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Stories from Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Work Experience and Jump Start programs proving beneficial (11/26/03)
A recent collaboration between the Arkansas Workforce Center's Youth Program and the Arkansas Northeastern College Adult Education Center is proving to be beneficial in assisting area youth. The Work Experience Program seeks to assist eligible high school dropouts ages 18-21 with obtaining their GED and gaining full-time employment. Eligible participants are allowed to work 24 hours per week while attending adult education classes 16 hours per week...
Lake City revenue office to remain open (11/26/03)
Lake City is one of six municipalities statewide that will get to keep their state revenue offices open. The Department of Finance and Administration scheduled the closing or consolidating of 33 revenue offices across the state on Dec. 1 in an effort to save money...
Lake City council reviews proposed budget (11/26/03)
The Lake City city council met in regular session on November 17, and worked through a short agenda. The council reviewed the 2004 proposed budget in the amount of $565,447. The budget includes $50,000 in state funding earmarked for renovation of the old post office building for use by the Lake City senior citizens. The budget includes plans to purchase one new police car next year...
Manila revenue office scheduled to close (11/26/03)
It was not good news for the city of Manila as Manila Mayor Clifford Veach announced Monday night that city's revenue office is scheduled to close at the end of the month and the grant application for a swimming pool had been rejected. "Apparently, the closing of our revenue office is on track to close the last day of the month. ...
Riverside Rebels pick up homecoming win (11/26/03)
Riverside's Rebels clicked on all cylinders from start to finish and ran away with a 76-47 homecoming victory Friday night at Lake City. Even when all-conference guard Matt Owens picked up his second personal foul three minutes into the game and went to the bench for the rest of the half, the red hot Rebels didn't miss a beat...
Lady Rebels notch two non-conference victories (11/26/03)
Riverside's Lady Rebels took to the road last week and came up with two big non-conference wins over Armorel and Gosnell in senior girls basketball. Riverside defeated Armorel on Monday night 64-49 after jumping out to a quick lead, 22-9 in the first quarter led by Amanda Dunigan's 10 first quarter points. The Lady Rebels extended the lead to 40-19 at the half, and led 54-38 going into the final frame...
Mustangs remain undefeated with win at Marmaduke (11/26/03)
The Buffalo Island Central Mustangs (8-0) (3-0) continued their winning streak at Marmaduke last Tuesday night with an 85-52 win over the Marmaduke Greyhounds. The Mustangs were once again fueled by their potent offensive firepower hitting 16, 3-pointers and 11 of 13 free...
Lady Lions fall to Piggott, 68-61 (11/26/03)
Piggott came out victorious Thursday night as Manila fell victim to fouls ending the game with four players on the floor. The Lady Mohawks hit 18 of 29 free throws to defeat the Lady Lions 68-61. Manila held a 17-15 first quarter after both teams went on 6-0 runs in the first four minutes of action...
Manila Lions stun Piggott, 79-60 (11/26/03)
Five players scored in double figures last Tuesday night as the Manila Lions stunned Piggott 79 - 60. Manila seemed to gel as a team as they used teamwork to beat the Mohawk's press. The Lions outscored Piggott 14-9 in the first quarter and opened the lead to 36-22 at the half...
Rita Jordan - Lake City (11/26/03)
Rita Jordan, 49, of Lake City died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at her residence. She had lived in Lake City for the past 30 years and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, John Jordan of the home; four sons, John T. Jordan of Hoxie, Christopher A. ...
Faye Earlene Pollard - Caraway (11/26/03)
Faye Earlene Pollard, 70, of Caraway, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include six sons, Billy and Joey Pollard, both of Caraway, Bobby Pollard of Evening Shade, Randy Pollard of Kilgore, Texas, Earnest Pollard of Linn, Mo., and Teddy Pollard of Caraway; six daughters, Janet Clavert, Cinthia Pollard, and Julie Barrett all of Caraway, Rosetta Fagan of Trumann, Mechelle Weyer of Paragould and Tammy Walsh of Manila; a sister, Nellie Faulkenberry of Osceola; two brothers, Wendell Hart of Keiser and Kendall hart of Russellville; 33 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.. ...
Dortha Gauf - Caraway (11/26/03)
Dortha Gauf, 77, of Caraway, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, in Jonesboro. She was born in Caraway and lived in Jonesboro before moving back to Caraway in 1995. She was the manager of the GasMart in Jonesboro before her retirement, was a member of the Caraway First Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher...
Wanda Faye Wilson Clark - Paragould (11/26/03)
Wanda Faye Wilson Clark, formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at Beverly Health Care Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late J.J. and Mergie White Wilson and had lived in Paragould for the past 12 years. She was employed as a case coordinator for the Department of Human Services in Paragould. She was a member of the Westview Baptist Church in Paragould...
Randle Burnett - Manila (11/26/03)
Randle "Randy" Burnett, 40, of Manila died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville. He worked for ProCare Medical and was a member of First Pentecostal Church in Manila. Survivors include his wife, Regina Burnett; a daughter, Kristy Burnett of Manila; a son, Rodney Burnett of Manila; a sister, Connie Whitecotton of Birmingham, Ala.; and three brothers, Wayne Burnett of Marion and Jimmy Burnett and Tony Burnett, both of Osceola...
Lorrine "Rene" Hazelwood - Lake City (11/26/03)
Lorrine "Rene" Hazelwood, 77, of Lake City died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, in the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born in Lake City, she lived in Texas for a while, but lived most of her life in Lake City. She was a homemaker and a Baptist...