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Stories from Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Caraway residents ask for police chief's suspension (11/16/05)
It was standing room only at the Caraway city council meeting Thursday as visitors and officers spoke out concerning the police coverage during last month's accident involving 12 year old Allie Lunsford. Following the meeting Police Chief Jerry Vaughn was suspended from duty until Monday, giving Mayor Joe South time to consult with the city attorney, for legal clarification of action taken...
BIC Brooks Taylor signs letter of intent (11/16/05)
Buffalo Island Central's number 2, Brooks Taylor, had the number 1 seat on Wednesday at the Mustang Athletic Complex (MAC) when he signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for the South Alabama Jaguars. Taylor, a 6-foot-3 high-scoring guard, has had an outstanding high school career for the Mustangs, and announced his decision among family, friends, and fellow students at BIC...
Monette High School reunion set for Nov. 26 (11/16/05)
The Monette High School Alumni Association has finalised plans for their upcoming reunion and for the afternoon musical program, slated for Nov. 26. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. at Buffalo Island Central West Elementary. Lunch will be provided by food vendors on the campus, assisted by the BIC Senior High FBLA...
Leachville Council upset over jail fee increase (11/16/05)
The Leachville City Council met Monday, Nov. 7, and voiced their concerns over the proposed raise in Mississippi County jail fees for municipal prisoners. Mayor Ralph Wells read a letter form attorney Daniel G. Ritchey concerning cost increases for housing prisoners, and authorizing three options for payment...
Rebel trounce Greyhounds 82-51 (11/16/05)
In a game of runs, Riverside outraced the Marmaduke Greyhounds 82-51 in 3AA North Conference action Tuesday night at "The Pit" in Lake City. Riverside broke out of an early season slump by blistering the nets from long range throughout the game. The Rebels buried the Greyhounds with a three point barrage that started late in the third period and carried on through the first part of the final frame. ...
Lady Rebels Take Two at "The Pit" (11/16/05)
Riverside's Lady Rebels improved to 6-1 on the season with a pair of victories last week. The Lady Rebels defeated Maynard 47-44 in a key 3AA North match-up Monday night at Lake City and then ripped Harrisburg 65-32 Thursday night, also at Lake City...
Manila Tops Armorel 54-47 (11/16/05)
Cody Wells sank nine of ten free throws in the fourth quarter as Manila rallied for a 54-47 non-conference victory over the Armorel Tigers Friday night at Manila. The Lions, who improved to 4-3 on the season, trailed 14-12 after the first quarter and 24-21 at the half. Manila outscored Armorel 11-8 in the third period to knot the score at 32 apiece entering the final frame...
Lady Mustangs remain undefeated (11/16/05)
Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs remained unbeaten as they posted two victories last week in senior girls basketball action. BIC began the week with a 58-31 whipping of Bay in 3AA North Conference action at the Monette Athletic Complex. The Lady Mustangs then rallied to beat Valley View 55-48 Thursday night at the MAC...
Mustangs extend Winning Streak to 38 (11/16/05)
For awhile Tuesday night it looked as though Buffalo Island Central's winning streaks of 36 straight games overall and 45 in a row in 3AA North Conference action might end. Bay's Yellowjackets came to the Monette Athletic Complex with a plan and executed it to perfection for almost three quarters in building as much as a 19 point lead before the Mustangs rallied to claim a hard fought 84-75 victory...
Westside Downs Lady Lions 57-47 (11/16/05)
Despite Rachel Cheadle's game high 27 points, the Lady Lions dropped to 1-7 on the year as Westside downed Manila 57-47 in senior girls basketball Thursday night at Manila. Westside jumped to a 23-8 first quarter lead and held an 11 point advantage at the half, 31-20. The Lady Warriors pulled away in the third quarter to take a 45-27 lead entering the final frame...
Hattie Leenora Mills - St. Joseph, Mich. (11/16/05)
Hattie Leenora Mills, 84, of St. Joseph, Mich., formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, Mich. Born at Sardis, Miss., she was the daughter of the late John Mangrum and Mattie Wright Branch, had been a Manila resident for most of her life. She had lived in Michigan for the past 10 years. She was the widow of Nolan Mills, a homemaker, and a Baptist...
James O. Ruple - Osceola (11/16/05)
James O. Ruple, 69, of Osceola, died Nov. 8, 2005, at SMC Regional Medical Center in Osceola. He was born Dec. 9, 1935, at Fulton, Miss. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. He had been a lifetime resident of Mississippi County. He is survived by a daughter, Brenda Hopper, of Osceola; four sons, Billy Ruple of Fulton, Miss., James Ruple of Jonesboro, Terry Ruple of Zion, Ill., and Donald Ruple of Manila; a sister, Bessie Oaks, of Fulton, Miss., a brother, Dwight Hopper, of Belmont, Miss.; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.. ...
April Hawkins - Manila (11/16/05)
Mary April Hawkins, 39, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at Regional Medical center in Memphis, Tenn. Born at Blytheville she was the daughter of the late John Webster "J.W." Hawkins and had been a lifelong Manila area resident and was of the Baptist Faith...
Evelyn Nesbit Fleeman - Manila (11/16/05)
Evelyn Nesbit Fleeman, 91, of Manila, the widow of Tom Fleeman, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at her home. Born at White Oak, Mo., she was the daughter of Urban and Allie Robertson Griffith and had been a Manila resident since 1925. She was a longtime member of the Manila United Methodist Church serving in the Chancel Choir and the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Fleeman was a retired beautician...
Roy Cleghorn - Monette (11/16/05)
Roy Cleghorn, 62, of Monette died Tuesday, Nov. 8, at St. Bernard's Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Monette and formerly of Holland, Mich., he lived the past two years in Monette. He retired from Flint Ink Company as a production worker and was of the Assembly of God belief. He was a member of BIC Classic Car club...
Raymond Baldridge - Monette (11/16/05)
Raymond K. Baldridge, 75, of Monette died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at NEA Medical center. Born in Childress, he lived in the Monette area his lifetime. He was a retired school teacher and was a charter member of the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 558...
Carrie Ivonne Branom Martin (11/16/05)
Carrie Ivonne (Branom) Martin, 66, of Austin, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at her residence in Austin. Born June 10, 1939 at Manila, she was the daughter of Emmitt Filmore Branom and Nora Elizabeth (Crafton) Branom. She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Osceola Healthcare...