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Stories from Friday, June 4, 2004

Cities agree to end appeal on judge's ruling (06/04/04)
The cities of Manila, Dell, Blytheville and Gosnell agreed at a Wednesday, May 19, meeting to pull an appeal from the Arkansas Court of Appeals. The petition was filed by the Municipal League Attorney on the request of the four municipalities. "We were encouraged to pull the appeal by Municipal League Attorney Don Zimmerman," Manila Mayor Clifford Veach said. ...
CenturyTel manager discusses rate increase with Monette City Council (06/04/04)
Skip Layne, area operations manager for CenturyTel, addressed the Monette City Council concerning potential rate increases in providing universal service at the regular council meeting May 24. "Pending legislative and regulatory issues have the potential of causing an increase in telephone service," Layne said. "We are making an all-out effort to talk to community leaders about the issues that may impact the ability of communities to compete economically with urban areas in the future...
Amanda Dunigan signs with CRC (06/04/04)
Amanda Dunigan, a 2004 Riverside High School graduate, signed to play softball at Crowley's Ridge College. Amanda is the daughter of Danny and Debbie Dunigan. Amanda started playing softball when she was young and has played since she was six years old. She made the transition from slow pitch to fast pitch her sophomore year in high school...
Matt Owens signs with Lyon College (06/04/04)
Matt Owens signed a letter of intent on Wednesday to play basketball at Lyon College. Owens is a 2004 Riverside High School graduate. He is the son of Garry Owens and Pam Willett. Owens, an honor student, has been named All Conference player for three years, All NEA for two years; All Williams Baptist College three years; All Regional and All State his senior year, and was named Best of the Best Under the Sun. His team finished the 2003-04 season with a 27-9 record...
Miranda Stephens signs with CRC (06/04/04)
Miranda Stephens, a Riverside High School graduate, signed to played softball with Crowley's Ridge College. Miranda was one of the first signees for the CRC Pioneer softball team. This will be the first year for women's softball at CRC. Crowley Ridge College Assistant Coach Mike Meredith said there has been an incredible response for the first year of softball...
Hazel Harlan Crawford - Navarre, Fla. (06/04/04)
Hazel Harlan Crawford, 95, of Navarre, Fla., died Friday, May 21, 2004, at her residence. She was born in Mill Shoals, Ill., formerly of Caraway, before moving to Navarre, Fla., to be with her family. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker...
Lenna Agnes Poe - Caraway (06/04/04)
Lenna Agnes Poe, 87, of Caraway, died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Retired from American Greetings Corp., she was a member of Caraway Church of Christ, and had lived in Caraway most of her life. She is survived by a brother, Leonard Fox, of Corinth, Miss.; a son, Ronnie Poe, of Nesbit, Miss.; four daughters, Laverne Rose of Cross Plains, Tenn., Wilma Hoffman of Ward, Charlene Ashmore of Imperial, Mo., and Charolette Hicks of Caraway; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.. ...
Leroy William Shortnacy - Hardy (06/04/04)
Leroy William Shortnacy, 72, of Hardy, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. A retired ranch foreman, he was of the Pentecostal belief. He had lived in Hardy for five years, formerly of Lemoore, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Shortnacy, of the home; his mother, Violet Shortnacy, of Lemoore, Calif.; four sisters, Carolyn Cole of Lake City, Fla., Francis Chadwell of Atlanta, Ga., Ellen Randall of Lemoore, Calif., and Dorothy Shortnacy of Avenal, Calif.; three sons, Timothy Shortnacy of Lemoore, Calif., Michael Shortnacy of Tehachapi, Calif., and Reuben Shortnacy of Lemoore, Calif.; two daughters, Glenda Fite of Caruthers, Calif., and Kathy Todd of Paradise, Calif.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.. ...
J.T. Tate - Blytheville (06/04/04)
J.T. Tate, 81, of Blytheville died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born in Dell, he served in the Army during World War II, received a bachelor of science degree in 1951 from then-Arkansas State College and was a lifelong area resident. ...