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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Future route of Highway 18 examined (11/02/05)
Monette residents filled the community building last Monday to gather information concerning the widening of Arkansas Highway 18, from Lake City to Manila, from two-lanes to four-lanes. Personnel from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and consultants from Carter and Burgess, of Little Rock, were on hand to answer questions from area residents, and to discuss several potential routes being considered. ...
Manila school officials give reports (11/02/05)
Reports, policies and standards were the focus of Thursday's regular meeting of the Manila School Board. The board members and meeting attendees heard annual reports from each of the district's principals and the superintendent. Elementary principal Diane Baugher started off the reports by...
Monette receives good audit report (11/02/05)
The Monette council met on October 24 and held a lengthy session consisting of audit reports, donation of property, and discussion of contracts with Monette Youth Association. City auditor Tim Short reviewed the 2004 audit, giving the city a clean opinion on the single audit, and praising the office personnel for good record keeping practices...
Marmaduke squeezes by Manila 46-42 (11/02/05)
Marmaduke jumped to a 19-4 first quarter lead and then held on for a 46-42 victory over Manila Tuesday night at Manila. Cody Wells led the Lions with a game high 21 points while Kyle Misner also hit double figures with 12 points. Chase Shelton scored five, Austin Metheny added three, while Jackey Parker scored one to round out the Lion scoring. Manila was 6-8 from the foul line and hit six three pointers on the night...
Lady Rebels drop conference opener to Marmaduke (11/02/05)
Marmaduke outscored Riverside 7-2 in overtime as the Lady Greyhounds outlasted the Lady Rebels 78-73 in the conference opener for both schools Monday night at Lake City. Riverside sent the game into overtime on a Kassie Douglas free throw but were forced to play with only four players in the overtime period because of foul trouble. ...
Junior Lady Rebels split at Marmaduke (11/02/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside Junior Lady Rebels traveled to Marmaduke Saturday morning and came home with a split, defeating the host Lady Greyhounds 46-38 before dropping a 36-33 decision to Maynard. In the victory over Marmaduke, Riverside was led by Katey Campbell with 14 points while Kailey Holt added 13. ...
Manila falls to BIC in Junior Invitational (11/02/05)
The Manila Junior Lions defeated the Bay Yellowjackets 49-44 in the first round of the Marmaduke Invitational Tournament Monday night at Marmaduke. The Junior Lions were led by Jacob Perez who had a team high 18 points. Kyle Evans scored 11 points while Luke McLaughlin added nine. Johnathon Rose netted five, Michael Shedd had four, while Blake Wheeler added two.The Lions hit 16-21 from the free throw line and hit one trey...
Manila stuns Riverside 56-47 (11/02/05)
Manila buried Riverside with five three pointers in the first quarter en route to a 56-47 victory Friday night at Manila. Senior guards Cody Wells and Chase Shelton nailed two treys apiece while fellow senior P.J. Brumley added another as the Lions built a 16-11 first quarter lead over the shell-shocked Rebels...
Riverside squeaks by Weiner 44-42 (11/02/05)
Riverside used a furious fourth quarter rally as the Rebels pulled out a 44-42 squeaker over Weiner in non-conference action Tuesday night at Lake City. The Rebels trailed the entire game before tying the score 29-29 entering the final quarter. Weiner, however, outscored the Rebels 9-2 to take a 37-31 lead with under 4:00 to play before the Rebels unleashed a full court press, forcing several Cardinal turnovers as Riverside stormed back for the win...
Leamon Jesse Dewitt - Black Oak (11/02/05)
Leamon Jesse Dewitt, 92, of Black Oak, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Wideman, he was the son of the late Franklin and Elvie Skidmore Dewitt. He had been a Black Oak resident since 1942 and was a retired farmer...
Wilma Yvonne Bice - Leachville (11/02/05)
Wilma Yvonne Bice, 69, of Leachville died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Newark she was the daughter of the late William and Nora Gilliam Looney. She had been a Leachville resident since 1984. She was a retired stock controller for Arlee Manufacturing and of the Church of Christ faith...
Russell Ceo Wooldridge - Jonesboro (11/02/05)
Russell Cleo Wooldridge, 89, of Jonesboro died Monday, Oct. 24, 3005, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Walnut Ridge, he lived in Northeast Arkansas all of his life. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, retired from Crane Company and a member of Cottage Home Baptist Church...
James Edwards Bridges, Jr. - Leachville (11/02/05)
James Edward Bridges, Jr., 85, of Leachville died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at his home. Born at Bragg City, Mo., he was the son of the late James Edward and Jewell Looney Bridges and had been a Leachville resident since 1941. He was a retired farmer and former employee of the Arkansas State Plant Board, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a Baptist...
Opal Cornish - Monette (11/02/05)
Opal Cornish, 88, of Monette, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was a homemaker, a member of Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church, and had lived in Jonesboro three years, formerly of Monette. She is survived by three sisters, Maxine Metts of Phoenix, Ariz., Jo Ann O-Leary of Concord, Mass., and Emma Tripplett of Little Rock; a brother, Ralph Barnett of Draso; three sons, David Cornish of Milton, Fla., Mike Cornish of Benbrook, Texas, and Ricky Cornish of West Plains, Mo.; six daughters, Anna Johnson of Fairdealing, Mo., Loretta Cude of Leachville, Linda Womack of Jonesboro, Pat Cook of Monette, Nona Emmons of Mt. ...
Helen Davis - Bryant (11/02/05)
Helen Davis, 83, of Bryant died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born at Jonesboro, she had lived in the Jonesboro area until about 20 years ago, when she moved to Bryant. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Infant Kelsey Marie Tilley - Jonesboro (11/02/05)
Kelsey Marie Tilley, infant daughter of Kara Tilley and Michael Box of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at Women's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her grandparents, Royal and Jill Tilley of Monette and Aileen Easter of Brookland...
*¿Dr. M.C. Milligan (11/02/05)
Dr. M. C. Milligan was born in Manila on April 25 1932 to Clyde Milligan and Hettie Hutton Milligan. He lived in Manila until age 18 graduating high school there in 1951. He then went to The University of Arkansas Fayetteville where he majored in chemistry and attending that institution until July 1954 at which time he entered The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. ...
Thomas Wilson Middleton - Leachville (11/02/05)
Thomas Wilson Middleton, 92, of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at his home. Born at Senath, Mo., he was the son of the late James and Emma Pierce Middleton and was a lifelong resident of the Leachville area. He was a former cotton gin bookkeeper and was a retired farmer. Mr. Middleton was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a Methodist and member of the Masonic Lodge...
Sandra Kay Gray - Monette (11/02/05)
Sandra Kay Gray, 54, of Monette died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, in Monette. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she lived in Monette for the past 15 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jessica Gray of Monette; her parents, Bill and Deloris Fleetwood of Monette; and a sister, Vickey Fleetwood of Nashville, Tenn...