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Stories from Friday, January 21, 2005

Mallory Ellis chosen UCP Star Child (01/21/05)
Mallory Ellis, 8, has been chosen as the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Star Child. Mallory is the daughter of Leeton Ellis and Tina Daniel Ellis of Blytheville. She is also the sister of Toshia, 14, and Starr, 10. She is also the granddaughter of Gary and Nora Kisner and the niece of Bubba and Liz Hicks and Lonnie and Sara Kisner, all of Manila...
Patricia Wright learning new things (01/21/05)
Patricia Wright, oldest daughter of Helen and the late Floyd Wright, spent her first 56 years in Manila. She moved to Smithton, Mo., in 1999. Patricia is learning new things most people take for granted. She has been non-verbal her entire life. She started speech therapy in Warrensburg, Mo., at Central Missouri State University three years ago. ...
Manila school nurse wears many hats (01/21/05)
Judy Mace, Manila school nurse, has been on the job for almost 20 years. Miss Judy, as she is called by the students, has wiped away the "first day" tears of many kindergarten students. For many of those same students, she offered a pat on the back as they graduate from MHS...
Lady Mustangs hold off Riverside (01/21/05)
When arch-rivals Buffalo Island Central and Riverside meet, whether in boy's or girl's action, always expect the unexpected and always throw out each team's records. BIC came into Thursday night's 3AA North Conference match-up against Riverside sporting a 16-4 overall mark and a 7-1 conference record, while the Lady Rebels were 12-10 overall and 2-4 in league play...
Lions' Jordan Wise leads Manila to 5-2 Conference record (01/21/05)
Manila improved to 5-2 conference play this week sweeping Rivercrest, arrisburg, and Gosnell. The win over the Gosnell Pirates reduced the three way tie with Gosnell, Osceola, and Manila to a two way tie between the Lions and the Seminoles. The Lions trailed Gosnell in first quarter action on Friday 23-24. ...
Lady Lions pick up two Conference wins (01/21/05)
Manila improved to 5-2 in conference play and 13-10 overall with wins over Harrisburg and Osceola last week. The Lady Lions traveled to Harrisburg to pick up a 55-36 win over the Lady Hornets. Manila was led by Deborah White and Amanda Henson with 15 points. Katie Veach added 11 in the victory. Others scoring for Manila were: Whitney Shepard four; Rachel Cheadle four; and Rocio Bedolla two. Stephanie Romero led Harrisburg with...
Rebels declaw Cougars (01/21/05)
Rector scored the first two points of Friday night's 3AA North Conference match-up against Riverside, but after that it was all downhill for the Cougars, as the Rebels spoiled Rector's homecoming with a 70-37 slaughter. After tailing 2-0, the Rebels went on a 12-0 run and closed the first quarter holding a 14-4 lead. Things got even better for Riverside in the second period, as they shot a blistering 12-13 from the field to take a 44-20 lead into the dressing room, blowing the game wide open...
Timothy Charles Rowland - Paragould (01/21/05)
Timothy Charles Rowland, 27, of Paragould, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at his residence. Born at Paragould, he was a factory worker and a member of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Amanda Rowland of the home; two sons, Timothy Michael Rowland and Jason Alexander Rowland, both of the home; a daughter, Kailen Brooke Rowland of the home; his parents, Mike and Terry Rowland of Paragould; four sisters, Cindy Harrison of Arbyrd, Amber Tombs, Haley Rowland and Micah Rowland, all of Paragould; his grandparents, Jean Rowland, Lola Potter and Pat Huggins, all of Paragould.. ...
Lorene Tucker - Blytheville (01/21/05)
Lorene Tucker, 92, of Blytheville died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Horn Beak, Tenn., she was a longtime Blytheville resident, a homemaker and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Bennie Tucker of Swartz Creek, Mich., and Harvey Tucker and Jerry Tucker, both of Blytheville; three daughters, Merle Byrd of Chicago, Betty Campbell of Eads, Tenn., and Jewell Jeraldine West of Blytheville; two brothers, Lewis Johnson of Blackwell, Texas, and Lucian Johnson of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Lucille Brickell of Caraway and Mary Waln of Jonesboro; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Patricia Jacqueline Grant - Paragould (01/21/05)
Patricia Jacqueline Grant, 45, of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Monette she was the daughter of the late Virgle Grant, Sr., was a former Leachville resident, and had lived in Paragould for the past six years. She was employed by the Utility Trailor Manufacturing Company in Paragould and was of the Baptist faith...
Amanda Renee Evans - West Ridge (01/21/05)
Amanda Renee Evans, 25, of West Ridge died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2005, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She graduated from East Poinsett County High School and attended Arkansas Northeastern College and Arkansas State University. She was a member of Lepanto Baptist Church...
Nora Bell Dailey - Manila (01/21/05)
Nora Bell Dailey, 87, of Manila, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Brownsville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late William and Nora Robertson Edwards and was a former long time Memphis resident. Mrs. Dailey was retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Memphis and was a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church...
Dorothy Imogene Henry - Manila (01/21/05)
Dorothy Imogene Henry, 77, of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at the Great River Medical center in Blytheville. Born at Tiptonville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Doris and Berthal Wiseman Wright and a former longtime Chattanooga, Tenn., resident. She had been a Manila resident since 1987 and had owned and operated the Queen's Closet Clothing Store in Blytheville. She was of the Baptist faith...