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Stories from Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Miss Tacky competition raises $784 (09/03/03)
The American Cancer Society Buffalo Island Relay for Life volunteers held a "Miss Tacky" pageant Friday, Aug. 22, at the Melody Theatre in Leachville. "Looking your best" was not on the scoring cards that judges used to name the first annual American Cancer Society Buffalo Island Relay for Life Tacky Queen...
Thursday meeting will discuss WMA's (09/03/03)
There will be a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Manila Airport/ Community Center. The meeting is sponsored by the City of Manila and hosted by the Big Lake Sportsmen Association. Reports will be presented concerning access to the Big Lake, St. Francis Sunken Lands and The Dave Donaldson/Black River Wildlife Management Areas (WMA's). Orders issued by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be presented and discussed...
Manila man dies in car wreck (09/03/03)
Phillip E. Mattingly, 24, of Manila died early Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle accident on State Highway 18, west of Blytheville. According to State Trooper Tony Crowell the accident happened between 4 a.m. and 6:20 a.m. Reports indicate that Mattingly was traveling east on Highway 18 when the 1992 Chevrolet Blazer he was driving crossed over the westbound lane and ran off the north side of the roadway striking a culvert...
Red Cross volunteers honored (09/03/03)
Volunteers ranging from age 7 to 89 were honored at the annual American Red Cross Chickasawba District Chapter annual banquet Thursday evening at the Mississippi County Library in Blytheville. Mississippi County Judge Steve McGuire was the guest speaker for the banquet...
Manila golfers place second in tri-match (09/03/03)
Big Lake Country Club hosted a four team golf match Monday, Aug. 25 with Manila, BIC, Ridgefield Christian, and Trumann participating. Trumann took the match with a team score of 117 led by Clay McClung, medalist, with a 36, following ed a 38 from Miller...
Baseball vacation fitting for sports family (09/03/03)
Several weeks ago my family and I began planning our summer vacation. I had covered Little League baseball all summer, my eldest son had umpired Little League games, while my 15-year-old son had played Senior Babe Ruth and his twin sister had played softball. By this time we were ready for a trip to get away from it all...
Charles Wayne Hyde - Cardwell (09/03/03)
Charles Wayne Hyde, 52, of Cardwell died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at Methodist Hospital Central in Memphis. Born in Cardwell, he was an employee of Colson Castor Corporation of Monette and was of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include his wife, Carol Hyde of the home; his mother, Lovidee Hyde of Paragould; two daughters, Chrissy Hufford and Shannon Wilson, both of Cardwell; two sisters, Janet Kellim and Gloria Markum, both of Paragould; and three grandchildren, Tonya Wilson, Austin Wilson and Kaitlyn Hufford, all of Cardwell.. ...
Inez Floyd Bazzill - Monette (09/03/03)
Inez Floyd Bazzill, 81, of Monette, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. She was a homemaker, member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, had lived in the Buffalo Island area most of her life. She is survived by a sister, Reba West of Rockford, Ill.; two sons, Randal Floyd of Monette and Larry Don Floyd of Vian, Okla.; a daughter, Vickie Floyd Payne of Pensacola, Fla.; five grandchildren, Barry Floyd, Chad Floyd, Kyndal Payne, Rhonda Davis, and Amber Pickle; six great-grandchildren.. ...
Claria Maude McCallie - Manila (09/03/03)
Claria Maude McCallie, 80, of Manila died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Oil Trough, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Harriette Risden Cox and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Eluned "Lynn" Rambrow - Monette (09/03/03)
Eluned "Lynn" Rambrow, 85, of Monette died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. She was born in Pontardawe, South Wales, and lived in Las Vegas, Nev., before moving to Monette five years ago. She had worked as a Director of Nurses in a nursing home for several years...
Reba Beatrice Stockinger - Leachville (09/03/03)
Reba Beatrice Stockinger, 89, of Leachville died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Alicia, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Lillie Moore McPike and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was retired form Frolic Footwear and was a member of the Leachville United Pentecostal Church...
Annie B. Thomas - Monette (09/03/03)
Annie B. Thomas, 86, of Monette, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2003, at Monette Manor. She was a retired nurses aide, member of Buffalo Chapel Baptist Church and had lived in the Buffalo Island area most of her life. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Ballard of Monette; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren...
Phillip Eugene Mattingly - Manila (09/03/03)
Phillip Eugene Mattingly, 24, of Manila died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, in an automobile accident on State Highway 18, just west of Blytheville. Born at Little Rock, he was a Manila resident for 21 years. He attended Manila High School and was employed by Cotton Growers Gin in Dell. He was a member of the Manila First United Methodist Church...