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Stories from Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Manila veteran pays homage and respect (05/26/04)
(Editor's note: Frank Hernandez of Manila is a Vietnam veteran serving with the U.S. Navy. He recently traveled to Wynne to visit the moving Vietnam Memorial Wall. In conjunction with Memorial Day, May 31, he shared some of his memories, his thoughts, and his respect for the American heroes that not only served their country, but gave their all.)...
Manila Council hears good report on 2003 audit (05/26/04)
Mayor Clifford Veach informed council members that the city had completed an exit conference for the 2003 audit and received no formal complaints. "This is the first audit I've ever gone through where the auditors had no formal complaints," Veach said. "That must mean we are doing something right. I think we are on the right road."...
Monette Council tours former NAPA building (05/26/04)
The Monette City Council met in special session on May 11, at 7 p.m. and toured the former NAPA building, on Flagger St., for potential city complex expansion. The council discussed the potential use of the building, as a city shop, and discussed the possibility of applying for a grant or legislative help...
Morris Edgar McWilliams - Manila (05/26/04)
Morris Edgar McWilliams, 86, of Manila died Friday, May 21, 2004, at his home. Born Feb. 7, 1918, in Alicia, Ark., the son of James A. and Minnie McIlhaney McWilliams, he was a farmer and worked as a custodian at the First Baptist Church in Manila before retiring in March. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church...
Patsy A. Bridges - Rock Falls, Ill. (05/26/04)
Patsy A. Bridges, 65, of Rock Falls, Ill., died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at her residence. Born at Beebe, she was a broker and owner of Pat Bridges Realty for 30 years. She later worked as church secretary at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls for 10 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church at Sterling, Ill...
LaDesta L. Wilson - Caraway (05/26/04)
LaDesta L. Wilson, 72, of Caraway died Monday, May 17, at her residence. Born in the Lost Cane Community in Mississippi County, she lived in Caraway most of her life. She was a dispatcher at American Greetings and a member of Caraway First Baptist Church...