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Stories from Monday, June 28, 2004

Family is priority to Manila homemaker (06/28/04)
The Crabb family, Bobby, Cary, Kelsie and Kaylee, moved to Manila a little over a year ago when Brother Crabb accepted the pastorate at Westside Baptist Church. The family moved to Manila from Perryville, near Conway. Mrs. Crabb teaches fourth grade at Central Elementary in Blytheville. Kelsie, 10, is in the fifth grade and Kaylee, 7, is in the second grade at Manila Elementary...
Manila gardener hooked on lily hybridizing (06/28/04)
Ten years ago Danny Rhodes of Manila would have laughed if anyone had told him he would someday be growing, researching, and hybridizing day lilies. Rhodes got "hooked" on day lilies in 1999 and his interest and knowledge on the subject keeps growing...
Manila First Responders always prepared (06/28/04)
Manila First Responders organized a little over a year ago to be in position to back up the local ambulance service if necessary. Manila Fire Chief and member of the First Responders Don Nunnally said the idea and training came from Chad Timms, a paramedic with Medic One in Manila...
Razorback dream season comes to a conclusion at CWS in Omaha (06/28/04)
Even though the University of Arkansas' cinderella season came to a disappointing end Sunday afternoon at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., Razorback fans can be proud of the outstanding year the underdog Hogs put together. The Razorbacks, picked to finish 11th in the 12-team Southeastern Conference by the coaches in the preseason, surprised the college baseball world by claiming the Western Division championship and a share of the overall league title with Georgia...
Pearl "Loyce" Cloinger - Jonesboro (06/28/04)
Pearl "Loyce" Cloinger, 89, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Fifty Six, she had worked for Frolic Footwear and Boot and Shoe Workers Union for 25 years before retiring. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Amaranth...
Dennis Gene Coats - Caraway (06/28/04)
Dennis Gene Coats, 51, of Caraway, died June 12, 2004, near Caraway. He was a dry wall hanger and of the Baptist faith. He had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Coats, of the home; his father, Junior Coats, of Watson; two sisters, Brenda Elinburg, of Watson, and Sandra Armstrong of Dumas; three brothers, Ricky Coats of Rivervale, Timmy Coats of Watson, and Barry Coats of Conway; a son, Kevin Dennis Coats, of Marked Tree; three daughters, Michelle Coats, Melinda Coats, and Melissa Coats, all of the home; a granddaughter, Jessica Coats.. ...
Charles Lindy Miller - Paragould (06/28/04)
Charles Lindy Miller, 76, of Paragould died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Silverdale, Mo., he was an army veteran of World War II and a longtime banker in Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. He served as chairman of the board of Southern Bank of Commerce in Paragould, Jonesboro, Brookland and Leachville as well as past president and chief executive officer of Cardwell State Bank for 25 years...
Phyllis Ann Watson - Manila (06/28/04)
Phyllis Ann Watson, 55, of Manila, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Aug. 29, 2948, in Manila, the daughter of Bennie and Bernice Beal Watson, she was a lifelong resident of Manila and was of the Pentecostal faith...