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Stories from Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Manila School Board renews contracts (04/21/04)
Manila School Board renewed certified and classified contracts, accepted four resignations, voted on raises, and reviewed superintendent resumes during the April 12 meeting. The board accepted four resignations, one certified and three classified. Custodians Bertha Brooks and Peggy Brooks submitted their resignations as of May 21. Betty Vandiver submitted her resignation as of June 30...
Council accepts clerk/recorder's resignation (04/21/04)
The Leachville City Council discussed the recent CPA report, accepted the resignation of city clerk/recorder, voted to become a city of the first class, and set city wide clean up date when the council met in regular session April 12. Leachville Mayor Ralph Wells opened the meeting by reading a prepared statement on behalf of the city...
Cemetery flag flies in honor (04/21/04)
The latest American Flag placed at the Manila Cemetery by R.J. Bennett, retired U.S. Marine, is flying in honor of the officers and crew aboard the destroyer USS Russell DDG 59. The flag was donated by Scott Adams, husband of Misty Bennett Adams. Mr. Adams is a crew member aboard the USS Russell...
BIC School Board renews contracts (04/21/04)
Classified and certified contracts and resignations were among the topics at the Buffalo Island Central School Board Thursday, April 15. President Bill Misner presided at the meeting. Board member Dale Wells made a motion to renew all classified contracts and certified contracts of those wishing to be renewed. ...
Lady Lions end regular season on three game winning streak (04/21/04)
Manila went 3 - 0 to end the 2004 regular season by defeating Gosnell and Osceola last week. The Lady Lions picked up a big win over Gosnell on Thursday 19 - 18. Manila jumped out on the Lady Pirates 5 - 0 in the first inning and held the lead until the third when Gosnell tied the game by scoring five runs. After the Lady Pirates took a 7 - 5 advantage in the top of the fourth Manila regained the lead by scoring six runs for a 11 - 7...
Mustangs improve to 20-7 for year (04/21/04)
After dropping a tough 3-0 loss to Bay in the finals of the Craighead County Baseball Tournament last Saturday at Lake City, the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs bounced back big time last week with two huge wins over Walnut Ridge and Nettleton in high school baseball action...
Lady Falcons avenge earlier season loss to Lady Rebels (04/21/04)
The Riverside Lady Rebels battled back from an early 9-0 deficit only to see Crowley's Ridge Academy use an 11 run fifth inning to blow open a close game en route to a 20-6 thumping Thursday afternoon at Lake City. The Rebels fought back to make the score 9-6 before the Lady Falcons exploded to blow the game open in the final regular season game of the year for both teams...
Manila ends regular season (04/21/04)
The Lions ended the regular season going 3 - 1 with wins over EPC and Trumann and falling to Rivercrest. Manila defeated EPC on Tuesday 9 - 5. Senior Justin Hill pitched a complete game with five strike outs. Cody Wells led MHS at the plate hitting 3-for-4 and getting three RBIs. Kevin Curtis hit 3-for-4 and knocked in a run followed by Matt Noble hit 2-for-3 and Josh McDaniel hit 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Casey Hill rounded out hitting for Manila going 1-for-3 with an RBI...
Rebels lose two for week (04/21/04)
The Riverside Rebels continued to slump as they took it on the chin twice this past week, losing a 6-1 non-conference decision Tuesday afternoon to Walnut Ridge at Lake City. The Rebels then traveled to Bay Thursday and dropped an 11-6 contest to the Yellowjackets...
Loyce Braden Click - Quitman, Ga. (04/21/04)
Loyce Braden Click, 86, of Quitman, Ga., died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Presbyterian Home in Quitman. She was born in Monette and moved to Quitman in 1954. She was a retired school teacher of Morven School District in Georgia, a member of First Baptist Church in Quitman, and Sunday School teacher for many years...
Ida Mae Womack - Lake City (04/21/04)
Ida Mae Womack, 78, of Lake City, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical center in Jonesboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas I. Womack. Arrangements will be announced by Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
John Terrell Ramey Sr. - Little Rock (04/21/04)
John Terrell Ramey, Sr., 79, of Little Rock died April 12, 2004, at his home. Born at Brinkley, he was the son the late Robert and Francis Willson Ramsey and had spent most of his life in the Little Rock area. He was a retired maintenance man for Reynolds Metal Manufacturing and was a Navy veteran of World War II...
George Edward Anthony - Pottsboro, Texas (04/21/04)
Retired MSGT George Edward Anthony, 74, died April 11, 2004. Anthony was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Atkins, to George Allen and Augusta Maine (Younger) Anthony. He grew up in Leachville learning to pick cotton at an early age and played basketball as well as graduated from Leachville High School. ...
Barry Lynn Kisner - Black Oak (04/21/04)
Barry Lynn Kisner, 38, of Black Oak, died Friday, April 16, 2004, at Keo, Arkansas. He was a truck driver, of the Church of Christ belief, and had lived in Black Oak all of his life. He is survived by his mother, Louise Hicks, of Monette; his maternal grandmother, Madge Armstrong of Monette; a brother, James Kisner of Viroqua, Wis., a step-sister and a step-brother...
Jettie Jewel Graham - Monette (04/21/04)
Jettie Jewel Graham, 93, of Monette, formerly of Paragould, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at Monette Manor. Born in Kennett, she was a homemaker and a member of Paragould Assembly of God. She had no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Graham, and three brothers...
Bertha Mooneyham - Lake City (04/21/04)
A memorial service for Bertha Mooneyham, 95, of Lake City, who died Thursday, March 11, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City was held Sunday at Lake City Church of Christ. Born in the Mangrum Community, she had lived in Lake City and Jonesboro most of her life. ...