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Stories from Thursday, October 27, 2005

Angel Waggoner shares recipes (10/27/05)
Angel Waggoner moved to Manila in June when her husband, Stephen, became pastor of the United Methodist and Community Methodist Churches. Mrs. Waggoner is a native of Heber Springs. Mr. Waggoner is a native of Russellville and has been in the ministry for eight years...
Hurricane Rita brings Manila resident home (10/27/05)
Ruby Schrader of Vidor, Texas, is glad to be back home in Manila. Vidor, Texas, is in Orange County approximately 100 miles from Galveston. Schrader had been dividing her time between Texas and Manila but thanks to Hurricane Rita, she has no plans to return to Texas anytime soon...
Manila Council hears citizens' concerns (10/27/05)
Members of the Manila City Council reviewed the budget, discussed the purchase of a garbage truck, a lawn tractor for the airport, street paving, annexation, storm sirens, a new fire station, and heard concerns from citizens about the recent resignation of Police Officer Joni Isabell at the regular October meeting...
Rep. Kidd presents $18,100 to Lake City Museum (10/27/05)
During the Lake City council meeting Oct. 17, Mayor Jerry Bowman accepted an $18,100 check from State Representative Ray Kidd for use at the Lake City Museum. The museum is currently in need of a new roof and decking. The council also approved a $350 year-end bonus for all full-time employees, a 4 percent increase for Mayor Bowman and City Clerk Diane Crews, hourly increases for other municipal employees, and defeated a proposal to cap council pay at $1,200 annually...
Rebels open season with two victories (10/27/05)
Buster Campbell's Riverside Rebels got off to a good start to the 2005-2006 basketball season with a pair of wins last week over Armorel and Izard County Consolidated. The Rebels opened their season with a heart stopping 54-52 win against Armorel Friday night at Caraway. Riverside came back the next morning and routed ICC 58-40 at Evening Shade...
Manila golfer gets second hole in one (10/27/05)
Not once, but twice has Wayne Shedd of Manila received congratulations on a hole-in-one at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Shedd made a hole-in-one on Number 6 (130 yards) on Oct. 12. He had several golfing friends including Bob Goodman, Bobby Bibbs, Bob White, Van Halfacre and Vance Mace, to witness the event...
Timms and Adcock claim State tennis championship (10/27/05)
The Riverside duo of Tyler Timms and Jordan Adcock rallied from one set down to claim the Class AA State Tennis Doubles Championship with a thrilling 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory over the top seeded tandem of East Poinsett County's Justin Parnell and Steven Emerich Wednesday afternoon at Fairfield Bay...
Cliffie Wilson Hart - Caraway (10/27/05)
Cliffie Wilson Hart, 92, of Caraway, died Oct. 18, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was a homemaker, member of New Hope Baptist Church and had lived in Caraway 20 years formerly of Lake City. She is survived by two sisters, Mary McDowell of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Margaret Hickey of Jefferson City, Mo.; a daughter, Patsy Wilson Thielen of Tempe, Ariz.; and grandchildren Michael Bart Wilder of Bakersfield, Calif., Dallas Joseph Thielen of Tempe, Ariz...
Velma Bagley Bray - Manila (10/27/05)
Velma Bagley Bray, 71, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Manila Nursing Center in Manila. She was a homemaker and a member of the Caraway Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Karen Jernigan of Collierville, Tenn., and Polly Girdley of Etowah; two sons, Tommy Bagley of Caraway and Kevin Bagley of Paragould; four sisters, Bobbie Hall of West Memphis, Genece Crumby of Helena, Mary Jane Hunkapiller of Jonesboro and Patsy Everhart of West Helena; three brothers, Johnny Mann of Amarillo, Texas, Billy Ray Mann of Cassopolis, Mich., and Elmer Mann of West Helena; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.. ...
Marvin McCoy - Lake City (10/27/05)
Marvin McCoy, 77, of Lake City died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at NEA Medical Center. Born at Rienzi, Miss., he lived in Lake City for 18 years and was formerly of Fouke. He was a general laborer for Anheuser-Busch. Survivors include a son, Marvin Lee McCoy, of Texarkana; a daughter, Pam McCoy of Lake City; a sister, Willard Davis of Lake City; three grandchildren, Lee McCoy and Stacy Miller, both of Texarkana, and Mike McCoy of Lake City; and a great-grandson...
Leroy Middleton - Jonesboro (10/27/05)
Leroy Middleton, 83, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Hornersville, he lived in Jonesboro the past 21 years, formerly of Medford, Oregon. He was retired form the Civil Service. He was a Corporal in the U.S. ...
Georgia Mae Hatcher - Manila (10/27/05)
Georgia Mae Hatcher, 84, of Manila, widow of Travis Hatcher, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at her home near Manila. Born in Crossett, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Annie Mangrum Fleming and had been a resident of the Manila area since 1940...
Kenneth Roy Puckett - Caraway (10/27/05)
Kenneth Roy Puckett, 63, of Caraway, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at his residence. He was born at Leachville and lived a lifetime in the Caraway and Hancock Community. He was the owner of Puckett Insurance in Caraway since 1967. He graduated from Caraway Central High School in 1960 and attended Arkansas State University. ...
Herman Lee Stacy - Leachville (10/27/05)
Herman Lee Stacy, 67, of Leachville, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the son of the late Jefferson Leon Stacy, a lifelong Leachville and Manila area resident. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by a son, James Lee Stacy, of Cardwell; two daughters, Doris Jean Morris of Paragould and Teresa Jean Johnson of Leachville; his mother, Mattie Copeland Thomas of Blackshear, Ga.; two brothers, Leroy Thomas of Mancelona, Mich., And Theodore Thomas of Lunsford; three sisters, Lydia Thrift of Waycross, Ga., Nellie Swain, and Susan Albretton, both of Blackshear, Ga.; five grandchildren, Shona Johnson Fry, Joshua Stacy, Frankie Pierce III, Christy Pierce, Kayla Stacy; and a great-grandchild, Chloe Pierce.. ...
Maxine Huddleston - Leachville (10/27/05)
Maxine Huddleston, 71, of Leachville, widow of Jewel Huddleston, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was the daughter of the late Charley and Mary Rouse Smith and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a member of New Providence Baptist Church and was retired from Brown Shoe Company in Leachville...
Harvey Cleveland Wilson - Mountain View (10/27/05)
Harvey Cleveland Wilson, 81, of Mountain View, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Christian Healthcare West in Springfield, Mo. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Loma Gregory Wilson and had been a longtime resident of Union, Mo., before making his home in Mountain View in the early 1980s. He was a former mechanic and retired carpenter, electrician and plumber...
Betty Louise Glass - Monette (10/27/05)
A memorial service for Betty Louise Glass of Monette was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Macey Cemetery with Jerry Reed officiating. She was born in Oklahoma and grew up in Arkansas. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. She is survived by two sons, five grandsons and numerous friends...
Lorine Dublin - Leachville (10/27/05)
Lorine Dublin, 85, of Leachville, widow of Cletus Dublin, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in the Peach Orchard Community, she was the daughter of the late Randall and Nettie Bailey Roach and had been a Leachville resident most of her life. She was a longtime member of the Church of God in Leachville...