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Stories from Thursday, November 11, 2004

Leachville Council reviews CPA report (11/11/04)
The Leachville City Council voted to continue property tax millage rates for real and personal property for 2005 when the council met in regular session Nov. 1 at city hall. Four mills go to the general fund and one mill goes to the fireman's pension fund.Mayor Wells reported on a meeting with Greg Harrison, certified public accountant, on Oct. ...
Local election results told (11/11/04)
Several local positions will be decided with run-off elections on Nov. 23. Early voting for the run-off positions will begin Nov. 15. Mississippi County Circuit Clerk's three-way race was close with Mike Richardson, D-Blytheville 35.2 percent of the vote (4.700); Donna Mear Bray, I-Osceola, 34.8 percent of the vote (4,645); and Felicia Pierce I-Wilson 30 percent of the votes (3,975). Richardson and Bray will be in the run-off for the position...
Manila homemaker (11/11/04)
Traci Foster, today's dinner bell feature, became an Arkansas resident in May. She and her family moved to Manila from East Texas. Her husband, James, accepted a position as Wildlife Biologist with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at Big Lake Wildlife Management Area...
Caraway Ambulance Service receives defilbrillator from grant (11/11/04)
The Caraway Ambulance Service received a new Defibtech defibrillator C100 made possible by a grant from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management. The Caraway Fire Department received one last year. Craighead County Judge Dale Haas presented the new defibrillator to Barry Riley, Caraway Fire Chief, and Roger Adcock, Caraway Ambulance Director...
Fire grants awarded (11/11/04)
Monette Fire Department was among the recipients of fire grants awarded to departments throughout Arkansas. According to Robert Summerville, Rural Fire Protection Administrator at Greenbrier, the Arkansas Forestry Commission has awarded 196 $1,000 grants, and one $840 grant to individual fire departments in Arkansas for the purchase of fire-fighting equipment...
Riverside Rebels win conference opener (11/11/04)
Halloween was supposed to have been Sunday, October 31, 2004, but don't tell that to anyone who attended Friday night's conference opener between Riverside and Maynard. In what turned out to be a most bizarre evening, the Rebels managed to come away with an improbable 70-67 victory over the underdog Tigers...
Lady Lions take Riverside (11/11/04)
Riverside's Lady Rebels led for virtually the entire game last Thursday night at Caraway, but when the final horn sounded, it was the Lady Lions of Manila that had the lead on the scoreboard with a come from behind 45-43 victory in non-conference action between the two long time rivals...
BIC defeats Manila 80-54 (11/11/04)
BIC came out running in the Mustang's 80-54 win over the Manila Lions Friday night. "BIC shot the ball extremely well and played well," Manila Coach Anthony Brewington stated after his team's first loss of the season. First quarter action was a back and forth game as there were eight lead changes in the frame. BIC opened up action on a shot by Derek Rolland before a trey by Manila's Chase Shelton gave Manila the 3-2 advantage...
Verna Jane Henry - Duncanville, Ala. (11/11/04)
Verna Jane Henry, 84, of Duncanville, Ala., died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004, at Tuscaloosa, Ala. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. She is survived by a son, Jerry Henry of Hawaii; three daughters, Nancy Ogle of Blytheville, Lavonda Davis of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Carolyn Hart of Blytheville; two sisters, Glenna Dunkerson of Manila and Jimmie Smith of Sikeston, Mo.; three brothers, Junior Barnes of St. ...
Elsie Marie Stewart - Leachville (11/11/04)
Elsie Marie Stewart, 101, of Leachville, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Denton, she was the daughter of the late W.J. and Cora Madison Field and had been a Leachville resident since 1924. She was a homemaker and a longtime employee of the D and M Variety Shop in Leachville. She was the widow of Leland Stewart and a longtime member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Maurine S. Chambliss - Paragould (11/11/04)
Maurine S. Chambliss, 80, of Paragould died Sunday, Oct. 31, at Paragould. She lived in Paragould for the last two years and was a resident of Monette most of her life. She was a retired cotton and swine farmer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Chambliss...
Polly Cullum - Monette (11/11/04)
Polly Cullum, 80, of Monette, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was a retired clerk for Montgomery Ward, a member of Monette First United Methodist Church, and a lifetime resident of the Monette area. She is survived by three sons, Larry Cullum of Germantown, Tenn., Terry and Joe Cullum, both of Jonesboro; a daughter, Gayla Jones of Black Oak; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren...