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Stories from Friday, April 9, 2004

Monette donates $15,000 to park fund (04/09/04)
David Clark, Monette Youth Association president, addressed the Monette City Council Monday, March 23, concerning financing for preparation of the new ball fields in time for the summer youth program to begin. "We got a lot of work done last week," Clark said. ...
Manila clean-up effort underway (04/09/04)
A clean-up effort is underway in Manila. Code Officer Fred Burks and Police Chief Jackie Hill ask for the cooperation from the residents. "We need to take pride in our community," Hill said. "Mowing season is here and yards and lots must be mowed on a regular basis."...
"Bail money" benefits Red Cross (04/09/04)
Being arrested is not usually on most people's agenda for a Saturday morning. Volunteers in the Manila area agreed to check into the city jail on Saturday and stay until they raised $50 for bail. The volunteers turned themselves in to Manila Police Officer Corey Harrison to help raise money for the local American Red Cross, Chickasawba District Chapter...
Manila Lions split on the week (04/09/04)
Manila picked up two wins and suffered two losses on the week, defeating Harrisburg and Cross County but losing to Gosnell and Osceola. The Lions' record stands at 8--8 overall and 4--4 in 3AAA-South conference action. The Lions avenged an early season loss to Harrisburg by defeating the Hornets 1-- 13 on Tuesday. Senior Justin Hill got the win for Manila, pitching two innings giving up three hits, striking out three and giving up five runs...
Lady Lions end week with wins over EPC (04/09/04)
Manila ended the week on a good note by defeating conference foes EPC Lady Warriors 11--3 and 15--1 in a doubleheader held at Manila. The Lady Lions improved to 3--7 overall and 2--3 in 3AAA-South conference play. Sophomore Brittany Clark got the win on the mound in the first match up. Clark pitched five innings, striking out three and giving up six hits...
Riverside Rebels edge Marked Tree Indians (04/09/04)
Matt Owens hurled a five hitter and scored the game winning run on a squeeze bunt by catcher Jeremy Mann as the Riverside Rebels edged the Marked Tree Indians 2-1 in the first game of a 3AA South-Conference doubleheader at Caraway Monday night. The Indians rallied from a three-run deficit with a four-run fifth inning to pull out a 9-8 victory in the nightcap in a game shortened by rain as the two teams split the double dipper...
BIC Mustangs beat Bay 3-0 (04/09/04)
It was a non-conference game Wednesday afternoon at Bay when the Yellowjackets played host to the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs, but both coaches played it as if it was for the league championship as each team sent our their ace pitcher on a chilly afternoon...
Ozeal Wilson Torrance - Keiser (04/09/04)
Ozeal Wilson Torrance, 86, of Keiser died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at her home. She was a homemaker and member of Keiser Chapel. Survivors include six sons, Joe Wilson of House Springs, Mo., Dick Wilson of Fairfiled, Calif., Mike Wilson of Bassett, Ronnie Wilson and Roger Wilson, both of Keiser, and Andy Wilson of Jonesboro; three daughters, Carolyn Coble of Caraway, Joyce Ballard of Millington, Tenn., and Deborah Dollahite of Keiser; 31 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.. ...
Inez Mullen - Monette (04/09/04)
Inez Mullen, 82, of Monette, died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was a homemaker, member of the Monette Assembly of God Church and had lived in Monette a lifetime. She is survived by two sons, Lester Mullen of Monette and Steve Mullen of Jonesboro; three daughters, Donna Rolland, Gaye Rolland, and Marla Mullen, all of Monette; two sisters, Shirley Bronaugh and Suda Reeves, both of Monette; two brothers, Larry Simpson of Indiana and Paul K. ...
Thomas James Johnson Jr. - Gosnell (04/09/04)
Thomas James Johnson Jr., 39, of Gosnell died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at his residence. Born in Osceola, he worked as a heating and air electrician and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Charline Johnson of Gosnell; a daughter, Jessica Johnson of Gosnell; two sons, Thomas Johnson and Aaron Johnson, both of Gosnell; 10 sisters, Betty Boone of Blytheville, Phyllis Moore and Teresa Houston, both of Harrisburg, Judy Johnson and Connie Thompson, both of Osceola, Mary England of Wilson, Lisa Butterworth of the Lost Cane community, Rhonda West of Burdette, Tina Evans of Luxora and Vicky Johnson of Manila; five brothers, Mack Johnson of Burdette, Billy Johnson of Poway, Calif., Kenneth Johnson of Dell, Randy Johnson of Gosnell and Scott Johnson of Orange Park, Fla.. ...
Rev. Leonard Bunch - Black Oak (04/09/04)
Rev. Leonard Bunch, 74, of Black Oak died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at the VA Hospital in Memphis. Born at Black Oak, he was a longtime Baptist minister who founded and pastured several churches in Northeast Arkansas. He also was a retired salesman and was a member of New Hope-Black Oak Baptist Church near Caraway. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War...
Denver Gray Rosamond - Caraway (04/09/04)
Denver Gray Rosamond, 64, of Caraway died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at his residence. He was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. He is survived by his wife, Linda Timbs Rosamond; a son, Michael Gray Rosamond of Manila; two daughters, Priscilla Avery of Blytheville and Melissa "Missy" Price of Belton, Texas; five sisters, Evelyn Pascall of Germantown, Tenn., Gwen Forrester of Henderson, Sara Jo Lindsey of Waterloo, Ill., Mary Roy of Booneville, Miss., and Gail Coats of Rivervale; three brothers, Guy Rosamond of Parkin, Ronnie Rosamond of Mandlay, and Johnny Rosamond of Rivervale; and eight grandchildren.. ...