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Stories from Thursday, February 12, 2004

Rebecca Mitchell celebrates 104 years (02/12/04)
Rebecca Mitchell celebrated her 104th birthday at Monette Manor on Saturday, Feb. 7, with family and friends. Mrs. Mitchell was born on Feb. 8, 1900. She had lived most of her life in the Blytheville/Promised Land area. She has lived through over a century of history -- dating to the horse and buggy days to being able to watch a man walk on the moon...
LHA assumes management of community center (02/12/04)
The Leachville City Council discussed the Leachville Housing Authority, water department assignments, and heard reports from city department heads at the regular meeting Feb. 2. Betty Jo Eldried, Leachville Housing Authority director, addressed the council concerning the management of the community building. Several members of the LHA board were also present...
Angie Gipson of Manila enjoying motherhood (02/12/04)
Working with young people was one of Angie Gipson's goals, and she is enjoying her new position as high school counselor at Manila. Gipson was raised in Manila, the daughter of Rick and Dianne Sparks. She is a 1991 graduate of Manila High School and is pleased to be able to come back to her home school. She received a bachelor's degree in 1996 and a master's degree in counseling in 2000 from Arkansas State University...
Riverside senior receives offer to West Point (02/12/04)
Alex Smith, a senior at Riverside High School, has received an offer of admission to the United States Military Academy at West Point. He received congressional nominations from the Honorable Marion Berry and Mark Pryor. Alex is the son of Ron and Traci Smith of Lake City, grandson of the late Jim Barber and Carolyn Barber of Lake City, Ernie and Peggy Blair of Jonesboro, and Bill Smith of Jonesboro...
BIC girls split two last week (02/12/04)
The Buffalo Island Central girls teams split against Marmaduke and Weiner last week, with the seniors falling twice while the juniors remained undefeated with a pair of wins. Host Marmaduke was ahead 29-24 at the half in a game played Monday of last week and went on to win 63-50...
Lady Lions avenge earlier loss to Lady Warriors (02/12/04)
Manila's Lady Lions avenged an earlier loss to EPC's Lady Warriors by defeating them 62-53. The Lady Lions jumped out to a 17-14 first quarter lead and took a commanding 35-25 lead into the locker room at the half. Manila used a 15-5 third quarter to take a 50-30 lead. EPC came out hot in the fourth but could not overcome the deficit as Manila improved to 5-9 in 3AAA-South Conference play...
Lions finish fifth in 3AAA South Conference (02/12/04)
Manila fell twice this week to end conference play with a 6-8 record. The Lions had tough losses to Osceola on Tuesday and Gosnell on Friday. Manila finished fifth in conference rankings and will face Trumann in first round action of district play at Rivercrest at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16....
Mustangs now 14-0 in league play (02/12/04)
The Buffalo Island Central Mustangs completed a perfect record in the 3AA-North Conference by routing the Rector Cougars, 86-55, in a game played Tuesday of last week at Rector. The Mustangs moved to 14-0 in conference and 31-1 overall and remain the state's second-ranked Class AA team in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...
Oscar Lee Moore - Blytheville (02/12/04)
Oscar Lee Moore, 65, of Blytheville died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at his residence. Born in Wynne, he worked in auto salvage and sales and was a member of Mary's Chapel Church in Huffman. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Moore of Blytheville; three daughters, Candy Bates and Karen Holmes, both of Gosnell, and Leighann Hatley of Lubert, Texas; five sons, Kevin Jones, Justin Moore and Danny Moore, all of Blytheville, Randy Moore of Manila and Glenn Burress of Gosnell; three sisters, Barbara Pierce and Maudie Robinson, both of Blytheville, and Betty West of Buffalo, Ill.; a brother, Jim Moore of Georgia; 14 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.. ...
Eunice Lucille Rouse - Hornersville (02/12/04)
Eunice Lucille Rouse, 79, of Hornersville died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lynn, she had lived in Horenrsville since 1940. She is the daughter of the late William Turner and Blanche Alls Glenn. She was the widow of Elmer Rouse, Jr. and a member of Hornersville Baptist Church...
James Harlin Eubanks - Coloma, Mich. (02/12/04)
James (Harlin) Eubanks, 76, of Coloma, Mich., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at his home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Davidson Chapel, Florin Funeral Service, Coloma, the Rev. Tom Langston officiating. Burial was in Coloma Cemetery, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 362 of Coloma and Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, VFW Post 1137 of Benton Harbor and VFW Post 6803 of...
Bok Soon "Sue" Davis - Paragould (02/12/04)
Bok Soon "Sue" Davis, 64, of Paragould died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Charles R. Davis of Lake City; three sons, Donald Davis of Jonesboro, George Davis of Rota, Spain, and Charles Davis of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Glenda Johnson of Jonesboro; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Arah Frasure Carlton - Marmaduke (02/12/04)
Arah Frasure Carlton, 84, of Marmaduke died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at The Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was a homemaker, a Catholic, and had lived in Marmaduke six months, formerly of Caraway. She is survived by two sons, Dean Carlton and Mike Carlton, both of Paragould; a daughter, Mary Carlton Hester of Jonesboro; five grandchildren, Barry...
Wilma Jean Gilbert - Manila (02/12/04)
Wilma Jean Gilbert, 58, of Manila, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Gladys Marie Barlow and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a 1964 graduate of Leachville High School and was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...