday at Leachville. Magan Adams, Whitley Shasteen and Jonna Dixon led the Riverside Wooley Boogers hitting attack on the championship game. ...
Basketball camps held at Riverside (06/19/03)
Riverside Coaches Greg Rainwater and Buster Campbell held their first annual girls and boys basketball camp recently on the Caraway and Lake City campuses. The girls' camp was held June 2-5 at Caraway. Girls' Coach Greg Rainwater was pleased with the success of the first camp and said the campers had fun. All campers received tee shirts for attending. Rainwater was assisted by members of his junior and senior high basketball teams and the camp was aided in sponsorship by Sonic of Lake City...
Manila Cubs fall to Monette (06/19/03)
In Manila baseball action, the 11-12 year old Manila Cubs lost to Monette 8-1 on June 12 and were defeated by Leachville 6-5 on June 10. The Manila 9-12 year old Majors improved to 19-0 in league play last week with a 19-3 defeat of Southland. Manila First National Bank won the game in two and a half innings as Tray Malone pitched a no hitter for two innings, giving up only one run, and William Hightower pitched the third inning holding Southland to two runs on two hits...
Victor Lee Endicott - Manila (06/19/03)
Victor Lee Endicott, 35, of Manila, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, in a motorcycle accident on Route "U" near Hayti. Born at St. Charles, Ill., he had been a Manila resident for the past two years and was employed by Nucor-Yamato Steel Plant in Armorel. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church at Wickliffe, Ky...
Jeremy Randell Davis - Jonesboro (06/19/03)
Jeremy Randell Davis, 21, of Jonesboro, died Monday, June 8, 2003. A native and life-long resident of Jonesboro, he was a 2000 graduate of Nettleton High School and a member of the Nettleton Baptist Church in Jonesboro. He was currently a junior at Arkansas State University and was employed by Nettleton Public Schools...
Edward Lee Tyler - Manila (06/19/03)
Edward Lee Tyler, 54, of Manila, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at the Med in Memphis from injuries received in a fire at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Cornelius and Bessie Martin Tyler and had lived most of his life in Manila. Mr. Tyler attended Manila High School and was a truck driver and carpenter...