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Stories from Thursday, February 5, 2004

Kristin Veach visits Thailand (02/05/04)
Kristin Veach of Manila returned last Monday from a trip to Bangkok, Thailand, where she and a group of 15 college students shared their culture and language with Thai college students. Veach is a sophomore at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. The college is a private liberal arts Baptist college. Various trips throughout the year are sponsored by Global Opportunities (GO)...
Monette accepts bids for saferoom construction (02/05/04)
The Monette City Council met in regular session Monday, Jan. 26, and worked through a busy but short agenda. The council accepted a $135,000 contract bid from Murdock Construction Company of Marianna to build the new safe room adjacent to the Monette Fire Department. ...
Reams announces for Mississippi County Judge position (02/05/04)
Gosnell Mayor Dick Reams has announced he will be a candidate for the Democratic nomination to run for the office of Mississippi County Judge during the November election. Reams is a lifetime resident of Mississippi County and has been the mayor of Gosnell for over 13 years. ...
Manila's Junior Lady Lions improve to 8-4 in conference play (02/05/04)
Manila's Junior Lady Lions improved to 8-4 in 3AAA-South conference play with wins over Harrisburg and Gosnell. The Junior Lady Lions defeated Gosnell on Thursday, 29-13. Manila jumped out to 7-0 lead in the first before taking a commanding 19-2 advantage at the half. Manila took advantage of the lead and allowed all players to see playing time in the second half, gaining the win...
Manila at .500 in South 3 AAA Conference play (02/05/04)
Manila fell to 6-6 in conference play with losses to EPC and Rivercrest last week. The Lions faced the undefeated Warriors on Friday, falling 92-57. Manila came out cold in the first quarter as EPC was able to gain a 32-6 first quarter lead. It looked to be a complete shutout for the Lions but Manila came alive in the second and played hard the remaining quarters of the game...
BIC holds league lead in close match-up against Rebs (02/05/04)
Everyone knew Tuesday night's 3AA-North showdown between league-leading Buffalo Island Central and the second place Riverside Rebels would be intense, so intense that condensation formed on the roof and fell to the floor, causing action to be stopped during the tightly contested battle...
Jessie Faye Mosley - Blytheville (02/05/04)
Jessie Faye Mosley, 53, of Blytheville died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Blytheville. Born at New Albany, Miss., she was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her father, James Henry Cox of Manila; and four sisters, Bessie Mae McCullough and Kimberly Gann, both of Blytheville, Melba Argentine of Highland, Ind., and Shae Walker of Griffith, Ind...
Georgia Ann Knight - Leachville (02/05/04)
Georgia Ann Knight, 91, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at her home. Born at Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Corna Vanhoozer Brock and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was the widow of Henry Knight and attended the Leachville United Methodist Church...
O.T. Reinhart - Paragould (02/05/04)
O.T. Reinhart, 88, of Paragould died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born in Lafe, he was a retired farmer and a member of Lafe Baptist Church. Survivors include four sons, Ralph Reinhart and Charles Reinhart, both of Lafe, Bill Reinhart of St. ...
Chester Eugene Woods - Manila (02/05/04)
Chester Eugene Woods, 82, of Manila, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Arbyrd, he was the son of the late Estle and Rosie Knight Woods and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a retired farmer and was a United States Army Veteran...
J.T. Yarbro - Bradford (02/05/04)
J.T. Yarbro, 73, of Bradford, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, in Searcy. Born in Armorel, he was a retired mechanic and electrical specialist and was a member of Oakland Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Addie Elizabeth Stephens Yarbro of Bradford; three sons, Ted Allen Yarbro of Beebe, Grover Jay Cleveland Yarbro of Hartford and Brian Keith Yarbro of Denmark; two daughters, Daisy Kathleen Crosby of Searcy and Debra Jane Harris of Bradford; three stepsons, Thomas Allen Bible of Bradford, James William Stevenson Bible of Van Buren and William Caudle of Houston, Texas; two stepdaughters, Shirley Jewell Brooks and Victoria Lee Miller, both of Bradford; two sisters, Idella Davidson of Virginia and Dolla Rhodes of Manila; 24 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.. ...
Allie Faye Judkins - Lake City (02/05/04)
Allie Faye Judkins, 91, of Lake City, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. Survivors include two sons, Charles Judkins of Lake City and William Judkins of Maynard; three daughters, Joyce Hitchcock of Freemont, Calif., Jane Flynn of Alpharetta, Ga., and Kay Engelsman of Grand Rapids, Mich.; a sister, Bonnie Ellis of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Patricia Dean Peridore - Monette (02/05/04)
Patricia Dean Peridore, 36, of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at her residence. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ, and had lived in Monette for 10 years, formerly of Osceola. She is survived by her husband, Ricky Peridore of the home; her mother Judith Fraser of Manila and her father, Hershel Copeland of Caraway; two sisters, Lisa Copeland of Arizona, and Sandra Dobbins of Dyess; four brothers, Jerry Copeland of Bondsville, Terry Copeland of Monette, Billy Copeland of Caraway and Danny Copeland of Florida; one son, Ricky Peridore Jr. ...