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Stories from Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Riverside teacher develops reading program (01/14/04)
Tammy Rainwater, Title I reading teacher, sees students in the first through the sixth grade at Riverside West elementary. Rainwater has been in the field of education for eight years. As much as any teacher would like to be able to sit down with each student at least once a week for a one-to-one reading session, there is just not enough time in the day, Rainwater said...
TSNFS enters field of financial services (01/14/04)
The regional firm of Thomas, Speight & Noble, certified public accountants, has entered the field of financial services. Through their new firm, Thomas, Speight & Noble Financial Services, Inc., and their association with Diversified financial Services Group, LLC of Memphis, they will now offer what some have called "one-stop financial services" to the public...
Leachville recipient of CenturyTel donation (01/14/04)
Leachville Mayor Ralph Wells accepted $1,000 from CenturyTel's area operations manager Skip Layne. "We appreciate Mayor Wells and the city of Leachville," Layne said. "We like to give back to the area we serve. CenturyTel wants to be a part of the community we serve."...
Weight Watchers meeting comes to Manila (01/14/04)
Keeping with one of the most made New Year's resolutions, to lose weight, there is a new Weight Watchers meeting place in Manila. Weight Watchers meetings are held in Manila every Thursday at the sell training room at Southworth, Inc., located on Highway 77. Weigh-in begins at 6:30 p.m. with the meetings at 7 p.m...
Manila Lady Lions split conference games (01/14/04)
Manila's Lady Lions ran their conference record to 3-2 with a win over Gosnell and a loss to Valley View in the past week. Manila faced Valley View on Thursday in a tough 3AAA conference matchup. The Lady Blazers jumped out to a 15-9 first quarter lead before pushing the advantage to 33-22 at the half. ...
Manila faces two tough conference foes (01/14/04)
Manila faced two of its toughest conference adversaries, falling to the East Poinsett County Warriors and the Osceola Seminoles. The Lions faced Osceola on Friday, losing to the Seminoles 83-60. Manila fought hard for three and a half quarters, but Osceola wore down the Lions to get the conference win. ...
Riverside wins in overtime (01/14/04)
The Brookland Bearcats got the opening tip and immediately scored the first two points of the game in building up what seemed to be a safe 17-point lead, 31-14, before Riverside knew what had hit them. The Rebels scored the last three points of the first half to close within 14, 31-17 at the half...
Bay/Riverside battle for conference title (01/14/04)
When Riverside and Bay hook up in hoops action, fans can always expect a battle to the finish, and that is exactly what they got Thursday night when the Lady Rebels played host to the Lady Yellowjackets in a battle for sole possession of first place in the 3AA-North Conference at Lake City...
BIC and Marked Tree game ends before half (01/14/04)
The Buffalo Island Central/Marked Tree game on Tuesday night at the Mustangs' home court was called to a halt seconds before halftime due to an altercation. It took less than one minute for police officers that were on hand, school officials, coaches and referees to get the situation under control and the floor cleared...
Ola Mae Trull - Lake City (01/14/04)
Ola Mae Trull, 86, a longtime resident of the Buffalo Island area, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Lakeside Nursing Center at Lake City. Born at Westport, Tenn., she was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church in Caraway and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star...
Herbert Sneed - Caraway (01/14/04)
Herbert Sneed, 74, of Caraway died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was employed by Wheeler Manufacturing, had worked 17 years at the Manila Public Auction snack bar, was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was of the Baptist belief...
Leona May Harbin McWhirter - Lake Charles, La. (01/14/04)
Leona May McWhirter, 83, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003. She was a native of Turkey Run Community at Monette. She was born in 1920, the daughter of Agnes and Marvin Harbin. She had lived many years in Lake Charles, La., moving from Creole, La., after her retirement. ...
Dorothy Lee Phillips - Paragould (01/14/04)
Dorothy Lee Phillips, 68, of Paragould, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at her residence. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Newt and Dixie Ethel Evans and had been a Paragould resident since 1988. She was a former long time Florida resident and was a retired electronics technician with Motorola Corp. Mrs. Phillips was a member of 10th Street Missionary Baptist Church in Paragould...