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Stories from Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Robert Morris says goodbye to family again (03/09/05)
Robert Morris, with the U.S. Army, left his family last Wednesday to return to Iraq. Morris, the son of Robert and Linda Morris of Manila, had been home on a two week emergency leave due to the illness of his mother. She was doing much better and was home from the hospital before her son returned to duty...
Over 300 attend Manila FFA Alumni dinner and auction (03/09/05)
The annual 2005 Manila FFA Alumni dinner and auction was held Friday evening with a full house at the Manila Community Center. Over 300 were in attendance. The evening kicked off with a fish fry/barbecue dinner catered by Jimmy Franks. Members of the Manila Future Farmers of America assisted with the serving...
Monette intersection plans on schedule (03/09/05)
The Monette City Council passed a resolution donating right-of-way and discussed new appointments and upcoming vacancies at the regular council meeting Monday, Feb. 28. The council passed Resolution 2005-1 authorizing the city to donate right-of-way for intersection construction and signal upgrade, called "Agreements for Donations."...
Manila homemaker enjoys gardening, canning (03/09/05)
Tracy Miles of Manila enjoys cooking and planning meals for her family, the residents at Manila Nursing Center, and her customers. In addition to her job as dietary supervisor at the Manila Nursing Center, she is an independent Pampered Chef consultant...
BIC earns ticket to State finals (03/09/05)
There will be no three-peat! The Buffalo Island Central Mustangs earned their ticket to the Class AA State Championship game at Alltel Arena in Little Rock next Friday afternoon at 3:30 with a convincing 71-56 victory over Altheimer Saturday afternoon at Sloan-Hendrix High School in Imboden...
Mustangs rally past Tigers, 75-66 (03/09/05)
Friday night's Class AA State Tournament game between Buffalo Island Central and Charleston turned out to be a battle of two heavyweights. When the final bell had rung, BIC landed the last few punches and came away with a hard-fought 75-66 victory over a very strong Charleston Tiger team making its fifth straight state tournament appearance...
Imogene Copeland - Monette (03/09/05)
Imogene Copeland, 81, of Monette, died March 4, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was born in Monette on Feb. 9, 1924, and lived in the Monette and Brookland area a lifetime. She is survived by two sisters, Willean Manis, of Kansas City, Mo., and Opaline Smothers of Lake City; a brother, P.D. ...
Elmer Clyde McAfee - Flint, Mich. (03/09/05)
Elmer Clyde McAfee, Sr., 85, of Flint, Mich., died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born in Caraway on Nov. 22, 1919, the son of Clyde and Ruth McAfee, and was a resident of Flint since Oct. 12, 1946. He married Kathryn B. Ellis on Sept. 21, 1946. McAfee was employed by General Motors, Chevy V-8 Engine Plant for 41 years, retiring in 1987...
Kathleen Moore - Jonesboro (03/09/05)
Kathleen Moore, 68, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Home in Lake City. Born in Lepanto, she had lived in Howell, Mich., before moving to Jonesboro 41 years ago. She was a housekeeper and a member of Eastside Baptist Church...
Ada Lucille Overman - Jonesboro (03/09/05)
Ada Lucille Overman, 90, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Rose Skillcare Nursing Center of Jonesboro. Born at Cord, she lived in Caraway before moving to Jonesboro in 1940. She worked for Gregg Funeral Home for several years and retired form Frolic Footwear. She was a member of Southwest Church of Christ...
Kathleen Nichols Patrick - Lake City (03/09/05)
Kathleen Nichols Patrick, 59, of Lake City, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at NEA Medical Center. Born in Osceola, she had lived in Lake City since 1965. She was a former employee of the Singer Company in Trumann and Lincoln Manufacturing and Colson Castor Corporation in Jonesboro. She was a member of Mount Olive Free Pentecostal Church in Needham...
Edgar Leo "Hoppy" Stanfill - Manila (03/09/05)
Edgar Leon "Hoppy" Stanfill, 66 of Manila, died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Eugene and Ruby Mason Stanfill and was a lifelong area resident. He was a former police officer having served the cities of Manila, Leachville and Caraway. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Ray Fletcher - Jonesboro (03/09/05)
Ray Fletcher, 90, of Jonesboro died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Bear Holler, he had lived at Lake City most of his life, had worked in Michigan for 12 years and was retired from FMC Corporation in Jonesboro. He was a member of Nettleton Church of Christ...
Harvey McQurrie Brandon - Monette (03/09/05)
Harvey McQurrie Brandon, 63, of Monette, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. He was a truck driver for J.B. Hunt, member of Monette Church of Christ, and aught the adult men and women's Sunday School class. He was born June 11, 1941, in Crockett, Miss., and had lived in Monette for 22 years. ...
Lisa Camille Battles - Manila (03/09/05)
Lisa Camille Battles, 42, of Manila, died March 1, 2005, at her home. She is survived by her companion, Donald Hensley, of Manila; her mother, Camilla Battles of Etowah; her father, Carl Don Battles of West Memphis; a son, Philip Wade Oatsvall of Pascagoula, Miss.; two daughters, Megan Kylie McGinnis of Manila and Dana Lea Battles Ferguson of Etowah; two sisters, Patti Battles of Wicklund of Gosnell and Donna Battles Besinger of Lepanto; a brother, Clay Brewer of Lepanto, and four grandchildren...