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Stories from Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Caraway Masons serve 50 years (02/18/04)
The Caraway Masonic Lodge #733 awarded five 50 year pins, at a dinner held in their honor Thursday, Feb. 12, at the lodge hall. Kenneth Bratten, James Brickell, Noble Dunkerson, and Elmer Watkins were present to receive their 50 year buttons, pinned on family members, during the opening ceremony. Thomas Riggs of North Carolina was unable to attend...
Medical miracle returns hearing (02/18/04)
Hearing, like other senses, is often taken for granted until it is gone. Dan Donovan of Manila started noticing a hearing loss over 25 years ago. He had his hearing aides upgraded through the years, but approximately two years ago he had 100 percent hearing loss...
Bobby Gene Gathright awarded Pillars of Solomon (02/18/04)
Bobby Gene Gathright of Monette was awarded the Masonic Pillars of Solomon award on Feb. 6 at the Monette Lodge 448. Mr. Gathright was the first recipient of the Pillars of Solomon Award at the Monette Lodge 558. He was selected by the Monette Lodge for his outstanding service and dedication to his lodge...
Riverside Jr. Rebs notch tourney title (02/18/04)
Saturday night's 3AA-North Junior High District Championship game at Walnut Ridge between the Riverside Rebels and the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs was huge in more ways than one. Not only are the two teams arch-rivals, but both had very important streaks on the line as well as the tournament championship. ...
Wise Scores 43 in Manila's Win Over Marmaduke (02/18/04)
Junior Jordan Wise scored 43 points including nine three pointers in the Lions 72-60 overtime win over the Greyhounds. Manila trailed Marmaduke 14 - 11 after one but used a 14 - 8 second quarter to take a 25 - 22 advantage at the half. The Lions pushed the lead to 39 - 35 after three. ...
Lady Mustangs bow to Rector in district tourney (02/18/04)
The junior high district tournament championship of the 3AA North Conference featured a rematch of last year finalists, the defending champion and unbeaten Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs and the Rector Lady Cougars. Last year it was the Mustangs who came out on top, but this year Rector exacted revenge with a 38-37 come-from-behind victory to hand the Lady Mustangs their first loss of the season and give the Lady Cougars the tournament championship...
James L. Chambers Jr. - Jonesboro (02/18/04)
James L. Chambers, Jr., 63, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at his residence. He was retired from Lincoln Manufacturing Co., of the Baptist belief, a U.S. Navy veteran, and had lived in Jonesboro one year, formerly of the Monette and Lake City area...
Guy W. Collier - Blytheville (02/18/04)
Guy W. Collier, 90, of Blytheville, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas in Jonesboro. Born March 21, 1913, in Rector, the son of Richard J. and Grace Frazier collier, he had been a resident of Blytheville for most of his life, an automobile mechanic, and of the Methodist faith. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II...
Charles James Denton - Manila (02/18/04)
Charles James Denton, 72, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Charlie and Vera Miller Denton and had been a lifelong area resident. He was the widower of Elsie Denton and was a retired machinist...