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Stories from Thursday, December 2, 2004

Monette homemaker shares recipes (12/02/04)
Rebekah Roddy of Monette is the second generation of her family to be featured in The Town Crier Dinner Bell. Roddy's mother, the late Twila Steed, shared her family's favorite recipes on Nov. 16, 1972. Also, her father, the late Billy Steed, was a Minute Man feature in the Town Crier on April 11, 1974...
Monette Council takes bids on razing flower shop (12/02/04)
The Monette City Council met in regular session on Nov. 22, and worked through a short agenda. Monette Mayor David Fletcher reported on the sealing and coating completed at the Monette Cemetery. "The cemetery road looks very nice," Fletcher said. "Shirley Bronaugh (Monette Cemetery Chairman) brought a check by for $1,300, which was half of the expenses."...
Riverside Superintendent welcomed home (12/02/04)
Army Sgt. Major Larry Nowlin changed from fatigues to a coat and tie as he returned to civilian life and his duties as Riverside Superintendent of Schools Monday morning. Nowlin has been on active duty for 14 months serving with the 39th Infantry Brigade of the Arkansas National Guard serving in Baghdad, Iraq...
Manila Junior Lions Win Second in Greene County Tech Classic (12/02/04)
The Manila Junior Lions took second place in Thanksgiving weekend's GCT Classic going 2-1 in the tourney. Manila fell to Greene County Tech in first round action 79-55. The Lions held a brief lead after the first 12-10 before the junior Eagles outscored the junior Lions 26-14 for a 35-26 advantage at the half. Greene County Tech continued to dominate the Lions in the second half to get the win...
Riverside Lady Rebs (12/02/04)
The Riverside Lady Rebels traveled to Piggott last Tuesday night and led going into the fourth quarter, 45-43, before seeing the Lady Mohawks rally by outscoring Riverside 24-10 in the final period to post a 67-55 victory in 3AA North Conference action...
Bic Rumble on the Ridge (12/02/04)
Buffalo Island Central traveled to Forrest City over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend to participate in the prestigious Rumble on the Ridge Tournament at Mustang Gym. The Mustangs opened tournament play Thanksgiving afternoon with a 72-62 victory over Richwood, La. ...
BIC downs Riverside to remain undefeated (12/02/04)
The Buffalo Island Central trio of Brandon Ballard, Brooks Taylor and Josh Nettles combined for 62 points and 12 three pointes as the Mustangs remained unbeaten on the season with a hard fought 67-59 victory over arch rival Riverside. The game was played Tuesday night before a packed house at Caraway...
Lady Lions Fall to 6-5 on the season (12/02/04)
Buffalo Island Central hit from the three point arc to take a 50-45 decision from Manila on Monday. BIC led Manila 19-13 after one before pushing the advantage to 31-23 at the half. The Mustangs continued to hold a 42-33 lead after three as Manila made a late fourth quarter run to outscore BIC 12-8 but could not get the win...
Lions Sweep Greene Country Tech Classic (12/02/04)
Thanksgiving turkey didn't slow down the Manila Lions this weekend as they swept the Greene County Tech (GCT) Classic by defeating the host team, Parkin, and Armorel. The wins improved Manila's record to 10-1. Along with taking first in the Classic, senior Jordan Wise was named MVP along with senior Matt Noble and junior Cody Wells being named to the All Tournament team...
Fay Childress Finch Newman - St. James, Mo. (12/02/04)
Fay Childress Finch Newman, 93, of St. James, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, at her residence. Born at Denton, she lived most of her life in Leachville and lived at St. James for 12 years. She was a retired caregiver and a member of Union Band General Baptist Church...
Almus Warren Matthews - Hermitage, Tenn. (12/02/04)
Almus Warren Matthews, 92, of Hermitage, Tenn., formerly of Monette and Jonesboro, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, at Summitt Medical Center in Hermitage. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro with Rev. Everett Isom and Rev. Tommy Toombs officiating. Devane Baldridge gave the eulogy. Burial was in the Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery...
Betty J. Lively - Osceola (12/02/04)
Betty J. Lively, 68, of Osceola, died Nov. 21, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Osceola. She was a homemaker, of United Pentecostal belief, and lived in Osceola for 38 years, formerly of Newport. She is survived by her husband, Billy Lively of the home; three sisters, Julia Baker of Osceola, Clara Rush of Jonesboro, and Sally Bullough of Blytheville; two brothers, Clarence Medlin of Lake City and Bobby Medlin of Jonesboro...
Bernice Lambert - Cardwell (12/02/04)
Bernice Lambert, 86, of Cardwell, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a native of Red Onion. Survivors include a son, Morris Alan Lambert of Kennett; a daughter, Anice Beasley of Cardwell; a sister, Anita Hawkins of Paragould; two granddaughters, Deanna Swindle of Cardwell and Heather Styer of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; a grandson, Adam Lambert of Las Vegas, and four great-grandchildren...
Vera Lou Hall Ray - Lake City (12/02/04)
Vera Lou Hall Ray, 59, of Lake City, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro She was born Nov. 16, 1945, at Lake City. She was a graduate of Bay High School and an employee of J.C. Penny in Jonesboro for 31 years. She was of the Baptist belief...