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Stories from Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Caraway Fourth of July celebration is big hit (07/09/03)
The 57th annual Caraway Fourth of July celebration was a big hit again this year with a parade, carnival, special salute to veterans, grandstand entertainment, prizes, fireworks and special awards. The Caraway Lions Club and the Caraway Parks Commission shared responsibilities for the festive occasion, and arranged a full schedule of activities for all those in attendance, from early to late...
Manila testing garlic spray for mosquitoes (07/09/03)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach said the City of Manila is testing the use of diluted garlic juice in an effort to greatly reduce or eliminate mosquito activity. "Garlic spraying has been highly recommended to us by other cities that have used this method of mosquito control," Veach said...
Linnie Minton Cole Hill to be honored on her 100th birthday (07/09/03)
Linnie Minton Cole Hill will be honored on her 100th birthday with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Monette Manor. Cake, punch and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to stop by and celebrate with Mrs. Hill. Mrs. Hill has lived most of her life in the Leachville area. As a matter of fact, she lived over 60 years in her home at 306 East Fourth Street on the corner of Fourth and Ada Streets. She is the daughter of the late Amanda and Zach Minton of Walnut Ridge...
Manila shuts out Riverside (07/09/03)
Casey Hill hit Matt Owens' first pitch of the game high over the left field fence and that would be all the run support Doug Lester would need as Manila shut out Riverside 4-0 in Senior Babe Ruth action Tuesday night at Manila. Lester was dominant on the mound for Manila going the distance striking out 12 while giving up four walks to get the win...
Local teams compete in tournament play (07/09/03)
Several area All-Star teams competed in district tournament play last week, with the NEA East 7-8 year old machine pitch team finishing as runner-up in their divsion at Manila. This earned them a berth in the state tournament which will begin Friday in Van Buren...
Area team on way to World Series (07/09/03)
The Arkansas Blasters, a tournament team made up of players from Manila, Monette, Lake City, Valley View and Paragould, have qualified to play in the USSSA 13 year old and under World Series. The World Series will be held in Tulsa, Okla., July 13-20...
Manila to host state baseball tournament (07/09/03)
Manila will host the 10 year old State baseball tournament July 11-15. Teams representing Springdale, Mt. Home, Ft. Smith, Searcy, District II in Greene County and District I (Jonesboro) will start playing at 1 p.m. on Friday July 11. Games will be held Friday through Monday with the finals on Tuesday...
Riverside, Manila teams participate in basketball camp (07/09/03)
Riverside and Manila participated July 23-25 at the Southeast Missouri State University's team basketball camp in Cape Girardeau. Both teams fared well and seemed to play better as the week went on. Riverside's A-team finished with a 5-4 record and won their division at the camp, while the B-team also finished 5-4 and advanced to the semi-finals of their division. ...
Albertine Hyde Safley - McRae (07/09/03)
Albertine Hyde Safley, 85, of McRae died Saturday, June 28, 2003. Mrs. Safley was born in Paragould on Dec. 12, 1917, and was raised in the Hancock community. She was the daughter of John William and Bertie Esther Cox Hyde. She was a homemaker and member of the McRae Church of Christ. She married Maurice Safley in 1937 at Black Oak...
Herman Utah "Bo" McDaniel, Jr. - Lake City (07/09/03)
Herman Utah "Bo" McDaniel, Jr., 58, of Lake City died Thursday, July 3, 2003, in Lake City. Born in Lepanto and formerly of Lake Charles, La., he was an over-the-road truck driver, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and of the Church of God belief...
Connie Mae Horner - Jonesboro (07/09/03)
Connie Mae Horner, 56, of 98 Rogers Apt. 3, Jonesboro, died Tuesday, June 29, 2003, at her home. She was born April 27, 1947, at Blytheville. She is the daughter of the late Sammy D. Farmer and Lucille Williams She was a member of Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Jonesboro...
Ulala Hedge Baggett - Leachville (07/09/03)
Ulala Hedge Baggett, 77, of Leachville died July 4, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 28, 1925, in Camden, Tenn., the daughter of Leslie and Thelma Hedge. Ms. Baggett worked throughout her life as a nurse's aid...
Charlesteen Roe - Arbyrd (07/09/03)
Charlesteen Roe, daughter of the late John Curt and Bessie Benton Roe, was born Aug. 22, 1937, in Arbyrd, and passed away July 2,2003, at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 65. She is survived by two sons, Jessie Wayne Roe of Paragould and Ronald Dean Roe, and his wife, Tonda, of Paragould; a brother, Dempsey Wayne Roe of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Nelgin Baugh of Arbyrd and Edwanda Glisson of Starke, Fla.; four grandchildren, Justin, Andrew, Connor and Peyton Roe; two nieces, Lillie Ann Roe of Arbyrd and Amy Bogart of Marmaduke; and two nephews, Josh and Matthew Roe.. ...