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Stories from Friday, November 26, 2004

Caraway Council OKs employee bonuses (11/26/04)
The Caraway City Council worked through a short agenda at the regular council meeting Thursday. The Council passed Resolution 2004-3 to continue the same rate of county millage collection rates for 2005, set at 1.8 mills for real estate and 1.8 for personnel...
Pay raises awarded to Lake City employees (11/26/04)
The Lake City Council voted to give Mayor Jerry Bowman a three percent raise in salary for 2005 at the Nov. 15 council meeting. During the Oct. 18 council meeting, employees Crews, Saffell, Chamness, Carter and Hiser were given 5 percent raises for the new year, with Eidson, Tate, Varner, Timms, Maynard and Mann increases of 3 percent. Employees were also voted a year end bonus of $350...
Health insurance rates to go up for city employees (11/26/04)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach informed city council members that he received notice that the city's health insurance premiums will go up the first of the year. Veach said because of claims over the last six months the premiums will increase $75.50 per person per month. The rates will go from $260 a month to $335.50 a month...
Bay trips Riverside in key 3AA North Conference matchup (11/26/04)
Bay placed three players in double figures and held off a late Riverside rally to hold on for a 60-54 3AA North Conference victory Friday night at Bay. Both teams traded baskets in the first quarter with the period ending in a 12-12 tie. However, the big play in the first quarter came when Riverside's post player, Zach Ridge, was called for an offensive foul, his third of the game. ...
Lions hot from three point arc (11/26/04)
The Lions were on fire Tuesday night hitting 13 treys in Manila's 81-64 pounding of the Bay Yellowjackets. Bay controlled the game in the first quarter taking a 18-13 lead but the Lions came alive in the second quarter to outscore the Yellowjackets 32-14 for a 45-31 advantage at the half. ...
Lady Lions have week of easy victories (11/26/04)
Manila's Lady Lions had a week of ease with huge wins over Marked Tree and Brookland. Manila improved to 6-3 with a 63 -14 victory of the Lady Indians of Marked Tree. The Lady Lions jumped out to an 18-8 lead in the first and utilized a 14-2 second quarter to push their advantage to 32-10 at the half. Manila held Marked Tree scoreless in the third to take a 46-10 lead before cruising on for the win in the fourth...
BIC cruises past Piggott (11/26/04)
Buffalo Island Central exploded for 30 points in the second quarter on the way to an easy 84-36 win Friday night at Monette. The victory boosted the Mustangs to 10-0 overall and 4-0 in District 3AA-North play. The Mohawks fell to 0-4, 0-3. Senior guard Brandon Ballard opened the scoring for BIC with a three-pointer and the Mustangs never looked back. ...
Nellie Smith - Lake City (11/26/04)
Nellie Smith, 83, of Lake City died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at Lakeside Nursing Home. Born in Hoxie, she was a homemaker. Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie Haff and Mary Smith, both of Lake City, and Peggy Huddleston of Fischer, Texas; a son, James Smith of Bethel, Alaska; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Edwin C. White IV - Blytheville (11/26/04)
Edwin C. White IV, 52, of Blytheville died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at his residence. Born in Kansas City, Mo., he served on the board of the Arkansas Broadcasting Association, was past vice president of the association and was a member of the Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City...
Evelyn Mae Stephens Lackey - Monette (11/26/04)
Evelyn Mae Stephens Lackey, 89, of Monette, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was a homemaker, member of Monette First Baptist Church, member of Monette Senior Citizens, and recognized Volunteer Senior Citizen of the Year for the State of Arkansas Region 12...
Jinks Lynn Fleeman - Red Oak, Texas (11/26/04)
Jinks Lynn Fleeman died Nov. 14, 2004, in Dallas, Texas. He was born April 14, 1961, in Monette. He had been a resident of Red Oak for the past 23 years. He worked for Brothers Construction for five years until he became ill. Mr. Fleeman was an avid baseball fan and loved the Dallas Cowboys football team. He was of the Jehovah's Witnesses Faith. His mother took care of him for the past 23 years after he became ill...
Brenda Joyce Barrett - Leachville (11/26/04)
Brenda Joyce Barrett, 60, of Leachville, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, at her residence. Born in Memphis, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Ella Rulo and the widow of Robert "Sonny" Barrett. She was a longtime Leachville area resident and the former manager of the Jr. Food Mart in Leachville. She was a devoted mother and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Raymond P. Owen - Brookwood, Ala. (11/26/04)
Raymond P. Owen, 28, of Brookwood, Ala., formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Aug. 16, 1976. He was a welder and truck driver. He is survived by three sons, Cameron Gage Lane Owen, Landen Lee Pacen Owen, both of Manila, and Matthew Stilwell of Osceola; his former wife, Kimberly Ann Vassar, of Manila; his parents, Rick and Beverly Hinklin of Brookwood, Ala.; a brother and sister-in-law, Corey and Neva Palmer; a nephew, Cody Palmer, all of Brookwood, Ala.; his grandfather, Barney Lopez of Conroe, Texas; and a host of uncles and aunts.. ...