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Stories from Friday, January 2, 2004

Genealogist completes book (01/02/04)
Joyce Hambleton Whitten of Black Oak has completed another one of her major historical gleanings in a book titled "Monette Arkansas Newspaper Obituaries and Death Notices, 1920-1927." Whitten is a noted genealogist and collector of historic data and information. ...
Manila School Board discusses AP Program (01/02/04)
Manila Superintendent Charolette Wagner asked Connie Adams, Manila gifted and talented instructor, to speak to the board Monday night sharing information on the Advanced Placement Program (AP classes). "I'm sure you have read about the AP program. Some money has been available for workshops and conferences. We did not want to be behind on this," Wagner said. "I feel the board needs to be informed on what is being said about these classes...
Lake City Church celebrates 80 years (01/02/04)
The First Baptist Church of Lake City held a 80th anniversary celebration on November 23, with a special program in the sanctuary during morning services, and a large potluck meal in the fellowship hall afterwards. Members and friends from across the state were in attendance. The sanctuary program consisted of music by Clay Doss, Paula Doss, Pat McCormick, Nancy Gammill and the Worship Choir...
Taylor's 24 leads Mustangs to tourney title (01/02/04)
The Mustangs looked to seek redemption after suffering their only loss of the season at the hands of the AAAAA Jonesboro Hurricane last Saturday night in the finals of the KFC/Taco Bell/Pepsi Classic. They did just that Tuesday night at Beebe handily beating the AAAA Badgers by a score of 71-37...
Riverside falls to Gosnell in tournament semifinals (01/02/04)
Riverside Head Coach Buster Campbell said before Thursday night(s semi-final match-up with Gosnell in the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament at Manila that the Pirates would be the most talented and physical team Riverside had played to this point. Led by 6'9" Ole Miss signee Jeremy Parnell, Campbell(s words proved prophetic as Gosnell held on for a 59-53 victory over the Rebels to advance to Saturday(s championship game against Buffalo Island Central...
Manila falls short in first round of annual classic (01/02/04)
Manila came up short in first round action of the Gerald Jennings Holiday tournament falling to Riverside 61-58. The Rebels went on a 10-2 run in the first to lead the Lions 21-13. Exchanging baskets in the second Riverside continued to lead 39-290 at the half. Manila roared back in the second half to fall in the final frame...
Manila girls even conference record (01/02/04)
Manila improved to 1-1 in conference play with a 59-43 win over Trumann on Thursday. The Lady Lions trailed 12-8 after one and 22-20 at the half. The Lady Lions roared back on the third to take a 43-32 advantage before getting the win. Michelle Eubanks led Manila with 29 followed by Natalie Tippy with 18. Other scoring were Amanda Henson eight; Deborah White two and Ashley Girdley two...
Lions roar past Wildcats (01/02/04)
Manila improved to 2-0 in conference play with a 68-48 win over Trumann Friday night. The Lions, fueled by Jordan Wise's 24 points, jumped out to 20-10 first quarter lead. Manila outscored the Wildcats 17-8 in the second to enjoy a 37-18 cushion at the half. Trumann outscored Manila 22-18 to pull within 11, 55-44. The Lions took advantage of a 13-4 fourth quarter to get the conference win...