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Stories from Monday, January 5, 2004

Manila senior named in top six in state (01/05/04)
Manila senior Michelle Eubanks was recently named in the top six in the state for the 2003 Wendy's High School Heisman award. Michelle was one of 20 Arkansas high school seniors honored Nov. 30 at the Wendy's High School Heisman Awards Presentation held at the Alltel Arena in North Little Rock...
New revenue office opened in Lake City (01/05/04)
Marsha Ladd and Amy Brown were taking care of business in the newly furbished State Department of Finance and Administration office located in the Eastern District Craighead County Court House in Lake City. "We are so pleased to have this new office in the court house," Brown said. ...
Three generations in white (01/05/04)
Medicine has been a major part of the Dr. E.A. and Liz Shaneyfelt's lives. Their love of medicine and caring for people has passed down to the next two generations of their family. Dr. Shaneyfelt came to Manila 44 years ago in 1959 to establish a family medical practice. They chose Manila to establish their practice and raise their family. The Shaneyfelts have five children...
Manila Lions lose to 5-A Blytheville in NEA Tournament (01/05/04)
Manila's Lady Lions fell to the Lady Colts of Rivercrest 80-33 in first round action Tuesday in the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament held at Arkansas State University. The Lady Lions were cold from the field from the start of the game. Rivercrest jumped out to 31-5 first quarter lead before pushing the margin to 51-12 at the half. Manila was able to score point for point in the third but could not overcome the deficit...
Lady Rebels bow out of NEA (01/05/04)
The senior-laden Riverside Lady Rebels came into the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament at Arkansas State University with high hopes of claiming the Class A-AA championship. The Lady Rebels started out in grand style in the opening round as they rolled all over the Swifton Lady Pirates, 72-37. But their championship hopes came crashing down in the quarterfinals as they lost to Weiner for the second time this season, 65-56...
Manila Lions lose to 5-A Blytheville in NEA Tournament (01/05/04)
The final score of 63-44 is misleading in the game between 3A Manila Lions and 5A Blytheville Chickasaws in Friday action in the NEA Invitational at Jonesboro. In second round action, Manila's David had to face the number one Goliath of Blytheville...
Riverside Rebels improve 15-5 with NEA wins (01/05/04)
Riverside's Rebels have accomplished many things since Lake City and Caraway consolidated in the mid 1980's -- a state runnerup finish, regional championships, district championships, conference titles, undefeated conference seasons, and numerous other tournament titles. ...
BIC Mustangs advance in NEA defeating Marmaduke and Salem (01/05/04)
JONESBORO -- The Buffalo Island Mustangs, top-seeded in the Class A-AA division of the NEA Invitational Tournament, advanced to the semifinals with a hard-fought 69-62 victory here Saturday night over the Marmaduke Greyhounds. "Marmaduke fought us every step of the way tonight," BIC coach Bill Taylor said. "But give a lot of credit to our guys for keeping their composure and holding on for the win."...
Willis Todd Copeland - Manila (01/05/04)
Willis Todd Copeland, 27, of Manila, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at his home. Born in Portland, Oregon, he was a graduate of Manila High School and was employed by Nucor Steel of Hickman. He is survived by his wife, Paige Penny Copeland, of Manila; two step-daughters, Blair Weaver and Tinker Weaver, both of Manila; his parents, Jimmy and Debbie Watts Copeland, both of Manila; a brother, James Copeland of Jonesboro; two sisters, Gretchen Smith and Samantha Copeland, both of Manila; his grandparents, James and Norma Faye Watts, Jr. ...
Roy Lee Carmichael - Manila (01/05/04)
Roy Lee Carmichael, 63, of Manila, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was retired from Citizen's Bank and a member of University Baptist Church in Jonesboro. He had lived in Manila for two years, formerly of Jonesboro...
Samuel Stephen Patterson - Little Rock (01/05/04)
Samuel Stephen Patterson, 9, of Little Rock died Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. Born in Little Rock, he attended Arkansas Baptist School and the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas. Survivors include his parents, Bobbi Dawn Bennett Patterson and Gregg Stephen Patterson of Little Rock; two brothers, Bennett Patterson and George Patterson, both of Little Rock; grandparents, George and Barbara Patterson of Gwynedd, Pa., and Bob Bennett of Pine Bluff; and great-grandmother, "Mamma Crick" Keith of Leachville.. ...
Carl Eugene Prince - Marmaduke (01/05/04)
Carl Eugene Prince, 57, of Marmaduke, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2003, at his home. Born at the Little River community near Manila, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ruby Mae Martin Prince and was a retired farmer and ginner and was a member of the Marmaduke Church of Christ...
Betty Lou Palmer - Manila (01/05/04)
Betty Lou Palmer, 65, of Manila died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical center in Jonesboro. Born February 3, 1938, in Marked Tree, the daughter of James Boyd Franks and Irene McClure Franks Rollins, she was lifelong area resident, a retired employee of Osceola Shoe Factory, and of the Baptist faith...
Carolyn Rose Pannell Mitchell - Paragould (01/05/04)
Carolyn Rose Pannell Mitchell, 62, of Paragould, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 25, 1941, in Marion County. She was a graduate of Leachville High School and attended Arkansas State University. She was co-owner of Pannell Ford Mercury and formerly taught at Oak Grove Elementary school. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Paragould and a Phi Mu Fraternity Alumni...
James W. Smith, Sr. - Bridgman, Mich. (01/05/04)
James Wilburn Smith, Sr., 72, of Bridgman, Mich., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at the Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, Michigan. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Hurlet and Naomi (Rooks) Smith. He was a Honda Gold Wing Association member, a former member of Weesaw Township Zoning Board and the Lake Township Ambulance...
Kim Joy Fisher - Caraway (01/05/04)
Kim Joy Fisher, 37, of Caraway, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at her residence. A lifelong resident of Chicago, she moved to Caraway six weeks ago. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include three sons, James Pruitt, Jr., Edell Simmons and Eddie Simmons, all of Chicago; a daughter, Felicia Fisher of Chicago; her mother, Brenda Pruitt of Caraway; three brothers, Paul Eakin of Davenport, Iowa, and James Fisher and William Pruitt, both of Chicago; and two sisters, Denise Pruitt and Wendy Pruitt, both of Chicago.. ...
Mary F. Hamilton - Fouke (01/05/04)
Mary F. Hamilton, 77, of Fouke, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, in a Memphis, Tennessee hospital. She was born Dec. 2, 1926 in Manila and had lived in Fouke since 1970. She was a homemaker, and lifetime member of the Arkansas PTA. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church...
Patsy Ann Jones - Trumann (01/05/04)
Patsy Ann Jones, 50, of Trumann, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lepanto, she lived most of her life in the Trumann area. She was a past employee of Lowe's in Jonesboro and was a member of McCormick Baptist Church...