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Stories from Thursday, November 6, 2003

Manila sportsman wins world championship (11/06/03)
Larry Browning of Manila won the 2003 Red Head Bass Pro Shop 3-D Pop-Up World Championship for his archery skills. The tournament was held in Springfield, Mo. Browning was shooting with a traditional great Plaines Recurve bow. Browning has competed in the 3-D Pop-Up World Championship three years, winning runner-up last year...
Monette Council Ok's water bids (11/06/03)
The Monette City Council accepted bids on water improvements, passed three resolutions, and set employee Christmas bonuses at the regular council meeting Oct. 27. Monette Mayor, David Fletcher, introduced Wayne Menley with Miller-Newell Engineers, who reviewed maps and plans for planned water system improvements...
Couple shares love of handicapped dogs (11/06/03)
Compassion, giving, caring, and sharing are all just words until put into practice. Jim and Deana Kilgos of Scottsdale, Ariz., make those words a way of life as they have opened their home and hearts to three Australian Sheperds that are handicapped. The three canines joined Kalie, the Kilgos' seven-year-old cattle dog. Kalie is not handicapped but they did rescue her from the humane society while they were living in Utah...
Manila takes Marmduke (11/06/03)
Patience was kind to the Manila Lions Tuesday night as they slowed the pace down to defeat the much bigger and experienced Marmaduke Greyhounds 51-48. Both teams struggled from the floor in the first with the quarter ending with a 6-6 tie. Manila spread the floor and looked for open lay-ups to take a 18-11 lead into the locker room at the half. ...
BIC defeats Abundant Life in Little Rock, 68-56 (11/06/03)
Buffalo Island Central blew open a close game with an early fourth quarter explosion led by the trio of Brooks Taylor, Brandon Ballard and Mark Hawkins, to outlast the very tough Abundant Life Owls 68-56 Saturday night in Little Rock. Taylor pumped in a game high 26, Ballard added 20, while Hawkins finished with 12 to lead the Mustang assault. ...
Lions, Lady Lions open new seasons (11/06/03)
Manila traveled out of town for a weekend of basketball on Oct. 24-25. The Lions faced Cotter on Friday falling 63-59. The Lions led 14-8 after one and 32-11 at the half. Holding an 11 point lead after three, it looked as if the Lions would continue on for the win. ...
Manila Lady Lions open regular season with two wins against Armorel (11/06/03)
The Lady Lions got their regular season underway last Monday with a big win over the Lady Tigers of Armorel. Manila used full court pressure to get an early advantage of Armorel. Manila led 13-4 after one and held a 22-18 lead at the half. MHS came out with the full court pressure to push their third quarter advantage to 39-25 and cruised on in for a 61-40 win to improve their record to 1-2...
Cleo "PeeWee" Millard Rogers - Lepanto (11/06/03)
Cleo "PeeWee" Millard Rogers, 86, of Lepanto died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife, Lena Mae Tyler Rogers; five sons, Billy Harold Rogers of Lepanto, Burnett Whipple of Sterling, Mich., Jack Rogers and Ronald Ray Rogers both of Ash Flat, and Don Rogers of Cabot; seven daughters, Brenda Joyce Carter and Ginger Kaye Miles, both of Lepanto, Teresa Gail Bryan of Dyess, Geneva Rolland and Angie Annette Hiser, both of Manila, Barbara Ann Stovall and Wanda Faye Hammond, both of Cherokee Village; 47 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Carl Edward Sullivan - Cardwell (11/06/03)
Carl Edward Sullivan, 62, of Cardwell died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at his residence. He was born Feb. 7, 1941, in Leachville. He was retired from Emerson Electric Company where he worked for 21 years as an assembler. He is survived by a son, Ricky Sullivan of Paragould; a daughter, Renne (Sullivan) Boyd of Paragould; two brothers, Wayne Sullivan of Leachville and Jerry Sullivan of Paragould; five sisters, Sally Thacker of Leachville, Janet Varner of Florida, Mary Maxwell of Paragould, Kathy Garrison of Raleigh, N.C., and Teresa Sullivan of Marmaduke; and two grandchildren, Kenneth Ray Sullivan of Manila and Tyler Lee Sullivan of Manila.. ...
Locadio Zabala - Nipomo, Calif. (11/06/03)
Locadio Zabala, 86, of Nipomo, Calif., died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at the French Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Born in Simmons, now known as Montebello, Calif., he had lived most of his life in Pico Rivera before moving to Nipomo about 10 years ago. He worked for Petroleum and Minerals Operations for over 30 years and later retired. Mr. Zabala was of the Catholic belief...
William Alexander Hickman - Manila (11/06/03)
William Alexander Hickman, 47, of Manila, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at his home following a lengthy illness. Born at St. Louis, he was the son of the late Jessie M. Hickman and had been a Manila resident since 1960. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of the Westside Baptist Church...
Maggie Goble - Manila (11/06/03)
Maggie Goble, 89, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Manila Nursing Center. She was born June 17, 1914. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a son, Harry Goble, of Manila. A graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, at the Manila Cemetery with Brother William Piercy officiating. Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville was in charge of arrangements...
Reva Lee Smith - Caraway (11/06/03)
Reva Lee Smith, 85, of Caraway died Sunday, Oct. 26, 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 a son, Danny Smith of Caraway; a daughter, Rena Self of Trumann; six grandchildren, Jeremy Smith, T.J. Mars, Dustin Lee Mars, Brian Gamble, Holly Mars, and Heather Self; and three great-grandchildren...
Anita M. Cornish - Monette (11/06/03)
Anita M. Cornish, 87, of Monette, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Beverly Health Care in Jonesboro. She was retired from Arkansas University, a member of Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church and had lived most of her life in the Monette area. She is survived by three sisters, Ahler Miller of Modesto, Calif., Evelyn Erway of Harbor, Oreg., and Nathalie Zumwalt of Harbor, Oreg. ...